Category: Solar Policy

Conservatives Team Up with Solar Industry to Spread Florida Solar

The Florida solar industry just got a big boost with the clearance of a petition to allow Floridians to purchase solar power directly from other consumers.
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Historic Solar Homes: Not as Difficult as You Might Think

It may seem impossible to bring protected historic homes into the solar age, but by following existing guidelines and taking some precautions, creating historic solar homes is possible.
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How Canada Could Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy

A new report from leading Canadian academics finds plenty of renewable energy potential if the government gets serious about climate change.
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What’s the Problem with Louisiana Solar Incentives?

More accurately, we should ask what is the problem with the people who are attacking Louisiana solar incentives...
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New French Law: New Buildings Must Have Green Roofs or Solar Roofs

In a move sure boost the country's solar industry, a law just approved in France says new commercial buildings must have plants or panels on their roofs.
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California’s New Solar Homes Partnership (Finally) Starts to Take Off

The program to build new solar homes in new subdivisions has taken eight years to hit 45 MW of capacity — and has a goal of reaching 360 MW by 2017.
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A Closer Look at the Groundbreaking New York Solar Plan

The Reforming the Energy Vision project, while still in a proposal phase, could make the New York solar market a model for the rest of the nation.
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A Tale of Two States: North Carolina Solar vs. South Carolina Solar

What makes North Carolina a solar superstar, while its southern neighbor has only just plugged in to the solar boom? The answers are obvious and surprising.
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Hawaii is On Course to Go 100% Renewable by 2040

The sun-drenched state is about to strengthen its energy legislation to require 100 percent renewable energy by 2040.
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How North Carolina Solar Succeeded — and How Other States Can Too

Thanks to a strong policies and a value chain made up of local investors, developers and component manufacturers, North Carolina solar is a success story. Yet if the state is ...
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