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Teeing up the “Solar + Decade”

George Hershman, executive chair of SEIA and chief executive of SOLV Energy shares his perspective on aspects of the Inflation Reduction Act one year later.

Global carbon emissions-free electricity reaches 38%

A report from two senior U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory researchers shows the march toward an increasingly carbon-free global electricity sector.

Solar is reliably and predictably supporting the Texas grid

Utility-scale solar served a sizable portion of peak electricity demand in the grid, said the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.

Sunrise brief: Los Angeles, Austin and Vermont plan to exceed 90% carbon-free power by 2030

Also on the rise: Honeywell invests in ESS to advance adoption of iron flow battery energy storage. Panasonic introduces half-cut HJT residential solar module, and more.

Xcel Energy approved for expansion for 710 MW solar project

Once completed, the Minnesota project will be among the largest in the United States.

Solar contributed 45% of electricity generation capacity additions in the first half of 2023

Solar installations are expected to grow 15% per year through 2028, said a report from Wood Mackenzie.

Earth Mount Solar selected for 34 MW of PV projects across the U.S.

Erthos projects span five states across U.S. including one on tribal land in Utah.

Iowa judge rules solar supports townspeople’s “health and safety”

An Iowa judge dismissed a lawsuit from townspeople opposing a solar power facility, noting that the town’s Comprehensive Plan explicitly promotes renewable energy for the well-being of residents.

Sunrise brief: California electricity pricing exploded in the last three years, far outpacing inflation

Also on the rise: Funding for second-life EV battery materials manufacturer reaches $4 billion. Model procedures for fixing distributed solar and storage interconnection. And more.

New Mexico solar project sites 200 MW on former coal plant

Origis Energy commenced construction on the project, which is expected to reach commercial operations in 2024.

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