Solar Power World is the premier media outlet for the U.S. solar market and has the largest solar installer, contractor and developer audience in the industry. Since 2011, Solar Power World has helped U.S. solar contractors — including installers, developers and EPCs in all markets — grow their businesses and do their jobs better.
Our editorial and design teams are extremely proud of the work we produce, and these are some of the national and regional journalism and design awards we have received.
2023: Special section (national), Federal Solar Policy; Design (national), Solar developers are ready to meet U.S. clean energy goals. The grid isn’t.
2022: Feature story (national), The United States vs. China: The silicon solar battle; Web feature (regional), When the utilities left him stranded, a homeowner went off-grid with solar + storage
2021: Magazine of the Year finalist (national); Video (regional), Power Play: Solar Representation in Video Games
2020: Podcast (national), #TopSolar19 Special Edition: The solar industry’s discrimination problem; Special section (national), 2019 Regional Solar Policy Report; Special supplement (national), 2019 Top Solar Contractors list; Opening spread design (regional), Cyber Attacks
2019: Podcast (national), SPW editors assist on a 2.5-kW installation in California; Feature article (regional), It’s time to plan for solar panel recycling in the United States
2018: Podcast (regional), When the eclipse came to Nashville; Podcast (regional), Ask a Solar Vet; Social media presence (regional)
2017: Feature article (regional), Don’t eat your solar O&M costs—leave it to those with four legs; Social media presence (regional); Video (regional), Tiny Solar House keeps trucking across the United States; Design (regional), Table of Contents
2016: Social media presence (national); Feature article design (regional), 2015 Top Solar Products; Opening spread design (regional), Array Aflame; Design (regional), Table of Contents
2015: Social media presence (national); Special section (regional), Top Solar Contractors; Video (regional), A Time to Shine: 2014 Top Solar Contractors Discuss the Industry; Feature article design (regional), Engineering Developments
2014: Social media presence (national)
2013: Podcast (national), Solar Speaks
2012: New magazine (national)