PJM capacity auction results show solar boom

The results of a 2021/2022 auction saw an additional 964 MW of utility-scale solar projects bidding in to supply capacity, suggesting a boom in solar.

Oregon utility seeks hundreds of megawatts of renewable energy

PGE is seeking the equivalent of 500-620 MW of utility-scale solar, with a minimum project capacity of 10 MW.

New Jersey joins the 50% by 2030 renewable energy club

Governor Phil Murphy has signed landmark legislation that will enable the state to tie with California and New York for the nation’s third-most ambitious renewable energy mandate, as well as replacing the SREC system, boosting community solar, and more.

Barriers to non-utility ownership of DER stripped from California bill

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.

Southern Company sells off 1/3 stake in solar portfolio to Global Atlantic

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.

CDPQ takes majority stake in Invenergy Renewables

Invenergy plans to maintain day-to-day management of its renewable energy business, with the Québecois fund manager increasing its economic stake to 52%.

Rush to gas risks hundreds of billions in stranded assets

A new report by Rocky Mountain Institute finds that gas plants proposed across the United States over the next 15 years could be replaced by clean energy portfolios at a net savings, and that these projects are at risk of becoming stranded assets.

Michigan utilities concede to 25% renewable energy by 2030

DTE Energy and Consumers have reached an agreement with the Tom Steyer-backed campaign and are adopting 25% renewable energy goals, with Consumers seeking 40% by 2040.

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GameChange Solar to provide 350 MW of racking, tracking for Florida projects

The mounting systems maker expects to deliver these systems over the next few months, as Florida’s solar market continues to boom.

House committee calls for cuts in renewable energy R&D, more money for fossil fuels

The House Committee on Appropriations has moved forward legislation to cut the department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office by $243 million, while increasing funding for fossil fuel programs and nuclear energy.

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