Following the emerging photovoltaic market, including the latest news, technological advancements, installations and applications


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Survey Reveals Future of Residential Rooftop Solar

Jan. 2, 2024
The California Solar and Storage Association reveals survey results following the state's net metering program.
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98% of ABC Contractors Say Inflation Reduction Act Labor Mandates Limit Competition on Clean Energy Construction

Oct. 26, 2023
Survey of ABC contractor members reveals reactions to policies imposed by the Inflation Reduction Act that impact solar, wind, hydrogen, carbon sequestration, electric vehicle...
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Solar Farm Construction Considerations

Oct. 12, 2023
Shining a light on the benefits of building solar farms with pre-assembled components
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Building and Maintaining the Grid of the Future

Oct. 12, 2023
Electrical contractors nationwide are partnering with utilities to support projects to drive energy efficiency, reliability, and resiliency.
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Solar Installations in 2023 Expected to Exceed 30 GW for the First Time

Sept. 11, 2023
New report from SEIA and Wood Mackenzie reveals a big increase in solar capacity.
Photo 1. This structure in Central Coast, Calif. is powered by an array of 28 solar panels situated down the hill from the guesthouse to preserve views extending out into the ocean. The panels sit along the grade of the hill to maximize exposure to the sun. The conduit is run underground to the garage where the batteries and inverter live.

Rise in Off-Grid Residential Solar Installations

Nov. 15, 2022
Homeowners are increasingly interested in using solar to go off grid — or at least as close as possible. The reasons why indicate this might not be a niche market much longer....
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What Living Off the Grid Looks Like

Nov. 9, 2022
Photo gallery shows examples of innovative off-grid homes.
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DOL Honors RES as Official Apprenticeship Ambassador

Aug. 25, 2022
The company aims to promote, expand and diversify apprenticeships as a valuable workforce strategy within the renewable energy industry.
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U.S. Solar Companies Announce Consortium to Spend over $6 Billion on Solar Modules

July 5, 2022
U.S. Solar Buyer Consortium to purchase 6GW to 7GW of crystalline silicon solar modules annually to encourage the rapid scaling of domestic solar manufacturing in the U.S.