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EPE nets top 10 award for solar production

May 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. - For the first time, El Paso Electric ranked among the top ten U.S. More...

Caterpillar Expands Renewable Power Generation Offerings in Conjunction with First Solar

PEORIA, Ill. and TEMPE, Ariz., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire - Basic human needs---including access to clean water, health care and education---rely on one critical element: energy. More...

New solar garden blooms in Colorado Springs

Apr 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - A 2-megawatt solar garden is under construction near Bradley Road and Hancock Expressway just south of Colorado Springs. More...
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Ameresco Awarded Large-Scale Renewable Energy Contract for 18MW Solar Facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland

May 01 - Global Data Point - "Ameresco is very proud to be a renewable energy partner to the U.S. More...

TEP Ranks among Nation’s Top 10 Utilities for Installing Solar Resources

TUCSON, Ariz. (The Associated Press) - May 1 - Tucson Electric Power (TEP) ranks among the nation’s top 10 utilities in expanding its solar energy portfolio, according to a report released this week by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA). More...

PG&E Earns Top Place in Solar Industry Report for Seventh Year in a Row

SAN FRANCISCO (The Associated Press) - Apr 30 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has been recognized by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) as a national leader in solar power for the seventh year in a row. More...

Articles 

By Jesse Grossman
On: March 31, 2015
Massachusetts' Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SREC) are an unquestioned success, creating green jobs and clean energy while protecting taxpayers. As the program enters its second phase, it's time for Governor Baker to reaffirm the state's more...
By Alexander Griffiths
On: March 19, 2015
The solar industry, like any other, is continually motivated to push its technologies forward. However, our industry has unique demands that catalyze innovation, particularly with regard to inverters. It is both the type of demands more...
By Day Chahroudi
On: February 18, 2015
Today, solar energy is synonymous with photoelectric cells. But there is a much simpler and cheaper way to use the sun's energy. Typically, three times as much energy falls on a building's surface as is more...
By Camilo Patrignani
On: February 16, 2015
The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is arguably America's most important solar policy. This 30 percent tax credit spurred 1,600 percent annual growth since implementation began in 2007 and turned solar into an economic engine. more...
By Jesse Grossman
On: January 26, 2015
With 3.9 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics installed across America through September and over 16GW cumulative capacity, the industry enters 2015 with incredible momentum. more...

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Sungevity and Sonnenbatterie strike storage partnership deal

By John Ryan - Sungevity and Sonnenbatterie strike storage partnership deal Sungevity, a California-based solar group, has announced this week a partnership with Germany-headquartered more...
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Costa Rican regulator proposes solar FIT

By John Ryan - Costa Rican regulator proposes solar FIT Costa Rica's Regulatory Authority for Public Services (ARESEP) has proposed new feed-in tariffs for more...
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RBI Solar Receives DSA Pre-Check Design Approval for Solar Canopy Structures

By Jehan Vithana - RBI Solar is pleased to announce that we have received approval from the California Division of State Architect (DSA) on more...
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2015 Global Photovoltaic Market Insights Research Study

By Carol Wilson -     Photovoltaic (PV) cells are used to collect and convert solar energy into direct current (DC) or electricity. PV more...
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Global Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Systems Industry - Orbis Research

By Carol Wilson -     Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems utilize solar panels, which are incorporated into buildings, to transform solar energy into more...


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