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29 million answers to the question “What can solar do for me?”

Written by Brian Boler

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The calculations to determine whether or not solar is a good investment are not simple—unless you’re using the Clean Power Estimator® solar calculator. Since we started counting 10 years ago, Clean Power Estimator has performed more than 29 million solar savings … Continued

Transparency in the value of solar: When 9 cents equals 12 cents

Written by Ben Norris

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Minnesota’s recently enacted Value of Solar (VOS) methodology was developed with full public vetting, including three public workshops and a review process that enabled stakeholders to actively participate and provide input. The process used to develop the policies behind the … Continued

CSI program wind-down doesn’t mean the end of solar in California

Written by Scott Tewel

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As the California Solar Initiative General Market program—the largest PV incentive program in the U.S.—winds down, an interesting solar landscape is emerging in California. A number of incentive programs large and small continue to support solar adoption in the state, … Continued

Solar shines bright on Mexico at Solar World Congress 2013

Written by Mark Liffmann

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The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Solar World Congress may be an international event, but this year, Mexico stole the show. Not only was it hosted by the Asociación Nacional de Energía Solar (ANES)—Mexico’s leading solar association—in Cancun this November, … Continued