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EnergySage: U.S.-Made Panels Falling In Popularity Under Solar Tariffs

Despite tariffs implemented by the Trump administration, American-made solar panels are decreasing in popularity, according to the latest EnergySage Solar Marketplace Intel...
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Solar, Wind Groups Support Storage Tax Credit Proposal

U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., has proposed a bill that would create an investment tax credit (ITC) for energy storage systems.

U.S. Launches Solar Trade Investigation Following Hanwha Complaints

Citing a complaint from Hanwha Q CELLS, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has announced a new trade investigation focused on certain...

Enel Talks U.S. Wind And Solar: Trends, Opportunities And The Hot Texas Market

This year, Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA) began constructing a pair of Texas solar and wind projects that are poised to...
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U.S. Enters ‘Coal Cost Crossover’ Thanks To Falling Solar, Wind Costs

According to new research, the U.S. has entered a "coal cost crossover," meaning the majority of existing coal plants are increasingly more...

EIA: U.S. Renewable Electricity Generation Has Doubled In 10 Years

Renewable generation provided a new record of 742 million MWh of electricity in 2018, which is nearly double the 382 million MWh...
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Solar And Wind Each Beat Natural Gas For New Generating Capacity In January

According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of newly released data from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), new solar...

Following ‘Growing Pains’ In 2018, U.S. Solar Poised For Rebound

For the third year in a row, the U.S. solar industry installed double-digit gigawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity, according to a newly...
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Renewables Could Beat Nuclear For U.S. Electrical Generation In 2020

An analysis by the nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign of data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirms continued strong growth...

Hanwha Q CELLS Files Patent Infringement Complaints Against JinkoSolar, LONGi Solar And REC Group

Global solar module manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS has filed patent infringement complaints against JinkoSolar, REC Group and LONGi Solar.

U.S. Senators Push For Huawei Solar Inverter Ban

On Monday, citing national security threats, a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy and Department...
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Ocasio-Cortez, Markey Propose Green New Deal

U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., have introduced joint resolutions in the Senate and House, respectively,...