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Pace of German solar panel additions slows in 2014

Solar Installation News - February 3, 2015 - 4:58am
German solar panel installations fell by 42.4 percent last year to 1.9 gigawatts (GW), data from energy regulator, the Bundesnetzagentur, showed. The government had allowed up to 2.6 GW of new units to receive feed-in tariffs each year, showing that efforts to rein in the expansion of solar have been successful. A green energy law last summer set the caps on new builds as well as requiring ...
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4th quarter 2014 yields sales record for Coldwell Solar over $33,000,000

Solar Installation News - February 3, 2015 - 3:00am
ROCKLIN, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As commercial solar energy installations continue to boom in California, Coldwell Solar, Inc. achieved an all-time sales record for the 4th quarter of 2014, serving the commercial markets, schools and the manufacturing and industrial companies that drive the California economy. The company standard of transparency and ongoing service support to ...
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Calls for feed-in tariff inquiry following collapse of Canberra solar company Armada Solar

Solar Installation News - February 3, 2015 - 12:22am
The demise of Canberra's oldest solar installation company has prompted Australia's peak solar industry council to call for an inquiry into the ACT's solar feed-in tariff.
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Silicon Energy Voyageur PV Module First To Qualify for New Minnesota Home Solar Financing Product

Solar Installation News - February 2, 2015 - 7:15am
Silicon Energy announced today that its Voyageur PV module is the first “Made in Minnesota” solar module certified for a new residential finance program specifically designed for the Minnesota residential solar marketplace.
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Solar3D Comments on Global Solar Expectations for 2015

Solar Installation News - February 2, 2015 - 12:30am
Solar3D, Inc. , a leading solar power company and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, commented today on a recent article from Renewable Energy World describing the explosive growth ...
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Researchers may have found the most ingenious way yet to generate solar power

Solar Installation News - January 30, 2015 - 6:00pm
Solar energy is definitely taking off and now researchers may have come up with the absolute best way to generate cheap solar power by installing solar panels in public parking lots. Rooftop solar power is making coal obsolete in Australia The Washington Post reports that solar power proponents are increasingly turning their eyes toward America’s parking lots as the perfect locations for mass ...
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UK solar capacity doubles in 2014

Solar Installation News - January 30, 2015 - 3:11am
Decc figures show that UK solar generation almost doubled over the last year, with approximately 5GW of capacity installed by the end of 2014, compared to 2.8GW at the end of 2013.
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UK solar capacity doubled in 2014

Solar Installation News - January 30, 2015 - 2:11am
Decc figures, released today, show that UK solar generation almost doubled over the last year, with approximately 5GW of capacity installed by the end of 2014, compared to 2.8GW at the end of 2013.
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Suffield, Windsor to host tour of homes using solar energy

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 6:06pm
Suffield and Windsor will host a solar open house tour on Feb. 7 as part of the Solarize CT campaign, an initiative that offers significantly discounted solar installations to area homeowners.
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Solar Installations On The Increase

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 2:43pm
Three hundred and seventy two Leesburg and Loudoun homeowners applied for the first-ever Solarize NOVA program last fall—resulting in 14 contracts totaling 105kW of electricity valued at more than $35
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Fitch: Distributed Generation Growth Prospects Unaffected By Plunging Energy Prices

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 1:35pm
Solar rooftop installations will see continued growth in 2015 despite lower energy prices, according to Fitch Ratings' new Distributed Generation Dashboard. Lower energy prices have a very weak correlation to retail electricity prices which have increased approximately 3% per annum over the last 10 years and are expected to increase at an annual rate of 1% to 2% in 2015 and 2016 according to the ...
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Lafayette Solar Power Expert Joule Solar Energy Says 2015 Tax Credits Available

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 9:52am
NEW ORLEANS, LA / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Joule Solar Energy wants homeowners to know that 2015 tax credits are available for solar power system installations. Joule is the leading solar power ...
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Joule Solar Energy Helps Louisiana Homeowners Save on Their Energy Bill

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 9:52am
New Orleans, LA / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Joule Solar Energy is helping homeowners reduce their energy bills through 2015 state and federal tax credits. The company does this by installing solar ...
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Lafayette Solar Power Company Now Extending Installation Services to Entire State of Louisiana

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 9:51am
NEW ORLEANS, LA / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Joule Solar Energy, the leading solar power experts in Louisiana, is now providing solar panel installation services for the entire state. Free consultations ...
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KYOCERA Solar Enables Municipal Buildings in Parker, AZ to Stabilize Electricity Costs for Decades

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 7:05am
Kyocera Solar Inc. and the town of Parker, AZ, recently commissioned a 175-kilowatt solar energy project. The effort was developed and financed through Kyocera’s in-house Powe
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Bloomberg the Company

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 7:01am
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Efficiency Is Not Effectiveness: How the Cost Reduction Race Hurts the Value of Solar

Solar Installation News - January 29, 2015 - 6:30am
Australia boasts solar installations on at least 1.2 million homes and has on of the highest amount of installed residential solar per-capita in the world. According to recent figures, a new household PV system was installed every 2.8 minutes in 2014.
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Florida Power & Light To Triple Solar Power Capacity In 2 Years

Solar Installation News - January 28, 2015 - 9:05am
Florida Power & Light Co., Florida's largest investor-owned utility, has announced plans to triple its solar power capacity by the end of 2016, as part of its ongoing strategy of advancing clean energy while keeping electricity affordable for customers.
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‘Solarize’ campaign starts with launch party Feb. 3

Solar Installation News - January 28, 2015 - 8:32am
With support from Northwest Solar Communities, Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to Gorge homeowners in Klickitat, Skamania, Wasco and Hood River counties.
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Solar-power presentation in Montclair on Feb. 12

Solar Installation News - January 28, 2015 - 7:56am
Property owners have wondered whether they could install solar panels on their roofs. People have been uncertain or confused about the costs, special deals, and incentives. The municipal Office of Environmental Affairs (OEA) will host a free event to answer questions so that residents can reduce their electricity bills while protecting the planet.
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