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This is your SolarWakeup for March 13th, 2019

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Philadelphia To Be Partially Powered By 70-MW Solar Farm

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Leading clean energy developer Community Energy announced the approval of a 70-megawatt (MW) solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in Adams County, Pennsylvania to power government facilities in Philadelphia. The solar farm, named Adams Solar LLC, will produce enough electricity to operate 22 percent of Philadelphia government buildings…

Freedom Forever Doubles 2017 Revenues And Expects Banner 2019

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Freedom Forever, one of America’s fastest growing solar power companies, announced today that the company has doubled its revenues in 2018 from $55 million to $110 million. Freedom Forever has established itself as one of the home solar industry’s most dynamic forces – and is poised for…

New Window For North Carolina Solar Rebates Opens January 2

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent As North Carolina climbed the list of best solar states in the country, the growth was often attributed to utility-scale solar installations. But Duke Energy wants to remind you that it’s also provides nearly $6 million in solar rebates to 1,300 residential and commercial distributed generation customers,…

New York Pledges 3 GW Of Energy Storage By 2030

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent When New York announces clean energy goals, they do it in the only way the Empire State knows how to do anything: They do it big. So it was when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his latest bid to reclaim New York’s leadership in the clean energy push…

The Energy Show: Manufacturing Solar in the U.S. with Auxin Solar

By Frank Andorka The Energy Show: By Barry Cinnamon Attention U.S. Department of Commerce: your well-intentioned efforts to help the U.S. solar panel manufacturing industry are not working. Even with 30%+ tariffs on imported solar panels and cells, the remaining U.S. manufacturers are struggling to stay competitive. The good news, as one would expect, is…

Tariffs Squeeze Utility-Scale Solar In Third Quarter Of 2018

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Ah. There it is. After escaping several quarters largely unscathed by the insane Trump tariffs on solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association and Woods Mackenzie report that the third quarter of 2018 saw the 30% tariffs take a bite out of the utility-scale sector. Though not unexpected,…

This is your SolarWakeup for December 13th, 2018

By Solar wakeup Hopper On SolarWakeup Live! Abby Hopper is the CEO of SEIA and she joined me on SolarWakeup Live! to talk about the state of the solar industry. She’s been the CEO for an entire solar year, SPI to SPI, and it all started with tariffs. In this conversation we talk about where…

Massachusetts To Receive Influx Of Community Solar Projects

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Community solar is one of the fastest growing segments of the solar industry right now despite only 19 states having active governmental support through policies and incentives to encourage community solar projects. Massachusetts is one of those states, however, with its SMART incentive program having specific enticements…

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