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Ohio House Passes Bill To Repeal Renewable Energy Mandate

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Here we go again: Only a few months after Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, vetoed a similar bill, Ohio lawmakers have advanced new legislation to repeal the state’s renewable energy mandate. In June 2014, Ohio became the first U.S. state to [Read More]

SoCalGas Touts Potential Benefits Of Power-To-Gas Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) says new research on power-to-gas technology shows the technique holds the ability to dramatically increase the use of intermittent renewable energy. The finding came out of ongoing research conducted at the University of California, Irvine [Read More]

Voluntary Utility Program Funds Three Wyoming Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) has awarded funding for three community-based solar projects in Wyoming through the utility’s Blue Sky program, under which customers volunteer to pay extra on their monthly bills to support the development of renewable energy resources. According [Read More]

SEPA Officially Combines Forces With SGIP

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has completed the process to merge with SGIP under the SEPA brand and organizational umbrella. First announced in January, the merger aims to provide a single source for information and collaboration for utilities and [Read More]

Altus Power Commissions 6.2 MW Solar Project In Oahu

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 31, 2017

Altus Power America Inc. has completed a 6.2 MW ground-mounted solar installation in Waianae, Hawaii, on the west side of Oahu. The solar energy system, known as the Aloha Solar Project, will sell renewable energy to utility Hawaiian Electric for [Read More]

IRENA: Solar Outpaced Wind During Banner Year For Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 31, 2017

Adding to the list of studies highlighting the immense growth of renewables last year, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released a new report that finds global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in 2016, making it [Read More]

The Top 10 PV Tracker Suppliers Of 2016

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Written by Joseph Bebon on March 30, 2017

IHS Markit analysts reveal which leading tracker companies reigned supreme or lost market share, as well as provide an outlook for the future.

World’s Largest Beer Maker Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 29, 2017

Cheers to sustainability and a clean energy future! Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer whose brands include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois, has announced a commitment to secure 100% of the company’s purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025. In [Read More]

A Closer Look At The U.S.’ Historic Solar Jobs Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 28, 2017

The Solar Foundation has revealed new state- and local-level data highlighting the impact of the solar employment boom last year.

New York Awards $11 Million For Community Microgrids

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 24, 2017

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded $11 million in funding for 11 microgrid projects across the state as part of the second stage of the NY Prize Community Microgrid competition. As NYSERDA explains, microgrids [Read More]