Solar Policy

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US Trade Commission Finds That Imports Of Cheap Solar PV Panels Have Hurt “Domestic” Firms — Will Trump Impose Tariffs To Protect US Solar Manufacturers?

The import of cheap solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has harmed two solar energy firms, a US International Trade Commission investigation into the matter has found. The vote was unanimous apparently, with all four voting commissioners backing the ruling. That said, there is a lot more context that puts the case into broader context … and […]

September 23rd

North Carolina Solar Energy (In Depth)

It might surprise you to find out that North Carolina is the number 2 solar state in the nation for 2017. But in North Carolina solar energy represents a bountiful crop and the enterprising folks of the Tar Heel State are great at harvesting sunshine. The following article offers an in-depth exploration of current data, […]

September 20th

California Solar Installers

Although California dominates the US solar market, with 35% market share, there are still many residents of the Golden State thinking about going solar and seeking top solar installers for a new rooftop solar system. The following article features information on the state of solar installations in California, tips to keep in mind prior to […]

August 22nd

High School Girls Create Solar Powered Tent For The Homeless

A team of female high school engineering students at San Fernando High School have collaborated on the design of a solar powered tent to provide shelter for the homeless. The girls utilized insulated fabric and solar panels for their tent design, which also includes a safety locking system and a UV system to help sanitize it. […]

April 6th