Tesla continues to make its way into the solar energy market

Tesla applies for six new trademarks for solar products Tesla Motors recently unveiled plans to acquire SolarCity, one of the leading solar developers in the United States. The plan involves folding SolarCity’s solar operations into Tesla’s overarching business. This is meant to ensure that Tesla customers have access to solar energy, which can be used to power their electric vehicles. While the acquisition deal has not yet been finalized, Tesla has already applied for new trademarks in order to sell solar products. Solar products may soon be offered directly through…

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Solar energy market to see major growth in the US

Solar capacity expected to triple by 2020 The solar energy market in the United States is poised to see rapid growth in the coming years, according to several organizations, including the Solar Energy Industries Association and Vote Solar. These organization participated in an online conference hosted by Climate Nexus, a strategic communications company, to mark the occasion of the U.S. reaching 1 million solar installations. The country now has a solar capacity of 27 gigawatts, but this is expected to triple by 2020. Utilities are beginning to show more support…

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Solar energy has become mainstream in the US

New report highlights the powerful growth solar has seen throughout the US Solar power has become mainstream in the U.S., according to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association. The country has been investing heavily in solar power for several years now, but only recently has this form of clean energy begun to find widespread adoption from businesses and consumers alike. The report shows that solar power was the second largest source of new energy capacity in the U.S. in 2013. Report shows that 4,751 MW of solar…

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Solar energy growth highlighted by new report

Solar Energy Report

Report details growth of US solar energy GTM Research, a leading market research firm, and the Solar Energy Industries Association, a solar energy trade group, have released a new report concerning the growth of the solar energy industry in the U.S. The report, titled “The U.S. Solar Market Insight Report: Year in Review,” highlights the strong growth that the U.S. market has seen throughout 2012. Much of this growth is backed by the efforts of state government, which have shown a strong interest in supporting and adoption renewable energy in…

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Solar energy could be a lucrative focus for the US

Solar Energy U.S.

US may be missing out on revenues in the global solar energy market The U.S. has been showing an aggressive interest in renewable power over the past two years, but the country could be missing out on a significant opportunity in the global solar energy market. A new report from the Pew Charitable Trust, a non-profit political organization, suggests that the U.S. may be losing out on more than $1 trillion in revenue in the solar energy sector. This is largely due to the government policies that exist that have…

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