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ROCKVILLE, MD—October 21, 2014—Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems, continues to expand westward with the completion of another solar project in New Mexico. The 1.8 Megawatt, ground-mounted solar array for the Mora-San Miguel Electric Cooperative, co-developed by Standard Solar and Ute Peak Solar, will provide approximately 5 percent of the Cooperative’s load with locally produced clean energy. ClicktoTweet
Cecil County Public Schools go Solar
Cecil County, MD—October 15, 2014— Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full service development, construction, integration, financing, and installation of solar electric systems, today announced the construction of a 2.5 megawatt solar photovoltaic system for Cecil County Public Schools. The project is currently under construction and projected to be completed by year end. It will feature multiple solar panel arrays that will help reduce the school system’s energy costs. The installation site will also be the site of a solar celebration being held tomorrow-Thursday, October 16th at 1:30PM. Cecil County and Delegate David Rudolph, will attend to commemorate the County and school board’s commitment to solar.
Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools is the first nationwide assessment of how solar energy helps to power schools in communities across America. Most importantly, the report shows that thousands of schools are already cutting their utility bills by choosing solar, using the savings to pay for teacher salaries and textbooks. What’s more, the report estimates that more than 70,000 additional schools would benefit by doing the same.
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Click here to read Standard Solar being featured in the Solar Builder Magazine.
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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 energy start-ups that have taken root in the Washington region in recent years are maturing into bona fide businesses, buoyed in part by economic forces and government policies that have made renewable energy more attractive to consumers.
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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.
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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.