14 Dec '17, 4pm

For the 8th consecutive quarter, the #solar industry has installed more than 2 GW of solar capacity

For the 8th consecutive quarter, the #solar industry has installed more than 2 GW of solar capacity

Corporate tax reform could reduce tax equity demand : Congress is in a hurry to pass tax reform legislation. That legislation features a reduction in the top corporate tax rate from 35% to 20% that will reduce the availability of tax equity financing, which will make it more difficult for developers to monetize the federal Investment Tax Credit. However, another provision in the bill threatens to have an equally large impact on tax equity financing. The Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) provision in the Senate Tax Bill would require large companies to pay an additional tax if their tax bill, when adjusted for tax credits, falls below 11% of their U.S. income, adjusted to include certain cross-border payments not previously counted as income. This provision would create less demand for tax equity investment among investors as tax credits could put the investor at risk of f...

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seia.org 14 Dec '17, 6am

In Q3 2017, the U.S. market installed 2,031 MWdc of solar PV, a 51% decrease year-over-year from Q3 2016. Through the end ...

Dozens Of U.S. Mayors Declare Support For Solar...

solarindustrymag.com 14 Dec '17, 12pm

Dozens of U.S. mayors from across the country have signaled their public support for solar energy to power their communiti...

US Solar Installs Fall to Their Lowest Level Since 2015, as Uncertainty Swirls and Prices Rise

US Solar Installs Fall to Their Lowest Level Si...

greentechmedia.com 14 Dec '17, 5am

America's solar industry had its toughest quarter in two years. Faced with political uncertainty, rising equipment prices,...

Dozens Of U.S. Mayors Declare Support For Solar

solarindustrymag.com 13 Dec '17, 4pm

Dozens of U.S. mayors from across the country have signaled their public support for solar energy to power their communiti...

Solar PV O&M Landscapes Consolidate Globally

Solar PV O&M Landscapes Consolidate Globally

greentechmedia.com 13 Dec '17, 1pm

When it comes to operations and maintenance, one might expect the oldest and most mature PV markets to be the most consoli...

BP returns to solar with $200m Lightsource investment

BP returns to solar with $200m Lightsource inve...

businessgreen.com 15 Dec '17, 11am

Oil giant BP has reignited its interest in the solar market with the announcement today of a $200m investment in UK develo...

EDF and officials flip the switch on 179 MW of #solar in Nevada

EDF and officials flip the switch on 179 MW of ...

solarindustrymag.com 13 Dec '17, 8pm

During a celebration event on Monday, EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) officially marked commercial operation of the Switch S...

Solar Power Is Blooming in Minnesota

Solar Power Is Blooming in Minnesota

sierraclub.org 13 Dec '17, 9am

“Our cattle business was our past,” says Ralph Kaehler, whose family has farmed land along the steep bluffs of the Upper M...

#CommunitySolar coalition works to drive future...

solarindustrymag.com 14 Dec '17, 6pm

Momentum for development of community solar programs is growing nationwide, with programs in nearly 20 states including hu...

Surwon Technology Increases Solar Power Storage...

altenergymag.com 15 Dec '17, 2pm

Surwon Technology today unveiled its latest R&D findings, providing the solar industry with a wave of promise as energy ha...

Australia Has Already Hit 1 Gigawatt Of Solar Installed In 2017, Breaking Multiple Records

Australia Has Already Hit 1 Gigawatt Of Solar I...

cleantechnica.com 12 Dec '17, 5pm

Australian solar consultants SunWiz published new data this week outlining 10 solar records that have already been broken ...

ICYMI: @SEIA @GTMResearch release Q4 2017 U.S. ...

seia.org 19 Dec '17, 1pm

For 8th Straight Quarter, U.S. Solar Industry Installs More Than 2 GW of Capacity Updated December 14, 2017 The U.S. insta...

Spectrum Solar Plus Storage Project with EnSync...

altenergymag.com 15 Dec '17, 2pm

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EnSync, Inc. (NYSE American: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, a leading develope...