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BlackRock vows to exit coal as part of new climate-focused investment strategy

The U.S. asset management fund’s plan to cut future investment in coal is reportedly part of a climate-focused initiative to establish sustainability at the center of its business approach. The announcement comes weeks after the investor closed $1 billion of a record $2.5 billion fund focused on PV, wind and energy storage projects.

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Morning Brief: Duke makes plays in Georgia, Dominion’s electric bus program

Welcome one and all to the morning brief, where we’ll be looking at Solar badgers, two projects in trouble in New York, Silicon Ranch’s new grazing partnership and more!

Kresge Foundation backs solar+storage for buildings with low-income residents

To help safeguard residents’ health and comfort during an extended power outage, a new program will provide loan guarantees for solar+storage installations that could keep cooling systems, medical equipment and refrigerators running.

More accusations of discrimination at Momentum Solar

A former employee is suing the company over allegations that she was terminated once she informed management of her high-risk pregnancy.

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Morning Brief: Capital Dynamics and 8minute Solar Energy buy 387 MW in Nevada, DOE launches Energy Storage Grand Challenge

Welcome to today’s edition of the pv magazine morning brief. On this fine morning, we’ll be looking at Greenbacker buying 110 MW, a solar system believed to have caused a house fire in California, a 1 MW rooftop installation in New Jersey and more.

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New York seeks successor to solar power net metering

The state commission is seeking to wean solar customers off of pure net metering charges, while starting to provide motivation to consider demand charges and time-of-use. Current net metering was extended by a year, so expect these changes to be in effect starting in 2021.

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Morning Brief: 20 MW of storage for New York, twin projects announced in Virginia

Hello one and all and welcome to another excellent edition of the morning brief. We’ve got a Brattle study on future solar-plus-storage markets, Belectric expanding O&M, and more.

New York is a 2 GW solar state

With the opening of the Mechanicville Community Solar Project, New York has become the 9th state to install 2 GW of solar. There is, however, no time to celebrate as the state has 5 years to add another 4 GW.

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Morning Brief: Florida munis ask for a second serving of solar, New York bets on batteries

Welcome to the Tuesday morning brief. Today we’ve got ACORE’s assurance that losing the ITC won’t be catastrophic, Origis’ new operations center, an EDF-Array partnership, and more.

Can New York build renewables fast enough to comply with renewable targets? Not without reform.

In this op-ed for pv magazine, Skylar Drennen of Energy Ventures Analysis assess the neccessary steps for New York to reach its renewable energy goals, as well as what Article 10 of laws of 2011 means for development.

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