U.S. renewable energy sources set a series of records for domestic electrical generation during the first half of this year, according to nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign. Citing statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest “Electric Power Monthly” report, [Read More]
The Texas Army National Guard has released an analysis that maps the potential for renewable energy and water stress at the majority of its Texas facilities, overlapping that data with energy use and costs. The study, funded by Environmental Defense [Read More]
Two new market reports from the national laboratory find record-low costs across all solar sectors in the country.
Residential solar provider Vivint Solar has announced its expansion into Florida, with availability beginning in the Tampa Bay area. The company has hired approximately 40 employees in the state and plans to continue hiring as it extends into new regions. [Read More]
Global utility-scale solar capacity grew 10 GW in mid-2016, reaching a total of 75 GW, and it might be capable of hitting 100 GW by year-end, according to a new report by Wiki-Solar. The report says Asia is continuing to [Read More]
While power providers and solar representatives continue to battle each other across the U.S., this compromise “signals cooperation rather than confrontation.”
Community solar projects could give millions of U.S. households access to clean energy, according to a new report from the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and Shelton Group. The potential market for these projects – which allow consumers to buy [Read More]
Nevada-based utility NV Energy wants to add more utility-scale solar to its portfolio and speed up the process to retire a coal generation unit. In a new filing, NV Energy has requested that the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approve [Read More]
The solar inverter manufacturer is moving its U.S. production to the company’s German and Chinese plants.
California is one step closer to becoming nuclear free, as utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), along with labor and leading environmental groups, has officially filed a joint proposal to phase out the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) with [Read More]