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Landscape of Solar investments

Large scale investments in solar power is a relatively new but large market. In 2018 alone, $130.8 billion was invested globally, according to Bloomberg. Landscape of Solar Investments Most solar investments take place in China, the US being the 2nd market, followed by Japan, India and Germany. Solar investments are overwhelmingly private, with 90% of the […]

Chanel Commits $35 Million Toward Solar Energy Projects For Low-income Californians

When Karl Lagerfeld sent models down a solar panel runway against a backdrop of wind turbines for Chanel’s Spring 2013 show, the references to renewable energy seemed more about an aesthetic than anything else. But seven years later, the brand is investing in renewable energy for real. On Wednesday, Chanel announced that it would be committing $35 million toward […]

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DOE to award $125.5 million toward advanced solar technology research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $125.5 million in new funding to advance solar technology research. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE is now accepting award submissions and expects to announce the funding winners in September. DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year […]