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california

Grid Bill Seeks New Protections For CA’s Clean Energy Future

Update: As of press time, A.B.813 has been referred back to the Senate Rules Committee, "keeping the bill alive for consideration during this legislative...
florida

Florida Regulators Green-Light Vivint Solar Equipment Leases

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) recently issued a declaratory statement that affirms Vivint Solar Developer LLC can offer residential solar equipment leases in...
sunnova

Sunnova Expands Into ‘Solar-Friendly’ Illinois

Citing friendly solar policies in the state, Houston-based Sunnova Energy Corp., a privately held residential solar and energy storage service provider, has begun offering Illinois...
wind solar

DOE Funds Solar, Wind Projects On Tribal Land Across The Country

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $9 million in funding for 15 tribal energy infrastructure projects, including a number of wind...
calssa

California Solar And Storage Workers Fight For S.B.700

Standing on the steps of the California State Capitol, over 200 solar and storage workers from all over the state gathered on Wednesday to...
investment

NY Green Bank Announces Strong Quarter, Community Solar Growth

NY Green Bank, a division of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), has issued its Quarterly Metrics Report, showing strong...
acquisition

sPower Touts Expanded Portfolio, Bright Future One Year After Acquisition

sPower, an owner and operator of U.S. solar and wind, recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its acquisition by The AES Corp. and Alberta...
massachusetts

Massachusetts’ New Clean Energy Bill: Heavy On Storage, Light On Solar

On Aug. 9, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed H.4857, An Act to Advance Clean Energy, into law. Adopted by the bodies on the last...
financing

Wells Fargo Finances Solar Project In Orange County, Fla.

Wells Fargo has announced a new financing agreement with Origis Energy for a solar generation facility in Orange County, Fla. Wells Fargo has committed an undisclosed...
national park

National Parks Conservation Association Launches Solar Program With SunPower

Through a new program with SunPower, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) will provide opportunities for its members and supporters to go solar, thereby...
seia

SEIA Welcomes New Execs Tony Chen, John Smirnow

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced two new executives: Tony Chen as vice president of business development, a newly created position, and John...
enphase

Enphase, SunPower Complete $25M Deal: ‘AC Modules Are The Future’

Enphase Energy Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of SunPower Corp.’s micro-inverter business for a total of $25 million in cash and 7.5...