North America

Coal lobby group drafted state utility commissioners’ letters to FERC

Emails show that the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity provided utility commissioners with a template letter to FERC – which some commissioners copied word-for-word.

We told you so: Massachusetts regulators question utility “surprise”

Massachusetts regulators have opened an investigation into electric utility National Grid’s handling of the SMART solar power program, which has led to 1 GW of projects being put on hold after many of them were given utility approval.

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8minute, Capital Dynamics complete the massive Springbok project in Kern County

The 121 MWdc Springbok 3 brings the Springbok series to 448 MW, as Capital Dynamics continues its investments in U.S. solar.

Texas city suing Clearway to escape solar contract

The city of Georgetown, Texas is suing a subsidiary of Clearway, over allegations that the company withheld critical project performance details during contract renegotiations for the Buckthorn solar plant in late 2016.

Alabama sun tax challenged, 45 MW coming to Minnesota: pvMB 10/15/19

Hello one and all and welcome to this Tuesday’s pvMB. Today we’ve got in front of us a neat solar-powered, three-wheeled EV, Iowa Man yelling at the wind and sun, Duke installing 5 MW battery and more!

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Solar to lower power bills 4.6% at Arkansas co-op

After adding enough solar capacity to reduce its costly peak load by about 30%, an Arkansas utility plans to cut electric bills by 4.6%. Expansion of a solar-powered factory that will yield 400 jobs is already under way.

The ITC creates local American jobs. Why end it now?

In this op-ed for pv magazine GAF Energy President Martin DeBono calls for an extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit due to its role as an economic incentive for innovation and job and value creation. 

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We love solar when we don’t have to look at it, SHINE launched in Virginia: pvMB 10/14/19

Hello and welcome to this Columbus/Indigenous Peoples day edition of the pvMB!

Vertically integrated advanced energy manufacturing from SolarEdge

pv magazine USA sat down with VP of Marketing & Product Strategy Lior Handelsman at Solar Power International 2019 in Salt Lake City to get the full scope of what SolarEdge is up to.

Buying rooftop solar, in bulk

Solar United Neighbors has added another 13 solar co-ops over the last six months, which are helping homeowners in 10 states go solar.

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