November 7, 2014
Here Comes The Sun: America’s Solar Boom, in Charts
In the past decade, the amount of solar energy produced in the United States has leaped 139,000 percent
More information (PDF)

August 22, 2014
Governor Cuomo Launches Program to Transform New York’s Solar Market Into Self-Sustaining Industry
Merging of Multiple Solar Programs Under NY-Sun Initiative Will Result in 3,000 MW of Solar
More information (governor.ny.gov)

June 15, 2014
Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) is now offering approximately $12.5 million in funding for advanced energy projects
PEDA is accepting applications or funding. Application deadline August 15, 2014
More information (portal.state.pa.us)
Informational Flyer (PDF)

May 13, 2014
Governor Cuomo Announces $60 Million in NY-Sun Funding
NYSERDA Program Opportunity Number (PON) 2956 is now open. Application deadline July 17, 2014
More information (governor.ny.gov)

May 5, 2014
USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Accepting Applications
USDA Invites Applications for Loans and Grants to Support Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects. Application deadline July 7, 2014
More information (rurdev.usda.gov)

April 24, 2014
Governor Cuomo Announces Historic Commitment to Solar Power
$1 Billion commitment to NY-Sun to support widescale private investment in New York solar industry
More information (governor.ny.gov)

March 25, 2014
NYSERDA Grant Award Reductions
NYSERDA’s PON 2112 award per Watt continues to decrease. Those interested in submitting applications for solar project funding are encouraged not to wait
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December 19, 2013
Governor Cuomo Announces Additional $108 Million Commitment to Solar Industry through NY-Sun Initiative
Public Service Commission allocates funding to provide certainty to the solar industry and
to reduce installation costs for consumers
Full articleFull article (NYS EC PDF)

September 20, 2013
NY-Sun Unified Solar Permit to Streamline Permitting Processes throughout State
Initiative will reduce solar project costs and support growth of solar industry
More information (PDF) (NYSERDA.ny.gov)

October 17, 2013
D.C. Council Votes to Bring Virtual Net Metering to City
The Community Renewable Energy Act, which just passed unanimously, will allow DC ratepayers to subscribe to power from solar facilities that are not located on their property
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July 18, 2013
New Improvements to NYSERDA Solar Energy Program
New York State Public Service Commission authorized modifications to allow funding for solar installations up to 200 kW through PON 2112
Full article (NYS PSC Press Release PDF)

April 26, 2013
Solar Provides 100% of Energy Capacity Additions throughout the U.S. in March
U.S. added 44 megawatts (MW) of new electricity generating capacity in March. 100% of the capacity came from photovoltaic power plants
Full article (gz.com)

April 3, 2013
USDA Invites Applications for Renewable Energy for America Program
USDA Rural Development announces 2013 funding for Rural Energy for America Program
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February 21, 2013
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit Extended through 2013
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, recently passed by Congress, extends the 30% federal tax credit towards electric vehicle charging station equipment and installation
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November 8, 2012
New York Extends Solar Incentive Programs
New York Electric Ratepayers Have Expanded Incentive Programs to Pursue Solar Electric Systems
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August 17, 2012
New York Governor Cuomo Signs Solar Legislation
Legislation Passed to Exempt Solar Sales Tax, Abate Real Property Tax and Provide Tax Credits for Leased Systems
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August 9, 2012
New York Governor Cuomo Announces Solar Incentive Programs
$107 Million Made Available for Over 50 kW Projects and Monthly Awards for Under 50 kW Projects Expanded to $3.5 Million
Full article (PDF)

May 22, 2012
Maryland Increases Renewable Portfolio Standard
Governor Martin O’Malley Signs Law to Reach the State’s 2% Solar Target Two Years Ahead of Original Schedule
Full article (PDF)