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‘Report card’ hands the energy sector a C- for infrastructure. It’s an improvement.

The report from the American Society of Civil Engineers said renewables are driving an increase in electric transmission infrastructure spending. But reliability remain a problem, as Texas can attest.

SunPower posts solid Q4 results as tailwinds and storage help fuel growth

Storage, digital solutions, and the company’s distributed generation services platform will be key to its long-term growth, CEO Tom Werner said in an earnings call.

National Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator bills introduced in House and Senate

The Accelerators would seek investment and procurements in areas such as renewables, storage, transportation, transmission, resiliency, efficiency, reforestation, agriculture, and industrial de-carbonization.

Wells Fargo to install nearly 100 solar arrays on U.S. properties

The shift in strategy means the bank will move away from using RECs as its primary tool to meet its renewable energy goals.

In earnings calls, Tesla sharpens its focus on solar and NextEra eyes historic growth

Elon Musk said “it will not be long before Tesla is, by far, the market leader in solar.”

San Francisco company aims to boost solar access across Africa

A new partnership will involve selling ZOLA’s Infinity systems into nine sub-Saharan countries.

Indoor farming gets greener via solar load aggregation

The economic feasibility of plant factories has been questionable because of energy costs. Now, customers of one containerized farm provider can opt for 100% clean energy using a subscription service.


How does your state rank on the ACEEE energy efficiency scorecard?

Many states–including some with ambitious climate goals–had to shift focus to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, a lot of energy efficiency plans were put on hold.


NYC site will host a 100 MW/400 MWh energy storage system

Under a seven-year contract with Con Edison, the utility will bid power from the battery system into New York State’s wholesale energy market.