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In the News

PVAmWest 2012: Trade War Averted?
03/21/2012

The US Commerce Department’s preliminary finding, imposing tariffs ranging from 2.9% to 4.73% on solar panels imported from China dominated discussion at day 2 of PV America West, with companies on both sides of the trade case claiming victory.

Read the SolarNovus.com article here.

U.S. to impose tariffs on solar panels from China
03/20/2012

Ratcheting up the battle over a vital energy industry, the U.S. Commerce Department decided to impose tariffs on solar panels imported from China after concluding that manufacturers there received illegal government subsidies.

Read the LATimes.com article here.

Solar panels from China to face new U.S. tariffs
03/20/2012

In a significant decision involving one of the world’s most sought-after industries, the U.S. is gearing up to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels after finding evidence that China’s government provided illegal subsidies to its export manufacturers.

Read the ChicagoTribune.com article here.

U.S. Commerce Imposes Tariffs on Chinese Solar Firms
03/20/2012

In a highly anticipated announcement that came Tuesday, the Department of Commerce has imposed tariffs in a case that has underscored deep divisions within the American solar industry.

Read the RenewableEnergyWorld.com article here.

Competition Heats Up Among States for Clean Tech Dollars
03/01/2012

Even as tax credits and funding from Washington dry up, U.S. states remain in a fierce competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.

Read the CNBC.com article here.

The Payoff for Sustainability
02/27/2012

Ian Smith of Standard Solar is 6'4", and yet he manages to squeeze his angular frame through a small bedroom window and onto our roof, the better to assess the potential for a solar installation on our Mt. Labanon house.

Read the Mt. Lebanon Magazine article here.

Town Looks to the Sun to Power Utility
01/26/2012

Rob Busler of Standard Solar, at the Monday town council meeting, described the benefits of a solar power installation at the wastewater plant.

Read TheKentCountyNews.com article here.

Standard Energy Solutions Earns Angie`s List Super Service Award
01/17/2012

Standard Energy Solutions, the energy efficiency division of Standard Solar, Inc. specializing in energy audits and home energy improvements, has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers.Read the Reuters.com article here.

New Solar-Energy System Generating Power at W&L
01/16/2012

Virginia's largest solar-energy system is now up and running at Washington and Lee University, and visitors to the University's website can watch it working in real time.

Read the Washington and Lee University article here.

How You Can Store Electricity Rather Than Sell It
01/05/2012

Recently introduced government Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs) have proved to be a great success and offer golf clubs a fabulous opportunity to reduce their electricity costs. Two of the most popular types of payment have been for the installation of wind turbines and photovoltaic panels. 

 

Read the GolfClubManagement article here.