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Sunrise brief: First Solar plans to double manufacturing capacity by 2026

Also on the rise: Solar at “twice the natural capacity factor of the sun”. The importance of community solar in all-of-the-above renewable energy strategy. And more.

First Solar plans to double manufacturing capacity by 2026

The U.S.-based solar panel manufacturer issued strong 2024 revenue expectations in its Q4 earnings report.

Sunrise brief: Massachusetts lawmakers urged to adopt “million solar roofs” equivalent

Also on the rise: DOE announces $366 million for energy projects in rural and remote communities. Anza expands back-end visibility for solar module procurement. And more.

Meyer Burger to shut down plant in Germany and pivot to the U.S.

Swiss solar panel maker Meyer Burger will seek shareholder approval for a rights issue of as much as $284 million to finance the completion of its U.S. manufacturing facilities in Colorado and Arizona.

Sunrise brief: First Solar could have $5 billion impact on U.S. economy by 2026

Also on the rise: Arizona approves “discriminatory” charge on rooftop solar customers. California needs 10 GW of solar deployment in five years, 57.5 GW by 2045. And more.

First Solar could have $5 billion impact on U.S. economy by 2026

A study commissioned by First Solar analyzed the company’s actual and forecast U.S. spending in 2023 and 2026 when the company expects to have 14 GW of annual nameplate capacity across Alabama, Louisiana, and Ohio.

Sunrise brief: California solar and storage project secures $1.1 billion

Also on the rise: Millions in government funding to advance batteries for planes, trains, and maritime transport. WeaveGrid, Toyota join forces to optimize EV grid charging in utility territories. And more.

Millions in government funding to advance batteries for planes, trains, and maritime transport

Arpa-e announced twelve research awards totaling $15 million to develop electric airplanes, electric railroads and ships servicing the continental U.S.

Sunrise brief: U.S. residential solar prices drop, strong interest in storage

Also on the rise: Shoals to invest $80 million in Tennessee manufacturing expansion. Beaming radio frequency solar power from space. And more.

Decarbonized industrial thermal battery startup raises $150 million

Heavy industry contributes approximately 30% of the world’s emissions. Antora Energy’s thermal batteries seek to address that problem for high-heat processes.

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