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2012-03-19 23:01:09

Incentive Cutbacks in Europe, Falling Prices, Create Major Corporate Challenges in 2012 Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) market installations reached a record high of 27.4 gigawatts (GW) in 2011, up 40% Y/Y, according to the annual PV market report, 2012 Marketbuzz® issued today by NPD Solarbuzz. Overall market growth in 2011 was boosted by strong second half demand ahead of further deep cuts in solar incentives. This followed a period of...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

One Block Off the Grid publishes report based on over 45,000 real solar estimates, brings increased transparency to cost of residential solar. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Solar provider One Block Off the Grid today announced publication of a report that finds residential solar payback periods of ten years or less in ten U.S. states, based on over 45,000 solar estimates generated in the year 2011. The shortest solar payback periods were seen in Massachusetts (4.0 years) and...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'