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Sun Streams 2 enters service with Microsoft as long-term offtaker

Sun Streams 2 is one of four Arizona projects that Longroad acquired from First Solar. The PV and storage portfolio totals roughly 900 MW with the potential for 1-2 GWh of battery storage.

Li-Cycle announces partnership with Renewance, first western ‘Spoke’ plant

The two companies will work together to deliver a safe, sustainable, and cost-effective lithium-ion battery recycling solution for end-of-life energy storage systems.

Save the date? Arizona regulators agree to delay the state’s clean energy goal to 2070

Horse trading was needed to reverse an earlier vote that rejected a package of clean energy goals. The new goal goes back into the rulemaking process and a final vote.

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Holographic light collector could improve solar panel yield

The collector is built with a low-cost holographic optical element and a diffuser and can be easily embedded into conventional PV modules, according to its creators.

In a surprise vote, Arizona utility regulators reject a clean energy plan

The plan took three years to put together and won initial approval by regulators last November. Rejection means that renewable energy standards adopted 15 years ago remain in effect.

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Arizona utility doubles its 2025 solar commitment

Salt River Project currently has 648 MW of utility-scale solar plants online or contracted and under development across Arizona.

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RFP alert: Arizona Public Service expands its search for solar energy resources

The utility is expanding an earlier RFP and wants to procure up to 150 MW of solar PV capacity by early 2023.

10 energy bills to watch in the 2021 state legislative session

From Hawaii banning fossil fuels to Kentucky outlawing floating solar PV, these 10 energy bills are worth watching in 2021

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Longroad buys Arizona solar capacity from First Solar

The projects include 200 MW slated to enter service in June and 700 MW in early-stage development.

Nikola and Republic scrap electric trash truck

The pair were working to design and build a refuse truck based on a zero-emissions battery-electric drive platform and body while also integrating multiple new systems into a new state-of-the-art vehicle.