China’s Solar Growth and the Lesson It Brings to U.S

We all know how fast China’s solar growth is, at the end of 2010, China had just 800 MW of solar capacity installed within its borders, but by the end of 2015, the number skyrocketed 50 times — that’s 43,500 MW in total, the largest installed solar base of any country in the world. Seeing this improvement China did, researchers from Stanford University said in a new report “the U.S. should capitalize on China’s formidable...

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Clean Energy Standard: State must meet minimum energy standard by 2030

An announcement about the initiative which is called Clean Energy Standard was made by Governor Andrew Cuomo to tell the people that the New York State Public Service Commission already approved the initiative that will require 50 percent of the state’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources by the year 2030. A report issued from Cuomo’s office stated that the initiative will rely on renewable energy sources such as...

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Solar Energy: The more, the better

The use of solar energy is increasing rapidly. Many more solar projects are coming more public buildings are making the decision to install it on their roofs. But even though the use of solar power increased rapidly, many more unused opportunities still exist and waiting to be used. Clean Energy Community Foundation has stimulated such practices within the state for years. Environmental centers, schools, and other public facilities...

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Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) New Land Leasing Guide

A new guide has been published by US Solar Energy Industries Association for landowners that are = interested in leasing their land for use by solar developers. The guide covers the important aspects of how to work with a solar developer, from initial site visit to lease finalization. See the guide HERE. SEIA’s interim president Tom Kimbis said ”the solar industry is committed to full understanding of solar by consumers, including...

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Solar Panels in City Building

Police station, the fire department and water treatment plant are just the few buildings in St. Cloud that will start using solar panels for cleaner energy. “Construction is scheduled to begin this fall, with the panels generating energy by early next year,” public service director, Patrick Shea said. The installation of the solar panels on these buildings will begin this year, but they have no specific date yet when it will...

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