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Solar power increases in Massachusetts

As the use of solar energy has grown exponentially over the past decade, Massachusetts has become a national leader in the field. The Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs recently launched the second phase of a state program designed to increase the commonwealth’s net solar energy capacity to 1,600 MW (megawatts) by 2020. While solar […]

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Qatar Solar to add 300MW in Asia

Qatar Solar Energy has struck deals with Jermyn Capital and Power Capital to supply 150MW of solar power each to Japan and Thailand respectively. The company said it was chosen for its “ability to deliver higher efficiency solar solutions at lower costs with plans to work together into the future with both companies on a […]

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The Future According to Mr. Clean Energy

Jigar Shah likes math. It inspires him. After all, crunching numbers allowed him to convince wary investors of the money-making potential of solar energy, allowing him to ignite an industry that was crippled by roadblocks. At that time, 10 years ago, he says, profit-hungry investors simply did not understand the extraordinary economic returns of green […]

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