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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.


The Time For Home Solar Is Now

February 3rd, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Evelyn Huang, Chief Customer Experience Officer at SunRun, looks at the many options that make solar affordable and accessible to everyone. Solar has become a “need to have” for the everyday person, not just a “nice to have” for the wealthy


Positive Solar Market Development in the US — Even in Times of Import Tariffs

May 28th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

On January 22, 2018, the Trump administration levied a 30% tariff on solar imports to the US. Although they acknowledged that from 2012 to 2016 the volume of solar generation capacity installed annually in the US more than tripled, the administration also claimed that the numbers had been artificially inflated by “low-priced solar cells and modules from China.” According to a fact sheet released by the US Trade Representative, this tariff will last for 4 years and will fall by 5% annually, dropping to a 15% tariff in


Stop Following Elon Musk & Just Do Your Job

April 17th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Following Elon Musk and SolarCity has been the demise of many organizations. Musk is a brilliant mind. He thinks creatively on several different levels simultaneously and knows well how to leverage investor funds to build and experiment while keeping everyone waiting for tomorrow. But, and hold on to your seat, he built a terribly flawed model.


3 Reasons President-Elect Donald Trump Won’t Kill The Solar Industry

December 21st, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Trump's talk about coal and natural gas, and wind and solar expense (which isn't true, by the way) may not lead to the end of renewable energy in the United States. In fact, solar likely will continue to flourish under the new administration because the industry creates jobs, prices are dropping, and it has consistently had support from both sides of the political aisle


Solar Jobs In US Increase 13.2% In 2012

November 2nd, 2012 | by Chelsea

During the last few days of the election, when politicians scramble to make promises about jobs and the economy, only a fool would ignore this statistic: employment in the solar industry has grown 13.2 percent over the last year.


Support the Solar Industry, Boost the Economy

April 19th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

The Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing (CASM) published a survey of itself this week, stating that four of its founding manufacturers purchased upwards of $400 million in goods and services last year in an effort to keep American solar industry



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