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SEIA Finance and Tax Seminar coming to New York
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SEIA's Finance and Tax Seminar is the pre-eminent industry event dedicated to financial issues facing the solar industry. Join us and learn from attorneys, developers and financiers who are making solar deals right now.

Register by Dec. 31 for discounts on the already-reduced SEIA member rate. Not a member? Learn more about SEIA membership. Register here for the seminar, and learn about sponsorships opportunities.

Solar-powered plane aims to fly around the world
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Two Swiss gentlemen have built a plane which they hope to fly across the United States next spring and then around the world without burning an ounce of fuel. The plane is called Solar Impulse and it's powered entirely by the sun. It is not the first solar airplane, but it is the first that can fly at night. More

Inverter maker to bring 70 jobs to San Antonio
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OCI Solar Power will partner with a German solar inverter manufacturer to bring 70 jobs to San Antonio. The company, KACO new energy, will set up a factory and office as part of the commitment to create 800-plus jobs locally for CPS Energy's 400-megawatt solar project, expected to supply electricity for about 70,000 households. More

Navy builds solar power farm near Norfolk base
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The Navy has completed construction of the largest solar energy project in Virginia, a 10-acre landscape of black solar panels in neat rows within sight of the Chesapeake Bay and the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. The solar farm contains more than 8,600 panels, just outside the fenceline of Norfolk Naval Station. More

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Lobbyists try to halt state green energy standards
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If some think tanks get their way, green energy standards will get red lighted. The Heartland Institute and the American Legislative Exchange Council are now headed to those 29 states that have adopted such laws to explain that they defy free market principles and that they are therefore increasing electricity prices. More

Pizzeria makes big investment in solar energy
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The Pizza Oven, a longtime neighborhood pizzeria in Lockport, N.Y., recently became the first private business in the city to win planning board approval for a major solar power project. More

Solar panels on Route 44 part of green energy project
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A large-scale solar panel field has appeared in the front of the Manheim New England auto auction property facing Route 44 in Taunton, Mass., on the border with Dighton, Mass. Cox Enterprises said that once fully completed, the ground-mounted system will have a direct current peak power of three megawatts. More

Marines, Army duke it out over portable solar power
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In the legendary competition between various branches of the Armed Services, the one being played out right now is probably a first. The Marines and the Army have each embarked on ambitious portable solar power programs that demonstrate just how far solar energy has come since the flower power era. More

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Solar industry borrows page — and party — from Tupperware
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Neighbors gathered on the patio of a sun-baked ranch here, eager to hear a party's hosts talk about their products and how they could enhance their lives. In place of the timeworn arrangement of plastic storage containers or cosmetics on the coffee table, the couple was showing off an array of a different sort — 32 solar panels on a roof. More

More than a million rooftops ideal for solar power
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Close to 1.5 million rooftops throughout Los Angeles County could potentially be doubled as renewable energy generators. That's according to a report released by UCLA's Luskin Center for Innovation. 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

New Jersey library solar project is a win-win
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The Parsippany Planning Board of Parsippany, N.J., unanimously approved a plan to install solar panels on the main branch of the public library, which should provide 38 percent of the energy the building uses. More

Energy industry a force of nature across Colorado
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Colorado's energy riches come in many forms. According to the federal Energy Information Administration, Colorado ranks seventh in the nation in overall energy production, ninth in crude oil production, fifth in natural gas and 11th in coal production. Colorado also is home to abundant renewable energy, ranking fifth nationwide in the amount of solar power generated by photovoltaic panels — 91 megawatts. More

Georgia Power study helps gauge solar energy potential
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Solar panels tested in Augusta and other cities lose efficiency as temperatures rise, but still produce more power during summer months because sunshine is more abundant, according to data gathered during the 18-month pilot project. More

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Solar-powered storage could save crops
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A new product, a food-storage device that uses solar panels to cool produce and preserve crops on their way to market, is set to roll out in India. It's needed where 30 to 40 percent of the harvest is lost because of the lack of cold-chain facilities to store and transport food. This sustainable fix in the form of the SolerCool container and a business plan to successfully launch the innovation is possible thanks to University of Cincinnati industry partnerships. More

How Argonne National Laboratory is key to renewable energy race
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Argonne National Laboratory, one of the Chicago area's crown jewels in scientific research, is a key part of the Obama administration's massive push in renewable energy. After Argonne won federal funding for a highly coveted research center modeled after Bell Labs and the Manhattan Project, the global business news site Quartz writes that Argonne's initiative will face competing efforts in China, France, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the United Kingdom and elsewhere. More

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