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Lower FIT rate for add’l solar installations

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
The government may give in to increased solar installations that may reach as high as 500 megawatts, but the corresponding feed-in-tariff (FIT) to that second phase will likely be considerably lower. From an initial FIT rate of P9.68 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for the first 50MW of installations, the proposed subsidy for the second batch of […]
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Fight heats up between solar-leasing companies, Legislature

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 5:33pm
The Legislature is trying to craft a blueprint for expanding solar power in Washington. National solar-leasing companies are battling the bills, saying the changes would still leave them locked out of the state market.
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Fight heats up between solar-leasing companies, Legislature

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 4:23pm
The Legislature is trying to craft a blueprint for expanding solar power in Washington. National solar-leasing companies are battling the bills, saying the changes would still leave them locked out of the state market.
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Minority groups back energy companies in fight against solar power

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 12:55pm
When Florida officials pulled the plug on a significant incentive for rooftop solar systems, the move came at the urging of big power companies with a heavy reliance on fossil fuels — and of the state chapter of the NAACP.
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NREL takes first in-depth look at solar project completion timelines

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 12:33pm
( DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory ) The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has gathered and analyzed data for more than 30,000 solar photovoltaic installations across the United States to better understand how interconnection regulations align with actual project completion timelines. The findings indicate that interconnection process delays are common, and can ...
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Solar Philippines invests $200M to power malls, buildings

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 10:12am
Solar Philippines aims to invest about $200 million to generate 100 megawatts of electricity from the installation of solar panels on buildings and malls the will include those owned by Ayala Land Inc. and DoubleDragon Properties Corporation. In an interview during the inauguration of the solar panels the firm installed in Robinsons Place Palawan, Solar […]
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PSC lifts solar shadow

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 7:47am
Albany New York utility regulators are putting on ice recently adopted rules that threatened the future of hundreds of large-scale solar projects across the state. Solar development firms have been crying foul since December when the Public Service Commission unexpectedly changed the formula that utilities use to compensate large solar farms for the electricity they generate. Although the ...
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Solar Philippines invests $200M to power malls, buildings

Solar Installation News - March 8, 2015 - 7:43am
Solar Philippines aims to invest about $200 million to generate 100 megawatts of electricity from the installation of solar panels on buildings and malls the will include those owned by Ayala Land Inc. and DoubleDragon Properties Corporation. The mall owners don’t have to shell out cash,” Leviste said adding that Robinsons Land Corporation is the only exception since the firm is paying for its ...
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Can India achieve its 100 GW solar target?

Solar Installation News - March 7, 2015 - 10:20pm
When the previous government launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) in early 2010, the target of 22 GW by 2021-22 was considered unrealistic by most solar experts. This has made the government perceive solar energy as an economically rationale choice for the country. Thus, it has raised the solar targets to 100 GW out of the proposed 175 GW of renewable energy. If these ...
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Greg Hunt takes aim at rooftop solar standards as industry boss calls for his resignation

Solar Installation News - March 7, 2015 - 8:38pm
The heavily subsidised solar industry appears set for a shake-up after Environment Minister Greg Hunt revealed his concern that 15 per cent of the 1.3 million rooftop systems in Australia are substandard.
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PG&E Among Nation’s Leading Developers Of Shared, Community Solar Energy Installations

Solar Installation News - March 7, 2015 - 10:43am
A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.
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A Primer on Alternate Energy ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

Solar Installation News - March 6, 2015 - 9:38am
As interest in cleaner forms of energy continues to grow, these ETFs are worth a look.
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Vivint Solar Proves It Belongs In the Big Leagues With SolarCity

Solar Installation News - March 5, 2015 - 2:43pm
Vivint Solar Proves It Belongs In the Big Leagues With SolarCity
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Solar’s Shining Bright Off Of A Banner Year - What’s Next?

Solar Installation News - March 5, 2015 - 6:05am
CORAL GABLES, FL / ACCESSWIRE / March 5, 2015 / The Department of Housing and Urban Development along with the State of California have announced that they will enhance financing efforts for energy efficiency ...
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Exclusive: SunEdison purchases U.S. energy storage firm in fast-growing market

Solar Installation News - March 4, 2015 - 6:51pm
U.S. solar project developer SunEdison Inc is expanding into the fast-growing market for grid energy storage with the acquisition of a startup that pairs big batteries with solar installations. SunEdison said its purchase of Solar Grid Storage LLC, to be announced on Thursday, will allow it to begin building a storage plan across the country, Tom Leyden, SunEdison's vice president of energy ...
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SolarCity files lawsuit against Arizona utility over rooftop solar fees

Solar Installation News - March 4, 2015 - 1:17pm
by The Associated Press PHOENIX — A major player in the rooftop solar industry said Tuesday that it's suing the Arizona utility company Salt River Project for adopting new fees for homeowners who install rooftop solar panels. San Mateo-based SolarCity Corp. said in its lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Phoenix that SRP's average $50 per month fee on new solar installations would ...
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SolarCity sues SRP over new fee for rooftop solar customers

Solar Installation News - March 3, 2015 - 1:51pm
A major player in the rooftop solar industry said Tuesday that it's suing Salt River Project for adopting new fees for homeowners who install rooftop solar panels. San Mateo, California-based SolarCity ...
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SolarCity sues Arizona utility, says new rates harm solar

Solar Installation News - March 3, 2015 - 1:12pm
SolarCity Corp on Monday sued Arizona utility Salt River Project over new electricity rates that the U.S. solar installer said penalizes residential customers who choose to put up solar panels. The action is the latest in a protracted battle between rooftop solar companies and Arizona utilities over how traditional power providers will preserve revenue as larger numbers of customers go solar and ...
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CleanGreenSolarPower.com Announces Provision Of Solar Panel Installation To The Covington And Mandeville Area

Solar Installation News - March 3, 2015 - 11:25am
NEW ORLEANS, LA / ACCESSWIRE / March 3, 2015 / Eco energy and solar power provider CleanGreenSolarPower.com has announced their expansion into the Covington and Mandeville area in Louisiana. This latest ...
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TechNavio Says the Global Solar Collector Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 24.9 Percent from 2014-2019

Solar Installation News - March 3, 2015 - 8:05am
TechNavio has announced the publication of a new market research report on the Global Solar Collector Market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.9 percent from 2014-2019.
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