California, Still a Solar Gold Rush?

Similar to what prospectors faced in gold mining in the late 1800s, when the solar opportunity market matures, new approaches will be required to maintain steady productivity. California (CA) is the most mature solar market here in the U.S. and new market dynamics, incentive reductions, and plummeting project build costs are driving the need for […]

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NY Shifts Large Scale Incentive Program

Under New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA),  New York (NY) has been forging ahead with solar incentives for large scale systems >200kW under a competitive Performance Based Incentive (PBI)  program to fund solar projects in order to meet certain renewable standards and goals of the state.  With recent news from NYSERDA webinars […]

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University Park Elementary School – Flashback Focus

In 2013, University Park Elementary School was the only school in Prince George’s county to host a solar power array on their school’s roof. This project, which was completed during the summer of 2013, marked a significant milestone for the PG county in its efforts and commitment to support renewable energy. Standard Solar worked closely […]

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Standard Solar Charity Blog

It has been said that “charity is willingly giving from the heart” and here at Standard Solar we very much believe this to be true. Some of our charity work has been supporting organizations including Sustainafest, Touching Heart, and Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children Inc. (CSAAC). We believe that when we help others, […]

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The Intern Experience

This June, five interns joined the Standard Solar  team for a summer of solar experience. Working in various departments, including marketing, operations, and engineering each intern enjoyed their own unique experience in the office.  Among the things the interns like about the office is its friendly demeanor, “everyone is very friendly and willing to help, […]

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