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3 Reasons to Buy Canadian Solar Stock

Solar Installation News - April 3, 2015 - 5:16am
3 Reasons to Buy Canadian Solar Stock
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Solar bailout leads to 2 resignations in Morris County

Solar Installation News - April 2, 2015 - 7:54pm
As Sussex County officials resist calls to replace the professionals and consultants who helped steer approval of a multimillion dollar solar initiative that went belly-up, Morris County took the first step toward doing exactly that Wednesday by accepting the resignations of the energy consultant and bond attorney who advised on the 2011 venture and on a taxpayer-funded bailout approved last ...
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Growth of solar and wind industry to increasingly rely on IoT-based technologies and services, says ABI Research

Solar Installation News - April 2, 2015 - 5:21pm
According to ABI Research, growth of the solar and wind industry will increasingly rely on adoption of IoT-based technologies and services. ABI Research expects IoT connected wind and solar installations to grow at a CAGR of 21% between 2014-2020 with the total number of connections growing from the almost two million in 2014 to 6.3 million in 2020.
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NextEra's Hawaii deal faces big concerns from solar players

Solar Installation News - April 2, 2015 - 11:36am
In documents filed with Hawaii's utility regulator, SunPower Corp (SPWR.O), SunEdison Inc (SUNE.N) and a group backed by SolarCity (SCTY.O) say they are worried the acquisition would be bad for their businesses, many of which have grown dramatically in the Aloha State in just a few years. Hawaii, with its sunny weather and sky-high electricity rates, is one of the world's best markets for solar ...
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Updated: SolarCity opens ABQ operations center

Solar Installation News - April 2, 2015 - 11:31am
SolarCity, the nation’s biggest installer of solar photovoltaic systems, inaugurated a new 18,000-square-foot operations center on Albuquerque’s West Side Thursday... more »
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NextEra's Hawaii deal faces big concerns from solar players

Solar Installation News - April 2, 2015 - 11:26am
NextEra Energy Inc's $4.3 billion plan to buy Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc has made solar companies uneasy, worried that the deal would reverse the island state's push to decentralize its power grid. In documents filed with Hawaii's utility regulator, SunPower Corp, SunEdison Inc and a group backed by SolarCity say they are worried the acquisition would be bad for their businesses, many of ...
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Clouds on horizon for solar projects

Solar Installation News - April 1, 2015 - 8:11pm
Municipal and large commercial solar projects in Massachusetts are being stymied by caps on net metering, which gives a credit for any unused energy they provide to the electrical grid, and incentive to install new panel arrays, advocates said yesterday. The caps for both large private and public solar projects in National Grid territory were hit within the past two weeks, putting the state’s ...
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Solar subsidy changes prompt industry gold rush

Solar Installation News - April 1, 2015 - 7:22am
One of the world's largest solar companies has almost doubled its UK portfolio of large-scale solar farms in the past three months, in a rush to qualify Government subsidies which have now been removed.
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5 Things You Should Know About Canadian Solar

Solar Installation News - April 1, 2015 - 7:02am
5 Things You Should Know About Canadian Solar
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California leads nation in solar installations as world sees 14% increase

Solar Installation News - March 31, 2015 - 11:52am
California became the first state to generate more than 5% of its electricity from utility solar, according a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
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California leads nation in solar installations as world sees 14% increase

Solar Installation News - March 31, 2015 - 11:42am
California became the first state to generate more than 5% of its electricity from utility solar, according a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
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Why going off the grid may not actually be such a good idea

Solar Installation News - March 31, 2015 - 11:26am
A new study says people with large solar and battery installations will actually need the grid to cash in on all the power they're generating.
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IoT Technologies Expected to Buck Headwinds Facing Solar and Wind Industries and Drive Next Stage of Growth, Says ABI ...

Solar Installation News - March 31, 2015 - 6:24am
According to ABI Research, growth of the solar and wind industry will increasingly rely on adoption of IoT-based technologies and services. ABI Research expects IoT connected wind
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Cities add most solar installations

Solar Installation News - March 30, 2015 - 10:07pm
One of the most fertile grounds for solar panels in the U.S. looks to be big cities, where by the end of 2014 about 1,300 megawatts were installed — enough to power 250,000 homes.
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PG&E Leads U.S. As Largest Solar Utility With More Than 150,000 Solar Customer Installations

Solar Installation News - March 30, 2015 - 6:30pm
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) recently announced that it has reached a significant milestone by connecting the 150,000th solar customer to its electric grid
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Cities - sunny or cloudy - are fertile ground for solar panels, study finds

Solar Installation News - March 30, 2015 - 8:46am
One of the most fertile grounds in America for solar panels looks to be big cities where by the end of 2014 a total of 20,500 megawatts have been installed - enough to power four million homes.
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Dividend Solar Expands NABCEP Company Accreditation Program Through Its Partner Network

Solar Installation News - March 30, 2015 - 5:00am
Dividend Solar is expanding NABCEP’s Company Accreditation Program to improve the quality of solar installation companies nationwide. By offering its network of installation partne
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Solar Energy Has a Silver Bullet That Could Upend This Trillion Dollar Industry

Solar Installation News - March 29, 2015 - 8:03am
Solar Energy Has a Silver Bullet That Could Upend This Trillion Dollar Industry
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Who pays for solar power? Utilities, energy firms disagree

Solar Installation News - March 29, 2015 - 5:34am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — 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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New fire safety rule for solar panels

Solar Installation News - March 28, 2015 - 9:56pm
New regulations on fire safety and the installation of solar panels, including those on rooftops, will soon be unveiled. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) confirmed to The Sunday Times it will issue a circular to the industry next month that specifies the new rules. They include requiring buildings to have at least two exit staircases from the rooftop before solar panels can be installed ...
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