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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.

Community Solar Soars in U.S. 2017 Solar Market

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

BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON D.C. – In 2017, the U.S. solar market expanded, adding double-digit gigawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) additions for the second year...
Volunteers for RE-volv Community Solar Installation

US Solar Industry Workshop Participants Believe They Have a New Project Development Framework That...

Brought together by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) to participate in an intensive, practical, 2-1/2 day problem-solving workshop, representatives from 35 US solar industry...
The Purchase Power Agreement Between Recurrent Energy and Peninsula Clean Energy

A New Type of Community Choice Utility Rises, Boosts Solar Energy in California

Last edited: October 10, 2017 @ 03:55 PM UTCA new type of utility energy services provider has taken root and is now growing in...
Suomi NPP/VIIRS Satellite View of Hurricane Irma on 03 September 2017

Solar Energy Storage Resilience: On the Ground in Haiti

Last edited: September 20, 2017 @ 05:30 PM PSTOnline, television, radio and print news services are awash with reports of Hurricane Harvey and Irma’s...
SDG&E Escondido Storage Facility

US Solar Eclipse Opens Window of Opportunity for Energy Storage to Shine

For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will traverse the entire width of the lower 48 US states Aug. 21, moving...
Children Watching Solar Eclipse

US Solar, Power Grid Players Prepare for Landmark Total Solar Eclipse

In the stillness and the darkness, the knowledge that I was in deadly danger took to itself deeper and deeper meaning all the time;...
Global Climate Change

US State Governors Aim to Realize UN Paris Climate Accord Goals with Launch of...

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced the US would withdraw from the UN Paris Climate Accord. Though not surprising, the announcement marks the...
A robotic solar PV production line in China

Suniva’s U.S. International Trade Petition Reignites Prospect of a Solar PV Trade War

Last updated: Thursday, June 8, 2017Bankruptcy and insolvency filings on the part of U.S. and German solar manufacturing companies Suniva and SolarWorld AG, respectively, and...
Dakota Access Pipeline demonstrators outside the White House on March 10, 2017.

Off-Grid Solar, Battery Energy Storage Gains Ground on Native American Tribal Lands

Last updated: May 13, 2017The U.S. has long looked to Native American Tribal lands as a source of mineral and energy resources and a thoroughfare...
Trump Signs Executive Orders

California Vows to Go Its Own Way to Support Renewables as Storm of Controversy...

Executive actions taken by U.S. President Donald J. Trump during his first four weeks in the Oval Office by and large confirmed expectations he...
Trump Tower

Trump Era: $30MM in New U.S. Solar-Grid Integration Funding Comes Amidst Heightened Energy Policy...

The U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) on Jan. 31 announced it would invest as much as $30 million to fund...
Countryside on US 9 north of Red Hook, NY, USA

How Can Solar Power Transform America’s Lower Income Neighborhoods?

Solar power panels may have higher upfront cost than some traditional sources of power and energy but the long-term cost benefits are unimaginable. The...

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