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By Any Other Name... The Battle Over "Community Solar"

What’s in a name? When it comes to solar, a whole lot. In any industry, accurate use of terminology is pretty important. In the rapidly evolving and policy driven solar industry, it…

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Amendment 4 on August's Ballot Seeks to Lower Solar Energy Costs in Sunshine State

Want to know the best-kept secret in Florida about one of the biggest barriers holding back meaningful solar development? It’s not the lack of sunshine - Florida has best solar resource east…

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TVA Announces Solar Projects for Four Lucky Local Power Companies

Despite the fact that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) actually reduced its incentives for its 2016 distributed solar program, TVA has awarded 16.7 megawatts (MWs) of distributed solar capacity to four lucky…

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Honoring 40 Days of Lent and 40 Faith Organizations Using Clean Energy

Kailie Melchior, Communications intern with SACE, co-wrote this blog. In the spirit of Lent, SACE has reflected on the past 40 days of Lent by showcasing 40 places of worship that put…

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How Much Solar Was Installed in 2015 and Where?

Don’t stop us now! After another record breaking year for the industry, hopes are high for solar, despite being faced with challenges and setbacks throughout the country. 7,260 megawatts of solar were…

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Big Solar Brightens Up South Carolina Economy

Adger Solar's two new solar power projects in South Carolina have made it into the public eye as they undergo local government review. We anticipate that these projects will deliver roughly 80…

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Super Tuesday: Why are conservatives crazy in love with THIS type of energy?

Conservatives get a bad rap for hating renewable energy. But new polling out by the conservative group, ClearPath, show what types of energy republican voters really want and with Super Tuesday upon…

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Southeast Women in Solar, 2016 #nationWISE Event

SACE staffers Allie Brown and Anne Blair also contributed to this post. Earlier this month, we blogged about that national solar roundtable discussion called #nationWISE. Over 600 professionals all over the country…

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JEA Staff Aims to Weaken Net Metering – Will its Board Agree?

SACE staffer George Cavros contributed to this post. At the February 16th Jacksonville Electric (JEA) Board meeting, JEA staff asked its board to approve several solar initiatives – but one of them…

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Women in Solar – A Growing Force Fights for Diversity

Last month we wrote about the explosive job growth in the solar industry. As the field continues to grow, the question must be asked: are we embracing and encouraging the development of…