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How regulators and legislators make it harder for you to use solar power

Solar Installation News - February 24, 2015 - 5:52pm
When homeowners or businesses install solar panels, state laws ensure utility companies pay for unused power that is routed back into the power grid - a practice known as net metering. Currently, 43 states and the District of Columbia have implemented net metering policies, some of which are more favorable than others, but all of which turn the power grid into a two-way street. The cost of ...
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First Solar Profit Nearly Triples

Solar Installation News - February 24, 2015 - 2:42pm
First Solar Profit Nearly Triples
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How regulators and legislators make it harder for you to use solar power

Solar Installation News - February 24, 2015 - 1:56pm
When homeowners or businesses install solar panels, state laws ensure utility companies pay for unused power that is routed back into the power grid - a practice known as net metering.
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Solar stocks could see a boost as more companies follow Apple

Solar Installation News - February 24, 2015 - 7:39am
Stocks of solar energy providers could get a boost as more companies follow Apple and sign up for long-term power contracts.
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Solar energy emerging as cheapest power source, report finds

Solar Installation News - February 24, 2015 - 1:12am
Solar is set to become the cheapest form of electricity production in many regions of the world following massive cost reductions.
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Is First Solar (FSLR) Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates in Q4? - Analyst Blog

Solar Installation News - February 23, 2015 - 2:18pm
First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) is set to report fourth-quarter 2014 earnings results after the closing bell on Feb 24, 2015.
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VIDEO: The £1.5 million solar panel project completed by Westhoughton firm

Solar Installation News - February 23, 2015 - 7:26am
A WESTHOUGHTON building contractor Forrest has completed a £1.5 million solar panel project for United Utilities.
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Duke University Documents Widespread Benefits of North Carolina’s Solar Economy

Solar Installation News - February 23, 2015 - 6:29am
North Carolina’s number-one ranking in the Southeast for solar energy investment confirms the state is a national leader in attracting clean energy companies and creating jobs. But a top ranking does not fully reflect the broad range of benefits North Carolina’s large-scale solar industry is delivering to the state's manufacturing sectors and rural communities.
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PICTURED: The £1.5 million solar panel project completed by Westhoughton firm

Solar Installation News - February 23, 2015 - 4:11am
A WESTHOUGHTON building contractor Forrest has completed a £1.5 million solar panel project for United Utilities.
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Bringing Sales Strategies Into the 21st Century Provides Opportunity and Threats in Solar Energy

Solar Installation News - February 21, 2015 - 8:57am
Bringing Sales Strategies Into the 21st Century Provides Opportunity and Threats in Solar Energy
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LightWave Solar and BB&T Host Solar Seminar for Business Owners to Highlight Two Year Solar Payback

Solar Installation News - February 21, 2015 - 12:58am
Solar tax benefits, utility incentives and attractive financing options are prompting a growing number of businesses in Middle Tennessee to investigate solar as a way to reduce operating costs and generate revenue. To help business owners learn more about installing solar, local installer LightWave Solar and regional bank BB&T will host a Commercial Solar Lunch and Learn event on Friday, March 6 ...
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My Case For Following Apple Into Solar

Solar Installation News - February 20, 2015 - 12:00pm
My Case For Following Apple Into Solar
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Homeowners get unique chance to go solar

Solar Installation News - February 19, 2015 - 1:08pm
BAKERSFIELD,CA- Kern County residents will soon be able to get a deal on solar panels for the home. At the same time those homeowners can rest assured that they are getting an honest and fair installation according to officials from Solarize Kern County. The program will be available to both small business owners and homeowners in Kern County. It uses an innovative, group-purchasing program ...
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Origin Energy Looks to Expand Solar on Rooftops in Sunny Australia

Solar Installation News - February 19, 2015 - 8:30am
Origin Energy Ltd., Australia’s largest electricity retailer, plans to expand its solar business in the country amid forecasts for a fivefold increase in installations through 2030 and declining costs.
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SolarCity Q4 Loss Mounts on Higher Costs, Installations Surge - Analyst Blog

Solar Installation News - February 19, 2015 - 6:24am
SolarCity Corp. (SCTY) reported an adjusted loss of $1.33 per share in the fourth quarter 2014 compared with the year-ago loss of 46 cents. The reported figure was also wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $1.26 per share.
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House panel OKs bill that would alter solar power credit

Solar Installation News - February 19, 2015 - 6:13am
A bill backed by Indiana's utilities that would change how much credit owners of small-scale solar installations get for the power they generate has cleared a House committee.
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Indiana House panel advances measure to add solar power fees

Solar Installation News - February 18, 2015 - 5:20pm
Indiana utilities are pressing state lawmakers to let them charge a monthly fee to customers who sell excess power from solar panels under a bill that has become a focal point in a battle between traditional and renewable energy companies. An Indiana state House committee on Wednesday voted 9-4 to advance the bill, which would also give utilities some flexibility over what they pay for energy ...
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Dominion Is Doubling Down on Solar Power Installations

Solar Installation News - February 18, 2015 - 1:51pm
Dominion Is Doubling Down on Solar Power Installations
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The sun shines on New York City's solar installers

Solar Installation News - February 18, 2015 - 1:04pm
For Thomas Gately—and his competitors—it's a good time to be in the solar-power business in New York City. Mr. Gately's firm, Green Power Solutions, designs, engineers and installs solar... To view the full story, click the title link.
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The sun shines on NYC's solar installers

Solar Installation News - February 18, 2015 - 8:41am
For Thomas Gately—and his competitors—it's a good time to be in the solar-power business in New York City. Mr. Gately's firm, Green Power Solutions, designs, engineers and installs solar... To view the full story, click the title link.
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