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The 33% increase in Q1 2018 generation is more than the 25% year-over-year increase in capacity, suggesting that solar projects are generating more electricity per watt of installed capacity.
In the 5th district, Southern Company, Georgia Power and their contractors have thrown their financial support behind candidate Tricia Pridemore.
The financially troubled PV maker has secured a last-minute line of credit to repay Total and other lenders, as it burns through cash.
A SEIA white paper describes the concept of non-wire solutions and how this innovation can boost solar PV and other distributed energy resources.
The mounting systems maker expects to deliver these systems over the next few months, as Florida’s solar market continues to boom.
A study sponsored by NRDC and Sierra Club finds that old coal plants can be retired and safely replaced by solar and other resources, which will reduce pollution and save money for utility customers
The nation’s third-largest residential solar company is rolling out the batteries first in California, with plans to offer them nationwide by the end of 2018.
The three companies are coming together to monitor Huawei’s competitor to SolarEdge and Enphase: the FusionHome Smart Energy Solution.
The Tesla/Panasonic gigafactory is taking on more workers, as a sign of health. However many details remain unclear.
The tracker maker will also supply a new type of racking for the roll out of First Solar’s large-format Series 6 modules.
A software update for the Powerwall 2 home energy storage system adds controls to allow owners to take advantage of time of use electricity rates in California and other states
A group of eight Republican senators has sent a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative and other federal agencies calling for utility-scale solar panels to be exempt from the Section 201 tariffs.
ASU energy security researcher Dr. Wesley Herche and pv magazine author John Weaver describe the new math involved with requiring solar power to be installed at the time of construction for newly built homes.
SB 1088, which would have effectively barred customer or third-party owned solar or batteries from providing reliability services for the distribution system has been altered before leaving the Senate Appropriations Committee.
The battery integrator has already began to draw on the funds as it continues to expand its market presence in the United States and in Australia. Shell Ventures is now a major sonnen investor and and the companies have agreed to future cooperation.
The retirement and insurance provider will pay $1.2 billion for a share of the power giant’s 1.7 GW solar portfolio. Southern will still operate the projects.
A new bill, which has passed both houses of Missouri’s legislature, would give utilities the ability to implement rate increases while mandating power companies invest in utility-owned solar.
Invenergy plans to maintain day-to-day management of its renewable energy business, with the Québecois fund manager increasing its economic stake to 52%.
Heritage Global Partners will auction off the thin film PV maker’s tools from its research & development facility in Silicon Valley on May 30-31.
In late April, daytime net demand fell below overnight power consumption for the first time on the New England grid, thanks to rooftop and other behind-the-meter solar.
This op-ed examines a new study showing that Hawaii’s electric utilities can save $3-7 billion by putting more solar online more quickly, and how one Hawaiian island is already doing so.
The U.S. government’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy is offering up to $30 million in funding to build innovative technologies to enable long-duration energy storage, with the aim to provide reliable electricity from 10 to roughly 100 hours, and longer.
Alta Devices has launched a new gallium-arsenide based solar cell, which it says improves on the power to weight ratio of its previous cell by 160%. The cell is designed to provide lightweight, high efficiency generation for integration with cars, drones and other vehicles.
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