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The US Military’s Mission to Go Solar

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Thanks to a recent push from the Department of Defense to increase the energy efficiency of its bases, large scale solar panel projects are being installed at military facilities around the country. Lead by the Energy Initiatives Task Force, whose goal is to ensure all military bases receive 25 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2025, both the Army and Air Force are turning to solar energy to meet their goals and ensure energy independence.

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New York Solar Providers, Utilities Look to Compromise on NEM

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In a joint proposal filed with the New York Public Service Commission, six New York-based utility companies recently united with three solar companies to try and promote the long-term growth of distributed solar. The utility companies — Con Edison, Orange & Rockland, Central Hudson, National Grid, Rochester Gas & Electric and New York State Electric & Gas — are calling the partnership formed with the solar providers, the “Solar Progress Partnership.”

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