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Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:36:09 UTC

Plenty at Stake for Solar Industry in 2020 Presidential Election

With the political conventions behind us, the 2020 presidential race now starts in earnest. And while the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic recession are top-of-mind for most voters, it is also clear that the outcome of the election will also have a significant impact on the U.S. solar industry. Two Known Entities For renewable energy […]

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Fri, 31 Jul 2020 13:32:04 UTC

Tesla Staying the Course

Tesla is dealing with the same headwinds that have roiled the broader solar industry, and they are sure to take some lumps in 2020. However, the company’s enviable diversification and revamped approach to selling solar panels has them well-positioned to not just adapt, but thrive as we all adjust to the “new normal.” Panel Prices […]

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Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:24:29 UTC

Silver Linings Emerge for Solar Industry Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The negative impact that the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic downturn have had on the solar industry is well-documented. Some under-the-radar benefits have emerged, however, that underscore the staying power of solar energy and the renewables sector. Planet Earth Enjoys a Respite The “stay at home” orders and restrictions in travel implemented by countries across […]

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Fri, 29 May 2020 18:47:40 UTC

Solar Industry Hopes to Show Resilience, Overcome COVID-19 Downturn

The solar industry is among the seemingly endless number of industries being pummeled by the economic fallout brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, but with collective action, the industry will showcase its resilience and get back to its old ways of growth. Mounting Economic Impacts There’s no use in sugarcoating the scale of the disruption […]

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Fri, 01 May 2020 15:46:24 UTC

Empowering Individual Action To Fight Climate Change

In the face of climate change, one of the gravest and most complex challenges our collective societies have ever faced, many individuals and organizations are asking the natural question: what can we do personally to minimize our impact? Many thought leaders indeed espouse the mantra that true change will come via systematic and societal change […]

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Wed, 29 Apr 2020 14:16:59 UTC

As Oil Collapses, the Future of Solar Turns Brighter

The crude oil market is in free fall as demand plummets across the world. The fallout from this disruption in the global energy market is ongoing, but one thing is for certain – the solar industry isn’t going anywhere. COVID-19 Exposes Oil’s Vulnerabilities  The spread of COVID-19 throughout every corner of the world has resulted […]

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:24:45 UTC

Musk Steps Up to the Plate Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The United States is in the midst of a public health crisis, the likes of which the nation has never experienced before. Elon Musk is among an array of influential business leaders who are using their platform and business acumen to get critical healthcare equipment in the hands of frontline healthcare workers. By now, all […]

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Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:20:26 UTC

Solar Industry Employment Rebounds in 2019

After experiencing back-to-back years of declining employment, the U.S. solar industry rebounded in 2019, adding more than 5,600 jobs. An Industry on the Upswing The number of people employed in the solar industry grew in 2019 to a total of 249,983 solar workers – categorized as those who spend 50% or more of their time […]

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Sun, 16 Feb 2020 12:24:10 UTC

Elon Musk’s Complete Master Plan

Sustainable energy and transport, shared autonomy, and saving the world. Here’s how Elon Musk’s vision is becoming reality. Tesla Master Plan, Part 1 From 0 to Mainstream: Hot off the heels of his PayPal victory and determined to change the status quo, Musk launched Tesla in 2003, at the same time he was building SpaceX. His […]

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Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:41:40 UTC

Public Polling Favors Climate Action, More Solar Adoption

Public polling continues to show that the American public is increasingly concerned about the effects of climate change and they are eager to push their elected leaders to action. Climate Change by the Numbers The topic of climate change and the role that humans have played in the warming of the planet remains heavily debated […]

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Fri, 27 Dec 2019 16:18:30 UTC

Solar Industry Overcomes Trump, Thrives in 2019

The U.S. solar industry faced its share of headwinds heading into 2019, but through it all, the industry showed remarkable resiliency and is poised to experience another year of solid growth. Record-Breaking Quarter The record-breaking pace of solar PV adoption in the United States showed little sign of letting up in 2019. This was the […]

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Fri, 29 Nov 2019 15:14:25 UTC

Solar-Powered Cars: The Future of Personal Transportation?

The widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles into our daily lives seems like an inevitability that is just around the corner. A recent flurry of activity in the auto industry around solar-powered cars, however, has momentarily supplanted autonomous technology as the most talked about innovation in the industry, as the once fanciful idea starts to enter […]

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Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:19:01 UTC

You Can Profoundly Impact Climate Change

Although climate change should frighten you, the question remains, “What can I do about it?” There is a simple, effective way for every American to personally, profoundly impact climate action and it is as close as your local voting booth. Vote Climate U.S. PAC’s 2020 Presidential Voter’s Guide empowers Americans to make climate change a […]

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:07:38 UTC

Climate Change Policy Measures: Identifying Priorities, Particularly Outside of the Usual Suspects

With the 2020 Presidential race already heating up, issues surrounding climate change, clean energy, and what policy mechanisms are the most critical ones for the federal government to employ are getting more of a spotlight than ever before. While ideas like research & development, tax credits, and carbon prices are among the first policy levers […]

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Tue, 27 Aug 2019 14:44:10 UTC

Does the U.S. Still Need the Solar Investment Tax Credit?

Over the last 10 years, the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which offers a federal income tax credit worth 30% of a homeowner’s solar installation costs, has opened up solar to millions of homeowners by dropping that huge financial hurdle. But the ITC is set to begin phasing out at the end of 2019 and […]

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