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The Highs and Lows for Solar in 2020

By nearly all measures, 2020 was a trying year. And though the solar industry will end the year with more stability than most sectors of the economy - Wood Mackenzie projects 43 percent growth this year - the year still sowed uncertainty and...

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Balancing Variable Solar and Wind Energy...

Wind and solar energy have hit a critical new milestone: it’s now cheaper to build a wind or solar farm than it is to build a new natural gas plant. There is no “renewable penalty” for electricity now and responsible utilities need to...

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Americans, Solar Tax Credits Just Got a Two-year ...

If you are a US homeowner and are considering installing rooftop solar panels, there’s good news. Congress has extended the current rooftop solar tax credit incentive of 26%, which was about to expire at the end of 2020, for two years...

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US Funding Available for "High-Risk, Innovative Solar...

Are you concerned in "high-risk, revolutionary photo voltaic analysis and expertise growth tasks with potential for commercialization?" In that case, Uncle Sam desires you! Extra particularly, you're free to submit letters of intent to the U.S....

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"Once you got a solar panel on a roof, energy is free. Once we convert our entire electricity grid to green and renewable energy, cost of living goes down."
- Elizabeth May
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Solar Power Beamed Down to Earth From Space Moves Forward

I know, right!? It sounds crazy, but plans are in the works to harvest solar power in space and beam it down to you wherever you are, any time, any place, any weather. Kind of like GPS, only without the disembodied voice ordering you around.

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How Many Solar Panels Do We Need to Save the Climate?...

"We know the world needs to de-fossilize its energy systems," says Christian Breyer, professor of solar economics at LUT University in Lappeenranta, Finland, whose research group models transition pathways to future zero-emissions energy systems. ...

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Some Farmers Are Using Sheep Instead of Landscapers to...

By 2030, 50% of the electricity in Maryland will need to come from renewable sources, such as solar. Other states have similar mandates. Solar panels capture sunlight and turn it into electricity. The panels can be mounted on rooftops or...

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Call for Participation

The 50th Annual National Solar Conference will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder in Boulder, CO from August 3-6, 2021. We invite you to submit a proposal for a presentation at ASES's 50th national annual conference "SOLAR 2021:...

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Solar World Congress 2020 December 2020 to November 2021 as a virtual online conference, will be celebrating "ISES at 50 - The Century of Solar".

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon ® 2021 Design Challenge April 16–18, 2021.

SOLAR 2021 August 3-6, 2021, University of Colorado, Boulder.

National Solar Tour October 2-3, 2021, Nationwide. This year's tour will remain online through 2020!
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