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Net Metering

Ontario amends net metering policy to allow third-party ownership

Prior to these amendments, Ontario’s net metering regulation required the customer to own or operate the renewable generation system to qualify as an eligible generator.

Sunrise brief: Statevolt shares plans to build $4 billion EV battery gigafactory with 54 GWh output in southern California

Also on the rise: SunStyle brings its solar shingles to the US market. Urban Electric Power unveils 1 MWh battery system at the San Diego Supercomputer Center. Solar Superstar cities set the pace for solar development in the US. 2nd grader, Neil, gets a response to his letter to John Fitzgerald Weaver. Canadian university to be equipped with a stealthy solar façade/microgrid.

Solar Superstar cities set the pace for solar development in the US

Of the 56 cities surveyed in all eight editions of the Shining Cities report, 15 recorded a tenfold increase in their solar capacity between 2014 and 2022, yet there is still much untapped potential.

50 states of solar incentives: New Hampshire

The Granite State ranks 40th in solar installations in the country due in part to minimalistic or nonexistent renewable energy policies.


86% of Florida voters, regardless of political party, want Gov. DeSantis to veto anti-solar bill

In a Sachs Media poll of Florida voters, 86% said they want Governor Ron DeSantis to veto the bill, and only 3% of respondents across party lines said they support the bill.


50 states of solar incentives: Connecticut

Connecticut administers strong solar-supportive state policies, a benefit to its residents who pay nearly 50% more than the national average for electricity.

Sunrise brief: US solar manufacturers request tax credits in letter to Congress

Also on the rise: PVEL teams up with drone inspection specialist. Job moves at CleanCapital, Lumio, Factorial Energy, and more. FERC Commissioner Phillips’s views on how to improve transmission, interconnection. Solar advocates reaffirm their approval of Duke Energy’s proposed NEM 2.0 in North Carolina. Solar forecasting teams win prizes from government competition. Longi achieves 25.47% efficiency for gallium-doped p-type heterojunction solar cell. SolarJuice Technology launches American-made modules for commercial solar projects.

Connecticut colleges and universities to benefit from solar

Through virtual net metering, a 6.1MW solar installation is expected to provide more than $9 million in energy savings for five Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) campuses.

Distributed solar installed in 2021 nearly matches capacity of all new gas plants

Institute for Local Self Reliance annual update highlights influence of renewable energy in the US energy portfolio.


Energy storage installations set new records despite supply chain issues

Wood Mackenzie estimates that the US energy storage market broke records in Q4 2021, installing 1,613MW / 4727 MWh.


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