Solar news: Solar wins in state-level actions

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20.41%! LONGi Solar Creates World Record of Mono PERC Module

On January 18, 2018, LONGi Solar announced that, according to a test conducted by TUV-SUD, the independent third-party certification test organization, the company’s 60-cell PERC module achieved a photoelectric conversion efficiency of 20.41%, a new world record for a monocrystalline PERC module.

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Clean Energy Issues Highlight “New Hampshire Energy Week”

Jennifer Runyon | March 16, 2018
At a breakfast during “NH Energy Week,” Governor Sununu said that it’s time to take the politics out of energy. His office is set to release a long-term energy plan in the next few weeks…

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Do Electrified Villages in Developing Regions Need Microgrids?

Jennifer Delony | March 16, 2018
A new video produced with support from international development agency USAID takes a closer look at microgrid development in India and the need to bring these independent…

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The Global Leader in Pay-As-You-Go Solar Is Downsizing

Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz with Commentary by Jennifer Delony | March 16, 2018
M-Kopa, the Kenyan pay-per-use solar power provider, is downsizing in a bid to improve its competitiveness, ensure long-term sustainability, and increase return for investors…

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From Residential to Utility-Scale, Solar Wins in Recent State-Level Actions

Jennifer Delony | March 16, 2018
A series of recent state-level actions have been lauded by industry advocates as positive steps for driving deployments of residential, community-scale and utility-scale solar…

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New Solar Finance Options Will Target 10 GW for African Sahel

Jennifer Delony | March 18, 2018
A partnership between the African Development Bank and International Solar Alliance will create finance instruments for solar deployments in Africa’s Sahel region…

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Inside Renewable Energy: The Language of Climate and Energy—How to Find Common Ground in Today’s Energy Transition

Jennifer Delony | March 19, 2018
How we talk about climate-related energy issues drives a wedge between stakeholders, but people with differing opinions do meet on some issues, and it’s possible to maximize the benefits…

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