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Wind jobs are growing in farm and factory towns across America

By Paul Dvorak This article comes from AWEA. U.S. wind power continues to create jobs across the country, employing a record 105,500 men and women. Wind projects or wind-related factories are present in all 50 states, plus Guam and Puerto Rico, and farming communities and factory towns are the biggest beneficiaries. Bipartisan support is strong…

Michigan Utility Under Fire For Alleged PURPA Violations

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent What Happened:DTE Energy is in the news again, and it is yet again not for a good reason. Greenwood Solar has filed a complaint against the utility alleging that it is not negotiating to buy their electricity in good faith as is required under the Public Utility…

Majority Of US Voters Oppose Trump’s Solar Tariffs

By Joshua S Hill Nearly 60% of American voters oppose tariffs recently imposed on imported solar cells and modules by US President Trump according to a new survey, including a majority in districts classified as “very red” despite nearly 60% of Republicans favoring the tariffs. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Schletter U.S. Files For Chapter 11

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent What Happened: Schletter’s U.S. subsidiary filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the Western District of North Carolina, where the company’s headquarters are located. By written consent of the company’s board of directors, Schletter is seeking protection from between 299 and 1,000 creditors. The filing, signed by…

Forbes Article Reveals 320 GW Of Untapped Solar Potential

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent What Happened:Long-time solar industry denizen Silvio Marcacci took to Forbes to argue that low- and middle-income Americans could represent a 320 GW untapped solar market in the United States. Marcacci’s conclusions are based on a new report out of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory – the first…

Sunrise Solar Solutions wins new religious-focused Solarize contract in New York

By Kelly Pickerel Sunrise Solar Solutions has just won its 10th Solarize contract, Solarize Our Congregation, a new solar power program bringing quality solar installations at discounted pricing to members and friends of selected religious organizations. Sunrise Solar Solutions was named the official solar installer for the Hudson River Presbytery-South, which includes 34 Presbyterian congregations…

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