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First Solar becomes largest PV module manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere

First Solar, Inc. announced the start of production at its new photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, its second factory in the United States. First Solar continues to operate its flagship factory in Perrysburg, Ohio, effectively scaling its total annualized production capacity in the U.S. to 1.9-gigawatts (GW)DC.

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SolarReviews announces new online solar tax credit calculator tool to help U.S. homeowners and solar professionals

Oct 28, 2019 – Denver, CO. Solar-Estimate.org, a SolarReviews company, has released the first Solar Tax Credit Calculator on their website. The tool is available, free of charge, for consumer use.

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Solar Frontier Americas acquires 50.5 MW solar PV plant in California from Samsung Solar Energy

Solar Frontier Americas, the US-based renewable energy business of Idemitsu Kosan Company, announced that it has further expanded its power generation portfolio with the acquisition of a 50.5 MWDC solar project in California, purchased from CS Solar, a joint venture company of Samsung Solar Energy.

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Keystate Renewables launches Solcap Fund I LLC, a solar tax credit fund for community bank investors

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (September 20, 2019) –  The KeyState Renewables, LLC announced the launch of Solcap Fund I LLC, an institutional investor tax credit fund dedicated to mid-size solar power generation projects.

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8minute Solar Energy to develop largest solar and battery storage project in the U.S. for municipal utility in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP),  the largest municipal water and power utility in the Unites States announced the approval of two power purchase agreements with U.S. developer of solar PV and storage projects, 8minute Solar Energy, to develop the Eland Solar and Storage Center, which will be the largest solar and battery energy storage system in the United States.

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