Two Directions for Alternative Energy Policies for China’s “Thirteenth Five-year Plan”

The China central government publishes a document “Suggestions for the Thirteenth Five-year Plan” (briefly, “the Plan”) on its government-owned media, Xinhua News Agency. Regarding issues about the development of alternative energy and relevant .. more

Georgia Power Supports EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Georgia Power has joined with other energy companies across USA in support of a motion to stay the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, due to its potential impacts on reliability and affordability of electricity in the state of Georgia. G.. more

Orders Flow into PV Sector as Government Initiatives Generate Strong Demand in China

Policy directives from the Chinese government continue to drive the country’s demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems. China’s National Energy Agency has recently increased the national PV installation target and expects an additional 5.3GW-worth of generatio.. more

China Adds 5.3GW of Solar to its Installation Target in Response to International Emission Reduction Roadmaps

China’s National Energy Administrative (NEA) announced an additional 5.3GW solar installation target on September 28. The additional capacity, including ground-mounted and distributed systems, is required to start constructing in 2015 and to become commercial ope.. more

SunShot Initiative Cooperates with ICMA for Recognizing Communities Program

U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative launches the Solar Powering America by Recognizing Communities (SPARC) program to establish a prominent national recognition program to energize local solar marketplaces, and has selected the International City/Co.. more

Solar Alliance Seeks to Revolutionize “Going Solar” Experience

The Northern and Central California SunShot Alliance announced plans to construct and interconnect rooftop solar systems in one day or less, an unprecedented goal given the industry’s current average of 30 days. In a contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of E.. more

Hilary to Have 140GW of Solar Installed across USA by 2020, If Elected

Hilary Clinton unveiled her energy policy to combat climate change. In her Climate Change Fact Sheet, she announced two bold national goals: the U.S. will have more than 500 million solar panels installed across the country by her first term,.. more


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