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The Sun Also Rises… in Japan: New Incentive Will Likely Push Japanese Solar Industry to Record Heights

The meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant brought an end to the nuclear energy era in Japan. To address the generation capacity shortage created, renewable energy sectors are being encouraged to fill the gap and are getting a big kick-start from a new national feed-in tariff (FIT) program. Already, this FIT is spurring […]

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FIVE STEPS TO MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR COMMERCIAL SOLAR

The falling cost of solar panels has improved the economics of solar energy for commercial properties, but that doesn’t necessarily mean solar makes economic sense on every property. We at Alta Energy recognize the challenges that commercial property owners (and long-term lessors) face when trying to make a whole host of highly complex decisions for […]

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Commercial Solar Incentive Programs Reappearing

What do the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot and solar incentives have in common? By Cynthia Clark, Manager of Utilities & Incentives Like Bigfoot and Nessie, varied and often-conflicting reports and descriptions abound about solar incentives. They can also be difficult to track — slipping out of your proverbial fingers just when you think you’ve got […]

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How Alta Energy Maximizes Solar ROI For Commercial Property Owners: Your Criteria, Your Portfolio, Your Choices

Alta Energy’s approach to solar decision-making and procurement is uniquely suited to address the complex challenges faced by owners of multiple large-footprint commercial buildings in multiple regions. They need to know: Is this the right time to install solar on any of the properties in my portfolio? How will I know when – and if […]

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