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Utah Sounds Death Knell For Residential Solar Incentive

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed into law a bill that will fully phase out the state’s residential solar tax credit. Utah homeowners can currently claim a $2,000 income tax credit for installing rooftop solar, but the new law [Read More]

New York City Surpasses 100 MW Solar Generation Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

The Big Apple has hit a big milestone! New York City residents and businesses are using the power of the sun to generate more than 100 MW of clean, renewable power, according to utility Con Edison. The company says its [Read More]

Oregon Solar Incentive Program Selects Winning Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Business Oregon, a state economic development agency, has approved 15 utility-scale solar energy projects to enroll in the new Solar Development Incentive program. Created in the 2016 Oregon legislative session, the program encourages development of 2 MW to 10 MW [Read More]

Nevada Legislators Introduce Community Solar Bill

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Democratic state senators in Nevada have introduced S.B.392, a bill that aims to expand solar energy access to more Nevada residents, particularly renters and low-income families, by establishing a statewide community solar program. “Nevada’s elderly residents and communities of color [Read More]

Minnesota Museum, University Sign Up For Community Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Minnesota-based renewables developer Geronimo Energy LLC says it has secured several major subscribers for its Nordic Solar Portfolio, which includes over 30 community solar gardens spread across 18 Minnesota counties. Publicly announced subscribers include the University of Minnesota (U of [Read More]

Two More U.S. Cities Go All-In With Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

A total of 25 U.S. cities have now committed to fully transition to renewable energy, following city council votes on Tuesday establishing 100% renewable energy goals in Madison, Wis., and Abita Springs, La., according to the Sierra Club. Madison and [Read More]

IKEA Complements Solar With Fuel Cells At New Haven Store

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

As it continues installing rooftop solar at its stores across the U.S., home furnishings giant IKEA is also turning to fuel cell technology to further boost its clean energy efforts. IKEA has “flipped the switch” on a fuel cell system [Read More]

First Solar Commissions 250 MW Utility-Scale Solar Plant On Tribal Land

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

First Solar Inc. and the Moapa Band of Paiutes joined together with several community and energy leaders on Friday to celebrate the commissioning of the 250 MW Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project, located on the Moapa River Indian reservation approximately 30 [Read More]

PG&E Grows Renewables Portfolio For Clean Energy Future

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced that 69.3% of the electricity delivered to its customers in 2016 came from greenhouse-gas-free resources, including nuclear, large hydro and renewable sources of energy. According to the company, PG&E delivered an average of [Read More]

New York VDER Order Is An Important First Step For Solar

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Written by Sean Gallagher on March 16, 2017

Moving forward, state leaders should ensure this program is implemented in a way that expands clean energy access and its benefits to all New Yorkers.