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With Hong Kong struggling to meet emission targets, village leaders are keen for solar energy. But they say the … – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostWith Hong Kong struggling to meet emission targets, village leaders are keen for solar energy. But they say the …South China Morning PostHong Kong’s rural patriarchs are lobbying for tax concessions and relaxed regulations on building structures for villagers who are willing to invest in cleaner – but more expensive – solar energy. Their calls come as the city struggles to meet its …and more »

How Tamil Nadu became one of the world’s leading renewable energy markets – Quartz

QuartzHow Tamil Nadu became one of the world’s leading renewable energy marketsQuartzThe southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is one of the top nine markets globally to have achieved an exceptionally large share of renewable power generation, according to a report by US-based think-tank Institute for Energy Economics and Financial …and more »

Despite Big Coal Lobby, Australia to Double Solar Energy in 2018 – Truthdig

TruthdigDespite Big Coal Lobby, Australia to Double Solar Energy in 2018TruthdigAustralia’s march to solar power is a reason for climate optimism because it is happening under adverse circumstances. Australia has a big and important coal industry that spends millions on lobbying and election campaigns, and the Australian …

Former coal miner turns to solar energy – Richmond Register

Former coal miner turns to solar energyRichmond Register“Solar energy, for the first time and the way the laws are, make it possible to do that if you can rake up enough money to have it installed,” Tackett said. But that would change under a bill in the state House of Representatives sponsored by Rep. Jim …

Virden solar energy company hit hard by end of gov’t program – Virden Empire Advance

Virden Empire AdvanceVirden solar energy company hit hard by end of gov’t programVirden Empire AdvanceManitoba Hydro’s Solar Energy Program, launched two years ago, offered property owners cash incentives, financing and the buy-back of excess solar energy. Although demand for the program far exceeded the utility’s expectations (over 800 systems were …

Fort Wayne’s first solar farm could be coming to the southeast side – News Sentinel

News SentinelFort Wayne’s first solar farm could be coming to the southeast sideNews SentinelIt was also announced that the project would help reduce residents’ costs by reducing electric expenses through the use of solar energy, although no details were provided at the time. “I thought we might have had more (solar arrays) by now,” McMillan …

Crowder’s MARET center to offer wind, solar energy classes – Joplin Globe

Crowder’s MARET center to offer wind, solar energy classesJoplin GlobeNEOSHO, Mo. — Crowder College will once again offer community education classes in alternative and renewable energy, although this time it will not be free. The classes were first offered last fall by the Roy Blunt Center for Missouri Alternative and …

Rooftop solar – the driving force behind Hawaii’s clean energy future – Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)Rooftop solar – the driving force behind Hawaii’s clean energy futurePacific Business News (Honolulu)The data clearly shows the importance of solar energy in achieving the state’s goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Peck, however, also noted that Hawaiian Electric’s RPS figure for rooftop photovoltaic systems is based on a combination of …

State approves projects that will create Ohio’s two largest solar farms – Columbus Business First

Columbus Business FirstState approves projects that will create Ohio’s two largest solar farmsColumbus Business FirstThe company estimates that it will add 644 construction jobs and $43.3 million in earnings during construction and create 17 jobs and $1 million a year in earnings during operations. Hardin Solar Energy, a subsidiary of Invenergy Solar Development …Ohio’s two largest solar-array projects get state’s OK to proceedThe Columbus Dispatchall 2 news articles »

Michigan tax tribunal sees case on solar energy systems – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeeMichigan tax tribunal sees case on solar energy systemsSacramento BeeA Michigan resident is at the center of a solar energy taxation debate that could affect property owners statewide. The dispute revolves around how much value Mark Clevey’s residential solar energy system adds to his home and if that value should be …and more »

Michigan Tax Tribunal Sees Case on Solar Energy Systems – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportMichigan Tax Tribunal Sees Case on Solar Energy SystemsU.S. News & World ReportIn this Dec. 14, 2016, photo, Mark Clevey, vice chairman of the Ann Arbor Energy Commission, stands in front of his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he had solar panels installed. The city of Ann Arbor believes the system improves Clevey’s property and …Michigan tax tribunal sees case on solar energy systems – WLUCUpperMichigansSource.comall 2 news articles »

Job loss shows effects of solar energy regulatory actions on Vermont – Vermont Biz

NJ SpotlightJob loss shows effects of solar energy regulatory actions on VermontVermont BizRenewable Energy Vermont The new National Solar Jobs Census show a loss of 232 full-time jobs in the state’s workforce after a 2017 marked by a volatile regulatory environment. “More than 1,500 families are supported by a full-time Vermont solar job …New Incentive for NJ Homeowners, Businesses to Install Solar PanelsNJ SpotlightGoing solar has never been easier — or better for the environmentBaltimore SunOPINION: Natural gas lobby attacking residential solar in KentuckyThe Lane ReportUtility Dive -Natural Resources Defense Council -Houston Chronicleall 30 news articles »

Trump Foe Tom Steyer Launches Solar Energy Measures in Three … – Phoenix New Times

Phoenix New TimesTrump Foe Tom Steyer Launches Solar Energy Measures in Three …Phoenix New TimesBillionaire Democrat Tom Steyer is behind 2018 ballot measures launched in Arizona and two other states this week that would take Arizona’s solar power generation to new heights. Supporters of the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona Committee, backed by …and more »