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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian serves as the editor of Solar Industry, as well as sister publications NGT News, North American Windpower and Unmanned Aerial Online. She has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.

SEIA Welcomes New Execs Tony Chen, John Smirnow

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced two new executives: Tony Chen as vice president of business development, a newly created position, and John...

Enphase, SunPower Complete $25M Deal: ‘AC Modules Are The Future’

Enphase Energy Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of SunPower Corp.’s micro-inverter business for a total of $25 million in cash and 7.5...
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Sempra Renewables Prez Named Chairman, CEO Of SDG&E

Sempra Energy, owner of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), has announced that Kevin C. Sagara will become chairman and CEO of SDG&E, effective Aug....

S.C. Government Applauds Newly Planned Solar Development

Coronal Energy, an independent solar power and energy storage provider, has announced plans for the construction of a new solar project, the Rankin Solar...
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New Illinois Laws A Boon For Solar, Rural Communities

Gov. Bruce Rauner, R-Ill., has signed two bills that will help ensure solar development benefits farmers and rural communities in Illinois, according to the Illinois...
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Solar, Wind Service Provider Axis Renewable Group Expands Globally

Axis Renewables International LLC, dba Axis Renewable Group, an independent service provider for utility-scale wind and solar projects, has opened up new offices in...

Largo, Fla., Commits To 100% Clean Energy

On Tuesday, the city commission of Largo, Fla., approved the city's commitment to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. Largo, which is located in the...
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With Jobs To Show For It, Midwest Becoming ‘Key Destination’ For Clean Energy Investment

More than 714,000 people work in clean energy industries across the Midwest, according to a new analysis of energy jobs data from Clean Energy...

Nevada Hits Milestone For Newly Revived Rooftop Solar Market

Demonstrating the rooftop solar industry's revival in Nevada, the state's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has announced the fulfillment of the first tier of the...
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Richard Branson’s BMR Energy Sets Out To Restore Hurricane-Damaged Solar

BMR Energy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America, has acquired from NRG Energy Inc. a 4...
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Clevelanders Fight For 100% Clean Energy

On Friday, residents from across Cleveland joined local leaders on the steps of city hall to demonstrate support for the city's goal to be...

Vermont Utility Charts Major Growth In Solar Net Metering

Green Mountain Power (GMP), which serves roughly 265,000 residential and business customers in Vermont, says it is seeing rapid growth in net metered solar power...