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The United States is an indispensable member of the leading solar trio with the most robust industry ecosystem compared to other countries in the world. Innovative and influential solar energy technologies and market mechanisms are continually making contributions to systems deployment, capacity growth, and price cuts. There is a keen interest of solar across the country, from governments at different levels to businesses of different sizes, social organizations, schools, and numerous households. Though being impacted by solar tariffs, solar energy in the United States is still showing exciting possibilities.

Duke Energy Carolinas is Ramping Up its Use of Solar Power

Duke Energy Aims to Offer Third-Party-Owned Solar Leases to Business Customers in North Carolina

An affiliate of Duke Energy, the largest utility and electricity services corporation in the US, recently submitted an application with the North Carolina Utilities...
Department of Energy Announces Funds to Advance Solar Technologies and Boost Solar Workforce

Department of Energy Announces $53 Million in New Projects to Advance Solar Technologies

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for up to $53 million in new projects to advance early-stage solar technologies. Through the...
U.S. Residential Solar Rooftop PV Installation

The Solar Energy Industries Association and The Solar Foundation Aim to Bring Down U.S....

So-called “soft costs” continue to account for a rising proportion of total installed solar energy systems costs in the U.S. That has led the...
Residential Solar Panels Installed by Lumina Solar

Retrofit Baltimore and Lumina Solar Launch Strategic Co-op Partnership in Baltimore Region

Halethorpe, Maryland, September 24, 2018: Lumina Solar today announced a strategic co-op partnership with Retrofit Baltimore, a program of the non-profit Civic Works, to...
Broadband is Delivered to Rural Areas Using TV White Spaces Antenna

Microsoft Airband Initiative Leverages Solar Energy to Close the Digital Divide

Bringing affordable, reliable broadband Internet access to those who lack it has become a strategic focal point for high-powered telecoms and high-tech corporations and...
California Golden Gate Bridge - Global Climate Action Summit

Clean Energy, Climate Change Take Center Stage as California Sets 100 Percent Carbon-Free Energy...

California set a new, higher “carbon-free” energy goal this past week, burnishing the state’s reputation as a US and worldwide leader when it comes...
Solar PV Helps to Power the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque

US Dept. of Energy Launches USD2 Billion Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program

The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced a USD2 billion loan guarantee program aimed at facilitating financing and development of energy resources, products...
NRG Energy Solar Garden Product

NRG Rolls Out Simplified, Fixed-Rate, Commercial-Industrial Solar Garden Energy-as-a-Service Product

US-based NRG Energy recently introduced a long-term, fixed-price, consumer solar energy product that management says enables commercial and industrial companies to acquire reliable, emissions-free...
American-Made Solar Prize - Solar Manufacturing

Trump Administration Looks to Spur Next-Gen, US Solar Manufacturing with American-Made Solar Prize

The US Dept. of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy earlier this month launched a three-stage, USD3 million prize competition in a...
Things Should Know Before Switching to Solar

7 Facts You Need To Know Before Switching Your Business to Solar Energy

You like the idea of switching your business over to solar energy. Your company might even have a sustainability committee or executive devoted to...
Monitoring Electricity Meter During Duck Curve Periods

US Grid Operators, Utilities Getting to Know their “Duck Curves”

A phenomenon first observed in California around 2013, electricity supply-demand “duck curves” are emerging on grid systems elsewhere in the US. Utility grid customers...
NREL Solar Energy Innovation Network (SEIN) Meeting

Two Cohorts, Nine Research Teams Leverage Network Learning Effect to Spur Solar Energy-Grid Innovation,...

Last edited: May 2, 2018 @ 11:25 PM ETThe US Dept. of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently enlisted an inaugural cohort of...

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