May 2, 2019 In recent years alternative sources of energy have come into their own. Solar-powered technology has steadily become less costly, according to a study conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). An entire industry dedicated to design, installation, and management of solar technology has rapidly developed around this decrease in [...]
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Cedar Creek Solar panels part of push for a greener Athens March 7, 2019 Athens-Clarke County is slowly but surely adopting greener standards. Mayor Kelly Girtz signed the Sierra Club’s Mayors For 100% Clean Energy initiative on Feb. 4, pledging to adopt only clean energy Athens by 2035. On March 1, a ribbon cutting celebrated [...]
ATLANTA, February 21, 2018 -- Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to the State’s Technology Community ATLANTA (February 21, 2018) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced Radiance Solar as one of [...]
ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As Mercedes-Benz Stadium opens for its inaugural season, more than 4,000 solar panels installed by Georgia Power across the campus will harness the power of the sun to produce renewable energy. As the official energy partner of the Atlanta Falcons and a founding partner of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Georgia Power worked [...]
(9/20/17) Radiance Solar President James Marlow talked this week with WABE Radio about how thousands of solar industry jobs are in jeopardy because of Suniva Solar's petition filing with the US International Trade Commission to increase tariffs on imported solar products. The ITC will rule on the petition on Sept. 22. The solar industry [...]
(September 19, 2017) Later this week, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) will make recommendations regarding placing tariffs on all imported solar products. In April, solar manufacturer Suniva filed a petition with the USITC requesting tariffs on solar products imported into the United States. The action was filed under Section 201 of the [...]
(July 7, 2017) Radiance talked about the strong, growing solar industry and the potential negative impact of Suniva’s ITC filing with the Atlanta Business Chronicle noting “The preponderance of people involved in the solar industry are not in U.S.-based manufacturing. They are doing design, engineering and installation work. This will cost us jobs in Georgia.” Read [...]
(June 9, 2017) Advocates for Georgia’s solar industry say President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement likely won’t have a major impact in the Peach State. “The Georgia solar market is being driven by economics,” said Jason Rooks, spokesman for the Georgia Solar Energy Industries Association. “Solar’s going [...]
(June 2, 2017) President Donald Trump’s decision to start backing out of the Paris climate pact drew outrage from environmentalists and the alternative energy industry, but some business experts said it may be hard to see local effects. Trump’s move is based in “ideology and not science,” said James Marlow, president and co-founder of [...]
(May 12, 2017) Radiance told the Atlanta Business Chronicle, in a story about Atlanta setting a goal for 100 percent clean energy, that “While clean energy isn’t cheap, rapid technological advances have brought down the costs of renewable power substantially. Solar energy prices have fallen 80 percent in just eight years. Today, solar is [...]