Home Solar News

Solar News

California Proposes Actions To Address Grid Reliability, Low-Carbon Future

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has proposed new actions designed to address reliable electric service while ensuring that California continues to...

Lawmakers Propose Bill To Make Solar More Accessible For Low-Income Families

U.S. Sens. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., leaders of the Senate Environmental Justice Caucus, have introduced legislation designed to make...

RPI Researchers Work On Real-Time Analysis Of Grid Data

With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is developing software to enable real-time analysis...

‘Virtual Battery’ Reduces Demand Charges, Increases ROI For Commercial Solar

Extensible Energy has released DemandEx, an inexpensive “virtual battery” designed to reduce demand charges and increase ROI for commercial solar projects.
renewable energy

A New Economic Reality: Renewable Energy Is Now Cost-Competitive With New Gas

The economics guiding U.S. investments in electricity generation have reached a historic tipping point: Combinations of solar, wind, storage, efficiency and demand...
minnesota community solar

Fifteen Community Solar Farms Completed In Minnesota

CleanChoice Energy has announced that construction is complete on a 20 MW portfolio of community solar farms in Minnesota.

Sony Pictures Adding Solar To California Studio Lot

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) has announced a commitment to generate solar electricity at its studio lot in Culver City, Calif.

174 Power Global Closes Construction Financing For Texas Solar

Irvine, Calif.-based 174 Power Global has closed construction financing for the $210 million, 150 MW first phase of a solar project near...

L.A. Moves Forward On ‘Historically Low-Cost’ Solar And Storage Center

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's (LADWP) board of commissioners has voted to approve power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the...

Ginlong Launching New Utility Inverter Solution For U.S. Market

Ginlong Technologies, a manufacturer of photovoltaic string inverters, has expanded its Solis portfolio with a new utility-scale solution for the U.S. solar...