Articles Tagged with ''solar power''

Vista Solar to Install Solar System for Food and Wine Distributor

The System Will Generate Over 99 Percent of Lettieri & Company’s Energy Needs
July 14, 2014

Vista Solar, a California commercial solar electric design and installation firm, announced that it will install a 160-kW solar system for food and wine distributor, Lettieri & Company.


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June 19, 2014: US Residential Solar Exceeds Commercial for First Time in First Quarter

Ongoing Strength in Residential Sector and Volatility in Commercial Market Spurred This Milestone
June 19, 2014

According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q1 2014 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. installed 232 megawatts of residential PV, exceeding the commercial market’s 225 megawatts for the first time in the history of the report.


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May 29, 2014: Walmart Commits to Doubling On-site Solar in the US by 2020

Walmart Has Made Significant Progress toward Its Goal to be Supplied by 100 Percent Renewable Energy
May 29, 2014

Walmart has announced that it will double the number of on-site solar energy projects at its United States stores, Sam’s Clubs, and distribution centers by 2020. The commitment is part of Walmart’s global initiative to produce or procure 7 billion kWh of renewable energy by the end of 2020.


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May 27, 2014: Enphase Energy, HERO Program Partner to Finance Solar Systems

Finance Program Measures Community Solar Impact Using Enphase’s Enlighten Software
May 27, 2014

Enphase Energy Inc. announced that its partnership with Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO), a leading residential energy efficiency financing program, has resulted in more than 1,200 financed solar systems.


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May 22, 2014: NREL Assembles Working Group to Explore Solar Lending Potential

‘Banking on Solar’ Includes Members Representing the Solar, Banking, Legal, Regulatory, and Financial Industries
May 22, 2014

Increasingly, loan products are being offered to homeowners and businesses for the installation of solar. However, barriers still remain. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has convened a working group called “Banking on Solar” to engage lenders and other stakeholders to address these barriers.


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May 21, 2014: N.Y. Governor Announces $1 Billion Commitment to Solar Power

Long-Term Funding Certainty Expected to Create New Economic Opportunities
May 21, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a nearly $1 billion commitment to NY-Sun, which is expected to significantly expand deployment of solar power throughout the state. The NY-Sun initiative provides long-term funding for solar that is expected to boost existing businesses and attract new investments.


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May 19, 2014: Solar Power in the US Shows Explosive Growth

Going Forward Growth Will Continue but at a Slower Pace
May 19, 2014

The solar power market in the United States has experienced clear skies over the five years to 2014, according to a report by IBISWorld, propelled by favorable government incentives and costs that have continued to fall.


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May 14, 2014: First Power and Light Changes Name to VOLT Solar, Opens Mass. Office

Company Has Goal of Becoming a Leading Wholesale Solar Panel Distributor
May 14, 2014

First Power and Light Inc. has formally changed its name to VOLT Solar Systems Inc. The company also announced the opening of a new office in Wakefield, Massachusetts.


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May 9, 2014: Oregon Institute of Technology Recognized for Use of Geothermal, Solar

University Will Generate Most — If Not All — Electrical Power from Renewable Sources
May 9, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) for boosting its use of clean energy at the first campus in America to be heated by geothermal energy, achieving a major milestone toward its goal of making all seven schools in the Oregon University System carbon-neutral by 2020. 


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May 7, 2014: Carrier and SolarCity Announce Solar Partnership

Customers Who Purchase a Carrier Product and Install Solar Will Receive a $1,000 Rebate
May 7, 2014

Carrier has announced a new partnership with SolarCity, a full-service solar power provider, that allows Carrier-trained technicians and comfort consultants to offer solar services to Carrier customers. Those who purchase a new Carrier product and choose to install SolarCity solar panels will receive a $1,000 rebate.


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