The Georgia Solar Energy Association hosted it's annual Southern Solar Summit. The annual gathering attracts solar advocated from across the South. To read the tweets in order start at the bottom and read up.

 

  • Viewing #renewables as elements of a diverse #energy mix offers best solution for US moving forward #SouthernSolarSummit
  • US climate policy is moving forward with the Clean Power Plan. It is not sufficient to meet Paris goals. #SouthernSolarSummit
  • Global Climate policy is moving forward aka Paris Agreement. 195 countries on board #SouthernSolarSummit
  • #Solar PV Global Rates are Accelerating. 80 gigawatts went up in 2015 #SouthernSolarSummit
  • Pros to #renewables cuts #carbon, solar low maintenance #SouthernSolarSummit
  • "We have shut down about a third of our coal plants...because of expensive upgrades needed." --Chairman @chuckeatonga @GASolar Summit. @ajc
  • How To Plug In to the Power of Everyday
  • Commissioner Tim G. Echols kicks off the Georgia Solar Energy Association #SouthernSolarSummit http://fb.me/3pdzpGcZy
  • Georgia Power Expanding Solar http://goo.gl/fb/xT6XV  #business #georgiapower #solarpower #southernsolarsummit
  • Dr. Marilyn Brown discusses her new book, Fact and Fiction in Global Energy - @GASolar #SouthernSolarSummit
  • Hawaii is at grid parity #solarsummit
  • It's hard to compete with #natgas. Everything has to be compared cost wise to natural gas #solarsummit
  • Can we make 100% #renewables? Some say no and South still trailing in #solar #solarsummit
  • In 2010 international poll was taken and only 10% of US thought #climatechange was number 1 issue. That's changed. #solarsummit
  • There are different views on energy - technological optimists, free market libertarians, environmentalists, national security #solarsummit
  • Energy is no less about facts, data and choices than about frames, beliefs, and attitudes - Amory Lovens RMI #solarsummit
  • Dr. Marilyn Brown up next - Fact and Fiction in Global Energy #solarsummit
  • #solar innovation takes to the sea:
  • #solar and other renewables gaining on conventional fuel resources in U.S. energy portfolio:
  • The tariff in the US takes 65% of profit away on the silicon. Hoping it switches so we can build in Mississippi  #solarsummit
  • 90% of what they sell goes to China because of the negative trade right now picked Iceland over Mississippi  #solarsummit
  • Silicor is the world leader in producing silicon. Building in Iceland the largest plant in the world  #solarsummit
  • Silicor has come down but not as quickly as other components  #solarsummit
  • Steady decline in #solar prices projected through 2035 according to IEA #solarsummit
  • Systems are increasing in size because costs are coming down  #solarsummit #solar
  • California is installing #solar every 4 minutes  #solarsummit
  • China is installing a lot of #solar #solarsummit
  • Here for the @gasolar summit. Get ready for the tweets #solar