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IKEA Plugs-in Expanded Solar Panel Array at Boston-Area Store

The Solar Expansion Sits Atop a 58,575-Square-Foot Store Extension Completed Last Summer

IKEA has officially plugged-in an expanded solar energy array atop its Boston-area store that opened nine years ago in Stoughton, Massachusetts. The 51,516-square-foot solar panel addition consists of a 318-kW system built with 1,248 panels, and will produce 385,900 kWh more electricity annually for the store.


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US Solar PV Installations Rise

PV Capacity Reaches Record 6,201 MW in 2014

Solar accounted for 32 percent of the nation’s new generating capacity in 2014, beating out wind energy and coal for the second year in a row. Only natural gas constituted a greater share of new generating capacity.


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Feb. 24, 2015: Solar Job Growth Is Benefitting the Economy

Report Indicates Solar Is One of the Fastest-Growing Industries in the United States

Stating that it revealed “very encouraging trends,” Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), highlighted the findings of The Solar Foundation’s latest State Solar Job Census.


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Fortinet Turns to Solar for Its Corporate Campus

Solar Energy System Covers Two Rooftops and Three Parking Lots

Fortinet has flipped the switch on a 900 kW solar electric system which blankets its Santa Clara, California, corporate campus. The company’s commitment to sustainable business practices is now exhibited with the installation of this solar energy system which covers two rooftops and three parking lots.


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Oct. 7, 2014: Solar4America Rolls Out National Program for Fixed Cost Electricity

Initiative Supports American Jobs, Manufacturing, and Energy Independence by Sourcing from Domestic Producers

PetersenDean has announced that its Solar4America campaign will begin offering electricity to consumers nationwide at under six cents per kilowatt hour. The program has already been launched in Arizona and California and will roll out to Texas in October, with four other states to follow in the first quarter of 2015.


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