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Sunrise brief: EV shipping is set to blow internal combustion engines out of the water

Also on the rise: Sheep to manage vegetation at solar project in Colorado. Renewables expected to generate 22% of US electricity this year. And more.

REC Silicon and Mississippi Silicon agreement bolsters U.S. solar supply chain

The recent Hanwha investment will enable a re-start of the currently idle Moses Lake plant in 2023 and make available high volumes of cost competitive, high quality, and low carbon solar grade polysilicon.

Sunrise brief: BrightNight to meet one third of Arizona utility’s peak demand with solar and storage project

Also on the rise: GAF Energy to open solar tile manufacturing facility in Texas. States that enable distributed storage will make room for more rooftop solar. And more.

Mississippi revamps its net metering policy

The new program tackles barriers to solar adoption for low-income customers through a net metering rate adder and a one-time $3,500 upfront cash rebate.


Entergy seeks to grow renewables up to 2500% over next decade

The power company has issued 2022 RFPs for 3 GW of new capacity, while projecting up to 17 GW of new renewable capacity by 2031.

Sunrise brief: Recurrent Energy completes Mississippi’s largest solar installation under a Build Transfer Agreement 

Also on the rise: Solar farm anticipated to power nearly one-quarter of Philadelphia government buildings. Hydrogren research advances. Californian shares his story on going solar.


Recurrent Energy completes Mississippi’s largest solar installation under a Build Transfer Agreement

The Sunflower Solar Station is one of the first utility scale projects to be constructed in the United States using the BTA model.

Utility TVA targets 10 GW of solar by 2035

The Tennessee-based utility shared it has reduced emissions by 57% from 2005 levels in its FY 2021 sustainability report.

RFP Alert: Mississippi Power seeks 200MW of solar

Project proposals must be at least 20MW of solar tied to a 25-year power purchase agreement.

Sunrise brief: Bipartisan group of eight US Senators urge President Biden not to extend solar tariffs

Also on the rise: LBNL report looks at increased panel density and electrical generation in utility-scale plants with trackers and fixed racking. Mississippi net metering rules boost low-income incentives. Microgrid on Prince Edward Island moves forward. NREL’s REopt platform helps optimize energy use in buildings. Learn how AI helps find defects in solar panels. CIT arranges $50 million New York community solar investment with Amp Energy. And more.