Solar training programs in the US and Canada are working to help people who have lost their jobs in the oil industry to find new employment opportunities in renewable energy, especially solar installation and engineering.
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When it comes to net metering dollars and cents for utilities, the utility bill face-off between rooftop solar champions and utilities continues to evolve. With net metering wins being achieved in states like Colorado and Nevada, owners of rooftop solar systems may not be as fortunate in states like Florida, where the development of large-scale solar […]
Clean Energy Collective has signed an agreement with First Solar to use its solar power technology for a number of CEC community solar projects. Colorado-based CEC specializes in community-based solar. Arizona-based First Solar provides community solar solutions — among others such as utility-scale — and has 10 GW of solar technology installed around the world. “Roofless solar allows the greatest […]
A joint venture between Ascent Solar and the Chinese city of Suqian to build a thin-film solar plant has been shuttered. Initially, the plant was intended to produce about 25 MW of CIGS thin-film solar products, but that capacity could have been ramped up to 100 MW, if the plant had been constructed. It appears the two main factors contributing […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica. Separate rulings this week in Nevada and Colorado see net metering left alone, resulting in a clear win for rooftop solar consumers. The Nevada Public Utilities Commission voted this week to keep solar net metered customers on existing rates until the Commission is able to make a decision determining long-term rules […]
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a stinging rebuke, has ruled against a frivolous law suit designed to overturn Colorado’s clean energy standards.
Solar power costs have come down so much in recent years that going solar is a no-brainer money-maker for millions of people. That increasingly includes low- and moderate-income people as well as rich people. Affordable solar power seems as abundant and as popular as ice cream these days. However, there’s no denying it: rich people have […]
Solar power was once associated with the wealthy and privileged, but plummeting costs have some analysts predicting price parity with coal and natural gas within the next decade. But one Colorado co-op utility isn’t waiting that long, breaking ground on a new solar power farm that will provide clean electricity to low-income families, and it […]
A 74.8 kW solar array using 272 ground-mounted solar panels in Washington state is also an investment opportunity for residents of the Vancouver, WA area. Clark Public Utilities is offering 3,264 shares in the project so local people can buy them in exchange for credits on their utility bills, which will power their power costs. […]
Do you know which states in America are rated the highest for solar power policy? A website called SolarPowerRocks has published its list for 2015. The top ten are: New York Massachusetts Connecticut Oregon New Jersey Colorado Maryland Minnesota Vermont 10.New Mexico California might come to mind as the top solar state, but it’s not […]