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The Case For Solar As A Way To Reduce Our Reliance On Foreign Energy

Wartime technologies have always had a habit of working their way into post-war civilian applications - everything from microwaves to GPS to the internet,...
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Solar Owners Must Have The Correct Tax Appetite To Match Their Solar Energy Credits

One of the major reasons taxpayers are drawn to business opportunities in the solar space are the benefits provided by solar energy tax credits. Although...
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How Much Could A Coal And Nuclear Bailout Cost The U.S.?

In response to the Trump administration's proposed plan to bail out failing coal and nuclear plants across the country, The Brattle Group - a...
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Pruitt Out, Wheeler In At The EPA

Scott Pruitt is officially out as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). On Thursday, President Donald Trump tweeted that he had accepted Pruitt's...
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FERC Commissioner Powelson Stepping Down

Robert F. Powelson, a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), has announced his resignation to become president and CEO of the National...
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New Group To Educate Electric Reliability Regulators On Clean Energy

GridLab and Grid Strategies LLC have launched a new educational effort, CleanNERC, designed to represent the interests of clean energy technologies and increase the...
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What To Know About The IRS’ New Solar ITC Guidance

On June 22, the IRS released Notice 2018-59, guidance that provides rules to determine when a solar project begins construction for investment tax credit...
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IRS’ New Solar ITC Guidance A Boon For Developers

Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released guidance establishing when construction starts for solar projects under tax law. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA),...
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EIA: Nearly 25% Of Scheduled U.S. Solar Didn’t Come Online In 2017

About 3.9 GW of utility-scale solar PV capacity was completed as scheduled last year, while 1.2 GW was delayed to 2018 or beyond, according...
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New U.S. Senate Bill Would Help Veterans Secure Jobs In Clean Energy

A newly introduced bipartisan bill aims to help U.S. veterans gain training and credentials to secure jobs in the fast-growing sectors of the low-...
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Solar Market Drops Quarterly, But Industry Is ‘Too Strong To Be Set Back For...

Showing resiliency in spite of the new tariffs on imported modules, the U.S. solar market added 2.5 GW of solar PV in the first...
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Protecting American Solar Jobs Act Rolls Out In Senate

Today, U.S. Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., introduced a bipartisan bill to repeal President Donald Trump’s decision to impose up to...