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Solar News & Industry Updates

  • Western Solar April Newsletter

    April 30, 2018

    Each month, we curate a selection of our favorite solar- and renewable energy-related articles from around the web. Our April favorites come from Forbes, Greentech Media, Itek Energy, and Solar Power World.

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  • New Solar Tariffs and the Expected Impact on Washington Solar

    January 24, 2018

    This Monday, the Trump Administration announced a four-year tariff program on imported solar cells and modules (solar panels), declaring an intention to provide relief for U.S. manufacturers against what they perceive as unfair trade practices. Based on a petition...

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  • Updated Legislation Supports Installing Solar in 2018

    January 15, 2018

    If you live in Washington State and are considering going solar, now is the time! Check out this quick interview with our Director of Business Development, Markus Virta: Looking for more detail? Here’s what you need to know: The...

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  • Markus Virta Talks Going Solar in Washington State

    June 9, 2017

    Director of Sales and Business Development Markus Virta sat down with Joe Teehan of The Joe Show on 930 KBAI this week, to discuss why going solar in Washington makes sense and the current state of House Bill 1048 in...

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  • Let’s Install the Next Planet Power Solar Project!

    March 24, 2016

    Did you know that Snohomish PUD is one of the most solar-friendly utilities in Washington State? It’s true! In addition to the Washington solar production incentive, which is currently the highest in the nation, Snohomish PUD customers with a qualifying site...

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  • HB 2346: Washington Solar Legislative Update

    March 18, 2016

    Many of our followers are keeping a close eye on the activities in Olympia and the progression of House Bill 2346, which proposes updating the current solar production incentive program in Washington State. For the past two weeks, we’ve encouraged our customers, friends,...

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