Helping you stay informed about all the latest news, information and announcements happening in New York State.

Trina Solar announces partnership with Cirque du Soleil

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL), a global leader in solar photovoltaic (“PV”) modules, solutions and services, today announced a partnership in which Trina Solar will become Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever Official Solar Partner in the United States. Jing Tian, Trina Solar’s Head of Global Marketing said, ‘This partnership is a natural fit for Trina Solar.” “Cirque […]

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JinkoSolar powers the Miami Science Barge.

JINKOSOLAR has announced that it has donated 16.9 kilowatts (kW) of PV modules for the construction of the Miami Science Barge, a floating marine lab and environmental education center in Miami, Florida. “The Miami Science Barge embodies sustainability and solar panels are a critical part of our identity. Said Nathalie Manzano, Director of the Miami Science […]

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Buying solar panels is easy. But squeezing the electrons out of them still difficult.

The editors of Ars Technica and The Sweethome have put together a must read if you are considering solar panels for your home. And doubly so if you are planing to go the do it yourself route. In their words: solar panels have become more or less a commodity item, there are small differences among vendors that are […]

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Tesla Announced that it has Come to an Agreement to Buy SolarCity

On Monday morning, Tesla announced that it has come to an agreement to buy SolarCity. Under the agreement, SolarCity stockholders will receive 0.110 Tesla common shares per SolarCity share, valuing SolarCity common stock at $25.37 per share based on the 5-day volume weighted average price of Tesla shares as of July 29, 2016. On a phone conference […]

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Gov. Cuomo: NY Will More than Double Use of Renewables

First-ever State Mandate will More than Double Renewable Resources, Slash Carbon Emissions, Protect the Environment and Grow the Clean Energy Economy Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Public Service Commission’s approval of New York’s Clean Energy Standard, the most comprehensive and ambitious clean energy mandate in the state’s history, to fight […]

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Rate of solar growth in NY is 2x the national average

From a recent wNYC.org article (click here for article) solar power capacity in the state has tripled between 2011 and 2014. More than 314 megawatts of solar have been installed during the same time period.

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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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New York Utilities and Solar Providers Collaborate on Renewables

In an effort to encourage more solar development and ensure the maintenance and reliability of the current electric grid, six NY State utilities and three of the largest national solar developers, have recently formed a “Solar Progress Partnership”. The next few years are going to see an increase in both rooftop and community/shared solar installations. […]

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

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What Investors Need to Know About Solar and Renewables in 2016

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