Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. US Businesses Embracing Solar Power Big US businesses are embracing solar power, according to new report A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power. The Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA)…

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Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. Solar Power Comes to Saint Lucia Island in the Sun: Saint Lucia Goes Solar The installation team prepare to install the final panel.     Cost-Competive Solar Power on the Way Cost-Competitive Solar Is Coming Soon to a Grid…

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Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. Stanford Solar Project Expansion Stanford’s solar expansion project moves ahead – Stanford University News Stanford’s solar expansion project moves aheadIn addition, more rooftop solar panels are being installed on campus. Sixteen additional campus buildings – including Maples Pavilion and…

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Innovation meets modern architecture in another beautiful example of solar energy powered venues. The new home of the Sacramento Kings NBA Basketball team will be a 100% solar powered facility. 1.2 MW comes from roof mounted solar generation. Coupled with 11 MW from a nearby partner project solar farm, the entire facility will operate on…

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In early 2015 Apple had said it would invest $2B over 10 years in a command center project in Mesa, Arizona. At the time they signaled they planned to run the facility on solar power, without providing any details. Today they unveiled the Bonnybrooke PV solar plant, a new 300-acre 50-megawatt facility, which will offset…

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Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in our solar power weekly roundup Episode 4. Solar Storage Surges to 41.2 MW The US Deployed 41.2MW of Energy Storage in Q2 2016, On Pace for Another Historic Year “This quarter marked several storage firsts, such as the first grid-scale project in MISO…

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For the US to see increased adoption of solar power, it must be available to the masses and be a cost effective alternative to traditional energy sources such as coal and natural gas-fired electricity generation. Solar power remains largely out of reach to non-homeowners and those without good southern facing property access, despite the rapidly decreasing…

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