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New retail climate bonds category, patterned after WW2 bonds and designed to aid rooftop solar uptake, to debut

All of the proceeds from the $16.1 million issuance will support rooftop solar deployment in Connecticut.

pv magazine’s Roundtables go virtual and reach a global audience

The Covid-19 pandemic featured prominently at this week’s inaugural pv magazine Virtual Roundtables Europe, which took place last week. Not only did the pandemic lead to the virtualization of pv magazine’s established June Roundtables, but it was a big topic in the final session dealing with markets and specifically the further development of power purchase agreements (PPAs) in Europe.

Solar trade shows after a pandemic: the future is hybrid

Across the industry, organizers are scrambling to find new ways for virtual trade shows to replicate the live networking and business building these events provide — and keep attendees engaged. We speak with the organizers of the trade show once known as SPI, as well as the folks at lntersolar and the event people at SolarEdge.

Morning Brief: Nextracker rebrands, Stem signs a storage management contract

Also in today’s digest: The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has approved Mark Menezes’ nomination as deputy secretary, Ginlong Technologies is set to debut its latest hybrid energy storage inverter, The Midwest Renewable Energy Association has awarded eight Clean Energy Leadership Award scholarships and more.

Florida man takes FPL to court, alleging the utility acts like a net metering regulator

Achim Ginsberg-Klemmt has filed an appeal against the denial of a petition to improve the net-metering regulations in Florida. He alleges the company’s 115% generation policy, requirement of insurance on larger residential projects and “As-Available-Energy” rates disincentivizes large residential solar.

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Kauai was 56% renewably powered in 2019

Building on stretches of 100% renewable generation in late 2019, the island met 56% of its electrical demand with renewables over the year, easily surpassing state and local goals.

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Morning Brief: PG&E’s massive Tesla battery proposal approved, NorthWestern Energy unfair to solar, wind and storage

Also in the brief: SolarEdge’s all-new Site Controller, America’s first successful solar town, students’ solar spring break brings solar to low-income families and more.

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Patterns are emerging in community solar subscriptions: how does your offer compare?

David Ganske, founder of DG+Design finds that when it comes to community solar, buyers are more educated than ever before and won’t settle for unreasonable terms, especially when the status quo of staying with their existing utility provider is so easy.

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SunCast Episode 217: German market strategies for the US solar market with Gordon Baier of GoSolar

In a another special taped at SPI 2019, Nico sits down with Gordon Baier of GoSolar to discuss the use of German solar market strategies successfully in the United States.

Solar industry gets $27.8 billion in corporate finance for company building and projects in 2019

Mercom Capital has released their annual report – describing the year as robust – showing company funding of $11.7 billion, up 20% over 2018, and announced project deals of $16.1 billion, up 14%.

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