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Across the United States rooftop solar power is reaching grid parity

EarthTalk: Rooftop Solar Reaches Grid Parity

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that the price of getting solar panels installed on a home is lower than ever, but has it gotten to the point anywhere in the U.S. where it’s actually cheaper than traditional grid power yet? –Lester Milstein, Boston,…

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Infographic: Americans Vote for Solar

Americans want residential solar This infographic from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) underscores how Americans really feel about solar energy. Despite the misleading characterization of solar and cleantech from the likes of 60 Minuets and Fox News, Americans understand the importance of going solar and want more of it. A recent study by BrightCurrent shows that 91 percent of…

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Solar Feed-in Tariffs are catching on throughout the United States and Canada

Solar Feed-in Tariffs Catching On in LA, Across the U.S.

Credited with spurring huge gains in residential and commercial solar PV installations, solar feed-in tariffs are catching on with US municipalities and states keen on boosting local economies as well conserving ecosystems.