Residential PV

How much of Tesla’s Solar Gigafactory did California just vote to buy?

The California Energy Commission unanimously approved a requirement for solar pv on all new homes – either in the house or in community solar.

Connecticut dismantles net metering

Legislation to destroy the economics of distributed solar has passed the House 100-45, and will now go the governor – who introduced the bill.


Vivint Solar grows revenue on lower volume

The residential solar power company continues its focus on higher profits, hinting at strong growth potential in coming quarters as sales teams settle into their new pipelines.

DTE Electric prices $525 million in green bonds

The Michigan power company is planning to float 30 year bonds to cover renewable energy and energy efficiency investments, while taking other steps to favor continued reliance on fossil fuels over renewable energy.

Net metering drives rooftop solar resurgence in Nevada

Applications for distributed solar in the state increased more than 10-fold in 2017 over 2016, following the reinstatement of net metering in mid-2017. On a monthly basis the increase has been as much as 32x.


Solar power plus a whole lot more on every house in California

The California Energy Commission is expected to approve the 2019 Building Energy Code that calls for solar PV on all new homes. The goal is net zero residential energy usage.

Sunnova’s solar finance agreement is coming to Sunshine State

The third party solar company has begun offering its solar finance agreements in Florida after the state regulators rule that a 20-year fixed lease is legal in the state and SB90 passed.

Musk hints at 1 GWh battery as Tesla solar power installations fall further

The company’s energy generation and storage division set a record of $410 million in revenue during Q1, but solar power fell to 2013 deployment levels.


Mosaic, Sunrun lead residential solar finance

GTM Research finds that the loan provider has become the largest residential financier overall, while Sunrun leads in the third party solar space.

kWh Analytics tracks $8 billion in U.S. solar deals so far in 2018

The Spring DealFlow report from kWh Analytics highlighted 17 Asset Transactions and 19 Asset Financings deals year to date.

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