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Santa Fe hotel powers guest rooms with sunshine

Solar Installation News - January 18, 2015 - 3:36pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe hotel is now powering its guest rooms with sunshine. Guest rooms at the Hotel Santa Fe The Hacienda and Spa…
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Virginia company plans eastern Lincoln County solar farm

Solar Installation News - January 18, 2015 - 1:50pm
A Virginia-based solar energy developer is proposing to build and operate a 40-acre solar farm east of the four-lane N.C. 16 Bypass near unincorporated Lowesville in eastern Lincoln County. Click to Continue »
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Bedford 2020 Coalition Announces, in Partnership with Solarize Westchester, Environmental Summit and Solar Action Day

Solar Installation News - January 18, 2015 - 1:11am
Bedford 2020 in conjunction with Solarize Bedford & Mt Kisco announce Solar Action Day. Solarize Bedford & Mount Kisco has selected Ross Solar Group as the residential installer for the unique discounted program. (PRWeb January 18, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12451288.htm
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Gujarat to train army of solar technicians

Solar Installation News - January 17, 2015 - 12:56am
Bengaluru, Jan 17 (IANS) With many state governments pushing for rooftop solar power, the need for solar technicians is fast rising. To meet the increasing manpower demand, the Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) in Gandhinagar has launched a Certification Programme for Solar Rooftop to train 10,000 professionals. "This programme is designed to meet the challenge of ...
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Rooftop Solar Shines Light On Bad Business Practices

Solar Installation News - January 16, 2015 - 11:45pm
Consumers, State Attorney Generals and members of Congress have raised concerns that rooftop solar leasing companies are using deceptive marketing practices that overstate cost savings in order to get homeowners to buy their products, similar to what happened with the subprime mortgage crisis. Fortunately, serious companies exist that provide the true pros and cons of these systems in an overall ...
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Power4Patriots Commends Santa Fe Hotel for Solar Energy Initiative

Solar Installation News - January 16, 2015 - 6:30pm
A New Mexico hotel has begun powering all of its guest rooms with solar energy. Power4Patriots applauds the hotel for this initiative and encourages homeowners to begin disconnecting from the vulnerable ...
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Solar ETFs: Industry Growth Not Reflected in Market

Solar Installation News - January 16, 2015 - 6:30am
The photovoltaic panel industry is rapidly expanding as the government and consumers become more environmentally conscious. However, you wouldn’t think it as solar exchange traded funds are being pummeled, ...
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Solar ETFs: Industry Growth Not Reflect in Market

Solar Installation News - January 16, 2015 - 6:30am
The photovoltaic panel industry is rapidly expanding as the government and consumers become more environmentally conscious. However, you wouldn’t think it as solar exchange traded funds are being pummeled, ...
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This Firm Sees 'Considerable Downside' To Solar In 2015

Solar Installation News - January 16, 2015 - 6:17am
In a recent report, analysts at Axiom shared some harsh opinions about the solar industry. Axiom currently has an Underperform rating on the entire solar industry, and the basis for the firm's negative ...
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Solar Panels Floating on Water Will Power Japan's Homes

Solar Installation News - January 16, 2015 - 4:30am
Floating solar panels are increasingly common—and a new project in Japan is about to make a splash.
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STRANGE BEDFELLOWS Tea Party, environmentalists fight for solar power in Fla.

Solar Installation News - January 16, 2015 - 2:46am
In the science fiction series Star Trek, if matter and anti-matter ever came together, there would be a huge explosion and the universe would cease to exist. In Florida, a diverse coalition of groups will put that theory to the test, all in the name of expanding the use of solar power.
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‘Green Tea Coalition’: Strange bedfellows fight for solar power in Sunshine State

Solar Installation News - January 15, 2015 - 11:16am
In the science fiction series Star Trek, if matter and anti-matter ever came together, there would be a huge explosion and the universe would cease to exist. In Florida, a diverse coalition of groups will put that theory to the test, all in the name of expanding the use of solar power.
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Solar industry jobs are growing at 20 times the national rate

Solar Installation News - January 15, 2015 - 10:58am
The solar power industry created 31,000 new jobs last year, a growth rate that was 20 times the national average, according to the fifth installment of the Solar Jobs Census , released today.
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NRG Sees Residential Solar Expansion Amid Commodity Price Decline

Solar Installation News - January 15, 2015 - 8:38am
NRG Energy Inc. plans to become the second- biggest U.S. rooftop solar company by year-end as falling prices put pressure on its conventional power production division.
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Here's a Reason NRG Energy (NRG) Stock May Advance Today

Solar Installation News - January 15, 2015 - 6:13am
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- NRG Energy plans to become the second largest U.S. rooftop solar company by year-end as falling prices put pressure on its conventional power production division, according to Bloomberg. NRG sees more solar rooftop installations in Texas, California and the Northeast, CEO David Crane told Bloomberg before the company's two-day investor meeting. SolarCity Corp.  is the ...
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Cleantech trends to watch in 2015

Solar Installation News - January 15, 2015 - 4:00am
In 2014, cleantech made a comeback. This year, it's growing into something more realistic, effective, and impactful. Here are 8 trends to watch.
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NRG Sees Home Solar Expansion Amid Commodity Price Decline

Solar Installation News - January 14, 2015 - 5:53pm
NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) plans to become the second-biggest U.S. rooftop solar company by year-end as falling prices put pressure on its conventional power production division.
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Florida ballot drive seeks to boost solar energy in Sunshine State

Solar Installation News - January 14, 2015 - 12:59pm
A broad Florida coalition of business, conservative and conservation groups came together Wednesday for a public petition drive aimed at amending the state's constitution to promote solar energy in Florida. "Every hour of every day, enough solar energy hits the face of the earth to power the needs of humanity for a whole year. The only thing that's lacking is the political will and the ...
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FPL Solar Rebates Gone at Record Pace -- Florida Market Is Begging to Go Solar

Solar Installation News - January 14, 2015 - 10:50am
The highly anticipated solar rebate offered by Florida Power and Light was opened for application this morning. After a "sneak" opening of a minute or so around the 8:23 mark, the rebate portal ...
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Corporate funding into solar sector increases 175% to $26.5 billion

Solar Installation News - January 14, 2015 - 7:11am
Total corporate funding into the solar sector increased 175% in 2014 to $26.5 billion compared with $9.6 billion in 2013, according to a report by Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm.
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