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News, analysis, reporting and insight on the latest in politics and policy affecting the solar energy industry. 

Nevada governor strikes down community solar
Florida votes solar
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  • Nevada governor strikes down community solar

    Nevada Governor Vetoes Community Solar

    Nevada Governor Sandoval vetoed Senate Bill 392, which received broad support from both Republicans and Democrats in both chambers of the Nevada Legislature, as well as national security leaders, faith communities, clean energy...
  • Florida votes solar

    Pro Solar Amendment Signed into Law in Florida

    Today Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law implementing legislation for the pro-solar Amendment 4, which was unanimously placed on the ballot by the Florida Legislature in 2016, passed overwhelmingly by 73% of the vote...
  • Potential for job loss in US solar industry hangs in balance
  • Energize 360 in NH

    Twelve NH Cities and Towns Lead the Way on Clean Energy

    One week after President Donald Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, local leaders in the New Hampshire seacoast are rapidly expanding a community clean energy initiative to save...
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  • Nevada advances solar bills

    Nevada Lawmakers Advance Suite of Solar Energy Bills

    On 5 June 2017 the Nevada Legislature passed a suite of renewable energy bills that are poised to make the state a national leader solar development and job creation. Vote Solar, a non-profit organization working to advance...
  • Solar in Mexico

    Developing Renewable Energy Projects in Mexico

    Bruno Bernal is CEO of Eosol Energy, a company that operates internationally through the promotion and development of all types of projects related to the production and supply of energy, with particular emphasis in the field of renewable...
  • Scatec solar power plant in South Africa

    Ray of Hope for South Africa's Small Solar Developers

    South Africa has raised the hopes of small solar PV developers with projects of less than 5MW, after proposing a dedicated fund to enable them meet their capital expenditure. The Department of Energy has also announced changes to the procurement...
  • A solar PV project in one of the villages in Nigerias Jigawa state Image courtesy of Solarenergydemystified

    Nigeria Makes Progress with $5 billion Investment in Solar PV

    Nigeria’s determination to generate an additional 500MW from solar PV by next year and create a base for increasing the capacity to 4,000MW by 2025,  appear to be on course after the recent signing of a major renewable energy development...
  • Everyone wins with community solar, but its not allowed in every state

    Advancing Community Solar in the US

    Presentations about solar energy have a definite rhythm. Initially, the audience is curious about renewable energy and midway through as they receive more information, the feeling turns to palpable excitement. But inevitably, by evening’s...
  • Net Metering

    Net Metering: A call for a public debate

    Net metering, considered by many to be a great benefit to residential solar energy users and utilities alike, is now the subject of much controversy. According to the US Energy Department, net metering is instituted in 43 states, the District of...
  • Solar plants in Tomsk region of Russia

    Russian Government to Support Development of Renewables

    Despite the fierce protests of oil and gas lobby, the Russian government has taken a crucial decision for the future development of national industry of renewables and in particular solar energy, finally signing a package of measures, which...
  • Chinese PV Trade, Tariffs and Uncertainty

    Chinese PV Trade, Tariffs and Uncertainty

    China has long been an important player in the global photovoltaics market, but trade policies and quality of materials have been contentious issues. Many blamed market stumbling to the low-cost Chinese goods flooding markets throughout the world....

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