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Community Solar Coalition Works To Drive Future Development

Momentum for development of community solar programs is growing nationwide, with programs in nearly 20 states including hundreds of local utilities, according to the...

Trade Case Uncertainty Hinders U.S. Solar Growth In Q3

Although the U.S. installed a commendable total of over 2 GW of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the third quarter of 2017 (Q3'17), the industry...

JA Solar Claims Output Record For 60-Cell Mono-Si PERC Module

China-based module manufacturer JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. has announced the output power of its 60-cell PV modules assembled by mono-Si PERC cells has...

IHS Markit Ranks U.S. C&I Energy Storage Leaders

The behind-the-meter commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage market in the U.S.  is rapidly growing, opening up new opportunities for a range of stakeholders,...

Dozens Of U.S. Mayors Declare Support For Solar

Dozens of U.S. mayors from across the country have signaled their public support for solar energy to power their communities. A statement released Tuesday by...

SoCalGas, University Partner To Design ‘Advanced Energy Community’

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is partnering with the University of California-Irvine’s Advanced Power & Energy Program to design an “Advanced Energy Community” in...

Group Offers $17.6B Blueprint To ‘Re-imagine’ Puerto Rico’s Grid 

As the U.S. solar industry continues its disaster-relief efforts in Puerto Rico, a new coalition established by New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has released a...

IKEA Completes Illinois’ Largest Rooftop Solar Installation

Home furnishings retail giant IKEA has completed installation of what it claims is Illinois' largest rooftop solar project, located on its Midwest distribution center...

Perry Grants FERC Extension On Controversial Grid Ruling

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry has granted a request from Kevin McIntyre, the newly sworn-in chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory...

S.C. Utility Reaches Solar Mandate Early With New Project

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G) has met its utility-scale solar mandate years ahead of schedule with the completion of the Otarre Solar...

Grid Operators Turning To DR For Renewables Integration

Maintaining the electricity grid’s balance of supply and demand is essential to preserve system reliability. According to Navigant Research, demand response for renewables integration (DRRI)...

Canadian Solar CEO Proposes ‘Going-Private’ Transaction

Canadian Solar Inc. has announced a proposal by its chairman, president and CEO, Dr. Shawn Qu, to take the company private. The company, which has...

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