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Solar in California's urban areas could provide 5 times the power the state needs

March 16, 2015 - 1:27pm
The amount of energy that could be produced through solar equipment constructed on or around existing infrastructure in California would easily exceed the state's demands, according to a new study.
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Northeast Solar Groups Unite For Policy Push

March 16, 2015 - 10:24am
The solar industry in the Northeast has found its voice.
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Solar could meet California energy demand 3 to 5 times over

March 16, 2015 - 8:23am
In the face of global climate change, increasing the use of renewable energy resources is one of the most urgent challenges facing the world. New work finds that the amount of energy that could be generated from solar equipment constructed on and around existing infrastructure in California would exceed the state's demand by up to five times.
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Seminar to focus on solar arrays

March 14, 2015 - 3:32am
Promoters of an upcoming solar power seminar in Toledo say the industry still has immense potential in northwest Ohio, though growth has admittedly stalled since the state legislature rolled back renewable energy mandates.
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Seminar to focus on solar arrays

March 13, 2015 - 8:08pm
Promoters of an upcoming solar power seminar in Toledo say the industry still has immense potential in northwest Ohio, though growth has admittedly stalled since the state legislature rolled back renewable energy mandates.
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Nevada Leads Southwest, 3rd in Nation in New Solar Installations

March 13, 2015 - 11:34am
Cashing in as one of the sunniest states in America, Nevada had the third most new solar capacity added last year in the nation, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review, but actually jumped to No. 1 in the Southwest. “To put the state’s remarkable progress in some context, the 789 MW of solar installed today in Nevada is more than our entire country had ...
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Solarize South Carolina Launches

March 13, 2015 - 9:44am
Solarize South Carolina, an innovative program designed to help South Carolinians go solar and save on electricity costs, launched today. With discounted installations provided by high-quality local solar installers, there has never been a better way to go solar.
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Solar looks for a sunny outlook in Pa.

March 13, 2015 - 2:20am
SolarCity Corp., the nation's largest rooftop photovoltaic developer, is hoping a new day is dawning for solar in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
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First Solar’s global footprint: The US and other key markets

March 12, 2015 - 1:06pm
The United States has traditionally been the biggest market for First Solar (FSLR), with around 90% of its revenue—$3 billion in fiscal 2014.
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Solar Power, and Somewhere to Store It

March 12, 2015 - 1:03pm
An innovative startup that blends solar energy and battery storage reflects broader interest combining the technologies. A growing number of companies are now selling large-scale battery storage together with solar installations to lower costs and to address challenges introduced by the intermittent nature of solar power, which is produced only when the sun is shining.
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Schwarze Industries Adopts Solar for VFW; Simultaneously Benefits Veterans and Environment

March 12, 2015 - 5:00am
Schwarze Industries, manufacturer of some of the finest, most durable, quality power sweeping equipment in the world, has recently become a sponsor of a solar panel array that will make a positive impact ...
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New Solar Capacity Beats Coal and Wind, Again

March 11, 2015 - 11:15pm
Lucas123 writes Solar energy installations beat both wind generated and coal-fired energy for the second year in a row, according to a new report from GTM Research. While solar only makes up about 1 percent of U.S. energy, in 2014, it added nearly as many new megawatts as natural gas, which is approaching coal as the country's primary energy source. Solar capacity grew 32 percent from 2013 to ...
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New solar installs beat wind and coal two years in a row

March 11, 2015 - 4:39pm
New installations of solar power capacity surpassed those of wind and coal for the second year in a row last year, accounting for 32% of all new electrical capacity, according to a report released today from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) The report claims solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity for 2014 reached a record 6.2 megawatts (MW), a 30% year-over year growth ...
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Maui Solar Project Offers ‘Energy Appliance’ to Help Hawaiians Save on Utilities

March 11, 2015 - 9:00am
JLM Energy, Inc. and Maui Solar Project are changing the way renewable energy is collected, stored and used for storage and peak power reduction. Energizr is the only fully integrated residential solution in the market today capable of bringing together renewable energy, the grid and energy storage on a single platform.
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New solar installs beat wind and coal two years in a row

March 11, 2015 - 5:52am
New installations of solar power capacity surpassed those of wind and coal for the second year in a row last year, accounting for 32% of all new electrical capacity, according to a report released today from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
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New solar installs beat wind and coal two years in a row

March 11, 2015 - 5:43am
New installations of solar power capacity surpassed those of wind and coal for the second year in a row last year, accounting for 32% of all new electrical capacity, according to a report released today from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
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Why Google Wants to Help You Generate Your Own Electricity

March 11, 2015 - 5:36am
The technology giant is committing $300 million to an investment fund created by solar-panel installer SolarCity.
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First Solar and SunPower Bring Out the Nerd From Within for YieldCo Launch

March 10, 2015 - 1:48pm
First Solar and SunPower Bring Out the Nerd From Within for YieldCo Launch
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Solar Is Growing Faster Than Non-Renewable Energy in the US

March 10, 2015 - 1:11pm
2014 was solar energy's biggest year yet, with 30 percent more panels installed than in 2013. The post Solar Is Growing Faster Than Non-Renewable Energy in the US appeared first on WIRED .
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U.S. Solar Installations Set New Record in 2014, But Storm Clouds Lurk on the Horizon

March 10, 2015 - 11:47am
U.S. Solar Installations Set New Record in 2014, But Storm Clouds Lurk on the Horizon
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