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SEIA Continues Diversity And Inclusion Initiatives

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) joins more than 150 organizations for the "Day of Understanding," hosted by CEO Action for Diversity &...
chicago

New Coalition Pushes For 100% Clean Energy In Chicago

On Tuesday, the Ready For 100 Chicago Collective announced its formation as a new community coalition working to move Chicago to a 100% clean,...
carolinas

Duke Energy Receives Strong Response From Carolinas Solar RFP

Duke Energy has announced the results of its request for proposals seeking solar energy in the Carolinas.The RFP opened to market participants in July. In the...
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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...
capitol

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...
solar power

MIT: Explaining The Plummeting Cost Of Solar Power

MIT researchers uncover the factors that have caused photovoltaic module costs to drop by 99%.The dramatic drop in the cost of solar photovoltaic modules,...
ferc

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...
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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

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...
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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...
electricity

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...
solar

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...