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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.

Florida Coastal City Of Dunedin Makes 100% Renewable Energy Pledge

The city commission of Dunedin, Fla., has unanimously approved a resolution establishing a goal of powering municipal operations entirely with renewable sources of energy by...

Imperial Valley’s Mount Signal 3 Solar Farm Reaches Commercial Ops

8minutenergy Renewables LLC and Capital Dynamics have celebrated the completion and commercial operation of the 328 MW Mount Signal 3 Solar Farm in Southern...

SEIA Leads ‘Solar Shines On The Hill Day’

Today, led by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), nearly 70 solar companies are visiting the offices of more than 100 members of Congress...
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Municipal Solar Project Completed In Medford, Mass.

The City of Medford, Mass., has welcomed a new 235 kW solar energy system on the roof of its Department of Public Works (DPW)...

Senate OKs McNamee As FERC Commissioner

In a move denounced by clean energy groups, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Bernard McNamee as a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...

With Cincinnati On Board, 100 U.S. Cities Now Committed To 100% Clean Energy

Cincinnati, Ohio, has become the 100th city or town in the nation - and the second city in Ohio, following Cleveland - to commit...

California’s New Residential Solar Policy Is Now Official

On Wednesday, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) unanimously confirmed the new standards requiring solar on most new homes in California starting in 2020.According...

Solar Deals Sealed For Facebook Data Center In Georgia

Consumer-owned Georgia utility Walton Electric Membership Corp. (EMC) has executed contracts with Strata Solar and Silicon Ranch for three new solar projects as part...

Xcel Energy Announces Plan For 100% Carbon-Free Electricity

Xcel Energy has rolled out a new “clean energy vision” that aims for the utility to deliver 100% carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050.As...

What Could Happen If Entire U.S. Adopted California’s New Solar Policy?

What would happen if builders installed solar panels on all new U.S. homes starting in 2020? According to a new report from Environment America...

U.S. Coal Consumption In 2018 To Be Lowest In Nearly Four Decades

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects total U.S. coal consumption in 2018 to fall to 691 million short tons (MMst), representing a 4%...
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First ‘Solar For All’ Contracts Support Low-Income New Yorkers

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that nine community solar projects throughout New York have been awarded contracts...