Pennsylvania lays out a plan for 11 GW of solar by 2030

The state’s environmental department has participated in a study which calls for the state to increase installed solar 36-fold, to reach 10% of all generation by 2030.

Mixed impact of proposed Section 301 tariffs on inverter makers

GTM Research says the 10% tariffs that the Trump Administration is calling for are “significant”, and some companies and sectors will be affected more than others.

Trump Admin proposes 10% tariffs on inverters, AC modules, non-lithium batteries from China

As the trade war escalates, inverters may be the latest victims.

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Solar loans overtake third-party as dominant residential solar model

While residential solar leases and PPAs peaked in 2016, GTM Research is now predicting that solar loans will represent nearly half the market this year.

Chint investigates U.S. manufacturing

The company is planning pilot U.S. inverter assembly in Texas, while it scouts for manufacturing locations in the U.S. Midwest.

Arizona 50% by 2030 renewable initiative qualifies for ballot

The Tom Steyer-backed initiative has turned in more than double the number of signatures needed to get on the ballot, as the state regulatory body pushing a pro-nuclear alternative faces yet another scandal.

APS seeks 106 MW of batteries to pair with large-scale solar

The Arizona utility has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for battery projects to allow its utility-scale solar fleet to meet evening demand, as part of a plan to add up to 500 MW of storage over the next 15 years.

From the editor: Pruitt’s departure is a win for clean energy

The resignation of Scott Pruitt is welcome news to renewable energy advocates. And while his replacement is a coal lobbyist who could be more effective, the momentum of change may be the most important factor.

Schletter acquisition could save North Carolina factory

The company’s U.S. subsidiary is part of the purchasing agreement, which appears to come just in time as the factory in Shelby was running out of funds to operate.

Hawaii opens up existing solar installations to energy storage

A ruling by state regulators will allow the more than 60,000 Hawaiian homeowners and businesses that have PV systems installed under previous net metering rules to add energy storage without violating their agreement.

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