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Hawaii's on-bill solar financing measure dead

Hawaii lawmakers are killing a proposal that would have allowed residents to pay off up-front costs of solar panels and other energy-saving appliances through their power bills. Full story

Boeing announces solar plan for SC assembly plant

Boeing Co. announced Tuesday that the roof of its new 787 jet assembly plant will be covered with solar panels and its South Carolina operation will be powered entirely with renewable energy. Full story

Home renewable energy for focus of Utah conference

Organizers of an upcoming renewable energy conference here are working to take their message mainstream, saying that opportunities to tap into power from natural resources at home are no longer reserved for the wealthy or for off-the-grid fanatics. Full story

Oceanic Time Warner parking lot gets solar panels

Two buildings and a parking lot belonging to Oceanic Time Warner Cable are due to generate solar power for the company. Full story

JA Solar partners with US firm for production

JA Solar Holdings Co. entered a two-year partnership to supply Florida-based solar company Jabil Circuit Inc. with up to 400 megawatts of solar panels. Full story

Air Products starts solar energy project in Pa.

An eastern-Pennsylvania company that manufactures industrial gases is installing solar panels at its headquarters and hopes to use solar energy to power half of its administrative buildings. Full story

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