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February Rewind

March 2, 2014

The February Rewind


During February the Arizona Solar Center Facebook Page was tracking a lot of developing stories of interest to the solar community. See some of the news you may have missed in our February Rewind presented below.


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Students Recognized for Solar Smart Phone App

Students from Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee recently won a $5,000 prize for their school and are now competing for another $15,000 thanks to a smart phone app they developed to track energy from solar panels..



National Solar Job Census 2013

According to the 4th Annual Solar Jobs Census from The Solar Foundation Arizona is second in the U.S. for solar jobs, despite a 13 percent decline in solar jobs in 2013. The Solar Foundation report shows that Arizona solar companies shed 1,200 workers last year.

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Solano Largest Solar Plant Completed in '13

The US installed a record 2.3GW of utility-scale solar in 2013, according to analyst firm SNL Energy. The largest was the 250 MW Solano Project near Gila Bend.


Flagstaff Op-Ed Revisits Rooftop Solar Issues

Arizona Daily Sun View: Like wireless phones, distributed solar electricity has the potential to disrupt an established industry in ways that affect us all.
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Solar State Report: Arizona

The Arizona Solar Center's State of the Solar State was published in Solar Power World this week.
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D-M Cuts Ribbon on Largest Military Solar Project

Davis-Montham Air Force base in Tucson cuts ribbon on 16.4 MW $40 million solar installation. The solar project is the largest on a US military base.
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Jim Arwood

Communications Director
Arizona Solar Energy Center



February Blogs


The Arizona Solar Center's Sun Day Blog welcomes dialogue around posted topics. Your expertise and perspective are highly valued -- so if you haven't logged in and contributed, please do so.



February 18: The REST of the Story 


February 23:  Waves of Disruption   



The Sun At Work -- Virtual Exhibition of Photographs

The Sun At Work -- Virtual Exhibition of Photographs





National Headlines


February 23: Sun Shines on New York solar energy boom

February 21: Solar Industry, Utilities Seek Common Ground


February 13: Huge Solar Plant Opens In California (video)





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