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Arizona Sun, US Solar Attract France’s Saint-Gobain

September 21st, 2011 | by Andrew

Saint-Gobain Solar announced that construction of its solar thermal mirror plant in Goodyear, Arizona has begun. The plant is slated to start production in this year's fourth quarter, creating 50 permanent jobs and manufacturing millions of square feet of solar mirrors used in solar thermal and concentrating solar power (CSP) installations, including solar concentration towers and liner Fresnel lenses

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290-Megawatt Solar Power Behemoth Brings 400 New Green Jobs to Arizona

August 8th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

The giant 290-megawatt Agua Caliente Solar Power Project is one step closer to bringing 400 new green jobs to Arizona, thanks to a $967 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy that will get the thin-film photovoltaic project off the ground. The new facility, sponsored by solar giant NRG, will deploy two cutting edge technologies that improve the stability of power supply from the plant to the grid.

State Solar Rankings Report Released By Solar Power Rocks (Interview)

March 15th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Solar power's success at the state level has much to do with how well it is supported with government incentives for consumers and businesses. Fortunately, solar power continues to grow even though the current federal administration is not supportive. Ben Zientara, a Solar Power Rocks lead researcher and policy analyst, answered some questions about the state solar power rankings for CleanTechnica

Largest US Solar Panel Manufacturers By Capacity

December 18th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Some of the largest US solar panel manufacturers by capacity will probably see growth over the next decade as we (society in general) move toward using more sustainable, renewable energy. The US solar panel manufacturing has certainly matured a great deal in the past decade, with many companies not making it while others grow to lead the pack. Solar Power World has published a list of the largest solar panel manufacturers in the US by capacity

Fees Dampen Demand For Rooftop Solar In Alabama

November 18th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Alabama Power, which serves two-thirds of electricity customers in the state, assesses people who have rooftop solar systems a fee of $5.00 a month for each kilowatt their systems generate. Some residential customers are challenging those fees.

Where Tesla Solar Is Most Competitive

September 20th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

While Tesla may be the most recognizable brand name in the realm of electric cars, one of the much less talked about aspects of Tesla's Master Plan is the company's efforts on the solar front. Are Tesla's solar panels as good a deal as their cars? Let's find out

Do Solar Salespeople Oversell Savings?

September 9th, 2019 | by John Farrell

For home or business owners considering solar, their solar developer predicts how much electricity the system will produce and how much the cost of electricity will increase over the years. Just how accurate are these predictions of rooftop solar savings

Utilities Bid To Own Rooftop Solar Even As They Oppose It

July 15th, 2019 | by John Farrell

Four years have passed since ILSR’s initial report on utility-owned rooftop solar, and this 2019 update shows small growth but some potentially large repercussions. This update rehashes the costs and benefits, updates the progress of the four initial programs, highlights a few new programs, and discusses the wider implications

C2 Energy Capital To Build Up C&I Solar Portfolio To 400 Megawatts

May 6th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

C2 Energy Capital plans to increase the size of its commercial and industrial-focused solar portfolio by a factor of four, to 400 megawatts within two years, says Richard Dovere, the co-founder and managing member of the New York-based company

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