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Jupiter Power and Energy Vault to secure 2.4 GWh of domestic energy storage equipment

Energy Vault will focus on maximizing U.S. localization and deployment of energy storage equipment that will qualify for the Inflation Reduction Act’s Domestic Content Bonus Credit.

Utility-scale developer to recycle 95% of value of end-of-life solar panels with SolarCycle

Silicon Ranch, a major U.S. utility-scale solar developer with a 5 GW portfolio, entered an agreement to recycle its panels at the end of their useful life.

How long do residential solar inverters last?

Multiple factors affect the productive lifespan of a residential solar inverter. In Part 2 of our series, we look at solar inverters.

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Standard Solar and Scout Clean Energy acquired by Brookfield Renewable

Brookfield to invest up to $2 billion in the two renewable energy powerhouses, bringing its development portfolio to 60 GW.

Solis highlights backup and repowering solutions at RE+

Solis now offers a “whole home solution power hub” to provide power to every device in the home in the event of an outage.

Sunrise brief: Residential solar pricing up an inch 2021, up a foot in 2022

Also on the rise: California law to require automated, instant rooftop solar permits. Strategies to maximize clean energy development while being good land stewards. And more.

California law to require automated, instant rooftop solar permits

Cutting project timelines and costs, automated permits support a more rapid buildout of clean energy.

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Strategies to maximize clean energy development while being good land stewards

SEIA white paper lays out framework for engaging with communities and minimizing impacts of solar siting.

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Virtual Power Plants (VPP) to unlock energy savings, backup power for renters

VPPs represent an innovative way to efficiently use distributed solar and storage, offering savings and backup power to renters. In California, PearlX and Sunnova, among others, are launching services that connect renters with solar, backup energy storage, and bill savings.

Residential solar pricing up an inch 2021, up a foot in 2022

Government research suggests that residential solar prices increased by about 10¢/W in the second half of 2021, and are up 20¢/W in the first half of 2022. However, accounting for inflation, residential solar prices are flat or decreasing.

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