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Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis.

When Red Turns Green

When Red Turns Green

As clean energy development gains momentum across the United States, some surprising front-runners are emerging in the race for renewable energy leadership—traditionally red states like Iowa and Wyoming.

A recent study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) highlights state-by-state successes in advancing clean energy. The rankings used a dozen metrics

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

Fremont, California (November 30, 2016) – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announces that Intertek confirmed that samples of SolarEdge inverters were the first it tested to meet the UL 1741 SA draft requirements to be smart inverters.

Fronius Installs Inverters in a Former Nuclear Power Plant

Fronius Installs Inverters in a Former Nuclear Power Plant

Fronius, the global quality leader for solar energy, has carried out a very special project in Zwentendorf, Austria: a photovoltaic system has been installed on the site of a former nuclear power plant (NPP). Where once nuclear energy was to be produced, today clean, safe energy is generated from natural

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

SolarEdge Leading the Market in Advanced Inverter Functionality

Fremont, California (November 30, 2016) – SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announces that Intertek confirmed that samples of SolarEdge inverters were the first it tested to meet the UL 1741 SA draft requirements to be smart inverters.

Embracing Change

Embracing Change

Singer, songwriter, and recent Nobel Prize laureate Bob Dylan is known for his poetic and visionary lyrics. These seem particularly prophetic, especially amid the transformations currently taking place in the energy industry. In fact, they resonate with striking relevance and clarity as America’s energy providers begin to embrace change.

Solar Alliance Launches Commercial Solar Division

Vancouver, Canada and San Diego, California, July 19, 2016 – Solar Alliance Energy, Inc. (‘Solar Alliance’) or (the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: SAN, OTCQB: SAENF) is pleased to announce the launch of a Commercial Solar Division. The Commercial Solar Division will be based in San Diego and will target commercial and industrial

Making Solar the Right Shade of Green

Making Solar the Right Shade of Green

The week before last, I was at the Solid Waste Association of North America’s Senior Executive Symposium in Phoenix, AZ, in connection with another of our publications, Municipal Solid Waste Management magazine. In the course of discussions, I asked if attendees were beginning to see solar panels or related PV

US Solar Market on Track for a Record-Breaking Year

US Solar Market on Track for a Record-Breaking Year

BOSTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2016) – In the first quarter of 2016, 1,665 megawatts of solar PV were installed in the United States with the solar industry adding more new capacity during this period than coal, natural gas and nuclear combined. According to GTM Research and the

SEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis Interim President

SEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis Interim President

Tom Kimbis, general counsel and vice president of executive affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), will serve as the association’s interim president starting June 1.

According to SEIA, Kimbis has worked at the organization since 2010, acting as the primary liaison for the U.S. solar industry to the federal

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