Tennessee Solar Institute releases first comprehensive assessment of state’s solar industry
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The Tennessee Solar Institute is the 2011 recipient of the Solar Champion Award sponsored by the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association (TenneSEIA). TenneSEIA will present the award to representatives from the institute during a reception this evening in Nashville.
Tennessee Solar Institute (TSI) today announced it has committed nearly $1.6 million in new Solar Installation grants to Tennessee businesses. The grant recipients represent companies that were on a retention list from the first round of funding as well as second-round applicants of the highly popular program. A total of 17 projects, valued at more than $4.8 million, have been approved for new solar photovoltaic installations across the state.
The Tennessee Solar Institute (TSI) today announced it will begin accepting requests for applications (RFA) for a second round of its Solar Installation Grant Program. This round of funding is made possible by the movement of unused Solar Innovation Grant funds into the Solar Installation Grant Program. A total of approximately $1.15 million in Solar Installation grants will be distributed to companies on a first come, first served basis.
Tennessee Solar Institute today announced $4.5 million in Solar Installation grants awarded, just seven weeks after the Institute began accepting applications. Sixty-five grants make up the first round of award recipients, which is anticipated to produce 2.8 megawatts of new solar energy in Tennessee. Award recipients span across the state with grant funds ranging from $14,400 to $245,000. Designed to speed the deployment of renewable energy resources, this grant program is part of Governor Phil Bredesen’s Volunteer State Solar Initiative, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.