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    Gov. Christie signs solar bill increasing New Jersey energy requirement
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    New Jersey utilities will be required to buy more solar energy under legislation signed by Gov. Chris Christie. Utilities including Public Service Electric & Gas and Jersey Central Power & Light will need to get 2.05 percent of their electricity from solar projects in 2014, up from less than 0.5 percent now. New Jersey developers added 174 megawatts of photovoltaic panels in the first quarter, surpassing California as the largest solar state with 34 percent of all U.S. installations, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. More

    BNEF: Solar acquisitions doubled to record $10.8 billion
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The value of acquisitions of solar photovoltaic plants more than doubled to $10.8 billion in 2011 as developers sold projects to longer-term investors, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said. A record 3.9 gigawatts of projects changed hands last year, up 122 percent from 2010, the London-based consultant said in a report. Subsidy cuts across Europe affecting new projects drove up demand for solar projects already under way. More

    Innovation may spark competition in US solar energy market
    Hydrogen Fuel News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    China is quickly establishing itself as a powerful force in the solar energy market. The country's manufacturing might has enabled it to inundate the market with affordable solar panels and other technologies that are driving down the price of solar energy systems. As China continues to invest in the solar energy market, other countries are finding it difficult to keep up, but this heightened level of competition may spur the innovation needed for other countries to establish a stronger presence in the solar energy market. More

    SolarCity plans 18,000 panels for military in SolarStrong effort
    Los Angeles Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    In the second phase of its ambitious SolarStrong project — the country's single largest effort to cover roofs with solar panels — installation company SolarCity will put more than 18,000 panels on military homes in California and Colorado. Eventually, SolarStrong plans to outfit 120,000 military residences with solar panels. The undertaking was first launched last year with installations at 2,000 homes in Hawaii. This time, 850 properties at the Los Angeles Air Force Base, as well as the Peterson Air Force Base and the Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo., will get the alternative energy treatment. More

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    Solar gardens about to fruit in Colorado    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Colorado has one of the country's best laws to promote community solar gardens. The model allows members of the community to buy a part of a larger photovoltaic array and offset part or all of the electric costs with the power generated by their modules in the array. The gardens are about to bloom throughout the state as they compete for incentives that will soon be offered through Xcel Energy subsidiary Public Service Company of Colorado's Solar Reward Community program. While Xcel hasn't yet allowed planned gardens to sign up for the program, a bevy of planned community solar gardens are vying for a chance to sign up. More

    US loans for Indian firms making solar facilities in Rajasthan, India
    IANS via New York Daily News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Export-Import Bank of the United States has authorized loans totaling $57.3 million to two Indian firms to finance the export of American solar panels and ancillary services to India. The solar panels, which are manufactured by First Solar Inc. of Tempe, Ariz., will be used in the construction of solar photovoltaic plants in Rajasthan, India, the bank announced. More

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    Falmouth Ice Arena has fun in sun with solar panels
    The Boston Globe    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Things are humming at the Falmouth Ice Arena, in Falmouth, Mass., which opened its doors recently as the sparkling new home of the town's youth hockey program. There's a fireplace in the lobby, the promise of its welcoming winter glow only a stick-length or two away from the requisite snack bar and pro shop. An impressive array of pictures cover the lobby walls, chronicling a half-century of the town's hockey and ice skating heritage. More

    Growatt Inverters Lead the Industry

    A new leader has emerged! Growatt Solar Inverters provide the highest energy efficiency and performance - ranked in Top 5% - and lowest cost-per-watt in the industry. The advanced circuitry and superior manufacturing a lightweight, compact design… ensures years of stable, reliable power. And coming next quarter: Made In U.S.A.  MORE

    Solar Car Challenge underway in Dallas    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    High school students from 24 schools across the U.S. have converged at the Texas Motor Speedway in Dallas to race in the annual Solar Car Challenge. The students are participating in the educational race to see which team can complete the most laps around the speedway over a four-day period. The event, which is organized by Solar Car Challenge Foundation President Dr. Lehman Marks, began in 1993 as an extra curriculum activity at The Winston School where Marks was head of science. It has since grown into a national competition. More

    China stepping up in solar power deployment
    Earth Techling    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    China, it appears, might be ready to step up and do its part in deploying more of the vast solar photovoltaic capacity it is producing. Will it be enough to make everything OK in the solar manufacturing sector? No, but it sure won't hurt. Earlier in July, China's renewable energy division put out word that the country would boost its target for solar energy installation to 21 gigawatts in the current five-year plan, which runs through 2015. More

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    The tale of 2 cities' solar solutions
    Sustainable Industries via TriplePundit    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    According to a report by Environment America, the United States can expect to spend approximately $360 billion more per year on fossil fuels by 2030 than it did in 2006. As global concern about rising fossil fuel prices and the resulting economic impact increases, momentum is building across the United States towards innovative energy efficiency strategies to implement economical energy solutions that benefit the environment. As a result, schools, colleges and universities, state and local governments, businesses and other organizations are turning to solar technology. More

