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Starbucks Goes Solar

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Apr 2019

Starbucks Goes Solar

Starbucks is making moves to go solar in many of their Texas stores. They have partnered with a company called Cypress Creek, and they are working together to build a solar project large enough for 360 of their...

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Saugerties Solar Projects

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Mar 2019

Saugerties Solar Projects

Solar Generation met with the Saugerties planning board last month, requesting approval for two community solar arrays in the area. The main purpose of these community projects is that it will allow homeowners (and even renters) the chance...

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IKEA Adds 1.26 MW to Future Virginia Store

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Jan 2019

IKEA Adds 1.26 MW to Future Virginia Store

IKEA just announced that they will be adding 1.26 MW of solar on their future store in Norfolk, Virginia. “The 331,000-square-foot IKEA Norfolk store will be built on 19 acres on the northwestern corner of Interstate 64 and...

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Central Hudson Increases Rates

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Sep 2018

Central Hudson Increases Rates

This is not a typo: your Central Hudson electric bill is now 20% more. Central Hudson has quietly increased their residential rate from $0.13 per kWh to $0.154 per kWh, effective now. Now is the time to go...

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Bigger, Better, And Local

16

Apr 2018

Bigger, Better, And Local

We were flattered by the recent article in Hudson Valley One about the changes afoot at Solar Generation. The piece is a great summary of our committed, local approach to solar, and our aim to grow its reach....

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President Trump Imposes 30% Tariff

24

Jan 2018

President Trump Imposes 30% Tariff

Alas, the Trump administration has elected to impose a 30% tariff on imported solar equipment. This is dubious public policy. The stated goal is to “level the playing field” for domestic (mostly) panel manufacturers, and the best guess...

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Solar Tariff

22

Jan 2018

Solar Tariff

To tariff or not to tariff, well that is the question the solar industry is awaiting the Administration’s decision on later this week. Last October the US International Trade Commission – 2 republicans and 2 democrats – unanimously...

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Federal Investment Tax Credits

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Dec 2017

Federal Investment Tax Credits

Many of our customers have been asking about the status of the Federal Investment Tax Credits (ITC) for residential and small commercial solar installations. We have been watching this carefully and despite more than a few mixed messages,...

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Central Hudson Rate Hikes

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Oct 2017

Central Hudson Rate Hikes

On Tuesday, October 10th Central Hudson’s employees stood in front of the Public Service Commission and the public in order to ask for yet another rate increase. They stated: “We’re proposing to invest in our equipment, update aging...

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