Panel shipments collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars are blocked from entering the U.S. market as they have failed scrutiny under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, said Reuters.
The RO Energy Solar Salary Guide sheds light on compensation in solar careers.
Shaving off 15% would trim new capacity additions by more than 2.3 GW this year alone, based on Energy Information Administration forecasts. Higher prices throughout the solar supply chain are being blamed.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said “cutting red tape” will help the state meets its sustainability goals and recover economically from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The 572 kW systems feature Prism Solar bifacial panels and are installed at a bioscience company’s facilities, which produce Covid-19 test kits.
Texas politicians and lobby groups came to a resolution late Sunday night, May 28, which amends recently filed legislation from SB 624 designed to set severe restrictions on the permitting of wind, solar and clean energy assets in the coming years.
The Senate has received commendations from industry and environmental advocates for its proposal in the Budget and Fiscal review.
Some 70 Katahdin breed sheep were dropped off on campus this week at Oberlin’s 10-acre fenced-in North Field. There they will graze through mid-June, stomping grass and weeding the solar field in a move aimed at reducing operations and maintenance costs.
A report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory highlights core benchmarks for PV prices, deployment, imports and more.
A 182-kW solar photovoltaic system, completed in 2021, is powering two tribal buildings and bringing a multitude of benefits to the San Xavier District of the Tohono O’odham Nation.
The Global Electronics Council delivered standard inspection processes built upon models combining local power grid emissions and subcomponent energy needs to determine the embodied carbon footprint of globally manufactured solar panels.
Sunfolding’s new TopoTrack rows are 10 times shorter than traditional trackers, and they can provide 20 degrees of variation between trackers, thus improving slope tolerance between rows.
Also on the rise: Meyer Burger considers U.S. solar cell manufacturing. CSI Solar announces initial public offering pricing on Shanghai Stock Exchange. And more.
In a recent interview with Roth MKN, Meyer Burger indicated that new guidance on the domestic content requirement, along with manufacturing incentives, have boosted their interest in manufacturing the solar cells for their 2 GW Arizona module factory.
Also on the rise: LG Energy Solution and Hyundai announce battery facility in Georgia. Solar module prices at two-year low, deployment to reach 300 GW this year. And more.
The Paris Agreement of 2015 marked a milestone in the effort to combat climate change, and since then, governments including Canada and the United States have undergone a political and economic transformation focused on achieving net-zero goals, with renewable energy resources, particularly solar energy, playing a vital role.
On a square-foot basis, the issue of inequality is made worse by higher costs for energy usage in the nation. Efforts like community solar programs are underway to boost low-income participation in the cost benefits of renewable energy.
For every dollar invested in fossil fuels, 1.7 dollars are invested in clean technologies. Five years ago, it was a one-to-one ratio, said the International Energy Agency.
Systematic transmission planning within grid regions, a “connect and manage” approach to interconnection, and using automation in interconnection studies were key solutions that could make interconnection faster and lower-cost, two leaders of renewables development firms said on a webinar.
Hail events have historically posed a considerable risk for utility solar projects, with weather instances creating up to $100 million in damages at large projects located in “Hail Alley” states such as Texas.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed HF 2310 into law, which opens up the state’s community solar program to more residential subscribers, specifically low-to-moderate income (LMI) households, and expands the project sites from 1 MW to 5 MW community gardens.
The U.S. DOE has published a report outlining the requirements for LDES to achieve technical and financial self-sustainability by the end of decade. An estimated $6 billion to $9 billion dollars in capital investment would be necessary, potentially leading to 6 GW to 10 GW of project deployments.
During the noon hour on May 18, 2023, NYISO reported that consumer and utility-side solar resources generated 3.33 GW of clean energy output, while the behind-the-meter portion of 3.2 GW and utility-operated 130 MW accounted for 20% of the state’s electricity demand.
Toyota Motor North America signed a VPPA this week with Savion for the offtake of a 100 MW brownfield solar project located on a reclaimed coal mine in Martin County, Kentucky. When completed, Toyota will have in excess of 150 MW of U.S. solar generation facilities.
Also on the rise: Indoor cannabis growing facility runs on solar. New Jersey gears up to release agrivoltaic blueprint. And more.
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