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April 27, 2009

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to analyze Smart Grid opportunities in the State of Maryland. As part of this grant, MEA is sponsoring two stakeholder meetings to discuss the elements

April 23, 2009

The North Carolina Solar Center’s website features three fact sheets on solar incentives from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: FAQ’s on Federal Solar Incentives Residential Solar Commercial Solar

April 23, 2009

Mick Sagrillo has been a small wind energy advocate for more than 28 years. He’s owned a small wind energy business, and worked to install hundreds of systems in nearly all 50 states and more than 28 foreign countries. He’s

April 23, 2009

For the past year, a committee from the small wind industry has been working on a new article for the U.S. National Electrical Code (the NEC). The proposed new Article 694 Small Wind Electric Systems is modeled after Article 690

April 23, 2009

Many recent changes, everything from better financial incentives to increased public interest, have contributed to the significant growth of the small wind industry over the past few years. Although these changes have been for the betterment of the industry, there

April 23, 2009

Below is a summary of the report: An Analysis of the Technical and Economic Potential for Mid-Scale Distributed Wind December 2007 — October 31, 2008 R. Kwartin, A. Wolfrum, K. Granfield, A. Kagel, and A. Appleton ICF International Fairfax, Virginia

April 22, 2009

In an Earth Day article about Wal-Mart doubling its use of solar in USA Today, IREC’s Larry Sherwood is quoted. Read the full article DSIRE’s Rusty Haynes was quoted in an article about a potential solar incentive program in Texas

April 22, 2009

Just this month, the Washington State Legislature passed S.B. 5136, prohibiting homeowner’s associations (HOAs) from prohibiting the installation of solar energy panels (see DSIRE record). While an HOA may issue guidelines related to visibility and aesthetic aspects of solar panel

April 21, 2009

The City of Santa Rosa, one of 25 Solar America cities, is doing solar a little differently. Instead of trying to achieve its solar goals for the City of Santa Rosa, they’re going solar countywide. “What’s unique about Santa Rosa’s

April 16, 2009

The DOE Solar Energy Technologies Program has issued the request for information (RFI) Solar Policy and Analysis Regional Centers. The purpose of an RFI is to gather valuable input from stakeholders. The Solar Policy and Analysis Regional Centers RFI seeks

 

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