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Minnesota moving up in rankings for solar energy – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinnesota moving up in rankings for solar energyMinneapolis Star TribuneMinnesota’s national ranking for solar energy capacity has climbed significantly after a flurry of new projects have come online. During the first quarter, the state ranked fourth nationally for new solar power installations compared with the same …New report ranks Nevada 4th nationally in solar capacityLas Vegas Review-JournalSolar accounts for 30 percent of new energy in US so far this yearEnvironment AmericaUS solar market added more than two gigawatts in first quarter of 2017, new study showsCNBCKallanish Energy (subscription) -Greentech Media -Portland Business Journalall 20 news articles »

Group-buying makes solar energy more affordable for Wauwatosa homeowners – Wauwatosa Now

Wauwatosa NowGroup-buying makes solar energy more affordable for Wauwatosa homeownersWauwatosa NowA group called Solar Tosa is seeking to combine Tosa homeowners into groups in the effort of creating an opportunity to install cost-effective solar power. “We promote renewable energy through education,” Peter Murphy, Midwest Renewable Energy …China just built the world’s biggest floating solar projectMashableMassachusetts finalizes incentive program for residential and commercial PVpv magazine USAall 21 news articles »

Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorForget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?Christian Science Monitor“If the reports of his comments are true, we are glad to hear that the president appreciates the many benefits of solar energy,” said Dan Whitten, a spokesman for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). That doesn’t mean a “green” wall does …Not The Onion: Trump proposed covering his untenable border wall with solar panelsThinkProgressDonald Trump Proposes Covering Mexican Border Wall With Solar PanelsFuturismTrump pitched solar panels for border wall with Mexico, but local company staying out of discussionPhoenix Business JournalPolitico -Axios -Wall Street Journal -Reutersall 101 news articles »

Solar energy powers millions of green jobs – The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)Solar energy powers millions of green jobsThe Hill (blog)While continued solar energy growth is an economic and climate imperative, it is by no means immune to today’s political tribulations. President Trump giddily brandishes a false promise that he would make great deals and “bring jobs and prosperity to …Solar Energy Boom Turns to Bust for Indian ManufacturersNew York TimesChina is now home to the world’s largest floating solar energy farmShanghaiistPanasonic unit teams with Dominion Energy on Virginia solar powerElectric Light & PowerSmithsonianall 100 news articles »

Solar energy program planned in Oneonta – Oneonta Daily Star

Solar energy program planned in OneontaOneonta Daily StarSouthern Tier Solar Works will present a program in Oneonta about solar energy from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. The public seminar will be at B Side Ballroom in Clinton Plaza, downtown in the city. F…

Solar Power Has Finally Proven That It’s The Energy Source of the Future – Futurism

FuturismSolar Power Has Finally Proven That It’s The Energy Source of the FutureFuturismAs with most energy and cost efficient power alternatives, there’s a lot of misinformation surrounding solar energy — even when we’re faced with hard facts outlining their benefits. Consider the fact that it took nearly 30 years for fluorescent light …and more »

Rural Maine can’t wait for solar energy – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsRural Maine can’t wait for solar energyBangor Daily NewsA critical first step toward building Maine’s next generation economy is passing effective solar energy policy during this legislative session. Solar power expansion goes hand in hand with job growth, energy independence, lower energy costs and reduced …

Solar Energy Boom Turns to Bust for Indian Manufacturers – New York Times

Hydrogen Fuel NewsSolar Energy Boom Turns to Bust for Indian ManufacturersNew York TimesNEW DELHI — Some of India’s biggest solar equipment makers are facing financial collapse, priced out by Chinese competitors as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government prioritises cheap power over local manufacturing despite his ‘Make in India’ push.NEXTracker Achieves 1 GW of Solar Tracker Sales in IndiaPR Newswire (press release)The latest solar scam: “Investing” in “solar timeshares” aka “community solar gardens.” Only $100/month for 20 yearsAmerican Enterprise InstituteIndia is beginning to move away from coal in favor of solar energyHydrogen Fuel NewsPublic News Service -Motley Fool -Tallahassee.comall 42 news articles »

China completed the world’s biggest floating solar energy farm – Business Insider

Business InsiderChina completed the world’s biggest floating solar energy farmBusiness InsiderImages of the Beijing smog and millions of people wearing masks to be able to breathe are among the more dramatic depictions of air pollution caused by excessive industrialization. Now that China is turning away from industrial manufacturing and …

Ann Arbor urges residents to use solar energy – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressAnn Arbor urges residents to use solar energyDetroit Free PressAnn Arbor is encouraging residents to go solar to help meet the city’s community-wide goals of significantly reducing carbon emissions. The city council unanimously adopted a new policy last month requiring all renovations of city facilities that are …Ann Arbor pushes for community to adopt more solar energyWWMT-TVall 3 news articles »

Court upholds Maine regulators’ rollback of solar energy incentives – Press Herald

Press HeraldCourt upholds Maine regulators’ rollback of solar energy incentivesPress HeraldThe Maine Supreme Court has upheld the Public Utilities Commission’s budgeting for the state’s energy efficiency program. The court turned back a challenge to the budget process that called for a decrease in financial incentives for the development of …

A solar energy trade war may be looming – R Street Institute – R Street

TheStreet.comA solar energy trade war may be looming – R Street InstituteR StreetA petition recently filed with the International Trade Commission by an Atlanta-based solar manufacturer could cause solar prices in the United States to …Will Trump Bring ‘Economic Nationalism’ to Solar? – TheStreetTheStreet.comTrump is all that stands between U.S. solar manufacturing industry …OregonLive.comall 4 news articles »

Switching to solar energy provides economic benefits, saves lives – News-Medical.net

News-Medical.netSwitching to solar energy provides economic benefits, saves livesNews-Medical.netIn a new study published in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, a team from Michigan Technological University calculated the cost of combusting coal in …Cheaper Solar in India Prompts Rethink for Coal ProjectsBloombergSB Energy States India’s Lowest Solar Tariffs Are Financially ViableCleanTechnicaClean energy revolution likely to continue, despite Trump’s actionBuffalo NewsMotley Fool -Yahoo Finance -Colorado Springs Gazetteall 89 news articles »

Solar Stocks Are Predicting the Paris Agreement Might Not be Dead Yet – Fortune

FortuneSolar Stocks Are Predicting the Paris Agreement Might Not be Dead YetFortuneThe report led the sector at large to go in the negative, with the VanEck Vectors Solar Energy ETF falling 1.3%, which was led by a 3.84% fall in Canadian Solar (csiq), a 2.5% sell off in JinkoSolar (jks), and a 2.1% drop in shares of SolarEdge …How China is leading the world in solar energy productionWired.co.ukThese titans of industry just broke with Trump’s decision to exit the Paris accordsWashington PostCoal, solar stocks fall as US set to ditch Paris climate dealBusiness InsiderSolar Industry -BBC News -Breitbart Newsall 8,981 news articles »