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Arizona approves energy storage incentives for Tucson Electric customers

Regulators also approved expanding the utility’s community solar program and make 10 MW of solar capacity available for subscription.

Illinois Q2 residential solar installations are down nearly 90% compared to 2020

Just 313 small rooftop solar projects were completed statewide in Q2 2021, compared to 2,908 a year earlier, as the state remains in a perilous solar incentive limbo.


Sunrise brief: An HOA rains on a family’s solar installation

Also on the rise: Polysilicon prices are forecast to continue to rise, Ample raises $160 million from investors including Shell, and growing numbers of schools are going solar.

Illinois HOA sues residents over solar system

The Orchards community in Bellville Illinois is suing the Bassler family for an installation that the association alleges violates established solar guidelines.


Who is working against distributed solar: Strategies for defense

A new report explores who is behind efforts to curb distributed energy and solar deployment. In this part, we look at policy and regulatory recommendations highlighted by the authors as a playbook to fight against anti-solar efforts, and how parties can curb campaigns before they begin.

Sunrise brief: Residential solar pricing has fallen and signs point to still further declines

Also on the rise: JinkoSolar is adding a manufacturing plant in Vietnam, solar on a parking garage adds a Scandinavian design flair, and iSun says its 2021 revenues are likely to double.

iSun looks to double 2021 revenues, but labor and supply chain issues dampen profits

The company reported Q2 revenues of $4.3 million, up 57% from the same quarter in 2020.

Residential solar pricing down 6.3%, hints of greater drops coming

Residential solar installation price declines have accelerated over the past year. However, energy storage pricing has gone up, with Enphase taking an increasingly larger share of the market.

Report shows strong solar+storage market growth… and plenty of room for improvement

A report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory looks at residential and non-residential distributed solar+storage markets and finds big growth with a huge future potential.

Who is working against distributed solar: State campaigns in the Midwest and West

A new report explores who is behind efforts to curb distributed energy and solar deployment. In this part, we look at the report’s investigation of state-level campaigns focused on the Midwest and West.

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