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What will make rooftop solar a common home feature? Costs as low as or lower than electricity from the grid. When is that much-discussed "grid parity" going to happen? Soon -- very, very soon.

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We may be on the verge of a “climate swerve.” With the price of solar plummeting and more consumers becoming aware of climate change, solar is uniquely poised as a pain-free way to take action.

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Sunrun releases their Brightpath platform, developed with funding from the SunShot Initiative. This is the first end-to-end automated system enabling partners to manage all aspects of a solar system.

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OneRoof Energy partners with an unrelated third-party securing equity for a $58 million residential solar financing fund. The fund will support over 2000 residential solar PPAs in next 12 months.

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Fortinet brings a 900 kW solar array online at its Santa Clara, California headquarters. The array features three solar carports covering employee parking lots as well as two rooftop installations.

INDUSTRY

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As the U.S. ups its use of solar and other renewables -- with renewable sources providing 14.3% of energy during the first half of 2014 -- the question remains, is it enough to stop fossil fuels?

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A Lux Research report on the solar market over the next five years finds that despite trade disputes with China, the long-term growth of solar looks strong throughout the world.

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RGS Energy and Mosaic announce that they have partnered to launch the Mosaic Home Solar Loan.

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As the U.S. ups its use of solar and other renewables -- with renewable sources providing 14.3% of energy during the first half of 2014 -- the question remains, is it enough to stop fossil fuels?

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Tony Abbott-led government’s anti-renewables moves darken Australian solar industry outlook.

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Companies need to avoid making assumptions about the U.S. solar market, as it consists of a tapestry of solar policies, incentives, climate regions, micro-markets, and diverse consumers.

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Texas enjoys abundant sun but not as abundant solar power. That’s starting to change. Travis Moller of Meridian Solar gives us his insights on the Texas commercial solar market.

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The solar industry, where policy trumps sunshine as a resource, is hugely influenced by politics. There are five factors affecting solar politics and what we can do to influence their course.

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A Public Utilities Commission decision in Minnesota may allow community solar projects to move forward, but it does not include the now well-known “value of solar” formula for those projects.