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Feds Seek Input On Solar Leasing Area Near Vegas

The Las Vegas Field Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comments on a proposed...
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DOE Announces $105 Million Solar Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is offering $105.5 million in funding for approximately 70 solar projects. According to the...
u.s.

SEIA To USTR: New Tariffs Are Already Hurting U.S. Solar Companies

The Solar Energy Industries Association has submitted formal comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) regarding the Trump administration's consideration of exclusions under the...
solar tax credits

Don’t Forget To Claim Your Solar Tax Credits

With April 15 quickly approaching, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is reminding eligible solar consumers to claim the 30% investment tax credit (ITC)...
california

BLM Holding Public Meeting On Crimson Solar Project In California

The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office has scheduled a public scoping meeting for the Crimson Solar Project, proposed in...
u.s.

Despite Hurdles, U.S. Solar ‘Delivered Impressively’ In 2017

Although overall growth of the U.S. solar industry was down in 2017 compared to 2016's record-shattering numbers, last year’s capacity additions still represent 40% growth...
solar tax credit

IRS: Solar Energy Storage Upgrade Is Eligible For Tax Credit

In a new letter ruling (PLR 201809003) issued on March 2, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled that a residential behind-the-meter solar energy storage...
america

A State-By-State View Of U.S. Renewable Energy In 2017

As part of its Electric Power Monthly series, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its year-end 2017 energy figures this week, detailing electricity production, use and...
solar installation

Survey: How Do U.S. Installers Plan To Handle New Solar Tariff Costs?

EnergySage and the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) have released the results of the third annual Solar Installer Survey, showing that the...
electric storage

FERC Releases Final Rule On Electric Storage Participation For Regional Grid Operators

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today voted to remove barriers to the participation of electric storage resources in the capacity, energy and ancillary...
budget

Proposed Trump Budget Slashes Clean Energy Funding

Clean energy groups across the board are speaking out in opposition of President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget, which includes cuts to...
eia

EIA: What Would It Take For Renewables To Surpass Natural Gas In U.S. Power...

The U.S.’ future electricity generation mix, including wind and solar, will depend largely on the price of natural gas, according to new findings from...

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