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The solar price revolution

Solar Installation News - April 9, 2015 - 5:51am
A silent revolution is under way. In November, Dubai announced the construction of a solar energy park that will produce electricity for less than $0.06 per kilowatt-hour — undercutting the cost of the alternative investment option, a gas or coal-fired power plant.
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UK maximum summer power demand to be lowest ever-National Grid

Solar Installation News - April 9, 2015 - 5:11am
Electricity demand on Britain's grid is likely to peak at 37.5 gigawatts (GW) this summer, the lowest ever forecast, due to increased private use of solar installations, National Grid said on Thursday. Solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity almost doubled to 4.4 GW by February this year, from 2.4 GW in February last year, National Grid said in its summer market outlook. The grid operator is expecting ...
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IHI Corporation to Deploy 1366 Technologies’ Direct Wafers in New Solar Installations

Solar Installation News - April 9, 2015 - 5:00am
1366 Technologies today announced that IHI Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, IHI Plant Construction Co., Ltd, will use the company’s Direct Wafers® in two new solar installations in Japan.
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Solar industry squares off with Warren Buffett and NV Energy

Solar Installation News - April 9, 2015 - 1:13am
One of Warren Buffett’s senior vice presidents at Berkshire Hathaway Energy — NV Energy’s parent company — warned of the dangers of rooftop solar at an energy conference in July. His message was clear: Rooftop solar programs cut into utility profits. Nine months later, Nevada’s burgeoning rooftop solar industry, 6,000 jobs and carbon-free energy production are facing a roadblock. The impasse is ...
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Governor praises Kirkland, others for increasing solar energy installations

Solar Installation News - April 8, 2015 - 2:20pm
Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed the cities of Bellevue, Edmonds, Kirkland, Mercer Island and Seattle “Northwest Solar Communities,” acknowledging their various initiatives that have increased residential solar installations by nearly 200 percent since 2013.
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Colorado Shows Growth in Residential, Commercial Solar Installations

Solar Installation News - April 8, 2015 - 12:50pm
Led by solid growth in both the residential and commercial markets, Colorado ranked 13th in the nation in installed solar capacity last year, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review. “To put the state’s solar growth in some context, the 398 MW of solar PV installed today in Colorado is nearly as much as the entire country had installed by 2006,” said ...
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California's solar incentive program has had only modest impact on adoption rates

Solar Installation News - April 8, 2015 - 10:14am
( Vanderbilt University ) According to a new analysis, California's aggressive incentive program for installing rooftop solar-electric systems has not been as effective as generally believed.
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Is Canadian Solar Inc.'s Stock a Buy?

Solar Installation News - April 8, 2015 - 6:18am
Is Canadian Solar Inc.'s Stock a Buy?
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Enphase Energy Signs Supply Agreement with PetersenDean

Solar Installation News - April 8, 2015 - 2:00am
PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, the nation’s largest privately held solar and roofing company, has formed a partnership with Enphase Energy®, a leading supplier of energy management and solar microinverter systems, that will include products assembled in America.
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Our Opinion: Lift caps that hinder growth of solar energy

Solar Installation News - April 7, 2015 - 11:25pm
The solar power movement in the Berkshires and Massachusetts has been successful.
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Santa Clara County approves deals for five solar farms from SunPower

Solar Installation News - April 7, 2015 - 2:41pm
Santa Clara County is moving forward with a plan to install fields of solar panels on 32 acres of property, which would make it one of the nation's top 10 on-site renewable users even as some environmental groups question using open space for the arrays.
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US Solar Boom Faces Power Industry Pushback

Solar Installation News - April 7, 2015 - 9:57am
Americans are installing rooftop solar power systems at an unprecedented rate thanks to plunging panel prices and growing concerns about climate change. But not everyone can partake in the boom.
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Solar Is Finally Coming into View with Worldwide Adoption

Solar Installation News - April 6, 2015 - 11:07pm
Caltech Professor Harry A. Atwater Says in a Recent Interview Solar’s Four Decade Journey Underscores the Need for Patience and Support for Transformational Sustainability Science (PRWeb April 07, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12632649.htm
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Could Fort Hood be the new site for White House's solar program?

Solar Installation News - April 6, 2015 - 4:30pm
On April 3, President Obama announced he's launching a new program to bring solar power to military installations by training veterans on solar energy equipment.
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US Solar Proponents Square Off With Power Utilities As Americans Install More Rooftop Solar Panels

Solar Installation News - April 6, 2015 - 11:47am
Americans are installing rooftop solar power systems at an unprecedented rate thanks to plunging panel prices and growing concerns about climate change. But not everyone can partake in the boom. In many states, unfavorable rules still make it too hard or expensive for homeowners and companies to go solar, stunting clean-energy growth in even the sunniest neighborhoods.
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It's Official: Solar Is Taking Over in California

Solar Installation News - April 6, 2015 - 9:36am
It's Official: Solar Is Taking Over in California
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Yingli Solar Is Undervalued: An Algorithmic Analysis

Solar Installation News - April 5, 2015 - 2:35pm
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SolarReviews.com and Solar Power World partner on the publication’s 2015 Top Solar Contractors list

Solar Installation News - April 4, 2015 - 11:05pm
SolarReviews.com and Solar Power World 2015 Top Solar Contractors list (PRWeb April 05, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12631670.htm
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Who pays for solar power? Utilities, energy firms disagree

Solar Installation News - April 4, 2015 - 6:49pm
One of the more recurring disagreements before the legislature's Energy Committee at a recent meeting centered on whether residents with solar panels are really paying for all they get from the power grid.
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Walton EMC to bring solar electricity production to area

Solar Installation News - April 3, 2015 - 9:04am
Gwinnett customers of Walton EMC will soon have the chance to have access to solar energy. The completed project will be among the seven largest community solar installations in the country and the largest in the eastern half of the U.S., cooperation officials said.
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