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Southard Solar – Solar Sales Representative
Post Date: April 20, 2017 Job Title: Solar Sales Representative Location:  Longmont, CO Target Hire Date: Immediate To Apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter to *protected email* for consideration. No phone calls! Southard Solar’s team has been serving the Front Range of Colorado since 1987. We have established a reputation of providing professional specialized project implementation for a multitude of clients. Our passion is Solar Energy, we provide affordable residential and commer [...]
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Minnesota Cities Learn from Buying Community Solar Together
The nation’s first ever attempt to have municipal governments collectively buy power from community solar gardens was a modest success, according to a new report. [...]
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Solar Module Manufacturer Suniva Files for Bankruptcy
The Board of Directors of Shunfeng International Clean Energy Ltd. (SICE) yesterday said that Atlanta-based solar cell and module manufacturer Suniva filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition for relief under the U.S. bankruptcy code.   [...]
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India Gets Record Low Bid to Build Solar Power, Minister Says
The price of solar power in India fell to a record low of 3.15 rupees (5 U.S. cents) a kilowatt-hour in a competitive tender where French firm Engie SA’s local arm won rights to develop 250 MW. [...]
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Mile Hi Solar – Solar Installer
Post Date: April 14, 2017 Job Title: Solar Installer Location:  Loveland, CO Target Hire Date: Immediate To Apply: Please submit application materials to *protected email*  Mile Hi Solar is seeking individual with exceptional trustworthiness and a strong work ethic. This position requires some flexibility in schedule and ability to use brains and brawn.   Details: Works hours may vary, but typically will be M-F, 8am-5pm. Hours per week may vary from 30-50 $13.50/hr to start with room [...]
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What Are the Top 10 States for Clean Energy Jobs?
The solar, wind and energy efficiency industries already employ millions of people in the U.S., and they’re poised to grow. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, there are 374,000 American jobs in solar energy, 102,000 in wind energy and more than 2.2 million related to energy efficiency.  [...]
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Saudis to Seek Bids for 700 MW of Wind, Solar Projects
Saudi Arabia will begin seeking bids next week from renewable-energy companies to build wind and solar plants with a combined capacity of 700 MW as part of the kingdom’s $50 billion program to boost power generation and cut its oil consumption.  [...]
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Schneider Electric Turns Boston HQ into Living Laboratory with “Islandable” Microgrid
Last week, Schneider Electric brought media, analysts and partners to its Boston One Campus (BOC), the company’s North American headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts, to unveil what it is calling its new “advanced microgrid.” With the microgrid, the BOC is able to completely detach from the grid and draw all of its power from the onsite generation, which includes about 448 kW of rooftop and carport PV and a gas generator. During the media and analyst event, Andy Haun, the CTO of the compa [...]
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Nonprofit GRID Alternatives Receives Donation of 620 kW of Solar Modules
Nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives recently received a donation of about 620 kW of solar modules from JinkoSolar to help expand the organization’s efforts to bring solar power and job training to low-income communities in the U.S. [...]
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Renewables Providing Most New Power, As Solar, Wind Costs Continue to Fall
Renewables were the biggest new source of electricity last year as the cost of building new wind and solar farms fell. Clean energy provided 55 percent of all new capacity added worldwide, the most ever, and total investment was about double the amount for generators driven by fossil fuels, according to a report published Thursday by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.   [...]
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Request for Proposal – Arapahoe County
Post Date: April 6, 2017 Opportunity Title: Request for Proposal for Contracted Rooftop PV Services RFP-17-48:  CONTRACTED ROOFTOP SOLAR PV SERVICES Please visit our website @ www.arapahoegov.com and at “How Do I?” scroll over to “Find” then scroll down to RFP Bid Opportunities then to “Register as a Vendor” and follow the prompts.  We have all Bids/RFPs, Addendums, Attendance Sheets and Award Information available for download.  If you have any problems with registering, [...]
