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Joseph Bebon

Joseph Bebon
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Joseph Bebon was editor of Solar Industry magazine. In addition, he contributed to sister publications North American Windpower magazine and NGT News, an online news site covering alternative fuel vehicles, and was previously editor of the latter. Joseph is also the former editor of smart grid publication Renew Grid. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a bachelor's degree in English and started his career at Zackin Publications, publisher of Solar Industry, as an editorial assistant in 2010.

NV Energy Offers GreenEnergy Riders From New Solar Source

NV Energy says it will offer customers energy from a new solar energy resource to be constructed in Clark County, Nev.

Avancis Claims Efficiency Record For CIGS Solar Module

Avancis, a Germany-based manufacturer of copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) solar modules, says it has achieved a world-record efficiency of 17.9% with its latest...

Santa Monica Mandates Rooftop Solar On New Buildings

San Francisco recently made headlines for establishing an ordinance requiring solar installations on new buildings, and now, yet another California city has passed similar...

NEXTracker Opens Nashville Office To Serve Eastern U.S.

In order to help meet high demand for its solar trackers in the eastern U.S., California-based NEXTracker has opened a sales, project management and...

Maine Governor Vetoes Solar Compromise Bill

The legislation was created from a long stakeholder process and backed by utilities and solar companies alike.

World Leaders Celebrate Earth Day By Signing Paris Agreement

On Earth Day, leaders from about 170 countries converged in New York City to formally sign the Paris Agreement. According to the United Nations,...

U.S. Senate Passes Stalled Energy Bill Without Solar NEM Amendment

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed a long-stalled energy bill after lawmakers ended a partisan dispute over funding for the water-contamination crisis in Flint,...

SunEdison’s Internal Probe Blames Misguided Optimism, Finds No Fraud

An internal investigation has found that there was an “overly optimistic culture" at the troubled renewable energy company.

New Hampshire Passes Legislation To Double Solar Net-Metering Cap

After laying off employees in January, one solar installer says the policy certainty will ensure business thrives again.

Massachusetts Legislators Finally Reach Solar Deal

After months of stalled negotiations, Massachusetts lawmakers have come up with a compromise to lift the state’s net energy metering cap.