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Stafford adds 3.4MW to net metering program

The town of Stafford has 3.4 megawatts of new solar capacity, following the recent installation of panels at its middle school and on a closed landfill.

Md. firm finishes 394 kW solar installation at NY auto dealership

Rockville-based Standard Solar Inc. has installed a solar power generation system at an auto dealership in Yonkers, New York. The 1,272-panel, 394-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system completed in October at Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln Mazda Subaru includes a 253-kilowatt array on the roof and two solar carports totaling 141 kilowatts.

New York Auto Dealer Goes Fully Solar

Yonkers, N.Y.-based auto dealer Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln Mazda Subaru has turned to solar to save on its energy bills.

New York Auto Dealership Turns to Sun for Savings with Standard Solar

Yonkers, NY Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln Mazda Subaru installs 394kW PV system, including two solar carports

All (solar) eyes will be on Florida

As voters go to the polls tomorrow to pick the next U.S. president, voters in the Sunshine State will decide whether the solar industry will move forward — or stay under the control of its utilities

Park-onomics: Best practices for constructing cost-effective carport projects

One thing is for sure about carports: they stand out, both aesthetically and in the budget. A carport, more so than a ground-mount or rooftop system, is about making a statement. How big of a statement will be reflected in some significant increases in cost — but this shouldn’t affect the overall value proposition of a well executed carport project.

Solar as an Everyday Tool

The solar industry has a lot of energy. Driven by incremental advances in the technology, creative financial approaches and a public that likes renewable energy, solar has become a vast market. Today, inclusion of solar as a central element of a big project simply is no big deal.

Solar Customers Don’t Harm Non-Solar Ratepayers (Reminder: Vote “NO” On Florida Amendment 1)

A recent article exposed some of the false notions that may slow solar progress in Florida and elsewhere. Written by Tony Clifford, “Studied to Death — Solar Customers Don’t Harm Non-Solar Ratepayers,” sheds light on rooftop solar costs for utilities and other ratepayers one more time.

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.

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