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Long Island Solar: Solar continues to boast hidden benefits

Shock the System Solar power has many obvious benefits. From immediately reducing your monthly electric bill to helping the environment, people elect to adopt solar for myriad reasons. The hidden reasons to go solar are perhaps some of the most intriguing factors that help to drive the market. Independence is more than an American motif. It […]

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President Jimmy Cater speaks with his grandson.

American Presidents and Solar Energy

The United States of America today celebrates President George Washington’s 286th birthday. The President paved the way for Americans during the Revolutionary War and gained the country’s independence. Nearly three centuries later, America continues to prosper. 45 presidents have been elected following the standard Washington set, and many have contributed to a new sector of […]

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New York Solar Adirondack

The great incentive for New York residents to go solar

The New York solar industry is booming. Governor Andrew Cuomo last week announced 1,000 percent solar growth since 2011. New York: By The Numbers New York’s solar growth is a major investment and upside to the state’s longevity. The Solar Energy Industries Association in 2016 published New York’s rankings against the country. New York ranks […]

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Puerto Rico was ravaged by Hurricane Maria in late-2017. Solar stands to assist recovery efforts.

Puerto Rico leans on solar to help rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Weeks after Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria devastated the United States territory Puerto Rico in September 2017. Maria left thousands of Puerto Ricans without access to clean water, food or electricity. Political tensions took centerstage after the hurricane as Puerto Ricans and celebrities called for greater federal assistance. Crowdsourcing to Make a Difference […]

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Solar farm at the University of California, Davis. Robotic washer moves along panel Photovoltaic.

New York Solar Roundup: United Renewable Energy to open new plant

New Solar Factory To Open In United States United Renewable Energy (URE), a Georgia-based engineering, procurement, and construction company that develops photovoltaic technologies, this morning announced plans to open a new photovoltaic plant in the United States. URE will invest up to $16.9 million to create the new facility. The facility projects to produce between […]

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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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Donald Trump approved Solar Section 201 on Jan. 22.

President Donald Trump approves 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels

Solar Section 201 approved President Donald Trump on Monday imposed a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels, per the recommendation of The United States International Trade Commission. The decision will most greatly impact China, whom President Trump promised to be hard on during his campaign. The Chinese government heavily subsidizes its solar industry to […]

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President Donald Trump is set to decide on Solar Section 201 this week.

The Solar Section 201 decision will come with controversy

Solar Section 201 decision worries solar employers President Donald Trump will this week make a decision on Solar Section 201, one of the most important tariff decisions the industry has faced. The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) in late 2017 recommended tariffs on Chinese-imported solar technologies up to 35 percent. President Trump and the […]

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New York Solar Roundup: Petco Park will make the switch to solar.

New York Solar Roundup: Solar Section 201 decision coming ‘soon’

New York Solar Roundup examines the latest solar-industry news and promotes action on causes that will assist in its growth. Donald Trump’s Tariff Decision Looms Nearly 90 percent of United States solar installations utilize imported panels — most of which are Chinese. The United States International Trade Commission in 2017 recommended 35 percent tariffs on […]

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Interior Chair Ryan Zinke's inaction led to Tony Knowles' and eight other members of the NPAAB to resign.

Nine members of National Park Association resign

Resignation Chair of the National Parks Association Advisory Board Tony Knowles resigned from his post after months of inaction from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Eight other members of the board followed suit. Only three board’s original 12 members remain. The National Parks Association Advisory Board is a bipartisan board that was appointed by President Barack […]

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