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New York unveils bold solar, energy storage plans

In Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2018 State of the State address, he re-committed New York to eliminating coal from its power plants in two years, provide solar to 10,000 low-income New Yorkers and invest $200 million in energy storage research.


Pennsylvania offers $30 million to create solar jobs

Before the ink was even dry on Governor Tom Wolf’s signature on Act 40 – designed to stabilize the state’s solar market – the governor has made money available for companies that deploy and create solar jobs.


Washington Post comes out against tariffs on solar

The Post has become the latest large mainstream U.S. news publication to oppose the tariffs, as South Korea considers a WTO complaint.

Muted reaction to USITC recommendations as groups scramble to divine details

After all the sound and fury that has surrounded the Section 201 trade action brought by petitioners Suniva and SolarWorld, reaction to the trade commissions preliminary recommendations has been oddly subdued.

Thin film PV maker Stion to discontinue operations

The Mississippi-based CIGS manufacturer cites “intense” competition from imports.


SUNation Solar Systems acquires Level Solar accounts

Almost exactly one month after Level Solar slipped the surly bonds of business and left the solar industry for good, SUNation Solar Systems has been approved by the former company’s board of directors to take over servicing those accounts.


It’s Time: Complete the Survey for the Next Solar Jobs Census!

The definitive report on solar jobs in the United States needs you.

Level Solar quietly goes under

Former employees are saying that the New York-based residential and C&I solar company has laid off everyone.


Diversity, Part III, in which Frank Andorka feels something like hope

In the final part of our three-part series on The Solar Foundation’s diversity study, our reporter talks to industry leaders to find out what the next steps are to fixing some of the gaps in diversity in the solar industry.

Solar jobs: Progress and challenges in diversity

Two newly released reports explore diversity efforts for solar installation jobs in California and overall job growth in the Midwest.

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