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pvMB 2/5/19: No Solar Freedom in Virginia, Growatt achieves rapid shutdown… and more!

It’s Tuesday, but more importantly, it’s Tuesday morning which means it’s time for the pv magazine morning brief. Today we’ll be looking at a Michigan school adding solar curriculum, Sunworks constructing a 1.5 MW system at Kingston Technology’s HQ, the complaints over Georgetown University’s proposed solar project and everything else on our solar slate.

pvMB 2/1/2019: Tesla CFO replaced, LaFleur to resign at FERC, GameChange hits 4 GW in sales, and more…

In our first pv magazine USA morning brief in February, we also give an update on S5!’s patent infringement case, introduce a new director for GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund, and provide you with a pair of technical reports on DER integration/grid modernization to start your day.

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Did PURPA changes cause Cypress Creek’s layoffs?

Policies have consequences and the nation’s largest solar developer is laying off an estimated 20% of its workforce.

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pvMB 1/30/19: Michigan regulators OK halt to utility political spending, NY cooperative signs 16 MW PPA, and more…

Hello to you on this fine Wednesday morning and thanks for checking out the pv magazine morning brief. Today we’re taking a look at the violence caused by climate change, Kaco’s new monitoring portal and Recycle PV Solar, COSEIA and AriSEIA getting in on a pv module recycling promotion partnership and much much more.

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pvMB 1/29/19: FPL exceeds 1 GW of solar, Enphase loan payoff removes leins, Quest builds a 955kW carport PV system and more…

In today’s pv magazine USA morning brief, we also bring you a settlement involving Sunrun, a hearing for a bill to repeal the former LePage Administration’s “gross metering” in Maine, and other goodies.

Solar demand overwhelms Michigan utility – not “predictable”

Consumers Energy has asked Michigan regulators to suspend solar power interconnection applications as the increase in applications was “substantial, and too sudden, to allow to Company to respond” with appropriate resources.

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Monsters of the Midwest: Giant solar farms approved in Illinois and Michigan

In the previously middling Midwest, local authorities have approved two solar projects totaling 340 MW in Illinois and Michigan, each of which is larger than anything put online to date in these states.

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2018 solar power year in review (part 2)

In part 2 we look at more of some of the action in 2018, from the dramatic growth of the 100% renewable energy movement to California’s mandate for rooftop solar on new homes.

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Xcel gets in front of the 100% renewable energy movement

By setting a timeline for the inevitable decarbonization of its fleet, Xcel is moving to have an energy transition on its terms.

18 incoming Members of Congress back call for Green New Deal

The radical call for a rapid energy transition and jobs program now has the stated support of more than 4% of the U.S. Representatives who will take seats in January.

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