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Photocatalytic water splitting with 9.2% solar-to-hydrogen efficiency

A U.S. research team developed a new technique to produce hydrogen from sunlight and water. It works in an indoor environment and uses pure water, concentrated solar light, and an indium gallium nitride photocatalyst.

North American EV battery production forecast to reach 1 TWh annually by 2030

Rust Belt states of the Midwest have estimated production capacity of 30 GW to over 100 GW per year of EV batteries, with California and Ontario adding capacity as well.


Michigan utility doubles distributed generation cap

Consumers Energy files a settlement agreement to raise its cap on distributed solar generation from 2% to 4%, bumping up one of the nation’s most restrictive rules. The settlement includes other clean energy and equity provisions.


Sunrise brief: Canadian Solar business inks battery deal with UBS

Also on the rise: Michigan’s regulator appears friendlier to solar. Canadian Solar’s battery business inks a large supply agreement for a global investor. And more.

Michigan rejects utility anti-rooftop solar policy

The state’s Commission was not convinced by DTE Energy’s argument that distributed energy causes a cost shift, and that the utility improperly modeled the benefits of distributed generation.


Post-election, four states now poised to speed renewables deployment

Governors-elect in Maryland and Massachusetts aim to speed deployment of solar and wind power, while in Minnesota and Michigan, re-elected governors could submit their clean energy goals to legislatures with new Democratic majorities. Arizona might join the club.

Sunrise brief: California’s NEM 3.0 decision is in

Also on the rise: Are sheep eligible for the ITC? U.S.-made mobile lithium-ion batteries for utility-scale market. And more.

ESS tapped by Consumers Energy for Michigan microgrid battery deployment

The microgrid helps the utility achieve goals laid out in the Michigan Department of Environment’s Energy Storage Roadmap to spur installation of 1 GW of energy storage projects by 2025 and 4 GW by 2040.

American Battery Solutions launches energy storage division, battery storage platform

Michigan-based American Battery Solutions’ new Energy Storage System division announces the TeraStor platform and StorView management suite designed for large-scale energy storage projects.

Sunrise brief: About 20% of utility-scale solar capacity was delayed in the first half of 2022

Also on the rise: Ford Motors commits to largest purchase of solar energy from a utility. Michigan pledges to cover over 1200 public buildings with solar. And more.

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