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Product roundup: Trina Solar, Arctech, First Solar, Schneider Electric, and more

Check out this week’s list of some of the newest announcements related to clean energy products.

Winterizing Texas power plants makes economic sense, Dallas Fed says

The bank said that the most reasonable solutions to prevent winter storm blackouts are within the bounds of being economically justified.

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Sunrise brief: Boulder adds 2.1 MW of solar at 11 city-owned sites

Also on the rise: Mosaic announces a $1.5 billion loan program for solar and storage, New Jersey levies a fine for damage related to a solar project, and SunPower deleverages its balance sheet.

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SEIA releases environmental justice policy

The platform outlines principles for engagement, as well as environmental justice outcomes and policies that the organization will support to expand equitable access to solar energy.

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A geospatial approach to evaluating potential solar sites

High-resolution data let the study group drill down to individual parcels in order to figure out how much land is available for solar in both optimal and preferred sites.

Sunrise brief: RES signs VPPAs for 170 MW of solar and wind

Also on the rise: Summit Ridge secures tax equity deal for community solar in three states, Hunt Perovskite wins DOE funding for cell development work, and EVgo opens a lab to test electric vehicle charging technologies.

Energy transition jobs: KKR, SunPower, ConnectDER, and more

Job moves in solar, storage, cleantech, utilities, and energy transition finance.

Walmart adds 6.5 MW of rooftop and canopy parking solar to California stores

The $10 million portfolio was developed by Sol Customer Solutions and will deliver energy to seven stores across the state.

Hawaii lawmakers vote to slash solar credits as the state looks to prop up its budget

A Senate committee added language that would cut the renewable energy credit as part of an unrelated film tax credit bill.

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Sunrise brief: Xcel Energy files plans for a 460 MW solar plant in Minnesota

Also on the rise: PG&E launches its solar-based microgrid program, a report from Berkeley Lab says the power sector is halfway to becoming carbon free, and battery recycler Li-Cycle will build a facility near Phoenix.