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Five questions for SolarCity VP Leon Keshishian

Solar Installation News - January 24, 2015 - 12:42pm
While solar panels were once the domain of hyper-environmentalists and those seeking to go off the grid, they're beginning to go more mainstream. San Mateo, Calif.-based SolarCity, which began expanding in Maryland a few years ago, has capitalized on the trend.
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As Oil Hammers Solar Shares, Trina Goes on Hunt for Acquisitions

Solar Installation News - January 24, 2015 - 2:09am
Solar companies are ripe for the picking by the world’s second-largest panel maker after plunging oil prices made them cheaper.
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Odd coalition prepares to pressure lawmakers on solar power

Solar Installation News - January 23, 2015 - 10:11am
Conservative solar proponents to Florida lawmakers: where do you stand on support for rooftop solar?
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Swedish Retailer IKEA To Install Missouri's Largest Rooftop Solar Array On Future St. Louis Store Opening Fall 2015

Solar Installation News - January 22, 2015 - 8:18pm
IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, recently announced solar energy plans for its St. Louis store opening Fall 2015.
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Interest in solar power on the rise in Moab

Solar Installation News - January 22, 2015 - 5:15pm
Solar panel installation continues to gain ground in Moab, as property owners take advantage of federal, state, and Rocky Mountain Power solar energy incentives.
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Defective Panels Threatening Profit at China Solar Farms: Energy

Solar Installation News - January 22, 2015 - 10:22am
Solar panels mounted on lamp posts stand at the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city in Tianjin, China. The courtry became the world’s biggest solar market in 2013 and accounted for about a quarter of global solar additions in 2014, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
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Solar-equipped homes redefining ‘green energy future’ for communities

Solar Installation News - January 22, 2015 - 9:34am
Imperial Homes Corporation (IHC) is trailblazing that path as it unveiled its initial 1,000 solar-powered home developments in Santo Tomas, Batangas – which it aptly branded as “Via Verde” homes. Called Via Verde, the development addresses the growing backlog in housing as well as issues on climate change and energy conservation. IHC’s mass housing project is the recipient of the EDGE ...
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Ontario Solar Feed-in Tariff Portfolio Opens Up Opportunities for Investors

Solar Installation News - January 22, 2015 - 6:29am
Fueled by record-setting growth in home solar installations, leading residential solar finance-and-installation companies such as SolarCity and SunPower and investment banks have been able to move briskly along and bring investors up the learning curve by introducing new financial products that lower the cost of capital to issuers while still offering attractive returns to investors.
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Solar-equipped homes redefining ‘green energy future’ for communities

Solar Installation News - January 22, 2015 - 6:06am
The future of solar shines brighter, not with on-grid electricity, but partly in the rooftop of homes, including for the low-cost builds. Imperial Homes Corporation (IHC) is trailblazing that path as it unveiled its initial 1,000 solar-powered home developments in Santo Tomas, Batangas – which it aptly branded as “Via Verde” homes. In a statement […]
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Solar talks power up Farmers Union session

Solar Installation News - January 22, 2015 - 4:00am
Sunny side up is how people order their morning orders and how the 84th annual state convention of the Wisconsin Farmers Union 84th state convention will open Friday-Sunday at The Plaza Hotel in Eau Claire.
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Lakeland Electric: Feds' Solar Incentive Motivates City Utility

Solar Installation News - January 21, 2015 - 9:51pm
The end of a major federal tax credit could be spurring development of solar power nationally, and if talk coalesces into photovoltaic panels, Lakeland Electric could significantly add to its solar portfolio by the end of 2016.
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Planned solar farm in southwest MN draws fire from residents

Solar Installation News - January 21, 2015 - 3:06pm
The Marshall project, a 500-acre solar panel complex, is part of a state push to generate more electricity. But area residents say it is too much for a rural setting.
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Planned solar farm in southwest MN draws fire from residents

Solar Installation News - January 21, 2015 - 2:52pm
The Marshall project, a 500-acre solar panel complex, is part of a state push to generate more electricity. But area residents say it is too much for a rural setting.
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How Rooftop Solar Can Stabilize the Grid

Solar Installation News - January 21, 2015 - 8:05am
Following Germany's lead, California gives advanced inverters a bigger role in the grid
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‘Moving Solar Forward’

Solar Installation News - January 20, 2015 - 4:18pm
CHIPPEWA FALLS – A pre-convention workshop, “Moving Solar Forward,” will kick off the Wisconsin Farmers Union 84th annual State Convention Jan. 23-25 at The Plaza Hotel in Eau Claire.
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Sen. Jeff Brandes files legislation to reduce taxes on solar power systems

Solar Installation News - January 20, 2015 - 10:46am
A St. Petersburg lawmaker announced Tuesday the filing of a bill that would reduce the taxes on solar power systems for businesses that install them at their facilities.
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Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, files bill to reduce taxes on solar power systems

Solar Installation News - January 20, 2015 - 9:26am
It's seen as a first step to cultivating change.
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Nexamp Flips the Switch on 4.4 Megawatt Solar Installation

Solar Installation News - January 20, 2015 - 6:30am
Nexamp, a leading provider of solar energy, today announced the completion of a 4.4 MW solar project in Charlton, Massachusetts. The project, which achieved commercial operations at the end of December, ...
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Hawaii’s Solar Push Strains the Grid

Solar Installation News - January 19, 2015 - 9:31pm
Kauai’s utility takes a second stab at battery storage as solar heads toward 80 percent of peak power. The prospect of cheaper, petroleum-free power has lured the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to quintuple utility-scale solar capacity over the past year, building two 12-megawatt photovoltaic arrays. These facilities are the biggest and a significant contributor to the island’s 78 ...
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Daetwyler Strengthens Solar Energy Focus

Solar Installation News - January 19, 2015 - 7:00am
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- In a move designed to reflect their specialized expertise with solar racks and installations, Daetwyler Clean Energy has shifted its solar brand to DCE Solar. "We believe in ...
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