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Interest Growing in Commercial and Community Microgrids

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

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.

CCPS approves large solar array, savings may total $2M over contract
05/30/2014

ELKTON — The Cecil County Board of Education recently unanimously approved a large solar array project on school-owned land that will help it reduce the school system’s energy costs.

Read the Cecil Daily article here.

Chestertown moving forward on solar power plan
05/23/2014

CHESTERTOWN — The town council, meeting Monday, May 19, heard a recommendation that the town apply for a permit to install a solar power array at the wastewater plant.

Read the MyEasternShoreMD article here

Through Solar Jobs, Veterans Find a Continuation in Mission to Serve Nation and Environment
05/07/2014

 Liz Perez’s dad served in the first Gulf War. And after she enlisted in the Navy and found herself in the second one, “it made me ask a lot of questions about why we were here in the Gulf again."

Read the Switchboard article here

How alternative energy companies use big data
04/01/2014

It’s the middle of a steaming hot summer afternoon. You’re at home, blasting the air conditioner, washing your clothes, and standing in front of the open freezer while the TV plays in the background.You may not realize it, but you’re racking up kilowatts, increasing your utility bill, and adding to Earth’s pollutants.

Read the Tech Page One article here