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D.C. area targets 250,000 solar rooftops by 2030

There are currently about 72,000 solar rooftops in the target region that includes Washington D.C., Northern Virginia and parts of Maryland.

Solar project construction begins at Dulles International Airport

A 100 MW solar and 50 MW energy storage project will be constructed on the southwest corner of the airport. Dominion will provide renewable energy services in exchange for the provided land area.

Utility ordered to repay customers for illegal community solar metering

Pepco was found to undercount solar generation and failed to credit its customers in a timely fashion.


Five organizations turning community solar into savings for low-income Americans

This year, DOE recognized five organizations that exemplify the benefits that community solar can bring with $10,000 grand prizes, and recently launched a new round of the Sunny Awards.

Solar permitting reform at a turning point

Sluggish permitting continues to dog the solar market, despite the $369 billion boost from the Inflation Reduction Act. However, calls for reform could be gaining traction.


Lessons learned from state community solar program caps

pv magazine USA reviews the variety of approaches states are taking to community solar program caps to suit their individual market and goals.

Sunrise brief: If approved, Ohio solar plant could be largest in nation

Also on the rise: Bipartisan group files to repeal solar tariff moratorium. Town recoups $2.3 million in back taxes with solar on a landfill. And more.

Non-profit group to deploy 2.2 MW rooftop solar on D.C. houses

When complete, the non-profit, Enterprise Community Partners, will have more than 3,000 housing units with installed solar systems.

Upswing in PJM interconnection costs amid energy transition, report says

Huge growth in interconnection requests along with lengthy reviews and high project withdrawal rates motivated PJM to create a “first-ready, first-served” approach in 2022, Berkeley Lab notes.

RFP alert: AEP unit seeks solar and wind projects in PJM and ERCOT territories

In PJM, AEP is seeking solar and wind PPA proposals from 10 to 15 years, while in Texas it’s seeking solar REP agreements of 12 years or less.

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