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Solar tariffs led directly to delay of coal plant retirements

Northern Indiana Public Service Company announced that it will be delaying the retirement of two of its coal-fired generating facilities until 2025, due to the uncertainty and delays brought to the solar panel market by DOC’s investigation into solar cell and module manufacturers in four southeast Asian Countries.


RFP Alert: 500MW of PV for Indiana Michigan Power

About 500MW of solar and 800MW of wind power is sought by the American Electric Power company in its recent issuance of requests for proposals.

Sunrise brief: California’s solar market is now a battery market

Also on the rise: Indiana ruling paves the way for HOAs to allow solar. Shoals opens manufacturing facility in Tennessee. NASA announces advances in space solar and thin films. Majority of homeowners want solar but need help with upfront financing. Rocket Lab unveils space solar cell with 33.3% efficiency.

Indiana makes it harder for HOAs to ban solar

House Bill 1196 establishes a process for residents of HOAs with existing bylaws against solar installations to petition for a system in a fashion that cannot be denied once a certain level of community support has been attained.


Sunrise brief: Industry efforts prevented Florida rooftop solar bill from being potentially disastrous

Also on the rise: Solar advocates oppose Duke’s proposed NEM 2.0 in North Carolina. Indiana enables renewable-ready communities. In Virginia shared solar customers could see fixed charge. Solar+food in ethanol fields could fully power the United States. Federal support needed for US to reach 39% of carbon-free energy sector by 2035. RMI Study suggests charging EVs at work not home, to put daytime solar power to work.

Indiana enables renewable-ready communities

With the passage of SB 411, Indiana communities can opt to voluntarily adopt regulations that will qualify them as a wind- or solar-ready community. The standards are expected to significantly cut project development time, lower costs, and create thousands of jobs in the clean energy industries.

Coal company Peabody launches joint venture to develop solar in mining country

In a joint venture with Riverstone Credit Partners and Summit Partners Credit Advisors, R3 Renewables plans to develop over 3.3GW of solar PV and 1.6GW of battery storage capacity over the next five years.

RFP Alert: Duke requests 1.1GW of new renewables in Indiana

Duke is planning to construct or acquire up to 1.1GW of renewable energy generation, as well as up to 1.3GW of non-intermittent generation, like natural gas combustion turbines, combined-cycle units and stand-alone battery storage.

Indiana utility’s net metering calculation overturned in court

An attempt to circumvent the state’s already-limited net metering guidelines has been overturned in court, in a decision that distributed generation advocates see as an important step in strengthening the state’s market.

Sunrise brief: U.S. House Committee questions TVA on “hindering” distributed solar

Also on the rise: Maine utility offers settlement for faulty processes. Yotta and Cal Solar Inc. team up on distributed energy to meet California mandate. Day two of Intersolar/Energy Storage North America. Largest Indiana solar park completed. Virtual power plants offer Texas renters low-cost clean energy. Q Cells and KSI to develop solar and storage projects.

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