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Washington D.C. launches new low-income solar & job training program

GRID Alternatives will run the first year of the program, training D.C. residents in solar installation while installing PV systems.

BREAKING: SolarWorld Americas joins Suniva’s trade petition

After originally being cool to Suniva’s petition to the U.S. International Trade Commission for protection from its Chinese competitors, SolarWorld has reversed its stance and joined the complaint as a co-petitioner.

SEIA elects industry veterans to its board

The Solar Energy Industries Association has a new chair (Tom Starrs) and vice chair (Michael Maulick), who are expected to bring a fresh perspective to some of the challenges facing the solar industry today.

One step closer: Nevada Assembly moves net-metering bill forward

After two brutal years of wrangling over what net-metering would look like, the Battle Born state is one step closer to seeing the practice (nearly) restored.

EXCLUSIVE: Abigail Ross Hopper speaks out on Suniva

After strongly criticizing the U.S. International Trade Commission’s decision to the bankrupt module manufacturer’s petition for “global safeguard relief” from imports of crystalline silicon solar PV cells and modules, the president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) agreed to talk further about her concerns with pv magazine.

Hearings on two Trump FERC nominees set for tomorrow

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has been paralyzed into inaction since last year because it didn’t have the three-commissioner quorum necessary to transact business but that paralysis may soon be coming to an end.

BREAKING: U.S. trade commission moves ahead with Suniva investigation

The International Trade Commission decided late tonight to move forward under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 to investigate whether the bankrupt module maker deserves protection from its Chinese competitors, with potentially severe results for the U.S. solar market.

Trump budget guts solar research at NREL and Berkeley (14 essential documents embedded)

The president’s federal budget for Fiscal Year 2018 includes the expected cuts to renewable energy within the DOE’s walls, but the cuts to prominent national labs – including the elimination of energy-storage research funding at both – could have unforeseen long-term effects on the industry.

Third-party solar scores big court victory in Arizona (full decision embedded)

The state’s appeals court rejected the tax department’s contention that it should be able to treat third-party installed solar arrays as utilities for tax purposes.

Duke completes 17 MW solar farm in Indiana for Navy (with additional charts)

While rooftop solar companies struggle to find their footing after a recent law eviscerating net metering, utility-scale projects like the Navy’s new power source continue to thrive.

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