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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.

Solar Energy News Highlights Cover: Feb. 25–Mar. 4, 2019

Solar Energy News Highlights Feb. 25–Mar. 4, 2019

Among this week’s highlights: The list of U.S. states and cities shooting for 100 percent renewable or zero-carbon electricity grows; European oil and gas...
Energy Policy in the Era of Trump

Coal Corruption and the Failure of Energy Policy in the Era of Trump

The solar power industry has absorbed deep wounds and losses all across the United States due to the Trump Administration’s commitment to coal and...
Chicago’s 100 Percent Zero-Carbon Goal

Chicago Latest U.S. City to Announce 100 Percent Zero-Carbon or Renewable Energy Goal

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the “Windy City” will make the transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy in buildings community-wide by 2035.Dubbed...
ISO New England (ISO-NE) Control Center

Sunrun’s ISO New England Home Solar-Plus-Storage Forward Capacity Award Establishes a Distributed, Renewable Energy...

U.S.-based Sunrun recently won a bid to provide regional transmission organization (RTO) ISO New England (ISO-NE) with energy capacity at wholesale rates by aggregating...
Gaf’s Decotech Line of Rooftop-Integrated Line of Solar PV Systems

A New U.S. Solar Market Force Aims to “Generate Energy from Every Roof”

U.S. solar growth prospects received what could be a substantial boost recently when Standard Industries announced the launch of a new unit, GAF Energy, that...
Solar and Wind Complementarity Tripling Power Output in Texas

Tripling Firm Solar, Wind Energy Output in Texas by Capitalizing on “Complementarity”

Co-locating or integrating distributed solar and wind power resources to maximize their output and contributions to electricity transmission and distribution grids isn’t a new...
Freedom Forever Offering Flexible Residential Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Ownership Financing Packages

California-based Solar Finance-Installation Company’s Revenues Soar 3,000 Percent in Three Years

Freedom Forever doubled its revenues in 2018, breaching the $100 million mark for the first time in the company’s seven-year history. Revenues have soared...
Stanford University’s Electricity – 100% Carbon-Free Goal

Stanford University’s Electricity Will Be Completely Carbon-Free 24 Years Ahead of California’s 100-percent Goal

Individuals and organizations across California continue to lead the transition to a cleaner, healthier energy future. A world-renowned research university located in the heart...
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...

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