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Arizona Battle Over Solar Energy Rages On

A fight over the future of energy in Arizona has already cost over $50 million. And the struggle show no signs of slowing down. As part of the southwestern sunbelt, Arizona is the ideal state for harnessing the power of solar energy. Yet the State gets only 6 percent of its energy from the sun. […]

Solar Prices Decreasing

How Did Solar Get So Cheap?

The Continued & Rapid Decline in the Cost of Solar It’s official – the cost of solar is declining at a record pace. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) recent report showcases the rise in affordability of solar. In 2016 Solar was the world’s fastest growing energy source, but critics were suspicious of such rapid […]

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Solar Revolution Continues Into 2018

Solar Energy Growth Easily Outpaces Fossil Fuels   The solar industry in the United States has achieved staggering growth over the last decade. Despite the rapid market expansion the United States produces only 2% of the country’s electricity through solar power. This growth is not showing any signs of stopping though; in fact, it appears […]

California Residential Solar

California Again Leading the Way on Solar

CEC Approves Solar Requirement on New Homes California is once again setting the gold-standard for solar. In just a few years all new homes constructed will be required to be equipped with solar panels.The five members of the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted unanimously 5-0 to approve the state’s Building Efficiency Standards. The regulations, which […]

Residential Solar

When Is It The Right Time To Go...

Answering a Few Simple Questions Could Save You Thousands Annually Despite the recent implementation of Solar Tariffs at the start of the year, the Solar Energy Industry is still in the midst of a massive growth spurt. Over the last decade installations have grown from just 7.7 gigawatts a year to over 100 gigawatts annually. […]

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A Solar Panel On Every Home in the US

Could Widespread Residential Solar Change the Landscape of Renewable Energy?   What are the capabilities of Solar Energy? What are its limits? How much power could it generate? The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory has answers to these questions from a recent Federal Study. Solar energy production is determined by a number of factors. These include the […]

American Solar Tarriffs

President Trump Approves Solar Tariffs

An Emerging Industry Faces Uncertain Hurdles President Trump recently approved recommendations by the International Trade Commission (ITC) to impose steep tariffs on silicon-based solar panels. With 95 percent of solar panels in U.S. solar projects currently imported from Southeast Asia, the tariffs pose future uncertainties to the industry. Proponents of Domestic Solar had sought a […]