Also in the brief: Florida Power & Light quietly reduces solar commitment, and new MWT BIPV from Sunport Power.
The U.S. Department of Justice has argued that in Arizona, a utility’s discriminatory charges for rooftop solar owners can be “unlawful.” The Center for Biological Diversity also supported the four rooftop solar owners whose lawsuit has progressed, arguing the legal significance of Arizona’s renewables goals.
Order 841 lets regional transmission operators create wholesale markets for energy storage — potentially including fleets of behind-the-meter storage systems.
When Covid-19 hit his small solar engineering business, CEO Methode Maniraguha said, no furloughs or layoffs — we’ll pivot.
Something strange has happened at the IEA — the agency has finally begun to take solar and other renewables seriously.
The wide-ranging joint report includes a section: “Undoing the Harms of the Trump Administration and Righting the Wrongs.”
According to the most recent EIA Monthly Energy Review, non-fossil generation sources accounted for 20% of all energy consumed in 2019, the highest mark in history.
Also in the brief: American solar supplier Aptos Solar added to Loanpal’s approved list, second life EV batteries for use in a microgrid, Maxeon upsizes convertible note offering
The record-setting quarter was driven by nearly 2 GW of utility-scale solar, supplemented by another 1.6 GW of residential. And while the ongoing pandemic will slow the industry a bit in 2020, five-year projections, especially for Texas, are strong.
Also in the brief: Energy Toolbase integrates Delta.