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Clouds on horizon for solar projects

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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San Diego ranks 2nd in the nation in solar installations

March 27, 2015 - 9:03pm
San Diego came in second to Los Angeles according to the report. The category included all kinds of solar installations, whether rooftop or utility scale,
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San Diego Second In U.S. For Solar Installations

March 27, 2015 - 9:27am
San Diego ranks second nationally and fourth per capita in solar installations, according to a study released by the nonprofit Environment California.
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Solar Label Packs help installers meet PV labeling codes.

March 27, 2015 - 5:21am
Constructed of durable, UV-stable materials for extended life, Solar Label Convenience Packs help solar installers minimize installation time and pass inspection on time. Each pack contains labels designed to meet 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC 2014) for labeling of solar PV equipment. Among 27 label varieties, partially preprinted voltage rating labels allow on-site marking with industrial ...
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Study: San Diego Second in Nation in Solar Energy

March 26, 2015 - 4:51pm
San Diego ranks second nationally and fourth per capita in solar installations, according to a study released Thursday by the nonprofit Environment California. At the end of 2014, 149 megawatts of solar capacity was in operation in San Diego, behind only the 170 megawatts in Los Angeles. The category includes all kinds of solar installations, whether […]
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Solar panel usage on the rise in Raleigh

March 26, 2015 - 2:03pm
Using Solar energy to power our lives has been growing nationwide with lowering costs, public concern over global warming and the desire for energy independence.
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Baltimore ranks 34 t h in nation for installation of solar panels

March 26, 2015 - 9:14am
Baltimore ranks 34th in the nation for the installation of solar panels, according to a report released Thursday by a locally based research and policy group.
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