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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

US Wind Energy Foundation Rebrands As Wind Solar Alliance

October 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States' Wind Energy Foundation announced this week that it is rebranding to better represent an increased focus on wind and solar energy and will now be known as the Wind Solar Alliance, having also expanded its board of directors to include solar energy experts including two executives from NEXTracker and First Solar

US Solar Market Experiences Slight Turnaround In Q2

September 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Despite recent rocky waters, the US solar saw something of a turnaround in the second quarter, with utility-scale solar procurement soaring and residential installations stabilising, according to new research published this week by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

Solar Energy Industries Association Goes Green(er)

July 20th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The US Solar Energy Industries Association announced this week that it is partnering with energy company WGL Energy in an effort to offset the electricity use and greenhouse gas emissions connected with the group's offices, travel, and events. 

Chinese Solar Shift Rewrites 2018 Forecasts, Prices Expected To Fall By 35%

June 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Highlighting the global solar industry's reliance upon the Chinese market, a decision by the country to curtail solar development in 2018 in an effort to prevent oversupply has resulted in significantly revised forecasts for the Chinese and global solar market in 2018 and expectations that solar module prices will fall by 35%. 

US Solar Adds 10.6 Gigawatts In 2017, Down 30% From 2016

March 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The US solar PV market installed a total of 10.6 gigawatts of new capacity in 2017, according to a new report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), which is down 10% from 2016 and exposing weaknesses in certain market segments and specific locations around the country. 

Trump Imposes 30% Imported Solar Tariff, Threatens 23,000 Jobs In 2018

January 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

After 8 months of uncertainty and vitriol, US President Donald Trump has decided this week to impose a 30% tariff on imported solar cells and modules in response to a Section 201 trade case filed by Suniva and SolarWorld back in April of 2017, a move which will likely cost 23,000 American jobs this year. 

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