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Citizens groups criticize TVA’s decision to build a 1.5 GW gas plant

TVA decided not to choose solar and storage despite 15 GW of such projects in its interconnection queue. TVA’s board of directors could overturn the gas plant decision, said an environmental law group spokesperson.

Sunrise brief: Tax credit transferability attracting billions to grid-scale solar and batteries

Also on the rise: Ascend Elements raises additional $162 million for Kentucky battery recycling facility. Georgia utility “adamantly opposed” to community solar. And more.

Ascend Elements raises additional $162 million for Kentucky battery recycling facility 

Ascend Elements has raised a total of $1.2 billion toward construction of its Apex 1 facility, said to be the first factory in North America to recycle cathode precursor and cathode active materials for electric vehicle battery use. 

Sunrise brief: California rooftop solar installations drop 80% following NEM 3.0

Also on the rise: EV adoption can help curb urban air pollution. Battery prices down 14% this year. And more.

More than 50% of Kentucky manufacturing facility to be powered by solar

The clean energy upgrade at the R.A. Jones facility in Covington will be complete with over 3,000 solar modules and six electric vehicle charging stations.

Sunrise brief: DOE seeks state-backed clean energy projects for up to 80% loans

Also on the rise: McCarthy begins construction on over 1 GW of solar projects in U.S. Southwest. Monoprice unveils new PowerCache batteries with up to 1,000 W of output. And more.

Sunrise brief: U.S. Geological Survey and Berkeley Labs release updated solar project database

Also on the rise: Maxeon solar cells cleared of forced labor allegations after review. Kentucky regulators approve plan for 900% increase in renewable energy. And more.

Kentucky regulators approve plan for 900% increase in renewable energy

Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities will install 877 MW of solar, 500 MWh of energy storage, and will retire several fossil fuel plants.


Stiff competition predicted for USDA $9.7 billion focused on renewables

Modeling shows that five of the nation’s 63 rural generation and transmission cooperative utilities alone could cost-effectively install 19 GW of solar and 7 GW of storage with support from a USDA program.

Sunrise brief: Debt ceiling bill is a mixed bag for clean energy and the environment

Also on the rise: Maxeon claims 24.7% efficiency for IBC solar module. 50 states of solar incentives–Washington. And more.

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