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Lisa Cohn

Lisa Cohn been writing about energy for more than 20 years. Her stories have appeared in Renewable Energy World, Windpower Monthly. She began her career covering energy and environment for The Cape Cod Times and first became interested in energy as a student at Wesleyan University, where she helped design and build a solar house.

Module-Level Rapid Shutdown: New Requirements for Fire Safety

When firefighters respond to emergencies, solar panels can present a hazard if they are still electrified. Rapid shutdown requirements help solve that.

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How Solar Easements Provide PV Peace of Mind

Solar easements protect solar customers from shade on their PV systems due to changes on surrounding property. Here's what to know about these agreements.

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Opportunity Zones Explained: A Helpful Solar Incentive

Opportunity zones, which offer tax benefits to qualifying businesses, provide valuable incentives for solar development. Learn more about how they work!

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How Gippsland Solar Won a Unique New Construction Solar Deal

Gippsland Solar won a unique and high-profile solar project using Aurora solar software to design the PV system before the building was built.

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How Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Growth Can Boost Solar

Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs), an alternative to traditional utilities, often provide greener power. We explore what their growth means for solar.

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SF Commercial Clean Energy Requirement Is a Boon for Solar

A San Francisco policy to require large commercial building owners to source 100% of their electricity from renewable energy by 2030 bodes well for solar.

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What Is a Virtual Power Plant & Why Does It Matter for Solar?

Using software, a virtual power plant (VPP) combines power from many independent sources—such as solar arrays—creating a network that supplies power 24/7.

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