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Solar Energy Industries Association SEIA Announces Support for ‘New Energy for America Act’

[Repost - Originally published on www.seia.org.] WASHINGTON, D.C. - Saying it will provide a big boost to the U.S. economy, while also helping to fight pollution and climate change, the Solar Energy Industries Association SEIA announced its support today for legislation by Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) to extend the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for both [...]

US Solar to Join Miami Young Republicans and Conservatives for Energy Freedom for Event

Conservative college students and young professionals are hosting a town hall meeting with Conservatives for Energy Freedom founder Debbie Dooley and US Solar, showing yet again that solar energy is a bi-partisan issue that young people care about, and that solar options are wanted and supported here in South Florida. Right on the heels of [...]

Let’s Aim for More Solar Spills

Duke Energy, recently in the news for announcing their plans to build additional solar farms, adding to their already existing 150+ MW of installed solar, was in the news for a less cheery reason yesterday afternoon. They pled guilty to a total of nine environmental charges, and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and [...]

Solar Training In Session

Our hands-on, advanced Florida solar training courses are part of a program that is in full session right now! Students from all over the country and the Caribbean are here in Fort Lauderdale, Florida learning how to "go solar". The class was completely sold out, and the group that secured their spots are having a great time! [...]

US Solar PV Advanced Solar Training Sells Out Again

For the third class session in a row, attendance for US Solar Institute’s (USSI) hands-on, in-person, advanced solar training is sold out. The class is filled with local soon-to-be solar pros, as well as students from out of state, international attendees, and military veterans. Over the course of 4 weeks, students will complete 40 hours [...]

US Solar Hosts Sierra Club Solar Meeting

This past Monday, US Solar welcomed a new group to its solar training classroom – The Sunshine State Clean Energy Coalition hosted by the Florida Sierra Club. The group came together to learn more about some of the important initiatives that are currently affecting the environment in the state of Florida. Two of the main [...]

Advanced Solar Training for Veterans is Continued Focus for USSI

US Solar Institute (USSI) is thrilled by President Obama’s recent announcement of renewed support of the advanced PV training courses, especially for our veterans. USSI has been a provider of advanced solar training for both civilians and veterans for the last several years, and is one of the only schools that is currently approved by the [...]

Georgia Legislature Approves PPA’s, Florida Hoping to Follow

Ah, the sunny south, the land of peaches, oranges and solar potential. I’m talking about Georgia and Florida here, and the key word is “potential”, unless you just really like fruit salad. Both states rank very high on sun index research that ranks states based on the amount of high quality sunshine they get, yet [...]

US Solar Panels Marketplace Brings Increased Access to Smarts and Parts

US Solar is proud to announce the launch of their new online marketplace: USSolarPanels.com. US Solar Panels is a one-stop-shop for a variety of solar equipment needs, and also provides access to US Solar’s engineering and design services. The site strives to simplify the online buying experience by offering pre-engineered solar kits that include panels, [...]

SnapNrack Webinar Published on US Solar’s MyUSSI.com

US Solar Institute is proud to announce the further expansion of the Solar Equipment Resource Library on MyUSSI.com with the addition of new tutorial videos from racking company SnapNrack. The most recent addition to the library is the “SnapNrack in 2015” webinar. The webinar was presented by SnapNrack’s Business Development Manager, Brandon Taylor and covers [...]