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    ENERGISE-ing Solutions to Scale Up Distributed Solar

    May 31, 2016 4:10 PM

    If a utility pole falls in a forest and no energy company employee is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Currently, the answer is no. The Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative is trying to fix this problem to alleviate issues for both utilities and their customers.

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    Halfway There But Far From Done: SunShot Surges Ahead on Path to Affordable Solar Energy

    May 18, 2016 10:35 AM

    Halfway through the Energy Department’s decade-long SunShot Initiative, today we released a series of reports showing how the solar industry has progressed in the past five years, while looking forward to the challenges and opportunities it now faces. The On the Path to SunShot study series, developed with our national labs, examines the state of the solar industry, which has grown significantly in the last five years and is 70% of the way toward our goal to make solar fully cost-competitive with traditional forms of energy without incentives.

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