Earlier this year, North Carolina became just the fourth state in the nation to top 1,000 megawatts (MW) of installed solar capacity, trailing only California, Arizona and New Jersey as America’s solar leaders.
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The Clean Energy States Alliance and the Department of Energy's Sunshot Initiative have developed a Homeowner's Guide to Solar Financing that includes insight on leases, loans and PPAs.
Working on solar project is a multiyear venture that requires following regulations and gathering
Open Energy Information has a webpage of summaries and flowcharts to navigate solar regulations and permitting.
If California was a nation, it would rank sixth in the world in installed solar energy capacity. That’s pretty amazing – and one of the key takeaways from the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, which was just released by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
With more than 8,000 companies now operating nationwide, solar energy has become one of the fastest-growing industries in America – thanks, in large part, to remarkable growth on both the West and East coasts.
In an effort to make 'going solar' as effortless and streamlined as possible, SEIA has developed a Guide to Solar Power tailored for residential consumers.
A poll conducted by the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion found that 74% of Americans believe state governments should require a certain amount of electricity to be sourced from renewables such as solar.
SEIA is supporting EQ Research in a project to highlight the often long and burdensome utility interconnection process across the country.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has developed a series of model leases and Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for solar customers and installers to use as a template.