The SEPA Utility Conference presents an opportunity for utilities to devise strategies, discuss service solutions and exchange ideas in order to foster and promote long-term distributed energy planning. In this utility-only setting, professionals learn from experts without industry pressure or [Read More]
Duke Energy Indiana says its first large-scale solar power plant is now in commercial service and sending clean, renewable energy to customers throughout the utility’s 69-county service territory. The plant, which can generate as much as 17 MW of alternating-current [Read More]
In partnership with AES Energy Storage, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) recently completed what the utility says is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. Located in Escondido, Calif., the 30 MW facility is capable of storing up [Read More]
Atlanta-based utility Georgia Power has introduced Georgia Power Simple Solar, a new voluntary program meant to allow its customers to support solar energy even if they are unable to, or choose not to, install a solar system at their homes [Read More]
Utility company Xcel Energy has announced seven new community solar gardens, totaling 32 MW, are now generating power from the Minnesota sun. The solar gardens are part of a larger project that will total approximately 96 MW throughout the Twin [Read More]
The company now plans to build eight large-scale solar projects, which will collectively feature more than 2.5 million new solar panels, by early 2018.
EPB, a municipally owned utility in Chattanooga, Tenn., has started construction on the city’s first community solar installation. Dubbed Solar Share, the community solar project is a partnership between EPB and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and the solar facility [Read More]
State renewable portfolio standards (RPS), which require regulated utilities to procure a certain amount of clean energy, have been a major driver of renewables development across the U.S. Highlighting that success, a new report from the Michigan Public Service Commission [Read More]
Despite reaching a settlement agreement last year, the Texas-based utility is revamping efforts to change how it charges solar customers.
The Solar Energy Industries Association has revealed the latest year-end data, which shows the market grew 95%.