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Solar Photovoltaic Up 21 Percent - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The United States installed a total of 1.133GW of solar photovoltaics in the second quarter (calendar) – down 16% on the first quarter, but up 21% year-on-year – the country’s Solar Energy Industries’ Association has found.
The result has the US on track for 6.5GW of PV installs for the year – a 36 per cent …Read More

Will Solar Eliminate Utilities? - Thursday, August 21, 2014

If you’re thinking of packing up the kids and moving to Hawaii, you better consider this one drawback: energy is crazy expensive there!  A few months ago, Bloomberg covered a story about how a family living in a neighborhood on the island of Oahu was paying 37 cents per kilowatt-hour (as opposed to the 12 …Read More

according to a report released by Environment America Research & Policy Center — Solar energy is on the rise across the United States.
Over the course of the last decade, the amount of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the United States has increased more than 120-fold, from 97 megawatts in 2003 to more than 12,000 megawatts …Read More

PSEG Long Island announced today a coordinated effort with New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to launch On-Bill Recovery and Smart Energy Loans.
Beginning August 1st, all PSEG Long Island residential customers are able to apply for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems from local contractors through a Smart Energy Loan or …Read More