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Two Midwest states look to expand community solar presence

Michigan and Wisconsin have both introduced community solar legislation, banking on the success that neighboring Minnesota has had with community installations.

FPL’s ‘community solar’ program reaches its subscription limit

A year after its launch, the residential portion of SolarTogether joins commercial, industrial, and government portions in being fully subscribed, with the waiting list also at 100% capacity.

Ohio regulators consider another 470 MW of solar

The Clearview Solar I project and the Union Solar project are both set to have hearings in mid-August, bringing the total amount of utility scale solar proposed or approved this summer alone to 1,938 MW.

American Clean Power Association merges with the US Energy Storage Association

The deal marks American Clean Power Association’s second major merger since founding in early 2021, and will bring in close relationships with more than 200 companies across all aspects of energy storage.

Palmetto launches Instant Proposal service

Using data from Mapdwell, Palmetto can now generate and design a residential solar system proposal in a minute.

Go big and go home: The case for solarizing 30 million homes

A new report argues for the largest solar buildout the country has ever seen, which it said would create 1.77 million jobs and drive $69 billion in energy savings over five years.

Energy jobs were lost in 2020, but they’re coming back

Roughly 840,000 jobs were lost across the energy sector in 2020, and solar was hit especially hard. A rebound is underway, according to a new report from the Energy Department.

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Wildfires could lead to millions in solar losses, insurer warns

A GCube report says that the solar industry must institute widespread wildfire mitigation and monitoring practices, or else it stands to suffer major financial losses in the coming years.

Spotsylvania solar project begins partial operation

The first 259 MW of the embattled project are on-line, with the rest of the capacity expected to follow in the fall.

Pine Gate completes 108 MW solar project in North Carolina

Trent River Solar is one of the first to be awarded a 20-year PPA through Duke Energy’s Competitive Procurement of Renewable Energy program.