Georgia

Suniva files for chapter 11 bankruptcy

Two weeks after laying off 131 employees without notice and closing its module plant in Michigan, one of the largest U.S. solar manufacturers has filed for bankruptcy.

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Suniva violated WARN Act provisions in layoffs, employees say

In the latest news for the troubled cell and module maker, former employees have filed a class-action suit alleging the company violated provisions of the federal WARN Act by laying off employees in Michigan and Georgia without notice.

Suniva lays off 131 workers in Georgia, closes Michigan plant

The state of Georgia says 131 workers were let go yesterday, and local officials in Michigan have confirmed that Suniva’s module plant in Saginaw Township is now closed.

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Stage set for solar battle royal in Georgia

While Georgia Electric Membership Corp. adds more than $30 in fees to solar customers’ bills, the legislature considers passing a law limiting the amounts they can charge. The conflict comes amidst the rapid growth of the solar industry and the state.

GTM Research: U.S. solar market to decline 10% in 2017 (with charts)

The full release of the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report gives a number of surprises, including Utah and Georgia rising to the #2 and #3 largest state markets with over 1 GW installed each.

sonnen to open new manufacturing and R&D hub in Atlanta

Production at the InnovationHub expected to commence in the second quarter of the year, the German storage specialist confirmed. Facility combines sonnen’s U.S. manufacturing operations and product research capabilities.

Former President Carter inaugurates solar project in Georgia

SolAmerica developed and built the 1.3 MW PV plant on land Carter leased near his hometown in Georgia.

Georgia Power reaches 846 MW of solar PV

The Deep South utility has agreed to build 1.6 GW of renewable energy by 2021

The solar coaster: pv magazine USA’s 2016 year in review

With massive market growth, the bankruptcy of SunEdison and the election of a pro-coal climate denier as president, 2016 really was the best and the worst of times.

Georgia reaches accord on renewable cost-benefit framework

Georgia Power and the Georgia Public Service Commission issued a joint recommendation on how to evaluate solar’s value to the state’s grid, with a view of using the framework in the Renewable Energy Development Initiative

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