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California approves uncapped fixed charges on electricity bills

An uncapped average monthly charge of $24 will be added regardless of the amount of electricity used at home, sparking the ire of consumer advocates and energy conservationists.


Sunrun to aid California in its electricity imbalance with home solar and battery VPP

Over 16,000 Sunrun customers will supply the grid during peak electricity demand events.


Was 2023 the peak for global electricity sector emissions?

A report from Ember highlights how “a new era of falling fossil generation is imminent.”

Tigo introduces power electronics supporting solar modules up to 800 W

The new MLPE from Tigo is designed to support commercial and industrial as well as utility-scale solar projects.

Solar to contribute over 60% of new U.S. electricity generation in 2024

Despite this growth, fossil fuels dominate U.S. electricity. A 3% increase in total electricity generation across the U.S. is expected to be served primarily with solar, said a report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).


Passive solar tracker wind stowing boosts energy production

Solar panels are often tilted to a stowed position to prevent wind damage to utility-scale assets. Array Technologies introduced a passive stowing strategy that prevents unnecessary production losses.

Solar worker payment structure creates unsafe environment, said report

Pay, benefits, and tenure vary widely among solar workers, and a per-panel-installed payment structure may cause safety issues, said a study from Cornell University.

Accelerated declines in solar cell prices since late March

In a new weekly update for pv magazine, OPIS, a Dow Jones company, offers bite-sized analysis on solar PV module supply and price trends.

Cypress Creek Renewables constructs 208 MW solar facility in Texas

The completed project includes 80 MWh of battery energy storage.

Sunnova earnings dip, unrestricted cash grows as it mends balance sheet

Sunnova Energy International, a residential solar, storage, and adaptive services company, announced declining revenues and an increased focus on cash generation in its Q1 2024 earnings report.

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