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Solar Prices Drop as Project Numbers Continue to Grow

by Higgins_James Student

Over the past fiscal year, the U.S. solar industry has grown dramatically as we move into 2016. With over 135,000 installations emerging in the first half of 2015, we now see a new installation every 2 minutes. Since the implementation of t… more...

  Filed under: Solar

0 replies | 1895 views | Posted on: 06/13/2016 | Last updated: 10/08/2017

An Introduction to Community Solar

by Higgins_James Student

If you are looking to ‘Go Solar’ there are many great options available, but one option worth looking into is Community Solar. The term Community Solar refers to a community based solar project that is owned by residents, or people that… more...

  Filed under: Solar

0 replies | 2906 views | Posted on: 06/15/2016 | Last updated: 07/23/2016

How Sustainable is the Current Growth in Solar?

by NathanKashdan Student

A new article from Vox.com http://www.vox.com/2015/7/27/9048201/rooftop-solar-vulnerable by energy columnist David Roberts explains that the current boom in rooftop solar technologies is currently being threatened. Policies like net-meterin… more...

  Filed under: Solar

1 replies | 597 views | Posted on: 07/28/2015 | Last updated: 06/17/2016

Google's Project Sunroof Helps You See if Solar Panels are Right for You

by NathanKashdan Student

Google has just released their Project Sunroof, which utilizes Google Maps to see how much money you will save by installing solar panels on your roof. This is done by first analyzing how much sun will hit your roof (based on satellite data… more...

  Filed under: Solar

0 replies | 466 views | Posted on: 08/19/2015 | Last updated: 08/19/2015

 

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