The agreement will lower program costs, simplify enrollment, and bring three community solar projects to historically underserved communities.
Also on the rise: Report sheds light on low- and moderate-income solar program performance, and renewables bucked a slump in U.S. energy production in 2020.
Also on the rise: Ozop Energy is supplying equipment for a Maryland microgrid, Georgia Power hits a milestone at its zero-carbon nuclear-build site, and Powin unveils a high-voltage battery.
Also on the rise: Capstone’s 132 MW solar project in Alberta enters service, Wallbox is looking for a site to make EV chargers, General Motors leads fundraising for battery-maker SES, NextEra buys more wind, and FTC Solar starts its IPO roadshow.
Consumers Energy cuts solar export fees in Michigan, while net metering takes a hit in Vermont. And TVA wants feedback on an environmental report for a planned 50 MW solar and 200 MWh storage project in Mississippi.
After Consumers Energy raised its net metering cap as a bargaining chip, some advocates see a Value of Solar study as a way to ensure that the rates that have allowed the state’s small-scale solar market to flourish remain in place.
Significant solar developments are happening all across the country, with Wisconsin looking to add nearly 200 MW of utility-scale solar and AEP coming to terms on a power contract for a 50 MW project in Ohio.
Dean Solon, CEO of Shoals: “A lot of people thought that the 100 MW fields were all dead, but those suckers are coming back with a vengeance.”
Also in the brief: Natron Energy, a supplier of fire-safe sodium-ion batteries using Prussian blue chemistry, has achieved a UL listing for its battery.
Also in the brief: The never-ending net-metering battle. Maine gets a 25-MW solar plant.
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.