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#Solar should be a major part of @EPA's Clean Power Plan!

“With all this being said, we believe there are certain areas of the Clean Power Plan that must be modified to accurately depict today’s solar market,” Stainken continued. “Specifically in regards to building block 3 on renewable energy, the solar data represents incomplete data and does not reflect current solar capacity or market projections. Current solar capacity today is already far exceeding the estimates the EPA has used for 2030 state targets. The EPA must also recognize distributed generation solar, as well as Solar Heating and Cooling technologies, in its renewable energy state targets. Furthermore, since 2012, the baseline year the EPA has relied on for its solar data, the solar industry has seen rapid expansion and growth across all 50 states. We encourage the EPA to recognize this tremendous growth in solar and to use an updated baseline year relative to when ...

Full article: http://www.seia.org/news/solar-energy-poised-help-states-...

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