Covid-19

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.

PV module prices are falling faster than all predictions

New research from Wood Mackenzie shows that overall system costs for installations using mono PERC modules are set to fall by as much as 20% by 2025.

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American module shipments spiked in quantity and plummeted in price at the onset of Covid

2.05 GW of PV modules were shipped in March before plummeting to 1.24 GW in April. Yet, while shipments slowed, the cost per peak watt reached and sustained record lows.

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Morning Brief: FERC denies MOPR review, Tesla’s longest-range Model S now goes 402 miles

Also in the brief: Community solar for Covid recovery, flaring wasted $750 million of natural gas, and coal’s descent.

SPI reboots as outdoor event in Las Vegas

The solar industry’s largest trade show goes hybrid, with a virtual and outdoor event at the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 21-22 — and organizers say, no swag, please.

Analyst expects ‘unprecedented’ consolidation of Chinese solar industry

Private PV manufacturers and project developers alike are set to be squeezed out by the state in the world’s biggest solar market, according to Frank Haugwitz, who has compiled a wide-ranging report as preparations for the next five-year plan gather pace.

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Positive news for California rooftop solar in Q2 – so far

With a data point of one (California solar interconnection data through the end of April), the author makes optimistic inferences about U.S. solar in Q2 and 2020.

pv magazine’s Roundtables go virtual and reach a global audience

The Covid-19 pandemic featured prominently at this week’s inaugural pv magazine Virtual Roundtables Europe, which took place last week. Not only did the pandemic lead to the virtualization of pv magazine’s established June Roundtables, but it was a big topic in the final session dealing with markets and specifically the further development of power purchase agreements (PPAs) in Europe.

Solar trade shows after a pandemic: the future is hybrid

Across the industry, organizers are scrambling to find new ways for virtual trade shows to replicate the live networking and business building these events provide — and keep attendees engaged. We speak with the organizers of the trade show once known as SPI, as well as the folks at lntersolar and the event people at SolarEdge.

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