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CICE’s partnership with EnergySage looks like a winner

By Roy L Hales

It will soon be a month since Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy(CICE) announced their partnership with EnergySage. Their first project was finding an installer to put solar panels on the new roof of Metro South Chamber of Commerce, in Brockton Massachusetts. The first broad sampling of opinion was at the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) annual conference. CICE’s partnership with EnergySage looks like a winner. Continue reading CICE’s partnership with EnergySage looks like a winner

Solar Panels on the Whitehouse

By Roy L Hales

Amidst a flurry of energy announcements, the White House also released a video called “The Solar Panels.” They were the backdrop to a series of announcements made while tradesmen installed solar panels on the Whitehouse.
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The Loan Programs Office’s Accomplishment

By Roy L Hales

America’s solar industry is celebrating its most stellar year. The amount of capacity number of installations have grown from a mere 45 MW, in 2003, to 4,751 MW in 2013. As Rhone Resch, President and CEO of Solar Energy Industrieys  Association (SEIA) puts it, solar energy is now mainstream. More than half of those installations was from ere utility scale solar projects that probably would not have come into being were not for the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO).
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