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Work Begins On Maryland Solar Project Serving Electric Co-op

Standard Solar Inc. and Choptank Electric Cooperative Inc. recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a 503 kW solar project that will power Choptank’s regional service center for Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore.

Md. firm building 503 Kw solar field for Eastern Shore power coop

A new solar field is under construction for an Eastern Shore electric distribution cooperative, and a company from the other side of the Chesapeake Bay is building it. Rockville-based Standard Solar Inc. is building the 503-kilowatt, 1,596-panel system on a 1.2 acre field next to Choptank Electric Cooperative Inc.'s regional service center on Walston Switch Road in Salisbury.

Standard Solar Breaks Ground on New Solar Project for Choptank Electric Cooperative

ROCKVILLE, Md.—October 18, 2016 — Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, and Choptank Electric Cooperative, Inc. recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new solar project.

Maryland launches review of electric-distribution systems

The Public Service Commission wants to figure out how to integrate distributed-energy resources into the grid in a way that keeps electricity distribution affordable, reliable and sustainable for the citizens of its state.

The United States Of Solar: A Comprehensive Strategy In Maryland

SolarWakeup caught up with one of the deepest policy resources in the United States at Solar Power International last week. Tony Clifford, chief development officer for Standard Solar, talked sRECs, Maryland's East Shore and what it will take to rebalance the solar industry in the state between big out-of-state companies and local Maryland integrators.

Studied To Death — Solar Customers Don't Harm Non-Solar Ratepayers

Certain anti-solar forces are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to convince everyone (though the popular press and consumers are the main targets) that solar customers are stealing money from non-solar customers.

How to Elect a Solar-Friendly President in 2016

Immigration and income inequality have dominated the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to such an extent that voters may hear little about climate change and solar energy before Election Day. That would be a shame. The person who occupies the White House will have a major impact on the future of solar energy. Barack Obama certainly did.

Local Veteran Gets Solar Power on His Home Through Nonprofit Partnership

GRID Alternatives and HeroHomes team up to save money for a veteran family with equipment and system design & engineering donated by Standard Solar

Solar Takes Off the Training Wheels

The global solar market has moved beyond its early, uncertain, freewheeling days. The luxury of behaving like start-ups has passed, and major firms in solar need to “grow up.” That at least was the message from top executives at Solar Power International (SPI), the industry’s largest trade show, in Las Vegas.

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