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We Love Surprises

  Our CEO Tony Clifford attended the Maryland DC Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association’s (MDV-SEIA) Solar Focus conference (of which Standard Solar is always a sponsor) last week. He also spoke on his favorite subject: the crucial extension of the investment tax credit (ITC). As usual, he rocked it (though he didn’t get a chance […]

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There’s No Time To Waste In Defense Of The ITC

This blog post first appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of RE:NEW Magazine. Tick. Tick. Tick. You hear that? Do you know what it is? It’s time running out on our chance to extend the investment tax credit (ITC) beyond its current expiration date of Dec. 31, 2016. And I ask you this critical question: […]

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Five Microgrid Powerhouses (Part 2)

  Last week, we wrote about the advantages and growth potential of microgrids—particularly the solar variety. In today’s post, we’ll dig into what five leading states are doing to promote microgrids. California California has always been a leader in electricity innovation, and that’s true in the world of microgrids too. With 39 operational and planned […]

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Solar Microgrids: the Next Big Thing in Energy Resiliency (Part 1)

There’s nothing like a natural disaster to signal that our electricity grid needs a major overhaul. Take Hurricane Sandy: after it ravaged the Eastern Coastline, New York regulators developed the innovative Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) Initiative, which seeks to change the way the state’s electricity is procured, distributed, and regulated. One key component of […]

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