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Tri-State to add more than 700 MW of solar by 2024

Tri-State Generation and Transmission has revealed new aspects of its Responsible Energy Plan, including the addition of 1 GW of wind and solar by 2024 and a 90% carbon emission reduction from Colorado-based generation by 2030.

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New Mexico senator seeks solar sales tax to fund early childhood program

Senator Michael Padilla (D) of New Mexico has submitted the Renewable Energy Production Tax for consideration by the state. The 2.5% tax would fund early childhood education and care services, while exempting government and personal generation.

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Morning Brief: Sigora Solar on the Virginia Clean Economy Act, Solar Frontier Americas has a financed project

Hello all and welcome to the last morning brief of the year! Today we’re looking at Global Solar layoffs, PG&E paying Topaz, a 100 MW Hecate project and more.

Montana utility wants gas units; Sierra Club suspects biased modeling

In developing its resource plan, NorthWestern Energy apparently used modeling assumptions that favor gas-fired generation, says the Sierra Club. The group has filed a legal motion requesting access to the modeling inputs, and to the model itself.

Tesla will rent you a solar array for $50/month

Elon Musk is trying just about everything to reimagine the solar business. But will this one work?

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Tri-State dumps coal, eyes wind and solar as new fling

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has announced it is creating an aggressive “Responsible Energy Plan,” one which begins with the retiring of the 100 MW Nucla Coal Plant in early 2020.

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NV Energy faces a fine, MiaSolé’s world record solar efficiency: pvMB 7/10/19

Welcome one and all to your Hump Day pvMB, where today we’ll be looking at a solar on a really cool low income housing project for veterans, California Senators calling for solar + storage inclusion in wildfire bills, a data center builder breaking into solar and more!

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Coal closures open door for solar in Texas, New Mexico

Hundreds of megawatts of coal-fired generation will soon be going off-line for good. And what’s even better is that these plants are set to be replaced with somewhere in the ballpark of 800 MW of solar.

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Albuquerque to get closer to 100% with solar farm on Apache land

Hecate Energy is building a 50 MWac solar project which could allow the city of Albuquerque get 2/3 of its power from non-emitting resources.

Wind+solar trade for coal fails, but shows the path forward

Guzman Energy has proposed to finance the early closure of most of 1.1 GW of coal generation in Colorado and New Mexico, as part of a deal to offer 1.2 GW of wind and solar generation, plus storage backed by gas. Tri-State Generation has declined the offer.

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