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New York’s Stand for Solar Energy Delivers Power to the People

Solar is everywhere.  Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start or what any of it means. If you’re a Long Island homeowner, you should be aware of the options available to you – and which you should take advantage of. What is a Solar Lease? A solar lease is an agreement between a homeowner […]

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Microsoft makes largest corporate solar acquisition

Microsoft Makes Mega Solar Purchase Microsoft on Wednesday announced plans to purchase 315 megawatts of solar power from two Virginia solar farms. The tech giant’s decision represents the single largest corporate solar purchase in history. Virginia is not amongst the nationwide leaders in solar production, but the state is seeking to rapidly change that. The […]

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President Donald Trump’s new trade restrictions threaten domestic solar

President Donald Trump recently proposed new trade restrictions that will drive up the price of Asian solar imports. The restrictions threaten nearly 88,000 American solar jobs in one of the nation’s fastest growing industries. The proposed tariffs come after tensions increased between the Trump administration and China. The Trump administration has maintained a pro-fossil fuel […]

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NV Energy Announces Agreement with Apple

NV Energy and Apple announced today they have reached an agreement to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by early 2019. The projects will support Apple’s renewable energy needs for its Reno data center. In the coming weeks, NV Energy will file an application with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) to […]

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PSEG Solar Source Acquires Two Solar Projects

PSEG Solar Source today announced it has acquired two North Carolina solar facilities from BayWa r.e., with a total capacity of 47 MWs-dc, representing a total investment of $74.6 million. The PSEG Cork Oak Solar Energy Center and the PSEG Sunflower Solar Energy Center are under construction and scheduled to begin operation later this year. The […]

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Tesla’s SolarCity Plant in Buffalo to hire 1400 workers

The production plans for the solar panel factory plant in Buffalo acquired by Tesla, in its acquisition of SolarCity are not entirely clear. Tesla and Panasonic are now going to get involved in manufacturing of solar cells and solar modules, while the plant will now also produce Tesla’s new solar roof products. But it’s clear that […]

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SunSystem Technology Acquires Field Service Division of Next Phase Solar

SunSystem Technology, LLC (SST) and Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH) (Enphase) announced today that SST has acquired the Residential Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Field Services Division of Next Phase Solar from Enphase and the two companies have entered into a strategic partnership in which SST will serve as Enphase’s primary residential O&M service provider. The […]

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Tesla acquisition of SolarCity Approved by Shareholders

Tech Crunch is reporting that Tesla and SolarCity have cleared the last important hurdle last Thursday. Shareholders signed off on the proposed acquisition of SolarCity. Respective shareholder votes at both companies gave a green light to Tesla’s takeover plan to of the solar energy technology provider, which Elon Musk first proposed in June.  Tesla shareholders voted 85 percent […]

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Ownership of Solar Panels Will Surpass Leasing in 2017

According to an article published by Green Tech Media, more and US home solar customers choose to purchase, rather than lease solar panels. That puts direct ownership on a direct path to overtake third-party/leasing modes of installation and reclaiming the top spot in solar financing models since 2011. According to GTM Research’s latest report, U.S. Residential Solar Financing […]

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PSEG Solar Source Acquires 16.8 MW Solar Project from Ecoplexus

Turkey Creek Facility is PSEG Solar Source’s Second in North Carolina PSEG Solar Source today announced it has acquired a 16.8 MW-dc solar energy facility from Ecoplexus Inc. The PSEG Turkey Creek Solar Energy Center is located in Northampton County, N.C. about 95 miles northeast of Raleigh. The PSEG Turkey Creek Solar Energy Center has […]

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