New retail climate bonds category, patterned after WW2 bonds and designed to aid rooftop solar uptake, to debut

All of the proceeds from the $16.1 million issuance will support rooftop solar deployment in Connecticut.

Clean energy inequity can be addressed with data, coordination and policy change at the local level

Communities of color are benefiting less from new clean energy technologies, and as a result, they are paying more for their energy.

Live near a big city? Expect big utility bill spikes, thanks to Covid-19

A D.C.-based analytics company has released an analysis showing that summer electricity bills will rise by about 10% on average for households in the 13 of largest U.S. metro areas.

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More utilities bypassing natural gas bridge and going straight to renewables

Utilities that are transitioning away from coal are starting to view the creation of a natural gas “bridge” to renewable energy as an unnecessary step.

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National Climate Bank amendment added to House’s pro-solar infrastructure bill

Congress has authorized more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief, but none of this money has been for job creation. Supported by SEIA, a national climate bank can create millions of jobs, especially in low and medium-income communities.

Colleges reassessing energy needs, sustainability goals in the face of Covid-related shutdowns

In an effort to accelerate their renewable goals, a number of U.S. colleges and universities have been using Covid-related shutdowns to assess their energy needs, how those needs are filled and what more they can do.

House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill packed with pro-solar, pro-storage provisions

In addition to making the stand-alone energy storage investment tax credit (ITC) eligible and extending a 30% solar ITC through 2025, the House bill creates a direct pay mechanism that can be used in lieu of the ITC.

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Data shows solar asset underperformance and bias towards optimistic pricing

Solar assets are underperforming far more frequently than official energy estimates would suggest, according to the industry experts who contributed to KwH Analytics’ 2020 solar risk assessment report.

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Advanced macro grid initiative announced, with funding support from Bill Gates-backed group

Bill Gates and Breakthrough Energy see enhanced transmission as facilitating electrification and grid reliability. Increasing transmission development at the “seams” between regions could save consumers more than $47 billion and return more than $2.50 on every dollar invested.

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Loanpal solar loan securitization tests the water, signals a post-Covid market reopening

“Solar loans have proven to be a resilient asset class through these turbulent times.”

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