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Soltage Closes First Round of Investment in 100-MW Solar Portfolio

Project to power 18,000 homes and offset 300 million pounds of CO2 each year Independent renewable energy provider, Soltage LLC, today announced that it closed a first round of investment in a 38 project, 100-megawatt (MW) solar project portfolio located in five states across the East Coast and the Southeast. The portfolio includes a large asset […]

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Dominion Energy Virginia Ranks Among Top 10 US Utility Solar Companies

Dominion Energy has been ranked based on its addition of 247 MW of solar generation during 2017. American power and energy firm, Dominion Energy Virginia has been ranked among the nation’s top 10 utility solar companies by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). SEPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to working with electric power stakeholders. Dominion Energy […]

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America’s Top Cos Solar Investment Surge in Record Amount, says SEIA Report

Large corporations have found that going solar not only benefits the environment, but also their bottom-line, satisfying both shareholders and customers alike, said Abigail Ross Hopper. Highlighting America’s leading corporate solar installers, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in its report ‘Solar Means Business 2017’ said that America’s top companies are investing in solar in […]

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US DOE to Pump $105.5 mn to Advance Solar Technologies

The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry had announced this major funding opportunity to advance solar technologies and improve and expand the solar workforce. The United States Department of Energy (US DOE) will disburse up to USD 105.5 million in new funding to support innovative solar research. The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry had announced this major […]

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Solar Power Capacity in Virginia likely to triple in 5 years

The estimated generation of solar energy in the near future will provide power to nearly 200,000 homes in the state The capacity to generate solar electricity in Virginia is likely to triple over the period of next five years, said a recent report by Solar Energy Industries Association. The estimated generation of solar energy in […]

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U.S. Solar Market Adds 10.6 GW of PV in 2017

While overall growth was down from the 15 GW installed in 2016, last year’s capacity addition still represents 40% growth over 2015’s installation total. In 2017, the U.S. solar market expanded, adding double-digit gigawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) additions for the second year in a row. According to the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight Report […]

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Is Trump’s Tariff a Big Deal For Solar Industry ?

The safeguard tariff on imported solar modules and cells issued by US administration begins at 30 percent in the first year, declines to 25 percent in the second, 20 percent in the third and ends at 15 percent in the fourth. Since US President Donald Trump made the announcement to impose 30 percent tariffs on […]

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Donald Trump’s Tariff on Imported Solar Panels Will Cost 23,000 Jobs: SEIA

The Donald Trump administration has decided to slap a whopping 30 percent tariff on solar cells and washing machines imported from China. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has stated that the 30 percent tariffs on imported solar panels and cells will cost the United States 23,000 jobs. Angered by the Trump’s decision, the trade […]

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Mexico Slams Donald Trump’s Decision on Solar Panels Tariff

Donald Trump has said the tariffs are going to help U.S. manufacturers. His administration has imposed an immediate tariff of 30 percent on most imported solar modules, with the rate declining before phasing out after four years. Mexico has stated that it regrets the Donald Trump’s decision not to exclude it from tariffs on imported […]

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