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April 18, 2014: NRG Acquires Roof Diagnostics Solar

Move Significantly Expands NRG’s Residential Solar Business, Complements Existing Network of Installers
April 18, 2014

NRG Energy Inc. has announced the acquisition of Roof Diagnostics Solar (RDS), to support and expand the company’s residential solar business. NRG said RDS will complement its network of independent solar installers and dealers and significantly increase its ability to meet the growing demand for residential solar.


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Dec. 20, 2013: US Solar Industry Records Second Largest Quarter Ever

U.S. Has Now Joined Germany, China, and Japan as Worldwide Leaders
December 20, 2013
GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) has released U.S. Solar Market Insight: 3rd Quarter 2013, which shows that the third quarter of 2013 was the second largest quarter in the history of the U.S. solar market and the largest quarter ever for residential PV installations.


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Oct. 1, 2013: Siemens, Community Colleges Promote Campus Living Laboratories

Colleges Reduce Their Carbon Footprints While Providing Hands-On Learning for Students
October 1, 2013
Thirty community college leaders and Siemens Industry Inc. are convening for a national event to promote campus living laboratories. Living laboratories are green and building system installations (e.g., solar panels, energy monitoring, etc.) that reduce colleges’ carbon footprints while serving as learning opportunities for students.


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Aug. 19, 2013: Edison International Acquires Distributed Solar Company

SoCore Energy Designs, Installs, and Operates Commercial-Scale Solar Installations
August 19, 2013
Edison International announced that it has completed the acquisition of SoCore Energy LLC. Based in Chicago, SoCore Energy is a distributed solar developer focused on commercial rooftop installations. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.


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July 5, 2013: Walgreens to Expand Solar to an Additional 200 Stores

Solar Rollout Positions Walgreens as Leading Retailer in Number of Solar Installations
July 5, 2013
Walgreens, together with Chicago-based solar developer SoCore Energy, announced they will build more than 200 new solar installations at Walgreens drugstores throughout California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York. 


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June 12, 2013: REC Solar Completes 10,000th Residential Solar Installation

Solar Designer/Installer Tops 160 MW Installed Nationally
June 12, 2013
REC Solar, a leader in solar electric system design and installation, announced that it has installed 10,000 residential solar systems nationwide. Since the company’s founding in 1997, REC Solar said it has installed more than 160 megawatts of residential, commercial, and utility-scale solar power.


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April 18, 2013: Funding Through NY-Sun to Add 52 MW of Solar Capacity in New York

April 18, 2013
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $46 million has been awarded under his NY-Sun initiative for solar energy projects that will add 52 megawatts to the state’s solar capacity. This announcement follows a year of significant growth for solar installations in the state as a result of the NY-Sun initiative.


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REC Solar Brings 3.5 MW of Solar Power to 12 Arizona Public Schools

April 8, 2013
REC Solar, a leader in solar system design and installation, has announced the completion of solar installations totaling 3.5 MW at 12 Arizona public schools. The systems will provide enough power to reduce the schools’ electricity bills by up to 20 percent, said the company.


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Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling Now Provides Solar Solutions

November 5, 2012
Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling announced that it is now providing solar energy solutions for homes in Philadelphia, South Jersey, and Delaware.


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Cashing in on Solar Thermal Energy

September 24, 2012
While the price of energy continues to rise, more homeowners are seeking energy independence through renewable energy sources including solar energy. In turn, a growing number of HVAC contractors are adding solar installations, solar thermal technology, solar-equipped air conditioning units, and more to their repertoire.


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