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2014-08-05 12:22:42

What the U.S. has learned from Solyndra and how it can become the world's solar superpower SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOLAR PHOENIX: How America Can Rise from the Ashes of Solyndra to World Leadership in Solar 2.0, a new book by Silicon Valley technology pioneer and solar entrepreneur Brad Mattson, offers a detailed roadmap of how solar will lead us to the new energy economy and outlines how the United States can beat manufacturing juggernauts like China by using...

2014-08-01 04:20:54

BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) supports the passage of today's important solar legislation, H. 4185. As passed, the legislation: -- Extends the state's net metering cap. -- Establishes a Green Ribbon Commission to 1) evaluate a minimum bill to support the distribution system and 2) examine an alternative incentive program to deploy 1600 MW of distributed solar by 2020....

2014-07-28 16:22:09

Xcel admitted that all customers benefit from net metering DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week in Denver, Coloradans packed into the Public Utilities Commission meeting rooms to support the cornerstone rooftop solar policy net metering. Meanwhile, a new finding shows that Xcel also knows the true benefits of net metering. A Denver Post article from 2007 says "Xcel officials maintain that all customers benefit because solar systems delay the need to build...

2014-07-24 23:00:35

The lawsuit alleges that the solar giant illegally classified their Field Enegry Advisors as exempt from overtime wages and meal periods San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The class action lawsuit was filed by the San Diego employment law attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik. The class action, filed on July 15, 2014, alleges that Solarcity Corporation misclassified their Field Energy Advisors as exempt from overtime wages and as a result, allegedly failed to pay...

2014-06-30 08:34:32

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTY) and ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE: ECOM). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings...

2014-06-11 08:23:14

Public hearing to address comprehensive agreement between solar industry and utilities BOSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), additional solar industry groups, Massachusetts utilities, and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) will participate today in a public briefing on common-ground language regarding the future of solar in Massachusetts. TASC supports this language, which represents the first instance of comprehensive...

2014-05-21 23:01:45

Permanent Operations Center Established in Kona i (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Kona, Hawai‘ SolarCity has expanded to Hawai‘i Island with the launch of a permanent operations center in Kona. The company is already providing clean energy to its first 100 customers on Hawai‘i Island, and has also completed a solar power system at the Kona Airport through a partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOT). “This was the next sensible step for SolarCity, as we expand our facilities and...

2014-05-21 16:23:32

SAN DIEGO and SAN MATEO, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQGS: SCTY) has filed a federal securities fraud class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The complaint alleges that the company and certain of its officers and directors violated the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between March 6, 2013 and March 18, 2014 (the "Class...

2014-05-20 12:25:31

Initiative part of Cox Conserves program; encourages employees to embrace eco-friendly behavior LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its Cox Conserves sustainability program, Cox Enterprises is launching a national employee solar program that will provide incentives for employees who choose to install solar panel systems on their homes. The program was announced by Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy today in a session on energizing employees at Fortune's...

2014-05-14 16:24:03

82% of Mainers are against Central Maine Power proposal AUGUSTA, Maine, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll, funded by the Alliance for Solar Choice, finds that eight out of ten Mainers (82%) oppose adding a charge on customers that generate their own electricity with rooftop solar or other technologies. Poll results indicate general opposition for a standby charge, which has been proposed Central Maine Power (CMP) and would require customers to pay an extra fee for...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.