Category Archives: General

The Perfect storm: Why Now Is the Time to Seize the 30% Credit on Commercial and Industrial Solar

Although the 30% business investment tax credit (ITC) for installing solar expires at the end of 2016, the window for taking advantage of the ITC is actually much sooner. Unless Congress extends the ITC—which is an open question at this … Continue reading

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Relax with REC Solar, Learn Your REC’s, and Ride the Solar Coaster at SPI!

Here’s a rundown of all that’s happening at REC Solar’s Booth 850 at Solar Power International, as well as other events at the show. Tuesday, October 21 – Thursday October 23 Just like the solar business, trade shows can be … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Net Metering Cap Raised for Businesses and Municipalities Installing Solar

The Red Sox may not win the Pennant again in 2014, but there’s still some good news if your business or municipality wants to install solar in Massachusetts: In a last-minute legislative compromise with utilities, the state’s net metering cap … Continue reading

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Update: SCE Utility Rate Returns for 25% More Solar Savings through Decreased Demand Charges

12/18/Update: As expected, the California Public Utilities Commission has finally approved a settlement with solar advocates to increase the cap on its Option R rate from 150 megawatts (MW) to 400 MW, allowing more medium and large commercial and industrial customers to … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know about Solar, Storage, and Microgrids – Solar Webinar Recap

REC Solar recently participated in a webinar on Renewable Energy World that invited several experts to discuss the U.S. landscape for solar PV with microgrids, and energy storage. The panelists included: Peter H. Asmus, Principal Research Analyst at Navigant Research. … Continue reading

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