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Report: U.S. Solar Has Grown 40-Fold Since 2009

Since 2009, the U.S. has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and upped its electric production from wind by more than 270%,...

Walmart Sues Tesla Over ‘Gross Negligence’ Leading To Solar Fires

Walmart has filed a lawsuit against Tesla in relation to several fires at the retail corporation's solar facilities over the years.

SolarEdge Announces Executive Changes

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. has announced an immediate leave of absence for its CEO, Guy Stella, whose previously disclosed health condition has declined...

Sedgwick County Approves Solar And Wind Restrictions

The board of Sedgwick County, Kan., commissioners has approved new restrictions on wind and solar facilities.The board...

Vistra Energy To Retire Four Illinois Coal Plants

Irving, Texas-based Vistra Energy and its subsidiaries have announced plans to close four coal-fueled power plants in Illinois.The...

New NRDC Tool Estimates Cost Of Electricity By Resource, Region

A new tool from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) can estimate the cost of producing power from different technologies in each...
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Johnson Controls, Capital Dynamics Form Solar And Storage Funding Partnership

Johnson Controls has announced a new partnership with Capital Dynamics to increase the amount of capital available for North American customers working...

Illinois Governor Signs Bill Allowing State To Create GHG Restrictions

Gov. JB Pritzker, D-Ill., has signed into law a bill that repeals the Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998, which has prohibited the...

Solar Developer Heelstone Gets Investment From Ares, Launches Rebranding

Heelstone Energy, a utility-scale solar developer, received an investment from Ares Management Corp.’s infrastructure and power (AIP) strategy. Concurrently, Heelstone Energy has...

Tesla Relaunches Solar Business With New Rental Plans

On Sunday, Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, announced on Twitter that Tesla Solar had "just relaunched," offering solar rentals in six states.