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Georgia Tax Exemption Can Improve Project Economics

Georgia has a number of tax exemptions that could potentially apply to solar and other electric power generation projects. One that can really impact project economics is Georgia’s tangible personal property tax…

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"Deceptive Language Award" Presented to Utility Companies Supporting Florida's Amendment 1

This is a guest post from the Clear Language Institute located in Sarasota, Florida. To read the original post, go here. The Clear Language Institute Publicly Recognizes "World Class Deception" in Proposed…

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South Carolinians are eagerly filling up solar incentive programs

The sun is rising on the Palmetto State, as scores of customers are rushing to take advantage of the 2014 solar-enabling legislation, Act 236. Recently, Duke Energy announced that its South Carolina…

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Florida Power & Light - Solar Leader or Solar Laggard?

Florida Power & Light (FPL) professes to be a solar leader. According to FPL, “Florida’s clean energy landscape is bright.” FPL touts that it's tripling the amount of solar it's generating for…

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Guest Blog: Florida Solar Businesses Speak Out Against Amendment 1

This is a guest blog from the Erika Dunayer with Florida Solar Energy Industries Association (FlaSEIA) which is a non-profit professional association of  solar companies. Since 1977, FlaSEIA has been dedicated to protecting…

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Is PURPA really driving solar in North Carolina?

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) raised an interesting point in a new report, but I think they have missed the key point. EIA suggested that the reasons that North Carolina solar…

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Utility-Backed Amendment 1 Blocks the Sun

Florida is the Sunshine State, right? But you wouldn’t know it by looking at Florida rooftops. There are 9 million electricity customers, yet less than 12,000 solar rooftop systems. Even though Florida…

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Florida Solar Month: When and where do I vote during August Primary election?

During the month of August, SACE will be blogging on #FloridaSolarMonth to promote solar in the Sunshine State. During August, Floridians will be considering pro-solar Amendment 4 on the August Primary ballot. This…

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Colorado shows path forward on renewable energy

From Colorado to the Southeast? A major settlement on vexing renewable energy issues has just been announced in Colorado that has important implications for the Southeast. On August 15, a major settlement…

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Florida Solar Month: History of Solar Power in the Sunshine State

This is a guest post written by Jonathan Deesing, who is a home solar specialist with SolarPowerAuthority.com living in Salt Lake City, Utah. During the month of August, SACE will sharing blogs that promote solar…