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April 4, 2020

At a glance

Solar Installed (MW): 2,289.58

National Ranking: 8th (4th in 2018)

Enough Solar Installed to Power: 275,814 homes

Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.18%

Solar Jobs: 10,358 (2nd in 2018)

Solar Companies in State: 578 (76 Manufacturers, 299 Installers/Developers, 203 Others)

Total Solar Investment in State: $3.94 billion

Prices have fallen:...

Florida legislator Rick Scott signs bill that boost consumer protections and incentives for borrowers taking out solar loans, a type of financing that funds energy-efficient solar panel projects for home improvements.

What Does This Mean For Florida Homeowners?

Well, for beginners, the federal and state governments are helping homeowners receive solar panel...

April 28, 2019

Signs of a tipping point in national power-generation mix

The future of the U.S. electricity generation industry may have arrived, and it is not good news for struggling coal-fired generating plants.

This month, for the first time ever, the renewable energy sector (hydro, biomass, wind, solar and geothermal) is projected to generate more electricity than co...

April 17, 2019

Washington is looking to become the fourth state to make the move to 100% renewable electricity, with only a senate review and the hand of Governor Inslee left in the path of SB 5116.


The progress of state-level renewable energy legislation in the U.S. resembles a house of mirrors. Legislation is being introduced, voted on and pas...

As the green energy revolution accelerates, solar farms have become a familiar sight across the nation and around the world. But China is taking solar power to a whole new level. The nation has announced plans to put a solar power station in orbit by 2050, a feat that would make it the first nation to harness the sun’s energy in space and beam it to Earth...

LiDAR, or light detection and ranging, is a popular remote sensing method used for measuring the exact distance of an object on the earth’s surface. Even though it was first used in the 1960s when laser scanners were mounted to aeroplanes, LiDAR didn’t get the popularity it deserved until twenty years later. It was only during the 1980s after the introduc...

LG Chem RESU10H Li-ION battery

The LG Chem RESU10H-SEG and RESU10H-SEG2 are lithium-ion battery systems used for solar systems requiring energy storage with daily cycling. They have the ability to cycle daily for up to 10 years as needed for self-consumption, peak load shaving, backup power and other similar systems. The RESU10H-SEG is the primary battery...

From 2008 through 2017, there was a 39-fold growth in annual solar generation, representing an increase of 75,123 GWh, according to a new report from Environment America, “Renewables on the Rise: A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future.”

According to the report, the U.S. generates nearly six times more electricity from the sun and wind than it di...

January 22, 2018

Petco Park is about to become home to the largest solar power system in Major League Baseball.

  • Workers have begun to install a 336,520-watt project, with 716 solar modules that can produce more than 12 million kilowatt-hours of electricity in the next 25 years.

  • The project will be large — bigger than the solar systems installed by seven other team...

November 13, 2017

It is estimated a USL franchise based at Dillon Stadium would bring approximately 100,000 fans to the city per year.

Hartford Sports Group (HSG) is working to bring a United Soccer League franchise to Hartford as part of the effort to revitalize Dillon Stadium. HSG believes in soccer and believes in Hartford. This group of committed, local business leaders...

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