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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian serves as the editor of Solar Industry, as well as sister publications NGT News, North American Windpower and Unmanned Aerial Online. She has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.

Cleveland Announces 100% Clean Energy Goal By 2050

On Thursday, the City of Cleveland became the first municipality in Ohio to commit to powering itself with 100% clean and renewable electricity, the...

Indiana Energy Company Eyes Coal-To-Renewables Transition

Northern Indiana Public Service Co. LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc., is eyeing the accelerated retirement of coal and a transition to renewable...

Sempra Energy Selling $1.54 Billion Renewables Portfolio To Con Ed

San Diego-based Sempra Energy has entered into an agreement to sell its U.S. non-utility operating solar assets, solar and battery storage development projects, and...
sun light & power

California Solar Company Sun Light & Power Now Employee-Owned

After more than 40 years in business, California solar solutions company Sun Light & Power has implemented an employee stock ownership plan, giving 100% ownership...
electric storage

Senators Push For Expanded Solar ITC Eligibility For Storage

U.S. Sens. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., are asking for clarification on the eligibility of energy storage projects for the solar investment...
clean grid alliance

Introducing The Newly Renamed Clean Grid Alliance

St. Paul, Minn.-based Wind on the Wires, a regional authority for wind energy policy, transmission planning and renewable energy advocacy in the Upper Midwest,...
laser solar

New 200 W Laser Suited For Solar Panel Surface Preparation

Laserax, a Quebec-based laser system manufacturer, has introduced a 200 W laser that is ideal for material processing applications and cleaning applications, including for...

Tracking The Sun: U.S. Solar Installation Prices Continued To Drop In 2017

U.S. installed solar prices, varying widely across individual projects, continued to drop through 2017 and into 2018, according to the latest Tracking the Sun...

sPower Announces $498.7M Bond Deal For Renewables Portfolio

Renewable energy independent power producer sPower recently closed a $498.7 million investment-grade, private-placement financing.The financed portfolio represents approximately half of sPower’s 1.3 GW operating portfolio....
clean energy

AEP Ohio Files For Huge Renewable Energy Increase

American Electric Power (AEP) has filed an amended Long-Term Forecast Report with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) that demonstrates the need for...
six flags

Work Begins On Solar For Six Flags Great Adventure

KDC Solar LLC has begun construction on a 23.5 MW solar photovoltaic system that will supply Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J., with clean...

Vivint Solar Teams With Home Services Platform Porch

Residential solar provider Vivint Solar Inc. has announced a strategic collaboration with Porch Inc., an online home improvement platform.Porch connects homeowners with qualified professionals who...