Archive Category : Studies & Research: Us National

What’s happening with U.S. solar after four months of panel tariffs

Here we are, four months after 30% panel tariffs were placed on imported crystalline silicon solar panels. Who are the winners, Read More →

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US Residential and Utility-Scale Solar Markets See Installations Fall for the First Time

The problem with experiencing a year of explosive market growth is that it can make subsequent years look soft — Read More →

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Trump Administration Issues 30% Solar Panel Import Tariff

The White House announced that President Trump has issued a 30 percent year-one tariff on imported solarcells and modules.  Tariffs Read More →

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Wind, solar do not harm power grid reliability-draft US study

The growth of renewable power, including wind and solar, has not harmed the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid, according Read More →

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Google’s Project Sunroof Claims 80% Of US Roofs Analyzed Are Suitable For Solar Panels

Google has updated its Project Sunroof to include 3-D models of every rooftop in all 50 states. The new software Read More →

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Here’s what it would take for the US to run on 100% renewable energy

It is technically and economically feasible to run the US economy entirely on renewable energy, and to do so by 2050. That is the conclusion of a new study in the journal Energy & Environmental Science, authored by Stanford scholar Mark Z. Jacobson and nine colleagues. Read More →

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Selling Into the Sun: Price Premium Analysis of a Multi-State Dataset of Solar Homes

LBNL in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, universities, and appraisers found that home buyers consistently have been willing to pay Read More →

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The Future of Solar-Plus-Storage in the U.S. and California.

The idea of combining solar photovoltaics with energy storage for retail electricity customers in the U.S. has received tremendous attention Read More →

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