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U.S. clean power is growing at a sprinter’s pace, and there’s room to run

The U.S. has passed 170 GW in installed utility solar, battery storage and wind power, with 26 GW of clean energy projects brought online in 2020.

SunPower and Wallbox ally for integrated home solar and EV charging

Homeowners can now integrate EV charging with their rooftop solar, a method that is known to save on energy bills and EV fueling, reduce strain on the grid, and reduce carbon emissions related to grid-tied charging.

Grid-interactive efficient buildings may unlock energy savings, reduce carbon emissions

The U.S. could save $18 billion in power costs by 2030 by integrating grid-interactive efficient buildings, also known as GEBs.


Massive gearless dual-axis solar tracker achieves patent

Mechatron Solar has received a U.S. patent for its dual-axis tracker that utilizes a gearless structure for reliability in varied climates.

Home solar makes EVs cheaper, reduces emissions

The maintenance cost of an electric vehicle is estimated to be significantly lower than internal combustion engines, and studies show home solar furthers the cost savings and boosts carbon emission reductions.

Rivian plans second plant to produce EV trucks and batteries

The Amazon-backed automaker is exploring U.S. locations to produce its electric truck and battery cells.

Multi-day iron-air batteries reach commercialization… at one tenth of the cost of lithium

Boston startup Form Energy has secured $200 million Series D funding for the development of what is being called a breakthrough in energy storage.


Will renewables be able to meet Biden’s clean energy goals?

Data suggest that renewable penetration might reach only one-half of U.S. electricity supply by 2030, but the goal of 80% by 2030 remains possible.


NAACP develops solar policy principles to address inequities

The principles aim to address inequities caused by climate change and the energy transition, specifically for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color community members, among others. 

Expanded line of commercial inverters launched by SolarEdge

Reaching up to 120kW, the three phase inverters have integrated monitoring and a modular design.