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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...
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Trump Administration Mulls Coal, Nuclear Bailouts; Energy Groups React

The Trump administration reportedly has plans in the works to direct U.S. grid operators to purchase power from struggling coal and nuclear facilities -...
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Republican U.S. Senators Fight For Solar Tariff Exclusions

Citing the preservation of American jobs, several Republican U.S. senators are urging the Trump administration to exclude 72-cell, 1,500-volt solar panels from the 30%...
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DOE Announces $72M For Next-Gen Concentrating Solar Power Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $72 million for new projects to advance high-temperature concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. The agency says the projects...
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U.S. Senators Propose PURPA Reform: ‘Times Have Changed’ Since ’78

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and James Risch, R-Idaho, have introduced legislation to modernize the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), which...
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U.S. Moving Back Up In Renewables Attractiveness Index

Overtaking India, the U.S. has climbed to second place in the latest renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI) issued by EY, a global provider...
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Survey Of 2,000 U.S. Voters Finds Majority Oppose Solar Tariffs

A new survey from the Program for Public Consultation (PPC) at the University of Maryland finds that nearly six in ten voters oppose the...
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Bipartisan Bill Seeks Solar Tariff Repeal

Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., has introduced the bipartisan Protecting American Solar Jobs Act, which would repeal the Trump administration's solar tariffs. H.R.5571 was introduced along with Reps....
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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...
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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...