Can Rooftop Solar Thrive in an Economic Downturn?

Savvy business leaders must plan for the unexpected even when business is good. So it was that, when Sunrun briefed investors last month on its record solar installations in the fourth quarter of 2019, CEO Lynn Jurich fielded a question from...

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China's COVID-19 Lockdown Crushed Every Form Of Energy...

As China shuttered industries during its coronavirus lockdown in January and February, every form of energy production dropped from prior-year performance but one. Solar was up 12 percent. "In terms of varieties, thermal power and hydropower...

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If we are serious about moving toward energy independence in a cost-effective way, we should invest in solar energy.
–   Bernie Sanders
Solar Energy International Expanding Online Solar...

Solar training organization Solar Energy International is postponing all in-person training that was scheduled for March through May, but will have an expanded focus and training options through the SEI Online Campus during that time. "We wanted...

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How To Give Certainty To US Renewables Regardless of a...

Renewable energy groups are continuing to push to include solar and wind tax credit extensions and "direct pay" provisions in a nearly $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill that failed to move ahead in the U.S. Senate on Monday, after Democrats...

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US Congress Urged to Help Solar Industry Curb COVID-19...

US Congress urged to help solar industry curb COVID-19 crisis Solar panels. Author: Oregon Department of Transportation. License: Creative Commons. Attribution 2.0 Generic March 25 (Renewables Now) - There is an urgent need for stabilising policy ...

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Utility Adds Solar Power, Energy Efficiency to Plan "...

DTE Energy has filed a revised energy plan that will add more solar power and improved energy efficiency programs, Kallanish Energy reports. The Michigan-based company filed a revised Integrated Resource Plan that largely complies with what had...

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Solar Innovation Can Continue With Social Distancing

A little social distancing isn’t enough to stop solar innovation! The American-Made Solar Prize Round 2 Remote Set! Demo Day is happening right now. Today, March 27, 20 semifinalist teams from across the country are vying for the chance to be selected as a finalist, winning $100,000 in cash prizes and $75,000 in support vouchers to continue to the final phase of competition.
 
Watch their pitch videos  and decide who you’re rooting for. Then, join the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on Monday. March 30, at 3:30 p.m. ET for the  live Finalist Announcement webinar . You won’t want to miss this!

Check Your Electricity Rates By State

The monthly Choose Energy® Rate Report shows you just how much energy costs can vary, using electricity prices from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in all 50 states. Information on recent rates and fluctuations may help you...

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EVENTS:

SOLAR 20/20 June 23-26, 2020 at George Washington University in Washington D.C. in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon .

The  National Solar Tour  hosted by ASES and Solar United Neighbors, October 3-4, 2020 and throughout the month of October is the largest grassroots renewable energy event in the nation.

The March Webinar in the ASES Webinar Series will cover the recorded content from the SOLAR 2019 WISE Forum and Luncheon. Register for the webinar now! Please note, ASES Members receive a free promo code, join today .

Solar World Congress from December 2-4, 2020 Melbourne, Australia, where the first ever ISES Solar World Congress took place in 1970, will be celebrating "ISES at 50 - The Century of Solar".

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