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Sol Systems - December 19, 2014

Illinois Solar Gets Closer to Game Time

The Illinois solar market is marching ahead to an eventful 2015.  Recent action on the Supplemental Procurement Plan means solar energy system owners should look for the Illinois SREC...

Danya Golan - December 18, 2014

Celebrate the Holidays with SolarEdge's New Video: Always the Sun

We are happy to bring you our warmest regards for the holiday season. We hope that you will join us and share in the fun of Always the Sun! We wish you a successful and sun-filled 2015...

Sara Rafalson - December 18, 2014

A Look Back at 2014: What Does a Shortage of Bankable Projects Mean for C&I Solar?

Solar project development is cyclical: more capital chases projects, oversupply of capital brings down yields, capital exits the space, more projects chase the money; rinse, lather,...

Laurel Passera - December 16, 2014

Spreading the Solar Cheer: Reaching Low-Income Customers

Heating and cooling are not “nice-to-haves” in most areas of the U.S. – they are a necessity. However, this basic need creates a disproportionate burden on low-income families. Statistics...

Benjamin Falber - December 16, 2014

Will States Take Over Demand Response Markets in the US?

How will demand response (DR) be compensated in wholesale energy markets under NY’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative in the wake of the DC Circuit Court’s decision vacating...

John Farrell - December 15, 2014

A $48 Billion Opportunity for US Electric Customers

Electricity customers in the U.S. got good news last week. A new report from Accenture highlighted a potential revenue loss for U.S. utilities of $48 billion per year by 2025 due to...

Zachary Shahan - December 14, 2014

IKEA To Start Selling Solar Panels In Switzerland

IKEA has been selling solar panels produced by Hanergy in the UK and the Netherlands. IKEA and Hanergy just announced that they are expanding this partnership into Switzerland. Today,...

John Farrell - December 12, 2014

This Week's Vote Secures Minneapolis' Title as Climate Champion

In August 2013, Minneapolis (MN) was in the news for considering a take-over of its energy utilities. Today, they're back in the news for supporting a first-in-the-nation clean energy...

Rhone Resch - December 10, 2014

U.S. Solar Installations Soar in Q3; Total Capacity Hits 17.5 GW

Any way you look at it, the sun continues to shine brightly on America’s solar energy industry. Maintaining its vibrant growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW) of solar...

UnThink Solar - December 10, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Winter Solar Marketing Info, Messaging, and Photos

Am I mistaken or is it actually winter? Because you wouldn’t know it judging from websites of solar companies. Seems like it’s summer 365 days of the year, and that’s a serious disconnect...

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