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Solar Panel Recycling: Let’s Make It Happen

November 2nd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

This is one of four blogs in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Please see the introductory post, as well as other entries on wind turbines and energy storage batteries


Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

October 4th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

If you've been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I'm returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states


US Southeast’s Solar Industry Doing Better Than Most, But Still Losing Many Jobs

May 20th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Compared to most states, the large installations of North Carolina's solar industry have been less influenced by the economic slide from the pandemic. The question is, will those numbers hold over the next few months? The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) recently released state data on solar job losses. Better news than others only slightly abates the concerns, as North Carolina is still showing 19% fewer solar workers than expected in June according to the data


Target Has Installed 500 Solar Power Systems

January 4th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In 2015, Target, one of the top U.S. corporate solar power installers for 5 straight years, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), committed to achieving 500 solar power installations by 2020. December of 2019, Target announced that it reached its goal (a little bit ahead of schedule)


@SPI2019: Storage Plus EV Charging Leads Innovations

September 29th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The Solar Power International trade show is the largest in the country, and this year was dominated by new entrants in the solar+EV storage category amidst many other ingenious technological advancements in the industry. As such, energy storage represents the plus in the solar+ label, and additional developments like EV charging represent what the industry is now calling Solar++


US Utility-Scale Solar Pipeline Tops 37.9 Gigawatts

September 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States solar industry now boasts the largest pipeline of utility-scale solar projects in history with a record 37.9 gigawatts (GW) of contracted solar, according to the latest figures from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association. 


US Brings 2.7 Gigawatts Of New Solar Online In Q1

June 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States solar industry experienced its biggest first quarter ever, installing 2.7 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity over the first three months of the year, a 10% year-over-year increase and paving the way for what experts believe will be a year with growth of 25%. 


US Adds 10.6 Gigawatts Of Solar In 2018

March 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States added 10.6 gigawatts of new solar photovoltaic capacity in 2018, down slightly on that installed in 2017 but with an expectation that the market will rebound in the years ahead


2019 US Solar Market Outlook

February 24th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

What is happening in the US solar market, and what can we expect in US solar in the next 12 months for the solar industry? We look at what happened in the solar market in 2018 and what we can look forward to in 2019.


Community Solar Specialists SunShare Break Through 100 Megawatts

January 23rd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

SunShare has crossed the 100 megawatt mark for community solar projects it has developed, providing it with the largest active residential subscriber base among all developers in the country. While many community solar developers focus on one or more commercial anchor tenants and backfill demand with resident subscribers, SunShare finances, develops, and operates primarily all-residential community solar systems within its portfolio



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