Tennessee

Fair compensation for rooftop PV generation: lawyers make the case

The Tennessee Valley Authority will offer just over 2 cents per kWh for distributed solar, although TVA’s prior calculations show a value of 7.2 cents per kWh, or higher when counting avoided pollution. An environmental lawsuit may be brewing.

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Lake Olympia solar co-op selects Sunfinity, more renewables do not lead to more air pollution: pvMB 11/4/19

Hello one and all and thank you for starting your workweek with the pvMB. Today we’ve got TVA contract drawbacks outweighing benefits for Knoxville, a Delaware solar farm expansion, the Chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee calling out utility obstruction to rooftop solar and more!

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.

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TVA deceives the public and the press with misleading claim of solar commitment

This op-ed from Southern Alliance for Clean Energy argues that the utility does not have any intention of installing 14 gigawatts (GW) of solar over the next 20 years, and notes that the power company has only budgeted for 5.5 GW of solar during that time period.

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Gas favored over solar as Memphis utility considers TVA exit

Memphis is studying the potential to save money by exiting its contract with TVA. At issue is how much solar and storage to include in any new generating portfolio.

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Lawsuit against TVA’s discriminatory rate structure moves forward

A a district court judge has denied the utility’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit regarding a proposed grid access charge. The lawsuit claims the nature of the charge is discriminatory to low-income and solar-minded customers.

TVA recognizes the existence of solar in long-term plan

The company’s new integrated resource plan has solar projections as high as 15 GW by 2038 and storage projections of 5.3 Gw in that same timeframe. However what will get built is still uncertain.

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Tesla pushes off warehouse, Green Source Advantage comes to N.C.: pvMB 8/21/19

Welcome to Wednesday’s wonderful pvMb. On this Hump Day we’ll be exploring CNN’s upcoming climate change “town hall,” Silicon Ranch’s promotions, Aubuchon Hardware and Relay Power’s community solar partnership. Let’s ride.

Hanwha Q Cells achieves top-tier bankability, solar panels stolen in Indiana: pvMb 8/16/19

TGIF and welcome to this Friday’s pvMB. Today we’ve got our sights set on Sunnova and PetersonDean’s California partnership, Pivot energy’s hiring, SimpliPhi cutting battery prices and more!

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Batteries to sell into ISO-NE wholesale market, Chattanooga’s 100% solar-powered airport: pvMB 07/31/19

Hello and welcome to today’s pvMB. Sunrun is bringing its solar + storage solution to Dallas and Houston, Elon Musk hopes that Solar Roof production will hit 1K per week, 63% of poll respondents think the Green New Deal is a “good idea”, and more!

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