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Construction begins on 550 MW solar / 150 MW energy storage in Mississippi

Origis Energy and the Tennessee Valley Authority announced the facilities, which will be built in three phases.

Microsoft invests in 6.6 MW solar facility in Mississippi

Clearloop received an upfront payment for long-term renewable energy credits from Microsoft, a decarbonization investment in the Panola II Solar Farm.

Increasing restrictions on siting solar in the U.S.

A study from Columbia University has identified 59 new local renewable energy siting restrictions across 35 states in the U.S., taking the total count to 228. In addition, nine state level restrictions were noted as being severe enough to block projects.


PosiGen procures $250 million debt facility to fund energy communities projects

The new funding commitment will provide expansion into additional markets nationwide for PosiGen, with a direct focus on serving households with high energy burdens who stand to benefit the most from transitioning to clean energy.

Distributed solar project updates in California, Maryland and New York

Project updates for rooftop, commercial, industrial, and community scales for projects built by ForeFront Power, Genie Solar Energy, and Summit Ridge Energy.

Silicon Ranch brings in $600 million of new equity investments

The Southeast-focused solar developer is on track to cap a $1 billion full-year equity raise with a $225 million round over the next quarter.

U.S. Senate confirms six Biden appointees to TVA board

With the new appointments, Biden appointees constitute the majority of the TVA board of directors. Key decisions on TVA’s generating mix are in the works.

Tracking solar policy winners and losers in the Southeast

The Southern Environmental Law Center shares its review of policies slowing down or speeding up the adoption of solar in the South.

Sunrise brief: Solar under test in extreme Arctic conditions

Also on the rise: Solar-plus-storage for low-to-middle income residents in Hawaii. Community solar continues to spread in New York. And more.

50 states of solar incentives: Mississippi

The Magnolia State, with the lowest per-capita income in the country, has been slow to embrace renewables as it remains dependent on natural gas and nuclear power.