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U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

In the second quarter of 2017, a record-breaking 2.4 GW were added to the U.S. solar market’s overall capacity. This is an 8% increase over last year’s results and makes it the largest second quarter ever.

High-demand charges: How U.S. businesses could save money through energy storage

High-demand charges: How U.S. businesses could save money through energy storage

Millions of U.S. businesses could save money by storing energy, as this would lower the impact of the very common high demand charges that are often applied for commercial customers. This is the result of a recent study by NREL.

Possible extension on import duties for Chinese solar modules causing protests

Possible extension on import duties for Chinese solar modules causing protests

Despite strong protests, the EU commission is consdering extending the import tariffs for Chinese solar modules and panels by another 18 months. Time is running out, as a final decision has to be announced by March 5.

Two new initiatives strengthen upswing of solar in Florida

Two new initiatives strengthen upswing of solar in Florida

Solar energy is increasingly popular in Florida. Now the road is paved for further success with two new initiatives concerning co-ops and PACE.

U.S. Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records

U.S. Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records

In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly doubled its annual record, topping out at 14,626 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) installed in 2016. This represents a 95 percent increase over 2015’s then record-breaking 7,493 MW. GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) previewed this data in advance of their upcoming U.S. Solar Market Insight report, set to be released on March 9.

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