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Will US Solar Growth Continue To Shock, Explode, & Demolish Under Trump/Bannon/Pence?

February 28th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Solar power growth was more dramatic than almost anyone expected during the Obama administration. That was largely due to global factors — incentives in other countries that ramped up demand in those countries, a subsequent burst in manufacturing capacity (especially in China), and the dramatic drop in solar panel costs that resulted (globally)

SunShot Initiative Pays Off Big-Time For US, Now Faces Trump Ax

February 2nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The SunShot Initiative is a program conceived by the US Department of Energy in 2011 with the goal of reducing the cost of grid scale solar power to under $1.00 per watt by the year 2020. When the program began, the cost of installed solar was more than $4.00 per watt. Solar power was responsible for only one tenth of 1% of America's total electrical resources at 1.2 gigawatts.

Orange Button Initiative Launches

May 13th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

We announce the launch of the Orange Button initiative, part of the US Department of Energy’s SunShot initiative. The Orange Button initiative has [&hellip

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