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Spotlight on the Southeast: Equity drives a clean energy future

Leaders from across the solar industry came together at Solar & Energy Storage Southeast 2021 in Atlanta to discuss efforts to diversify the workforce and break down traditional barriers.

Georgia Power wins approval for a battery energy storage system

The Mossy Branch Battery Facility will connect to and charge directly from the electric transmission grid.

NanoPV to open manufacturing plant in Georgia

The company is investing $36 million into a facility to manufacture crystalline silicon and thin film modules, creating around 500 jobs.

Georgia is approaching its net metering cap

Regulators are set to discuss the cap, though it is unclear whether that means to raise it, or implement a successor program.

Does the Southeast need wholesale power markets in order to hit its renewable goals?

A new report from ACORE, the American Clean Power Association, and SEIA explores the benefits of instituting real-time, wholesale energy markets across the 12 Southeast states as a way to accelerate renewable resource adoption.

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North Carolina is no longer the Southeast’s most solar state

The fourth edition of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy’s Solar in the Southeast report shows that Florida has passed North Carolina in total installed capacity, while South Carolina has passed its northern neighbor in the context of a solar watts per customer ratio.

Gas South sets $50 million investment goal for solar energy

The company has also completed its first utility-scale installation, as well as invested millions into community solar projects.

Watch: Grab a bird’s-eye view of this massive Georgia solar portfolio

Green Power EMC released a video surveying the 200 MW solar portfolio the company recently completed with Silicon Ranch.

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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Silicon Ranch selects Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives to construct 100 MW of solar in Georgia

The project is being constructed to help support Facebook’s data center in Newton County, Georgia, and represents the solar partners’ second such project.