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Solar Asset Management Marked By New Owners And Aging Fleets

Competition among new capital for desirable utility assets, acceptance of distributed generation alternatives and the demands of installed capacity showing signs of age is fueling new opportunities for growth.

U.S. ITC Votes To Uphold Anti-Dumping Finding Against China And Taiwan

Although not unexpected, the decision to uphold a preliminary finding will lead to tariffs on PV products imported into the U.S.

Solar And Wind Drove New Clean Energy Investment Up 12% In 2014

Despite a reduction in Europe's major renewable energy market subsidies and very competitive natural gas prices in the U.S., investment in the global clean energy sector for 2014 registered its first annual increase since 2011.

Study Finds U.S. Solar Jobs Have Grown 86% In Four Years

Despite a leveling out in the cost of photovoltaic power, solar jobs continue to climb in the U.S. far above other sectors.

Xcel's Community Solar Program Creates 'Bite-Sized' Utility Projects

Launched last month, Xcel Energy's Solar*Rewards Community program promises to help build a new segment of the solar market. Project developers and builders near and far are adjusting their business models accordingly.



The U.K.'s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reports that solar electricity generation almost doubled over the course of last year, with almost 5 GW of capacity at the end of 2014, [Read More]

New York-based Reznick Capital Markets Securities has changed its name to CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities and is now an affiliated company of CohnReznick LLP. Along with the name change, the firm announced an [Read More]

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015

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January 2015 - Volume 7, Number 13

Marketplace: Commercial & Industrial Rooftop Solar

Commercial Rooftop Success: A Little Ballast And A Lot Of Business Sense

C&I solar developers must overcome many technical and financial challenges to gain and keep a foothold.


Industry At Large: Managing Solar Glare

Assessing Solar PV Glare In Dense Residential Neighborhoods

Concerns about the impact of solar glare on surrounding properties can be dispelled with thorough analysis and documentation.

Industry At Large: Analytics For Energy Markets

Analytics And Big Data Are Changing The Energy Market Map

Software developed for grid operators, asset managers and customer service can help integrate solar more effectively.

Industry At Large: Transmission And Distribution Operators

Energy Planners Edge Toward A New Model Distribution Service Layer For DG Solar

In their role as distributed resource operators, utilities would maintain the infrastructure for a marketplace of services.

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E-Features

Maybe solar modules have been facing the wrong way. The California Energy Commission's (CEC) New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP) thinks they might be and is encouraging builders [Read More]



Although many are dreading the sunset of the investment tax credit after 2016, some financial experts say this "kiss" from the government is causing many firms in [Read More]


Colorado could get 20% of its energy from solar power by 2025. That's according to a new report by Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center, a nonprofit [Read More]


Getting homeowners to go solar is difficult - to say the least. It's expensive and time-consuming, and it's hard to predict who will go solar and why. [Read More]





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