New York

Morning Brief: California modernizes its distributed energy interconnection rules, Pine Gate launches wave of Michigan solar

Also in the brief: Natron Energy, a supplier of fire-safe sodium-ion batteries using Prussian blue chemistry, has achieved a UL listing for its battery.

1

Two key community solar advancements made in New York

As the state looks to achieve its its 70% by 2030 renewable electricity goal, community solar is taking center stage, with the announcement of New York’s first community solar-plus-storage project and a municipal opt-out community solar pilot.

North America’s first lithium-ion battery recycling hub is coming to New York

Li-Cycle, a Canadian battery recycling firm, has chosen Rochester as the home for its planned $175 million recycling facility, which promises to deliver recycled battery materials, beyond just lithium-ion, at market scale.

1

Morning Brief: Sol Systems to build 500 MW for Microsoft, Arizona regulators look to go 100% renewable

Also in the brief: Duke Energy Renewables has officially completed the 200 MW Rambler Solar project, Nikola Corporation has broken ground on its soon-to-be 1 million-square-foot manufacturing facility, Nelnet Renewable Energy will be managing services for 20 MW of community solar in New York.

1

New York launches largest renewable solicitation in US history

4 GW of offshore wind and land-based renewables are set to come to the Empire State, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo looks to achieve the state’s renewable energy mandates while also kickstarting a post-Covid economy.

1

Morning Brief: Distributed Solar Development has acquired a community solar portfolio, community outreach in Hawaii

Also in the brief: solar pros running for elected office, Longroad Energy has announced a partnership with Maine’s Unity College, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation has chosen a management platform for its distributed generation program and more.

Bill Gates leads $10M investment in Quidnet’s long-duration geomechanical pumped storage

The year of living durationally — the holy grail of energy storage has always been low-cost and long-duration. Venture investors have started putting their money into novel, extended-duration storage technologies.

10

Morning Brief: turn Rikers Island into a solar farm, Solar Frontier Americas changes name

Also in the brief: Morgan Solar has announced the sale of 13.6 MW of enhanced bifacial modules, FERC will hold two technical conferences in 2020, clean energy in a House infrastructure package and more.

New York regulators, NYSERDA, release white paper on how to better achieve 70% renewables by 2030

In pursuit of the state’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, the two entities have outlined a plan to rewrite current procurement procedures, expand the role of offshore wind and establish a new tier of eligible generation resources.

First Solar backs carbon pricing for wholesale electricity

First Solar has backed carbon pricing in comments submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The firm also co-founded a global policy institute that supports carbon pricing as a “cost-effective, equitable and politically viable climate solution.”

1

Welcome to pv magazine USA. This site uses cookies. Read our policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close