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Challenges & Opportunities in Solar

Energy generated from solar has increased dramatically in the last decade, even as the industry has seen some significant wins – increased state requirements – and losses – several high-profile bankruptcies. This article looks at the current state of the solar industry and the roles distributors are playing.

This article is the first in a series examining the alternative energy market in the U.S.

Thirty states have standards in place that require a certain percentage of energy generation to come from renewable sources by a given date, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

The specific standards vary widely, but they have had a significant impact on the adoption of alternative energy sources across the U.S.

As such, people looking for consistent information on the U.S. market …


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