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How The Solar Boom Will Affect The Global Glass Market

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Written by Emily Cura Saunders on September 22, 2016

In addition to benefiting the environment and energy industry, solar is also poised to increase demand in the glass industry and open new opportunities.

For Coal Workers, The Solar Future Is Bright

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Written by Nora Caley on September 15, 2016

A new study says coal industry workers can easily be retrained to work in solar careers.

The Undoing Of Utilities? A Look At The New Consumer-Driven Age Of Energy

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Written by Erin Vaughan on April 28, 2016

As consumers increasingly embrace solar and other distributed generation, the future role of power companies could change.

Pro-Solar Conservatives Make Interesting Case For Renewables

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Written by Nora Caley on April 21, 2016

Some organizations argue solar is more about freedom and security, not climate change.

The Importance Of Solar PV Module Recycling

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Written by Ian Draisey on April 14, 2016

The solar industry should work to discard end-of-life panels in a way that is good for both the planet and the bottom line.

Experts Discuss Solar Outlook In The Centennial State

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Written by Nora Caley on April 07, 2016

The Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association’s annual conference focused on victories and work still to be done.

Could The U.S. Learn From Germany’s Bet On Renewable Energy?

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Written by Dr. Erin Grossi on March 03, 2016

Germany’s path toward a transformed energy market might have answered the feasibility question.

Array Technologies Tracks Extreme Conditions To Engineer System Improvements

Joseph Bebon
Written by Michael Puttre on February 18, 2016

The company says it worked to make its DuraTrack HZ v3 tracker capable of handling high wind and snow loads.

Community Energy Storage Brings Solar, Utilities And Ratepayers Together

Joseph Bebon
Written by Michael Puttre on February 10, 2016

With innovative technology and collaboration, companies and utility customers stand to benefit from a mix of renewables and storage.

Home Appraisers See A Premium For Rooftop Solar

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Written by Nora Caley on January 13, 2016

Owning a rooftop solar system increases the value of a home for sale, and new research can help real estate valuation professionals determine how much of a premium an array adds. Ben Hoen, a researcher with the U.S. Department of [Read More]