Policy

Arizona’s potential to develop unbiased 15-year resource plans is up for grabs

An Arizona regulator has advocated for using a modeling tool being developed by Arizona State University, to help the state plan how to phase in more renewable energy. Yet the university’s initial plan for the modeling tool would not serve that purpose well.

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Tensions flare in trade war, Trump threatens WTO exit

The World Trade Organization has taken the first steps towards enabling China to file compensatory sanctions against the United States over the section 301 tariffs.

Is a California solar+storage boom about to happen?

CAISO has warned state regulators that there could be a 4.7 GW capacity shortfall in 2022, in the early evening hours of the annual peak demand events of September. The grid operator has suggested alteration of water cooling laws, as well as increased procurement of resources.

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pvMB: Pennsylvania’s new RPS has 100 cosponsors, Utah’s hidden solar potential, more

Hello one and all and welcome to today’s pvMB. On this fine day we’ll be looking at Marin Clean Energy’s $2.8 million net metering paybacks, Utah’s hidden solar potential, Standard Solar’s new community solar e-book and more!

Consumers Energy looks to settle its PURPA constipation

The company has filed a settlement with state regulators that would clear its 3 GW interconnection queue in exchange for the development of 150 MW of renewable energy annually.

Philly getting solar rebates, leadership changes at Duke: pvMB 8/13/19

It may only be Tuesday, but we’re glad you’re here with us reading today’s edition of the pvMB! In this edition we’ll be looking at Oregon State researchers confirming the value of solar on farmlands, Hyundai’s entry in the solar car game, a prefab tiny house with solar options and more!

Dominion is polling its customers for pro-monopoly arguments

Under pressure by both corporations who want other options to buy renewables and a new coalition seeking to break its monopoly, Dominion is trying out some arguments with questionable factual basis.

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Using machine learning and cheap satellite data to design rooftop solar power

Researchers have built a tool to use cheap satellite imagery – like Google Maps – to automatically create solar designs with a 91% accuracy rate.

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Texas confirms public power’s energy storage rights

Municipally owned utilities and electric cooperatives, as of September 1, will have legal affirmation that they’re allowed to own energy storage assets – and not have to register as power generators – within the state.

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SOMAH reaches capacity on launch day

90% of the available capacity and funding under year one of California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program has been applied for, with waitlists growing by the hour.

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