    US solar tax credit pays for itself with 10 percent return
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A 30 percent U.S. federal tax credit for owners of solar power systems pays for itself when electricity from those systems is sold, creating taxable revenue, a trade group said. Residential and commercial rooftop solar systems that sell electricity through power purchase agreements or that are leased to homeowners or businesses, generate a 10 percent rate of return on the credit, the American Council on Renewable Energy said in a statement. The analysis of the solar investment tax credit, which expires at the end of 2016, used models from SolarCity Inc. More

    Solar energy plan launched by SolarCity and US Air Force
    Hydrogen Fuel News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Department of Defense has become a strong advocate of alternative energy and sustainability. The agency has identified energy as a matter of national security, citing scarcity and growing political tensions with oil producing countries as a serious concern. In an attempt to better fortify the country against the possibility of energy scarcity, the agency has tasked the country's armed forces with adopting alternative energy in order to prove its viability. The U.S. Air Force has taken a keen interest in solar energy for this purpose. More


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    Community Energy building Pennsylvania's largest photovoltaic array    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Keystone Solar Project in Lancaster County, Penn., will be the state's largest at six megawatts. Though it's a far cry from the solar photovoltaic farms that are starting to blanket rusty desert areas in the U.S. Southwest, the project shows that the demand for solar in the Keystone state remains strong despite a troubled incentive program. Community Energy recently closed financing and has begun construction on the project, which will serve customers through Excelon Generation. More


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    China threatens US solar exports
    The Hill    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    China delivered another jab to the Obama administration in an escalating battle over solar power manufacturing practices. China's trade ministry said that it would investigate U.S. solar-grade polysilicon on anti-dumping and anti-subsidy grounds, Reuters reported. The move is the latest in a series of tit for tat measures between China and the United States regarding solar power. Obama has political capital invested in the fight. He blamed California solar panel maker Solyndra's bankruptcy partly on a flood of cheap Chinese solar panels entering the market. More

    Analysis: Solar tax breaks boost US coffers
    Energy Collective    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    It's the backbone of solar energy development in the United States — the investment tax credit, implemented under George W. Bush as part of the 2005 Energy Policy Act, then later modified and extended through 2016. But as much as people like to see more solar power going in, such a hefty tax break — 30 percent of the cost of a system, with no maximum credit — must really end up costing the Department of Treasury and adding to the country's budget deficit, right? More

    NRG and GenOn to merge
    Solar Novus Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    NRG Energy and GenOn Energy have announced they have signed a definitive agreement to combine the two companies in a tax-free transaction. The companies say this will create the largest competitive generator in the U.S. with a diverse fleet of approximately 47,000 megawatts and asset concentrations in the East, Gulf Coast and West. The combined fleet generates more than 104 terawatt-hours of electricity annually. More

    OCI Solar Power to partner with CPS Energy in largest US utility solar project
    Business Wire via MarketWatch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    OCI Solar Power signed a deal with CPS Energy in San Antonio to develop, own and operate the largest municipal utility solar project in the country. The groundbreaking sustainable energy development project will produce more than 400 megawatts of power through a consortium of partners brought together by OCI Solar Power for the landmark deal. The project will also create more than 800 long-term jobs and drive an estimated $700 million in economic impact each year. More

    University of Michigan wins 4th straight solar car competition
    CBS MoneyWatch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., has made it four wins in a row at the American Solar Challenge vehicle competition. The university's car Quantum won the eight-day solar vehicle competition. The 1,650-mile event started July 14 in Rochester, N.Y., and ended in St. Paul, Minn. Michigan's Quantum crossed the finish line at about 2:30 p.m. CDT, with cars from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and Principia College in Elsah, Ill., coming in second and third. There were 18 teams in all. Michigan has won the event seven times since it began in 1990. More

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    Midsize commercial solar photovoltaic projects abound in the US
    Renew Grid    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    According to a new report from NPD Solarbuzz, 40 percent of the solar photovoltaic projects currently under way in the U.S. are less than 500 kilowatts in size — systems that are utility-integrated, if not utility-scale. The firm's report suggests that commercial photovoltaic projects between 50 kilowatts and 500 kilowatts are often overlooked as opportunities for downstream photovoltaic suppliers and installers. More

    Los Angeles unveils $48 million solar power plant
    The Associated Press via The Sacramento Bee    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has unveiled a solar plant it says can power 3,300 homes a year. The 10-megawatt Adelanto Solar Power Project was introduced recently. The Mojave Desert plant actually began generating electricity to Los Angeles on June 30. The $48 million plant has more than 46,000 solar panels. More

    Los Angeles, CA - RITEK SOLAR USA, manufacturer of high performance solar panels produced in Taiwan with Los Angeles warehouse, is announcing its support to Solar Contractors by supplying tariff-free solar panels. RITEK Solar modules are installed on elementary schools, medical buildings, Caltrans, HUD projects, pole mounts & more. See specifications here...
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