The 20 MW battery will provide primary frequency response services and can assist with the integration of solar and wind. Last Thursday Indianapolis Power and Light (IPL) connected a 20 MW lithium-ion battery to the grid in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the first such large-scale battery to be connected to the transmission grid in the entire […]
In its final ruling, U.S. trade authorities have stated that SolarCity’s heterojunction silicon solar cells are subject to duties on Chinese-made cells. Last Friday, the International Trade Association gave its final ruling on whether or not Silevo’s “Triex” heterojunction PV cells are subject to anti-dumping and anti-subsidy import duties on cells and modules imported from […]
GTM Research says SolarCity fell to second place in the commercial and industrial market during the quarter. The first quarter of 2016 saw a shake-up in the ranking of leading commercial and industrial (C&I) solar installers in the United States, according to the latest report from GTM Research’s Leaderboard service. The company says that Greenskies […]
The new plant is one of the largest on the U.S. East Coast, and will help meet both federal and site-specific renewable energy goals.
At a summit at the White House a wide array of actors made commitments to fund and deploy energy storage, accompanied by the release of a new report on technical and economic dimensions of renewable energy integration. While deployment is growing rapidly, at this time energy storage in the United States is a small and […]
The homebuilding company will introduce the PV solar systems as a standard feature in all of its new homes, making it the first company in South Florida to do so. To go along with Stellar Homes’ organic vegetable gardens and electric car ports, the company’s new-built homes in South Florida will also include solar panels […]
The company won’t say where its first U.S. tracker shipment is headed, but all indications are that it is Enel’s 150 MW project in Minnesota. On Tuesday, Spanish tracker maker Soltec announced that it had supplied its SF Utility Single Axis Solar Tracker for an un-named 150 MW project somewhere in the United States. The […]
Analysis reveals 17% fall in installed cost of large-scale solar in the U.S. in the third quarter of last year compared to 2014; continued cost decrease will spur demand for 2016. Data compiled by EnergyTrend has found that the cost of installed large-scale solar in the U.S. has fallen by 17% year-on-year for the third […]
Texas at scale: Texas has been only a modest solar market to date, but that is changing fast. A boom started by municipal utilities and enabled by free transmission is expected to lead to a massive amount of utility-scale solar coming online over the
next five years, and even more over the next decade.
Thomas Hillig from THEnergy, discusses the growing trend for the deployment of renewables, specifically solar PV, next to mines. In response to issues, like lifetime differences between a solar plant and a mine, bespoke solutions are being created. However, while there is a positive business case for combining the two industries, barriers in the mining industry exist, which must be overcome if the positive trend is to continue.
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