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Solaria files IP lawsuit against GCL over module production infringement

The Californian solar module developer alleges misappropriation by China’s GCL Solar over trade secrets pertaining to its patented production technique.

Nevada: Governor’s task force recommends bringing back net metering

While advocates welcomed the gesture, these recommendations will require legislative action to become reality.

pv magazine LIVE video coverage of Solar Power International 2016

Our new videos from America’s largest solar trade show feature interviews with the CEOs of First Solar and SolarWorld Americas.

Google solar project wins UN climate solutions award

Project Sunroof, an initiative led by Google, has been announced as one of 13 winners of the United Nations ‘Momentum for Change’ climate change award, by enabling tens of millions of Americans to evaluate the solar potential of their home with just the click of a button, showing them both monetary savings and environmental impact.

NREL: Utility-scale solar costs fall below $1.50 per watt (with charts)

The latest report by NREL shows an ongoing decline in costs across sectors, with soft costs remaining stubbornly high for residential installations.

Grid Alternatives will install 92 solar projects on U.S. tribal lands

Thanks to a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Oakland, Calif.-based non-profit solar installer will put 394 kW to electrify areas that are often underserved by utilities.

SolarCity raises another $347 million, switches CFOs

Tanguy Serra will be stepping down from his post as president as well at the end of the year.

Bank of America may be interested in bailing out SunEdison

Court documents reveal potential “enthusiastic interest” from the Charlotte, N.C. banking giant to provide money to the cratering solar installer.

New York’s REV process: More questions than answers

Progress is slow in terms of concrete details in New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative, but some of that may be inevitable.

California regulators deny challenges to net metering

Requests for a re-hearing filed by the state’s three large investor-owned utilities have been denied.

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