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Guardian Shows Solar Taking off Globally

Guardian Shows Solar Taking off Globally

We’ve spent quite a bit of time looking at how solar is booming in the state of Virginia -- with the governor's official seal of approval, and big companies coming in to innovate and drive massive operations with renewables. But sometimes it's also helpful to look at...

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Tesla Working with VA Schools on Solar Projects

Tesla Working with VA Schools on Solar Projects

You may have heard about a lot of the new solar initiatives across the state of Virginia, but have you heard how Tesla, the electric car maker, is working with four Virginia schools on solar contracts?   Press releases from the summer show the company opening a...

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Farmers Contemplate Solar in Dinwiddie

Farmers Contemplate Solar in Dinwiddie

We've talked a lot lately about big solar plans by Virginia utilities and energy providers, and some of those big Amazon projects that are adding tons of capacity to Virginia's solar network, but there are also other very different efforts going on in other parts of...

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Dominion to go 1/3 Solar By 2032

Dominion to go 1/3 Solar By 2032

At Sun Day Solar, we’re closely following advancements in central Virginia utility administration that have to do with enormous potential for the future of solar energy.   Here's a bright bit of news that shows how big the solar trend is in this area -- Dominion...

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The Kerfuffle on Solar Tariffs

The Kerfuffle on Solar Tariffs

The concept of setting a tariff on foreign solar infrastructure is making big news this month. But what does it mean for the solar industry?   Some are claiming that China and other Asian countries are flooding the U.S. market with cheap imports that are...

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U.S. DOE – Solar is Cheap!

U.S. DOE – Solar is Cheap!

Big news came from the U.S. Department of Energy this week about important benchmarks that the country has met in terms of solar power, and news about ongoing efforts.   One of the big things that a September 12 press release mentions is the Sunshot Initiative,...

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Will IoT Play a Big Role in Solar? You Bet!

Will IoT Play a Big Role in Solar? You Bet!

The solar industry is changing almost as fast as it’s growing. You can see a lot of this growth in the state of Virginia -- as massive retailer Amazon moves in to harness enormous amounts of sun power in multiple Virginia counties, big local utilities are also...

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Going All In On Nuclear?

Going All In On Nuclear?

Up in Pennsylvania, utilities in the southeastern region are fond of promoting the fact that locals rely on nuclear power plants for roughly 90% of their energy needs. Nuclear is touted as a “clean” power source, with advocates pointing out that nuclear plants don’t...

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