Meet Jennette Gayer of Environment Georgia and Kate McGregor-Mosley of GIPL (Georgia Interfaith Power & Light) two members of the coalition heading up Solarize Decatur-DeKalb. Southeast Green caught up with them after the launch party where residents and commercial property owners could come meet the installers and learn about how the program will run...but let Kate and Jennette tell you about it.
The Energy Department announced five additional military bases will join Solar Ready Vets, a solar jobs training program that prepares service members for careers in the solar industry when they leave active duty. The Department is also awarding $10 million to 10 new projects through its Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) funding program
The U.S. Department of Energy announced $21 million in new funding to lower solar energy deployment barriers and expand access to solar energy to all Americans. The Department is making $13 million available to help states take advantage of falling solar prices and maximize the benefits of solar electricity through energy and economic strategic planning. This new program will offer technical and analytical support in the development and implementation of solar energy deployment plans.
Florida's Largest, Private Solar Array Now Operational Lockheed Martin joined Florida Governor Rick Scott, Duke Energy President of Florida Utility Operations Alex Glenn and other local officials to celebrate the powering up of its 151,400 square foot solar array covering the parking lot at its facility near Clearwater, Florida. The project represents Florida's largest, private solar array.