Matthew Frappier

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Trump Issues 30% Solar Tariff: What You Need to Know

In January, President Trump signed into law a 30% tax on imported solar panels under the assertion that solar panel manufacturers in the US were being “decimated” by unfair trade. He claims that the new tariff will allow those companies to “come back strong.” This is not unusual, and in fact during his last term, …

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Lower Pollution Results in Higher Revenue for US Companies

US Businesses have started prioritizing carbon emission reduction, and new data shows that sustainability efforts are now becoming a top priority for them. For example, a recent survey by Schneider Electric found that out of 240 businesses who had over $100 million in revenue; 85% said they planned to reduce their carbon emissions in the …

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6 Major Changes the New Tax Bill Introduces for Solar Projects

You may have heard that the first major reform of the American tax system in over 30 years passed a few weeks ago, and you might be wondering how it will affect you, as a company interested in investing in solar (either through directly purchase a solar system or leasing one through a Solar Operating …

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How to Comply with the Denver Green Roof Initiative

The Denver Green Roof initiative, which was passed on November 7th, will impact a lot of businesses in the area, so it’s important that business owners and managers understand Ordinance 300 and what they need to do to comply. We’ve included a complete guide below. What is the Green Roof Initiative? To combat climate change, …

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Denver Issues Energy Benchmarking Ordinance

About the Ordinance: Energy Benchmarking Recently, Denver’s Department of Environmental Health passed an energy benchmarking ordinance which requires commercial and multi-family buildings with more than a 25,000-square-foot footprint to track and publicly report their annual energy performance as part of the city’s plan to reach its 2020 climate goals; this process is called energy benchmarking. According …

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