Solar Incentives

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San Antonio Utility Promotes New Rooftop Solar Model

Rooftop solar is great, in theory. Instead of letting sunlight that is hitting our roofs do nothing more than heat up our shingles, a rooftop solar system can take that same solar energy and use it to generate electricity. 20 years ago, solar panels were prohibitively expensive, but new technology and manufacturing techniques soon slashed […]

September 14th

Indian State Gujarat Announces 10 GW Solar Power Policy

The Department of Energy and Petrochemicals has released a new solar policy for the Indian state of Gujarat which aims to scale up solar power generation to 10 GW by 2020. The new policy (called “Gujarat Solar Policy-2015“) promises to achieve solar energy targets in a sustainable manner. The policy, effective till March 2020, aims […]

August 29th

Nevada & Colorado Net Metering Continues Unmodified

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 […]

August 28th

South Carolina Marks New Solar Milestone

A new solar agreement marks a key milestone for South Carolina customers in the Duke Energy service area. Enhancing Duke Energy’s Distributed Energy Resource programs, the new proposals are designed to grow solar capacity in the utility company’s South Carolina service area from about 2 megawatts to about 110 megawatts. Included in the proposed programs are more […]

June 4th

Pakistan’s House of Parliament Is Going Solar

Originally published on Fully funded by the Chinese government, Yingli Solar recently announced that Pakistan’s Parliament House in Islamabad will be powered by 1 megawatt (MW) of high-efficiency multicrystalline Yingli Solar panels. Inaugurated by the leaders of China and Pakistan on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the new system is scheduled to be completed by the end of June 2015. Yingli Green Energy […]

May 14th