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Interest Growing in Commercial and Community Microgrids

What the Future Holds
05/23/2012

The solar energy industry is the fastest growing energy technology in the United States today. The lapse of the 1603 Program has a huge impact on small businesses and entrepreneurs – impacting hiring workers and starting new solar projects.

Read the Onlinetes.com article here.

What the Future Holds
05/23/2012

The solar energy industry is the fastest growing energy technology in the United States today. The lapse of the 1603 Program has a huge impact on small businesses and entrepreneurs – impacting hiring workers and starting new solar projects.

Read the Todays Energy Solutions article here.

China tariffs could slam U.S. solar panel firms
05/22/2012

A move designed to punish Chinese solar panel makers that charge unfairly low prices in the United States could, ironically, end up hurting American-based solar panel installers, a fast-growing sector of the green economy.

Read the CNN.com article here.

Will Chinese Solar Module Tariffs Restore Balance to the Industry?
05/18/2012

Some argue the new tax on chinese solar cells is too high, while others feel it is still too low. Who's right?

Read the RenewableEnergyWorld.com article here.

Commentary: Solar panel installation needs to be cheaper and easier
04/22/2012

The recent Commerce Department announcement that it would start levying duties ranging from 2.9 percent to 4.73 percent on imports of Chinese solar panels, as well as panels made in other countries that have Chinese-made solar cells, received much attention and mixed reactions from various players within the U.S. solar industry.

Read the WashingtonPost.com article here.

Co-op to Open Mega Solar Field
04/17/2012

An electric cooperative in New Mexico is boosting its solar portfolio in a big way, with plans to bring online in early May a facility larger than 15 football fields.

Read the ECT.coop article here.

Kit Carson dedicates 1.5 MW solar array
04/12/2012

A 1.5-megawatt solar photovoltaic array will help power 30,000 homes and businesses served by Kit Carson Electric Cooperative starting in May.

Read the full New Mexico Business Weekly article here.

Sun lights New Mexico
04/11/2012

Standard Solar has installed a 1.5 MW 5,280-panel, 14-acre solar array to power north central New Mexico for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative. The installation adds to 1 MW of power already being generated from concentrated photovoltaics.

Read the full Fierce Energy article here.

1.5-MW Solar Array in New Mexico to be Completed by May
04/11/2012

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) announced that with the addition of a new 1.5-MW solar array, anticipated to be completed in May 2012, all businesses and residences in north central New Mexico will receive electricity provided by solar power on sunny days. It is the largest area of land with the largest number of power consumers in New Mexico to be supplied with electricity by renewable sources.

Read the full Solar Builder article here.

New Mexico Utility Dedicates New Solar Array
04/11/2012

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has announced that with the addition of a new 1.5 MW solar array, all of the businesses and residences located in north central New Mexico will receive electricity provided by solar power. The 14-acre array, which was dedicated at a ceremony this week, will add to the power that is already being generated from the concentrated photovoltaic 1 MW array, located near Questa, N.M.  Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has announced that with the addition of a new 1.5 MW solar array, all of the businesses and residences located in north central New Mexico will receive electricity provided by solar power. The 14-acre array, which was dedicated at a ceremony this week, will add to the power that is already being generated from the concentrated photovoltaic 1 MW array, located near Questa, N.M.

 Read the full Renew Grid article here.