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Nevada 50% renewables official, AOC goes viral for green: pvMB 4/23/2019

Good morning and welcome to the pvMB. Today we also bring you LG Business Solutions’ new VP of marketing, FERC Chair Chatterjee’s new chief of staff, and Bed Bath and Beyond solar.

50% renewable energy mandate passes Nevada Senate

SB 358 would require utilities to source 50% of their electricity from renewable energy by 2030, and set a goal for the state to generate enough electricity with zero-carbon sources to meet its own demand by 2050.

Only months after Question 6, Nevada has a new renewable energy bill

In a legislative case of “I want it and I want it now,” Nevada Senator Chris Brooks has introduced a bill which would raise the state’s renewable energy mandate to 50% by 2030.

Energy storage, EV jobs boom in the United States

A new report by Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) shows energy storage jobs growing 14% and EV jobs growing 16%, despite China’s dominance in lithium-ion battery technology.

Ten sunniest states added 1.8 GW of small-scale solar

Contractors in California, Arizona and Texas built almost 90% of this capacity. Policy groups in the 10 states aim for fair rates for solar customers, plus community solar. “Snapshot stories” included.

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Solar + wind met nearly 9% of U.S. power demand in 2018

Solar output grew 25% and met 2.4% of all U.S. electric demand last year. But despite dramatic gains in emerging markets, only California, Nevada and Hawaii are meeting more than 10% of demand with in-state solar.

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pvMB 2/25/19 solar in… Alaska?

Hello and thank you for starting your Monday with the pv magazine morning brief. Today we’ll be looking at Solarize Philly’s third round of request for proposals, a proposed energy storage grant fund in Utah, the symbiosis between farmers and large-scale solar and everything else you need to take on this week in the solar industry.

pvMB 2/6/19: GP Joule expands to America, Penn State’s 70 MW project plans… and more!

Good news, everyone: you’re halfway through your workweek and back reading the pv magazine morning brief. We’ve got a full slate today, including EVgo powering over 75 Million EV miles in 2018 and the world’s first solar-electric sewage pump-out boat.

Nine laws that helped Nevada solar applications grow 450%

NV Energy’s recently released Renewable Generations report showed that solar power interconnection applications increased by 450% in 2018 versus 2017, with half of the systems applied for installed as well.

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.

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