Also on the rise: Notre Dame-backed solar project enters service, report highlights coal’s fading economic viability, and LS Power completes its latest acquisition.
Meeting clean energy goals means that more projects will be proposed for agricultural land, making it necessary for developers to better engage with local communities.
The company acquired the proposed 80 MW MTSun Solar project from developer Broad Reach Power.
SunPower’s Q1 earnings show growth as the company intensifies its focus on acquisition costs and segment expansion.
Strata Solar’s 150 MW Maroon Solar Facility is the latest project to be shot down in Virginia, as residents voiced concerns over the project’s effect on the local landscape.
Also on the rise: Report sheds light on low- and moderate-income solar program performance, and renewables bucked a slump in U.S. energy production in 2020.
The annual employment report showed continued jobs stagnation, which needs to be reversed for the sector to hit 400,000 jobs by 2030 and 900,000 to meet the Biden administration’s 2035 climate goals.
The company said it has more than 2.3 GW of renewable generation under construction, and by mid-year will have 606 MW of battery storage capacity under way.
Also on the rise: Rooftop solar enters service at a Ford Motor research center, RAI Energy signs a 20-year PPA for 100 MW of solar energy, and Go Solar Group enters New Mexico’s residential market.