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Wisconsin utility companies take aim against solar power

Jul 28 - Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI) - Two Wisconsin utility companies -- once among the early leaders in promoting solar power -- now say the solar industry has grown so much it is hurting their business and their customers. More...

SunPower Closes Agreement for Up to $44.5 Million in Non-Recourse Debt to Finance Residential Solar Lease Program

ANNAPOLIS, Md. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire - Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. More...

AEP Energy Installing Solar Array At Ohio State

COLUMBUS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire - AEP Energy today began installation of a 101-kilowatt (kW) solar array on the roof of The Ohio State University's Student Life Recreation and Physical Activities Center (RPAC). More...
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New Finding Reveals Xcel Flip Flop on Solar Net Metering

DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire - Last week in Denver, Coloradans packed into the Public Utilities Commission meeting rooms to support the cornerstone rooftop solar policy net metering. More...

Solar project at old landfill falls through

Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tom Joyce The Mount Airy News, N.C. - The plug has been pulled on plans for a solar farm at the former Mount Airy landfill on City View Drive. More...

Caswell solar farm to power 700 homes

Jul 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Chris Lavender Times-News, Burlington, N.C. - Think Caswell County seems like an unlikely place to find a solar farm generating enough power to provide energy to nearly 700 homes? More...

Articles 

By Camilo Patrignani
On: July 22, 2014
It's very clear Latin America has one of the world's brightest solar power market outlooks. High power prices and volatile fuel supplies have made solar cheaper than fossil fuels in many countries, driving new investment more...
By Matti Rautkivi
On: June 13, 2014
In April 2014 the U.S renewables industry made international headlines when the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) monthly figures revealed that the country's solar capacity had increased an unprecedented 418% from 2010 to 2014. Marking the more...
By Julia Young
On: May 13, 2014
Efficiency is a key criterion when it comes to making a decision regarding the purchase of any electrical equipment. While it is important that the electricity that we consume is efficiently used, it is also more...
By Camilo Patrignani
On: April 28, 2014
These days, a $40 million dollar equity financing deal might not seem groundbreaking in America's power markets. But for the keen analyst of distributed solar energy, that same investment may just herald a shift toward more...
By Jim Bell
On: April 18, 2014
Here we go again, justifying doing something bad to do something supposedly good. I'm referring to the plans to scrape off hundreds of square miles of desert and other habitat areas to install solar collecting more...

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The Government And Green Energy: What They Are Doing To Promote It

By Peter Smith - Green energy is gaining more popularity in this recession. Green energy is cheaper, allowing people to spend a lot less more...
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U.S. Department of Commerce imposes preliminary anti-dumping tariffs of 26-165%

By John Ryan - The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued steep preliminary anti-dumping (AD) tariffs on solar products from China and Taiwan, which more...
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EU debates energy security strategy

By John Ryan - The European Energy Security Strategy, drawn up by the EU as the crisis [External Link] and debated by the European Parliament more...
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7 Factors to Consider When Buying a Solar Power System for Your Home

By Julia Young - Buying a solar power system for your home can be a thrilling and exciting experience. Why shouldn’t it be? After more...
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Utility-scale solar makes up 1/3 of new U.S. electricity capacity in the first half of 2014

By John Ryan - The United States put online 102 utility-scale solar PV and concentrating solar power plants with a total capacity of 1.13 more...


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