Georgia

The Suniva Trade Case, Finding (and Funding) the Good Guys

Suniva

On April 17, 2017, Suniva – a maker of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and modules – filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy status.

No one in the solar energy industry was very surprised. Two weeks earlier, Suniva had laid off 131 workers from its Norcross, Georgia headquarters and plant, and shuttered its Saginaw, Michigan facility.

Georgia legislature unanimously votes for third-party solar

Georgia Wants Third Party Sun

After the Georgia legislature unanimously passed a bill Friday to allow third-party financing for rooftop solar installation, advocates expect the state to see massive solar industry growth in the state.

The bill still has to be signed by the governor and media has reported that governor’s stance on House Bill 57 is unknown. But a unanimous vote in any legislative body is pretty impressive these days.