Archive for clean-energy – Page 6

EIA Charts Utility-Scale Solar’s ‘Rapid’ Five-Year Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

U.S. utility-scale solar installations – including both photovoltaic (PV) and thermal technologies – grew at an average rate of 72% per year between 2010 and 2016, faster than any other generating technologies, according to a new analysis from the U.S. [Read More]

Trump Taps Renewables Critic To Head Clean Energy Office

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

President Donald Trump has reportedly made his pick for the next head of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE): Daniel Simmons, former vice president of policy at the Institute for Energy Research [Read More]

Ameren Missouri Plans Community Solar Project At Airport

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

Ameren Missouri has announced plans to launch a new community solar program under which the utility would build a solar project at the St. Louis Lambert International Airport and allow customers to sign up for the energy produced. “What better [Read More]

Santa Barbara County Solar Project Exceeds Expectations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

The Santa Barbara County, Calif., board of supervisors has received a five-year update on the Calle Real solar array showing that the project has performed beyond expectations. According to a county announcement, the solar array was projected to produce 8.9 [Read More]

Solar Tracker Company Array Technologies Spreads Into Mexico

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 04, 2017

Albuquerque, N.M.-based solar tracker manufacturer Array Technologies Inc. has announced its expansion into Latin America, supported by a new office in Mexico City, Mexico. The company notes its latest international milestone comes on the heels of the 28-year-old company opening [Read More]

Wholesale Power Markets’ Role In Helping States Achieve Decarbonization

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 03, 2017

How can wholesale power markets and state policies work together to achieve decarbonization and reliability objectives at a low cost? In response to questions posed at Tuesday’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Technical Conference, Dr. Samuel Newell, principal at The [Read More]

Enphase Launches 4G Cellular Solar Networking Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 03, 2017

Micro-inverter provider Enphase Energy Inc. has announced the availability of Mobile Connect+, its new 4G cellular solar networking solution. Mobile Connect+ includes a 12-year data plan, allowing customers to connect their Enphase-based home energy systems without the need for a [Read More]

Dominion Virginia Power Plans Major Solar Boost

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 02, 2017

Citing the declining costs of solar, the utility has proposed adding at least 5.2 GW of the renewable energy over the next 25 years.

City Of Atlanta Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 02, 2017

Atlanta has become the 27th city in the country to officially commit to transition to 100% renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. The Atlanta City Council on Monday unanimously approved a measure that establishes a community-wide goal of transitioning [Read More]

Groups Appeal Maine PUC’s Solar Ruling In State Supreme Court

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 02, 2017

The battle of net energy metering (NEM) in Maine continues, with the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and partners filing a notice of appeal Monday at the Maine Supreme Court challenging the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) recent decision to roll [Read More]