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Section 201 will have a major impact on domestic solar panel production.

Reactions and implications of Solar Section 201

President Donald Trump on Tuesday imposed 30 percent tariffs on imported solar panels, a move many experts decreed would hurt the United State solar industry. The United States International Trade Commission recommended tariffs up to 35 percent on imported solar panels. President Trump settled for slightly less. Vice chair of the Georgia Chapter of the Solar […]

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New York increased its Solar Power use almost 800%

During the past 5 years, NY has increased it’s energy use of solar by nearly 800%. As solar has begun to become one of the cheapest sources of new energy, the decision for consumers to switch energy sources is not just a green or environmental decision but rather a fiscally conservative one. This article in […]

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Solar Power is Exploding in New York

In a recent online article (click here for article) Governor Cuomo boasts of New York’s explosive solar growth in large thanks to both public and private sector access to capital. “According to the governor’s office, the megawatts of solar power installed throughout the state increased by 795 percent over the last five years.” The continued […]

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US Solar Installations in Q4 Shattered all Previous Solar Photovoltaic Records

The United States solar market just shattered all previous quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) installation records. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q4 2016 U.S. Solar Market Insight report, 4,143 megawatts (MW) of solar PV were installed in the U.S. in the third quarter of the year, a rate of one […]

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Solar Farm Awarded with Purchase Agreements totaling 720 Megawatts

Innovative Solar Systems has just recently been awarded a total of 720 Megawatts of new Purchase Power Agreements (PPA’s) from large credit worthy Power Off-Takers in the Mid-West. The companies CEO states that receiving these 25 year contracts will enable ISS to more quickly sell and fund these new projects that range in size from […]

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Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is hosting a Finance & Tax Seminar in Washington D.C.

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is hosting its popular Finance & Tax Seminar in Washington D.C. next week. The two-day event dedicated exclusively to the most impactful accounting, finance and tax issues facing the solar industry will cover the biggest issues of the day including the potential impact of the election on the solar […]

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Airbnb Partners With SolarCity to Bring Solar Energy to the Home Sharing

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company and SolarCity Corp., the nation’s #1 solar power provider, are announcing a new partnership that will connect Airbnb hosts and guests with an affordable and sustainable way to power their homes with solar energy, and are releasing estimates of the environmental benefits of home sharing for travelers. Through […]

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Solar Farm Developer offers Early Access

For the past couple of years, a leading Utility Scale Solar Farm Developer in the US (ISS), has implemented, what many consider to be, the largest and most aggressive pipeline of Solar Farms Projects in the Western Hemisphere. This developer has over 120 Solar Farm Projects, active in development, in over 17 states. These projects […]

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SEIA Applauds Launch of New York’s MW Block Incentive Program

Calling it a “key step” in New York’s ongoing efforts to expand the use of clean solar energy statewide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is predicting that this week’s launch of the NY-Sun Commercial/Industrial MW Block Incentive Program will help to create hundreds of new jobs and spur economic development statewide. SEIA President and […]

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All about the REV: How and why New York wants to develop distributed energy markets

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