South Carolina

Is there more spin than solar in Duke’s zero-carbon goal?

The power giant’s zero-carbon plan is contradicted by its rush to gas, and the numbers bear watching.

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Santee Cooper turns from coal to solar and storage

The scandal-plagued South Carolina public utility has announced plans to procure 1 GW of solar by 2024 and install 200 MW of energy storage by 2028, along with the closure of a coal-fired power plant.

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Solar tax exemption passes in California, POWERHOME hiring and expanding in SC: pvMB 9/10/19

Welcome one and all to a very special Tuesday pvMB. Today we’ll be looking at the Connecticut governor’s push to go 100% CO2 free by 2040, CPS’ tariff response plan, Sunpower’s solar design studio and more!

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San Francisco offers for PG&E electricity infrastructure, Urban Grid closes on $100 million: pvmb 9/9/19

Welcome back to the workweek and the pvMB. Today we’ll be taking a look at a collaboration between ArcVera Renewables, NRG Systems and Harness Energy, NextEra selling $1.5 bil in equity units, Sierra Club’s ad campaign calling out Duke Energy and more!

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No climate debate at the DNC, NREL/First Solar improve thin-film cells: pvMB 8/23/19

Happy Friday one and all and welcome to today’s pvMB. Today we’ve got the Detroit Zoo going renewable, LONGi achieves AA bankability and community solar coming to Maryland. Let’s ride!

South Carolina is entering the solar big leagues

Cypress Creek has put the state’s largest solar plant online at 106 MWdc and started construction of another 100 MW, as the state’s market opens up following passage of the Energy Freedom Act.

When disaster strikes

In this guest post George Irwin of ReNew Petra explains the essential role of skilled operations and maintenance teams in both preparation for and recovery from hurricanes.

Vivint’s $325 million credit facility, SC regulators nix Pegasus contract: pvMB 08/08/19

In today’s pvMB we also bring you EDPR’s big solar + storage contract with San José’s CCA, Dominion’s battery pilot, a new union-backed training program for renewable energy workers, and more.

Third-party, or not so third party?

Solar advocates in South Carolina have noticed the close ties between the advisor chosen by the state’s Public Service Commission to set rates for PURPA contracts and the state’s utilities, and are crying foul.

20 MW coming to Rhode Island, Georgia residents demand abolishment of solar fee: pvMB 7/16/19

Hello and welcome to today’s pvMB. In this edition, we see We Energies trading a fee for utility scale solar, we’ll be looking at Sun Pacific’s solar powered bus shelters in Rhode Island, CPS’ “BundleFlex” plan, Cubico’s 100 MW purchase and more!

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