Utah

Utah PSC grants utility’s request to suspend solar rate-increase request

In response to intense public reaction, Rocky Mountain Power requested the suspension so it could continue negotiating with solar stakeholders to find a mutually agreeable solution.

Q3 was the largest quarter ever for the U.S. solar market

The nation installed over 4 GW-DC of solar PV during Q3 2016, and even more is expected in the fourth quarter of the year. However as utility-scale solar booms the residential segment is struggling.

Utah utility’s rate proposal sparks passionate public backlash

Rocky Mountain Power’s new rate structure, which goes before the public service commission today, would charge new solar customers fees to cover a mythical cost-shift — inviting public scrutiny of what it sees as the utility’s attack on solar energy

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Is SEIA PAC out of step with the industry?

The solar industry’s primary political-action committee gave 60 percent of its money to Republicans in 2016 — including at least five well-known Climate-Change deniers

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NRG closes on 1.5 GW-AC of SunEdison wind, solar assets

The acquisition includes utility-scale solar projects in Utah, Texas and Hawaii as well as 29 MW of distributed solar in four states.

GTM Research: Purchases to overtake third-party residential solar in 2017

GTM Research expects the declining market share of residential solar leasing and power purchase agreements to continue in coming years, with loans and direct purchases overtaking third-party solar as the dominant market in 2017.

NRG Yield cautiously acquires more solar

The yieldco of energy giant NRG reported strong results for Q3, and expects to acquire former SunEdison assets NRG snatched up in a fire sale.

530 MW-AC of solar projects come online in Utah

Project co-owner Dominion reports that the Four Brothers and Three Cedars solar projects were completed “on time and on budget” in September.

DOE invests $21 million to speed solar adoption

The money will go to 17 projects designed to reduce soft costs and maximize solar’s benefits for states.

Talking with the CEOs: New video interviews on pv magazine LIVE

As the final installment of videos from the SPI 2016 trade show, pv magazine LIVE brings you interviews with four CEOs from across the solar industry.

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