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Home solar makes EVs cheaper, reduces emissions

The maintenance cost of an electric vehicle is estimated to be significantly lower than internal combustion engines, and studies show home solar furthers the cost savings and boosts carbon emission reductions.

Solar 101: How to calculate your solar system’s payback period

The simplest way to model the payback period is to divide the project’s costs by its expected annual production number. That’s a good start, but it doesn’t tell the whole story.

250 MW solar project proposed in Wyoming

The installation represents more capacity than the state has installed to date, with the project’s developer hinting at more to come.

Sunnova and SolarEdge partner to provide grid support services in New England

The two will provide voltage support for utility National Grid in a move to show that distributed resources can unlock additional value to ratepayers.

Two Midwest states look to expand community solar presence

Michigan and Wisconsin have both introduced community solar legislation, banking on the success that neighboring Minnesota has had with community installations.

FPL’s ‘community solar’ program reaches its subscription limit

A year after its launch, the residential portion of SolarTogether joins commercial, industrial, and government portions in being fully subscribed, with the waiting list also at 100% capacity.

Sunrise brief: Startup raises $200 million to back its ‘breakthrough’ energy storage battery

Also on the rise: Developers scrap an 850 MW solar project after local objection, Rivian plans a second EV plant in the U.S., Ohio regulators consider another 470 MW of solar, and more.

Facing opposition, developers pull application for 850 MW solar project in the Nevada desert

Local opposition forced the action, but the same developers are moving ahead with a nearby $1 billion solar-plus-storage project.

Rivian plans second plant to produce EV trucks and batteries

The Amazon-backed automaker is exploring U.S. locations to produce its electric truck and battery cells.

Multi-day iron-air batteries reach commercialization… at one tenth of the cost of lithium

Boston startup Form Energy has secured $200 million Series D funding for the development of what is being called a breakthrough in energy storage.

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