Morning Brief: Consumers Energy expands its net metering cap, Nautilus closes a financing commitment

Also in the brief: A New Mexico regulator has recommended denial of El Paso Electric’s planned expansion of the Newman Generating Station, Gemserv has launched a digital platform aimed at helping businesses transition to electric vehicles and more.

Cubico acquires two giant solar installations in Arkansas and Mississipi

The projects will each be among the largest installations in their respective states and advance Cubico’s expansion into the American solar market.

Morning Brief: an update on the Biden Transition, Boralex acquires 209 MW project portfolio

Also in the brief: how the Clean Energy Equity Act can help NJ rebuild better, Dominion signs a power contract for a 75 MW project in Virginia and more.

AT&T inks massive corporate solar deal

The company has come to an agreement with Invenergy to purchase 500 MW of the upcoming 1.3 GW Samson Solar Energy Center in Texas. the deal will make AT&T one of the largest purchasers of corporate solar in the world.

Monday Brief: Knoxville utility to go 20% solar by 2023, Sunrun and SoCal Edison agree to virtual power plant

Also in the brief: Hawaiian Electric Company proposes 20 MW of new projects, EDP Renewables has secured 86% of the company’s targeted capacity additions for 2019-2022 and more.

Best ways to close the income equity gap in solar adoption

Researchers from Clean Kilowatts and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed software that predicts the most important business model interventions for closing the gap of residential PV adoption between high-income and low-to-middle-income areas.

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Another big steel producer turns to solar power

Nucor Corporation has signed the industry’s largest virtual PPA with EDF Renewables North America for 250 MW of new solar energy, set to be constructed in Texas.

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pv magazine tackles extreme weather, resiliency, the future of storage and more in Virtual Roundtables USA

The new-look discussions dove into all things shaping the solar industry and renewable energy as a whole in 2020, including the global pandemic, extreme weather and natural disasters, the election and more, all presented in the light of rapidly-changing technologies and materials.

Array Technologies posts a successful Q3, predicts a strong end to 2020

The tracker company has seen significant growth in 2020 and has performed well since going public in October. With a strong order sheet, including 1.4 GW of trackers from Lightsource BP alone, the company is showing no signs of slowing down in 2021.

An interstate HVDC transmission system could save the US $1 trillion by 2050

Chart of the day: Researchers with Vibrant Clean Energy have created a model that outlines how upgrading the nation’s existing transmission system or building an entirely new one could save the country hundreds of billions of dollars by 2050.

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