An increasing number of U.S. utilities are embracing the low and predictable costs of utility-scale solar. But conflicts remain over distributed generation, and the real question is who will own the solar that is being built.
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The financing provider is joining at least two other online solar marketplaces, in a new way to sell residential solar
The RMI handbook provides a template to reduce and eliminate cities’ carbon footprints, including solar implementation strategies and examples.
A new study suggests that utilities recognize they don’t have coherent policies for solar programs but are having difficulties creating them.
The body has expressed that high tariffs or other strong trade action could harm energy consumers as well as making it harder to reach state-level renewable energy and greenhouse gas reduction goals, as the Trump Administration gives indications that it will act.
A new survey of 2,666 homeowners confirms that potential savings on electricity costs drive decisions to go solar, but also notes the importance of referrals.
According to numbers crunched by GTM Research, Sunrun supplied a larger volume of solar leases and PPAs than SolarCity, and if current trajectories continue will have a larger presence in the residential market in 2018 if not sooner.
Commercial builders, don’t worry: Governor Kate Brown didn’t forget about you. All new-build commercial buildings will have to be solar ready by 2022.
In this interview Jigar Shah talks about his firm Generate Capital and its mission to bring funding to previously overlooked but promising clean energy technologies.
PG&E, SDG&E and SCE are expecting to meet the state’s ambitious 50% target 10 years early, with contract prices for utility-scale solar projects falling to below $30/megawatt-hour (MWh).
The idea of community solar has been largely accepted by both the industry and public alike. Could purchasing part of a backup battery system be far behind?
Revenue for the power electronics company rises 22% sequentially in third quarter to reach $167 million, with more than 676 MW of inverters shipped
Third quarter financial update sees strong growth in Asia but weak U.S. large-scale project demand drags on overall sales. Order backlog increases 25% to $407 million.
The microinverter specialist posted losses of $7 million in the third quarter but did manage to increase its revenue sequentially by 3% to $77 million.
The nation’s largest residential PV installer deployed only 109 MW of solar during Q3, its lowest level in many years, but it did install 110 MWh of battery storage.
After all the sound and fury that has surrounded the Section 201 trade action brought by petitioners Suniva and SolarWorld, reaction to the trade commissions preliminary recommendations has been oddly subdued.
On the heels of its acquisition by Brookfield, the yieldco is putting its financial house in order.
As more distributed generation assets are added to the grid, utilities are searching for electricity-management systems to help them deal with their new assets – and SEPA wants your help in developing standards for them.
Settlement of securities lawsuits is the final step before the Canadian asset manager can consummate the acquisition of the second of SunEdison’s former yieldcos.
With the receipt of the final report by the ITC, the Trump Administration now has 60 days to take action on the Section 201 case. The probability of restrictive tariffs is high.
The phase one report on the grid modernization initiative in the Ocean State looks a lot like New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) process.
The Energy Storage Association has issued a white paper calling for 35 gigawatts of installations by 2025 to upgrade an increasingly antiquated power grid to be outage proof and efficiently handle new power systems and demand products entering the marketplace.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have created a solar cell using colloidal quantum dots, which achieved 13.4% conversion efficiency – a new world record for this emerging technology.
NCCETC’s latest report on grid modernization shows that policies supporting the deployment of energy storage are on the rise throughout the United States.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have made progress with cathodes made from ‘disordered’ materials, a technology which could greatly increase the storage capacity of lithium batteries.
Greentech Media’s Solar and Storage Symposium looked at the big picture in terms of policies and markets, in a region where complexity reigns.
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