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Utility API founder Daniel Roesler tells us about the problem his startup is solving, what he's doing to cut solar soft costs, and his vision for the future of energy. Hint: It involves a lot of solar.

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Verengo reaches 75 MW milestone with its 13,000th residential rooftop installation -- also expands on key strategic east and west coast markets while ramping down others.

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Dominion enters agreement to purchase two solar projects from EDF Renewable Energy. The projects, both located in California, will total 42 MW of capacity when completed in 2015.

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Baker Electric Solar ranks number 2 on the San Diego Business Journal’s sustainability special edition alternative energy suppliers list. This comes after 144% growth in 2013.

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Solar contributes more than a quarter of new utility-scale generating capacity in the first six months of 2014; residential and commercial solar add another big chunk.

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Google provides $145 million in financing for SunEdison's Regulus solar plant in California. The 82 MW project is already under construction and is expected to come online later this year.

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Sullivan Solar Power is helping the San Diego area become a solar hub. The southern California region certainly gets plenty of sun, and solar there can be cheaper than grid electricity.

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Everybody Solar plans a solar project for Wildlife Associates, a wildlife sanctuary and children’s educational nonprofit in California. The 25 kW solar array will save the nonprofit $10,000 a year.

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Renewable energy provider Finavera Wind Energy agrees to acquire 100% of the equity of Solar Alliance of America for $6 million. This will allow Finavera to enter the booming U.S. residential solar market.

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Despite Q2 losses, SolarCity is opening 20 new operations centers in seven states by the end of the year. The centers will decrease costs for SolarCity and add an estimated 600 new jobs.

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