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Envision Solar Emphasizes Growing Intellectual Property Portfolio

  Posted on behalf of Stoel Rives Partner, Aaron Barker. Envision Solar International, Inc. recently announced that it has filed for a U.S. patent application for the company’s multi-axis Envision Trak™ solar tracking systems, which are designed to increase energy output by approximately 20 percent over a standard fixed PV array. Envision Solar emphasized that it … Continue Reading

Substantial Increase in Solar Patent Activity in 2010

By Aaron Barker The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) reported that the U.S. solar market grew 67% in value in 2010. We have also noticed that the amazing growth in the solar industry is reflected in U.S. patent activity. Because the solar industry covers a wide range of technologies, we looked at a simple example … Continue Reading

Colorado Division of Property Taxation Considers Proposed Tax Treatment of Transmission Lines

The Colorado Division of Property Taxation will hold an important open public meeting Thursday, January 14, 2010, to discuss the "tax treatment of transmission lines".  Details of the proposed options will be posted on the Division’s website under the "state assessed tab."  In the notice provided by the Division, the agenda for the meeting will … Continue Reading
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