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U.S. military to be largest rooftop solar customer

Thursday, September 8, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Eric Paul
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The Department of Energy today backed a deal to connect solar electric panels at 160,000 locations on military bases, a move which could double the number of residential solar installations in the U.S.

The DOE said it has provided a conditional commitment to guarantee a $344 million loan for the SolarStrong Project, which will help the military meet its renewable energy targets and bring solar power to a many states which now have little.

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