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Solar at a Utah landfill joins a growing number of projects on brownfield sites

Landfills are increasingly playing host to solar facilities, with the EPA reporting an 80% rise in such projects across the U.S. over the last five years. A 4.7 MW Utah project is one of the latest additions.

Solar energy collectors… grown from seeds!

Rice University engineers produced “near-perfect” 2D perovskite crystals for photovoltaic applications, grown from seeds.

Texas laws aim to better protect the state’s power grid from extreme weather events

The legislation was sparked by a mid-February winter storm that lasted for days and crippled much of the state’s electric power grid.


Texas remains a solar and storage hotspot, but transmission gaps could hamper growth

Data from ERCOT shows that more than 6,147 MW of solar and 1,506 MW of battery storage are in line to enter service in 2021. Transmission constraints could dampen future growth.

ERCOT sees adequate resources to meet record-setting summer electricity demand

Solar rooftop additions are unlikely to shave much from the record load that the grid operator expects as the economy recovers and hot and dry weather push demand growth.

Texas is poised for major growth in solar energy, EIA says

Much of the new utility-scale solar will be in West Texas where transmission capacity that benefits wind resources is helping to spur solar development.

Hershey secures 70 MW of solar to meet its emission reduction goals

Two projects, one in North Carolina and the other in Texas, will keep the candy maker on track to cut its emissions by more than 50% by 2030. 

Winterizing Texas power plants makes economic sense, Dallas Fed says

The bank said that the most reasonable solutions to prevent winter storm blackouts are within the bounds of being economically justified.


Watch: Texas solar project gains financial backers as construction moves ahead

The PV solar resource at the 2,000-acre site ranges means the 200 MW project is expected to generate 537.30 GWh of electricity in its first year of operation.

Rosendin and Tokyo Gas plan to deploy 500 MW of solar for ERCOT market

The project is located southwest of Houston and would be brought on in blocks starting later this year.

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