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Governor Cuomo Releases Strategic Plan for Agricultural Clean Energy Opportunities

Ari Michelson, ERS, for Zondits In June 2017 the Clean Energy for Agriculture Task Force (CEATF), formed initially by Governor Andrew Cuomo, published a strategic plan for agriculture in New York State. The CEATF is co-managed by NYSERDA and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and is an assembly of farmers, agricultural […]

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New Solar System Follows the Sun… and Looks Pretty Doing It

Katie Robinson, ERS, for Zondits Despite the growing solar panel installation rates throughout the country, there are still many factors holding homeowners back from installing solar rooftop panels. Some fear that their roof doesn’t see enough sunlight or that inevitable roof repairs will be much more complicated (and costly) with solar panels sitting on top. […]

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Ask the Expert: What Happened to High Concentration Photovoltaic Technology?

What Happened to High Concentration Photovoltaic Technology? Jim Paull for Zondits, May 6, 2015 Answer: Earlier this year the French company Soitec announced that it was giving up its high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) business. Although there will always be smaller players that come and go in the industry, Soitec’s departure from the space marks the […]