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News & Events

Standard Solar CEO Tony Clifford Elected to Third Term on SEIA's Executive Committee
08/11/2014

Tony Clifford, industry thought-leader and CEO of Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems,has been elected to a third term as a member of the Executive Committee for the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA).

Solar Sector Fears WTO Ruling Against Tariffs Won't Save The U.S. From Itself
07/23/2014

Last week, a panel of judges from the World Trade Organization (WTO) declared that the U.S. imposition of tariffs on China-source solar photovolactic products is a violation of international trade rules. Nobody expects the WTO ruiling to have much of an impact on U.S. trade policy, however, and this has a lot of poeple worried in the solar sector very worried.

Read more on this article here.

Commerce Dept. Trade Decisions Are Costing American Solar
07/18/2014

SEIA Board Member and Standard Solar CEO, Tony Clifford, has written an op-ed piece on the ongoing China trade wars and the US Commerce Department's role in them.

Read the full blog entry here.

WTO Trade Ruling May Reverse Cost Cuts in US Solar Industry
07/16/2014

A ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) judges yesterday will have long-term effects in the solar industry in the US and abroad. The WTO ruled that the US was not playing by the rules when it imposed hefty duties on solar panels from Chinese (as well as other products)

Read more on this article here

WTO Trade Ruling May Reverse Cost Cuts in US Solar Industry
07/15/2014

A ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) judges yesterday that there will have long term effects on the solar industry in the US and abroad. The WTO ruled that the US was not playing by the rules when it imposed hefty duties on solar panels from Chinese (as well as other products).

Read more about the article here:

Interest Growing in Commercial and Community Microgrids
06/27/2014

Aside from places where microgrids have a track record—educational, industrial, and commercial campuses—commercial and community microgrids are still the domain of early adopters, but the number of people wanting to travel the trail they are blazing is increasing.

Read the Power magazine article here

Standard Solar CEO Tony Clifford to Keynote “Solar Creates New Opportunities” General Session at PV America 2014
06/20/2014

ROCKVILLE, MD—June 20, 2014Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems,today announced that CEO Tony Cliffordwill keynote the General Session at next week’s PV America 2014 (ClickToTweet). Designed specifically for PV-focused solar energy professionals, PV America, the East Coast’s premier photovoltaic (PV) event, will take place June 23-25 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Mass.

Standard Solar Completes Innovative Solar Array on National Historic Landmark Building- DAR Constitution Hall
06/19/2014

Rockville, MD- June 19, 2014- Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full service development, construction, integration, financing, and installation of solar electric systems, today announced it had completed an industry leading solar installation on the historic DAR Constitution Hall located in Washington, DC just off the National Mall and a few hundred yards from the White House. 

Disruptive, Indeed- An Article on Energy Independence by Standard Solar President Scott Wiater
06/13/2014

"Utilities are under pressure as new technologies become a driving force in the evolution of the country's electricity infrastructure. Renewable energy, microgirds, and distributed generation will forever change the way we manage our electricity, and if the utilities don't evolve their business model and get on board now, they face obsolescence."

Read the rest of the Energy & Infrastructure article here.

Poolesville Marks Completion of Solar Array Project to Provide Renewal Energy for the Town
06/02/2014

Poolesville, Md.  – Town of Poolesville officials today celebrated the recent completion of a new solar array system at the Poolesville wastewater treatment plant, which makes the Town the only municipality in Montgomery County and one of the first three municipalities in Maryland with its own fully-operational source of renewable solar energy.