Knox County honored as 2016 TenneSEIA Solar Champion
The Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association (TenneSEIA), awarded the 2016 Solar Champion Award yesterday to Knox County, at the reception following the organization’s annual meeting at the Bradley, Arant, Boult Cummings, LLP office in Nashville.
“TenneSEIA is proud to present our 2016 Solar Champion Award to Knox County for its leadership in solar within the local government community” said TenneSEIA Vice President Steve Johnson...
Kingsport Power Public Hearing – March 31
A public meeting has been announced for the proposed Kingsport Power net-metering policy. Please attend the upcoming public meeting and speak out against the oppressive changes Kingsport has proposed to its net-metering policy. The public meeting in Kingsport will be held on March 31, 2016 from 8:00 am EDT to 10:00 am EDT at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education.
Please plan to attend, if you can, so that the Tennessee Regulatory Authority hears the voice of Tennessee’s solar advocates.
GTM Research: U.S. Investment Tax Credit extension would increase solar PV installations 54% through 2020 - SolarServer
"The impact will be most pronounced in the utility-scale sector, where ITC extension will increase deployments 73 percent through 2020.
Given price trends in the utility solar sector, the five-year ITC extension will likely result in utility-scale solar contracts being signed for less than 4 cents per kilowatt-hour regularly over the next two years,” said Cory Honeyman, Senior Analyst at GTM Research."
Energy Efficiency & Solar: The Leading Customer-Based Resources
Dr. Marilyn Brown, the Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy, was the keynote speaker at the 2015 TenneSEIA Annual Meeting.
The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize co-recipient for her work on the report on the Mitigation of Climate Change, talked to members and guests about how solar can be a leading customer-based resource. See her full presentation by clicking on the Read More link below.