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GRID Alternatives Launches Mid-Atlantic Expansion

At its recent Mid-Atlantic launch event, GRID Alternatives unveiled that it had donated solar panels to 10 Habitat for Humanity homes in Washington, DC’s Ivy City neighborhood. The panels will greatly reduce monthly utility bills, green up the neighborhood, and increase job opportunities. SunEdison, a global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, actually announced the […]

September 29th

Arizona Solar Property Tax Battle — SolarCity & SunRun Sue

Residential leasing companies SolarCity and SunRun filed a lawsuit on June 30th against the Arizona Department of Revenue. The legal dispute is filed in opposition to property taxes levied onto leased PV systems in Arizona. Affirmations came independently from each company that the complaint was filed and delivered a replica of the official documents. This taxes […]

July 31st

The Northern Cape Of South Africa To Develop Three New Solar Projects

South Africa is continuing to move up in the global renewable energy movement. With three new solar projects having a combined capacity of 225 MW, South Africa appears they may rise to near the top of the global marketplace for utility-scale solar energy projects this year. Plans to build these three projects in South Africa’s Northern Cape, on […]

July 22nd

Solar-Powered Tablets Bring Literacy To Children In Ethiopia

Being a person who likes to tune out from electronics and tune into soil, painting, fresh air, long walks, or literature (through reading a quiet book), I recently found myself trying to keep up again with the younger generations of my children and grandchildren because, indeed, our understanding of literacy is shifting without me quite knowing how. Perhaps […]

May 20th

1.8 GW Of Distributed Solar PV Projects Approved In China

China’s Bureau of Energy has announced approval of a designated group of Distributed PV Generation Application Demonstration parks. A focus on self-consumption of PV power generation by the Bureau of Energy moves forward with notable clarity. Over 1.8 GW of distributed solar PV projects were approved (out of which up to 750 MW may begin […]

October 31st