SMART solar tour complete, Massachusetts DOER readies launch
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SMART solar tour complete, Massachusetts DOER readies launch

The State of Massachusetts completed a seven stop tour educating the public on its newest electricity grid development program - the 1.6 GW SMART solar program. As the highly successful SREC programs come to an end on November 26, at 12 PM EST, over 11,000 direct solar professionals within the state are paying attention. Kaitlin Kelly, Manager of Solar Programs at Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), ran the show - while Michael Judge, Director of the Renewable and Alternative Energy Division at MA DOER, supported - along with utility representatives. The presentation, Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program Transition and…
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US Senate introduces solar tariff repeal bill
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US Senate introduces solar tariff repeal bill

U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) have introduced a bill to rescind the duty and tariff-rate quota on imported solar. This follows the introduction of a similar bill in the U.S. House. June 8, 2018John WeaverU.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) are taking the angle that jobs, jobs and jobs are what can protect the solar power industry from the foibles of politicians. They’re joining eight Republicans who wrote a letter to Trump to request that the U.S. Congress repeal the solar panel and solar cells tariff applied as a result of the Section 201…
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