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Leased solar panels a tough sell

Solar Installation News - March 21, 2015 - 8:10pm
WASHINGTON — Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof cost you money — or headaches — when you go to sell the house?
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Georgia likely to permit third-party lending for solar panels

Solar Installation News - March 21, 2015 - 5:59pm
ATLANTA | Lawmakers may soon allow people in Georgia to finance solar panels the same way they get mortgages to buy homes or lease cars. The legislation from state Rep. Mike Dudgeon, R-Johns Creek, provides cover in Georgia monopoly electricity markets for financiers who feared lending money for solar panels or leasing them would invite a lawsuit from traditional utility companies. The bill ...
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European power grids keep lights on through solar eclipse

Solar Installation News - March 20, 2015 - 5:28pm
By Vera Eckert FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Electrical grids in Europe succeeded in managing the unprecedented disruption to solar power from Friday's 2-1/2-hour eclipse that brought sudden, massive drops in supply. Germany, Europe's leading economy and boasting the world's biggest solar-powered installations, was at the heart of the event. Of 89 gigawatt (GW) of installed European solar capacity, it ...
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European power grids keep lights on through solar eclipse

Solar Installation News - March 20, 2015 - 12:53pm
By Vera Eckert FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Electrical grids in Europe succeeded in managing the unprecedented disruption to solar power from Friday's 2-1/2-hour eclipse that brought sudden, massive drops in supply. Germany, Europe's leading economy and boasting the world's biggest solar-powered installations, was at the heart of the event. Of 89 gigawatt (GW) of installed European solar capacity, it ...
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TravelCenters of America, Helix Energy Solutions, JA Solar Holdings and Trina Solar highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear ...

Solar Installation News - March 20, 2015 - 8:00am
TravelCenters of America, Helix Energy Solutions, JA Solar Holdings and Trina Solar highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - Press Releases
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When solar panels become a headache

Solar Installation News - March 20, 2015 - 7:58am
Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof cost you money — or headaches — when you go to sell the house?
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European power grids keep lights on through solar eclipse

Solar Installation News - March 20, 2015 - 3:00am
Electrical grids in Europe claimed success on Friday in managing the unprecedented disruption to solar power from a 2-1/2-hour eclipse that brought sudden, massive drops in supply. Germany, Europe's biggest economy, at the heart of the event, boasts the world's biggest solar-powered installations, which last year supplied 6 percent of national power requirements. The initial 13 gigawatts (GW ...
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Rare Solar Eclipse Leaves This Country Worried and Watchful

Solar Installation News - March 19, 2015 - 9:17pm
Germany has enthusiastically embraced the sun as an important source of energy, but a strange celestial trifecta coming Friday was evoking a shiver of ancient fears - and the more practical concern th...
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Partnership aims to make solar power affordable for SCE&G customers

Solar Installation News - March 19, 2015 - 2:06pm
South Carolina Electric and Gas is partnering with a pair of renewable energy companies in the state as part of a campaign to bring more affordable green energy to the Palmetto State.
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China Ups Solar Target By 20%: Is It Achievable? Who Will Benefit?

Solar Installation News - March 19, 2015 - 9:52am
China's National Energy Administration has increased its solar installation target to 17.8 GW for 2015, marking a 20% increase from the provisional installation target of 15 GW outlined in January. The new target is likely to be met with some skepticism given that the country failed to meet its 14 GW target in 2014. However, despite the previous missteps, we believe that the ambitious new target ...
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China Raises 2015 Solar Target: 2 Stocks in Focus - Analyst Blog

Solar Installation News - March 19, 2015 - 6:59am
The Chinese National Energy Administration revealed its ambitious goal of installing 17.8 GW of solar capacity in 2015.
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Singapore introduces commercial solar tariff to reduce fossil fuel reliance

Solar Installation News - March 19, 2015 - 12:12am
Singapore is taking steps to reduce its almost total reliance on fossil fuels in power generation by offering commercial customers the city-state's first dual solar and conventional electricity contract. Singapore generates 95 per cent of its power from natural gas and currently has only 25-30 megawatt-peak (MW) of photovoltaic capacity installed, around 8 per cent of the national target of 350 ...
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Target stores installing solar arrays on their rooftops

Solar Installation News - March 18, 2015 - 8:20am
Minneapolis-based Target Corp. has signed an agreement to install large solar arrays atop 180 Target stores and distribution centers in 12 states, according to solar-energy company Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC.
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Are Residents With Solar Panels 'Makers' Or 'Takers'?

Solar Installation News - March 17, 2015 - 2:22pm
HARTFORD — One of the more recurring disagreements before the legislature's energy committee Tuesday centered on whether residents with solar panels are really paying for all they get from the power grid.
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Are Residents With Solar Panels 'Makers' Or 'Takers'?

Solar Installation News - March 17, 2015 - 1:57pm
HARTFORD — One of the more recurring disagreements before the legislature's energy committee Tuesday centered on whether residents with solar panels are really paying for all they get from the power grid.
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Clean Energy Collective Teams With Morgan Stanley to Boost Solar Deployment in Massachusetts

Solar Installation News - March 17, 2015 - 12:38pm
Clean Energy Collective , the nation's leading community solar developer, and MS Solar Solutions Corp. , a wholly owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, have entered into a strategic development agreement ...
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Greenskies, Target Corp. Sign 180-store Power-Purchase Agreement

Solar Installation News - March 17, 2015 - 12:23pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC, a Middletown-based solar energy company, said today it has signed an agreement with Target Corp. to install solar arrays on the roofs of 180 Target stores and distribution centers that stretch across the United States from Augusta, Maine, to San Diego, Calif. When completed, the 180 solar installations will ...
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California could power itself three to five times over with solar

Solar Installation News - March 17, 2015 - 5:00am
You don't have to go to the desert to find land suitable for solar power, a new report finds.
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Solar Installation Firm Celebrates 3rd Birthday by Breaking Into Top 10

Solar Installation News - March 16, 2015 - 11:49pm
Report identifies Revolve Solar as No.8 for residential installations in continental U.S. (PRWeb March 17, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12586412.htm
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Solar in California's urban areas could provide 5 times the power the state needs

Solar Installation News - March 16, 2015 - 2:15pm
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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