Illinois

pvMB 2/20/19: Community solar coming to Kewanee, Dalian Linton produces a 4-meter mono ingot… and more!

Hello and welcome to your Hump Day pvMB. Today we’ll be looking at the solar “Squid Boat” taking Key West by storm, Badger State Solar Park getting a power contract, Hanwha Q CELLS LA Dodgers partnership and everything else you need to stay informed.

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Solar jobs grow in the Midwest, Florida (w/ charts)

The release of state and local solar jobs information from the Solar Foundation shows that while California is still in the lead, growth is happening elsewhere.

Green New Deal arrives in state legislatures

This blog post by EQ Research takes a look at the spur of state-level green energy initiatives that have followed in the wake of the Green New Deal.

Midwestern and Northern Tier contractors put up 250 MW of small-scale solar

Contractors in Indiana, Washington, Illinois and Iowa put up half of that total, while groups work to expand opportunities state by state. “Snapshot stories” included.

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Nukes not included: 100% renewable energy proposed in Illinois

Senator Cristina Castro and Representative Ann Williams have introduced The Clean Energy Jobs Act, which would raise the state’s RPS to 45% renewable energy by 2030 and 100% renewable energy by 2050.

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pvMB 2/25/19 solar in… Alaska?

Hello and thank you for starting your Monday with the pv magazine morning brief. Today we’ll be looking at Solarize Philly’s third round of request for proposals, a proposed energy storage grant fund in Utah, the symbiosis between farmers and large-scale solar and everything else you need to take on this week in the solar industry.

The nuclear city goes 100% renewable

Chicago may be the largest city in the nation to commit to 100% renewable energy, with a 2035 target date. And the location says a lot about the future of clean energy.

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Illinois community solar block grants 10x over-subscribed

Illinois regulators have received applications for 1.8 GW of community solar projects, far more than state authorities were planning for when they designed the block grant program.

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pvMB 2/14/19: Lyft adds EV option, Kentucky legislation to kill net metering… and more!

Happy Valentines Day and welcome to your pv magazine USA morning brief! Today we’ll be looking at a Tesla Powerwall owner who’s system was so efficient in an outage, he didn’t know there was one, the limbo of Illinois solar projects, a team of teenage girl engineers that designed a solar powered tent for the homeless and everything else you need to know this morning.

pvMB 2/13/19: Tigo’s SMART website, DeKalb solar projects return… and more!

Happy hump day to you and welcome to the pv magazine USA morning brief. Today we’ll be looking at an Australian company’s drone powered by solar wings, Southern Arkansas University Tech going solar and everything else fit to get you caught up on solar news.

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