Commercial & Industrial PV

Local solar at the heart of Cleveland’s 100% renewable energy goal

The Midwestern city is looking to put community solar on vacant and contaminated land and making it easier for residents and business to go solar, as well as employing community choice aggregation.

Permitting 2.0: A crucial step on the road to our clean energy future

In this op-ed Clean Coalition explains the need for a streamlined solar permitting process for commercial and industrial solar projects.

Sungevity rebounds with two Hawaiian grid edge providers

The residential solar company’s move in one of America’s most complicated solar markets may be a key to getting ready for a more complex future.

Solar installation costs declined 5 to 11% in 2017, little so far in 2018

This year’s version of Berkeley Lab’s Tracking the Sun report saw residential installs fall 6% to $3.50 / W, small business fall 11% to $2.90 / W and large business fell 5% to $2.20 /W in 2017, with light changes in early 2018. However, these averages cover wide price variances in different markets.

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Floating solar power gets 10 year fixed lease for California municipality

Ciel & Terre has completed its fourth and largest system in the United States for a California municipal waterworks. The project is also one of four floating solar projects, totaling 5.3 MW, to be completed in the nation this summer.

Agrovoltaics: a solar-powered safety net for Massachusetts farmers

The long-term, steady income of solar power complements the higher revenue, but harder work of traditional farming. The Massachusetts SMART program looks to increase this trend with “agrovoltaic” incentives for solar co-located with crops.

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World’s largest rooftop solar system – first image from Tesla

Tesla has released an image of its solar powered rooftop, which is currently under construction. It is now clear that the system will be the world’s largest at 70 MW.

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New Mexico kills attempted hike on discriminatory solar fee

New Mexico regulators have killed the standby fee that critics say has paralyzed rooftop solar in the territory of Southwestern Public Service.

Centrica moves into West Coast solar with Vista acquisition

The British energy and services company’s acquisition of the California C&I solar contractor is the latest among a number of moves it has made into solar and batteries.

GIP launches renewable energy developer, acquires 4.7 GW of SunPower assets

Clearway Energy Group has been formed from NRG’s renewable energy businesses and SunPower’s project pipeline.

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