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VIDEO: To Survive the ITC Reduction, We Must Work Together

Standard Solar CEO Tony Clifford believes the U.S. solar industry will survive the investment tax credit reduction, but we need to get behind our industry and express our needs to our legislators.

Think the US Solar Industry Doesn’t Need the Solar ITC? Think Again.

In a quick conversation at Intersolar North America, Tony Clifford (CEO) explained why he feels losing the solar Investment Tax Credit would be a huge problem for the industry.

Solar facility could save Worcester $100K annually

The two companies proposing this solar farm have worked inside the county in the past, building a solar facility in Pocomoke City, which city officials said has been successful.

Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

(pg 30) Solar installation or EPC companies often partner up with a bank to secure financing for their partners. Here's how they do it.

Can the US Commercial Solar Industry Survive with a 10 Percent ITC?

The U.S. Investment Tax Credit, which is a 30 percent federal tax credit for solar systems on residential and commercial properties, remains in effect through December 31, 2016. After that time it drops to 10 percent for commercial systems and zero for residential systems. For our Big Question this month, we wanted to hear from bankers, commercial solar installers, developers, financiers, potential hosts and other stakeholders. Read the comments below to gain insight on this issue's big question: Can the U.S. commercial solar industry survive with a 10 percent investment tax credit?

Why We All Must Fight For The ITC

Annapolis, Maryland, serves as both the state capital and home of the United States Naval Academy. Founded in 1845, it is where some of the best and brightest U.S. naval officers are trained.

One of the first things they learn is the bosun’s calls—commands communicated by a high-pitched whistle by the Chief Petty Officer Boatswain’s Mate. One of those calls is the “all hands on deck” (AHOD), rousing all crew members from below decks to the main deck. It is often used when the ship is in danger.

Well, it’s time to sound the AHOD for the solar industry: The investment tax credit (ITC) is gravely at risk.

NY Finalizes Major Initiative to Expand Solar Access

Diverse Coalition Applauds Cuomo Administration’s Commitment to Improving Community Health, Resiliency, Opportunity through Clean Energy

tenKsolar PV Systems Selected by Standard Solar for 10MW of Competitively Bid Commercial Rooftop Projects

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – July 9, 2015 – tenKsolar (“tenK”), a Minneapolis based manufacturer of high energy density PV systems, today announced that its innovative systems will be used by Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, for 10MW of competitively bid commercial rooftop projects.

Friendliest City On The Eastern Shore Is Environmentally Friendly, Too

Pocomoke City, Maryland, calls itself “The Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore,” and that includes being environmentally friendly. The idea to put a 2.1 MW ground-mounted solar array on a 10-acre unused parcel of land adjacent to the town’s wastewater treatment plant originated with Mayor Bruce Morrison, after meeting with Standard Solar executives at the Maryland Municipal League conference in 2013 and was impressed by what he saw.

More Transparency Making Site Assessment Simpler

Having more information available is making site assessments easier than ever, according to C.J. Colavito, director of engineering at Standard Solar.