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How Companies Are Buying Clean Energy: 4 Lessons from India
India has some of the world’s most ambitious renewable energy goals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to boost India's solar energy generation capacity from 5.8 GW in 2014 to 100 GW by 2022. As part of the Paris Agreement, India set a goal to increase the share of non-fossil-based power capacity from 30 percent today to about 40 percent by 2030. [...]
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Southard Solar – Solar Installer
Post Date: April 5, 2017 Job Title: Solar Installer Location:  Longmont, CO Target Hire Date: Immediate To Apply: Please submit resume to *protected email* Southard Solar is seeking applicants to install residential grid-tied PV systems. In this position, the Apprentice Installer will provide support to the Crew Lead of the installation team and work with Crew Lead to ensure the completion of installation of all solar arrays/systems. It is the responsibility of every Installer to ensure safe w [...]
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The world’s smartest solar solution | smartflower
With smartflower, you get a beautifully designed, easy-to-setup solar solution fully integrated with smart features for nearly effortless ownership. [...]
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Can Solar See the Light with Perovskite?
One of the big questions for humanity’s future is: how will we supply enough clean and plentiful energy to sustain a growing global population? At face value, the big question has a simple answer: solar. In theory, the world’s demand could be met by just one thousandth of the sun’s energy landing on Earth.   [...]
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Thinking About Solar Panels? See How Much Sun Your Roof Gets With This Map
You need a sunny roof to benefit from solar panels, but yours may be sunnier than you think. Google’s Project Sunroof gives building-by-building details, and now has data for (parts of) all 50 states. [...]
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This Old Mine Is Now British Columbia’s Largest Solar Farm
For over a century, the landscape north of Kimberley, British Columbia, was used for intensive industrial hard-rock mining — but now it’s home to the largest solar farm in all of British Columbia. Over the decades, the site of Teck’s (formerly Cominco’s) Sullivan Mine hosted a steel mill, fertilizer plant and tailings ponds, rendering the area tree-less for the foreseeable future. [...]
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A Low-Tech Approach To Energy Storage: Molten Metals
The ability to store energy promises to revolutionize the way we generate, transmit and use electricity - making renewable sources such as wind and solar cheaper and more dependable. Massachusetts is one of just three states requiring electric utilities to build battery facilities in the future. [...]
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Listen Up: Future Rooftop Solar Costs — Getting to $2.50/watt
The solar industry is one of our most obvious success stories. Our industry directly employs 261,000 people. We generate energy that is both clean and renewable. And we generate this energy at prices that are less than conventional utility power — as low as 6 cents per kwh.  [...]
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The Wonder Material That May Make Spray-On Solar PV Reality
Imagine a future when solar cells can be sprayed or printed onto the windows of skyscrapers or atop sports utility vehicles -- and at prices potentially far cheaper than today’s silicon-based panels. It’s not as far-fetched it seems. Solar researchers and company executives think there’s a good chance the economics of the $42 billion industry will soon be disrupted by something called perovskites, a range of materials that can be used to harvest light when turned into a crystalli [...]
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Innovative Aggregation Expands Access to Large-scale Renewables
This week, the largest renewable energy project built in the U.S. through an alliance of diverse buyers reached commercial operation. The development of the 60-MW Summit Farms Solar project was driven by demand from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston Medical Center, and Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation.   [...]
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Scientists Harness Solar Power to Produce Hydrogen from Biomass
A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has developed a way of using solar power to generate hydrogen from biomass, the U.K. university said last week. [...]
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Colorado Solar Property Tax Exemption
Property Tax Exemption Renewable energy personal property that is located on a residential classified property, owned by the residential property owner, and produces energy that is used by the residential property is exempt from Colorado property taxation. [...]
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Colorado Solar Energy Incentives | Department of Energy
Updated June 2015 2007 legislation enabled the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to establish a multi-year energy savings goal for electric utilities in the state. Reduction targets are set to 1.35% of sales in 2015 and increase to 1.68% in 2020. Utilities file their plans to work toward targets annually. The companies collectively budgeted over $110 million in 2014 to promote energy efficiency and load management in the state.   [...]
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