Skip to content


2 GW Meyer Burger solar cell factory in Colorado, hints of more coming

The Swiss-German solar machine and module manufacturer has announced it will redirect solar cell manufacturing machines planned for Germany to Colorado in order to get the factory up by the end of 2024, which would make all of their Arizona solar modules qualify for the IRA”s “domestic content”.

Sunrise brief: Solar jobs grow 3.5% in 2022, workforce challenges remain

Also on the rise: Autonomous robots for solar installation gain traction. First utility deployment of new liquid metal battery system. And more.

First utility deployment of new liquid metal battery system

Ambri advances collaboration with Xcel Energy for a long-duration energy storage project.


Grassland agrivoltaics show minimal difference in forage yield to traditional growth

A Colorado State University study found that despite a 38% reduction in light availability, a C3 semi-arid grassland only reduced aboveground productivity and photosynthesis by 6%, pointing to the feasibility of grassland agrivoltaics.


Vikram Solar announces $1.5 billion vertically integrated manufacturing operation

Vikram reports that its new joint venture will build a 4 GW solar module production facility in Brighton, Colorado, followed by a wafer and ingot facility in a Southern State.

Sunrise brief: U.S. solar market expected to triple in size in five years 

Also on the rise: BMW electric vehicle battery supplier breaks ground on 30 GWh factory. Solar development found to not impact biodiversity. And more.

Will homebuyers in Colorado be priced out by solar and EV-ready building codes?

Beginning July 1, new buildings must integrate energy efficient appliances and include pre-wiring for on-site solar and EV charging.


NREL adds a lab and announces plans for spending $150 million in IRA funding

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm was on hand for the opening of the Research and Innovation Laboratory, which will focus on plastics upcycling, next-generation batteries and advanced energy materials.

Surnrise brief: Treasury Department releases guidance on solar domestic content

Also on the rise: First Solar acquires perovskite specialist Evolar. Wind and solar energy saved Texans $11 billion in 2022. And more.

50 states of solar incentives: Colorado

Colorado has had a strong residential solar market for a decade now, and continues to introduce more solar across residential, commercial, community and utility scales.

Welcome to pv magazine USA. This site uses cookies. Read our policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.