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Florida Utility Gulf Power & Department of Defense Go Solar with Coronal

Tucked in the far northwest corner of the Florida panhandle, many people forget about the Navy and Air Force bases located there, out of sight, out of mind. These somewhat remote locations…

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Solar Power International: A Wrap-Up

Co-authored by Bryan Jacob, Simon Mahan and Alissa Jean Schafer All of the things we mentioned in our blog after the opening session did come up again throughout Solar Power International (#SPIcon). …

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Wind and Solar Power: Complementary Energy Resources

Here at Solar Power International, a number of attendees have openly wondered: how can wind power and solar power work better, together? Perhaps unsurprisingly, the two resources pair together quite nicely, naturally.…

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Welcome to Solar Power International in Las Vegas

As a newcomer to SPI (Solar Power International), I can admit that I’m truly overwhelmed.  It’s a good thing they offer a First-Time Attendee Orientation, which I attended yesterday afternoon to get…

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Hurricane Irma Leads to Solar Questions

Living in south Florida, hurricanes and tropical storms are a frequent topic of conversation every year, and this week, with Harvey’s devastation fresh in our memories and Hurricane Irma swirling in the…

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I’m super excited about Solar in the Southeast

Today is my first day full-time with SACE, but I’ve been transitioning into this Solar Program Director role part-time since June.  In the whirlwind world of the solar industry and policy, I…

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Eclipse is gone, Solar's back on

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Energy Policy Manager Simon Mahan contributed to this blog post. As we waited excitedly for the moon's shadow to cross the Southeast during yesterday's Great American Eclipse,…

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Unblocking the Sun - Join Us!

  Today, the sun will be completely blocked by the moon in the first total solar eclipse in the United States since 1979. As people assemble in the “path of totality” to…

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Is TVA Causing a Solar [Market] Eclipse?

TenneSEIA, the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association, issued a press release yesterday about TVA’s decision to continue restricting the Green Power Providers program.  I agree with their President, Matt Beasley: “this decision…

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History in Florida: Ladies & Gentlemen Start Your Engines, The Solar Race Has Begun

This is a guest blog by Delany Reynolds student activist and founder of MiamiSeaRise.com The City of South Miami enacting its new residential solar mandate tonight, a law that we began working…