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Energy Department Offering Funding For Solar Resiliency Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $46 million in research funding to improve the resiliency of solar generation.The funding is...
eia

Solar, Wind Made Up At Least 20% Of Electric Generation In 10 States Last...

Wind and solar electric generation, including small-scale solar photovoltaics, reached or exceeded 20% of total generation in 10 states in 2017, according to the...
grid

White House Nominating DOE’s McNamee As FERC Commissioner

President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate Bernard L. McNamee, currently executive director of the Office of Policy for the U.S. Department of...
price

Report Quantifies Price Impact Of Section 201 Solar Tariffs

A new EnergySage Solar Marketplace Intel Report provides a look into the economic impact of the Section 201 solar tariff on residential customers.The report...
poll

Poll: What Do People Think About Solar?

More than three-quarters of voters across party lines want to see their electric utilities invest more in solar energy – the most favored form...
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...
solar

Solar Developers Must Be Mindful Of Looming ITC Deadlines

News broke at the end of July that American Electric Power Co. (AEP) scuttled plans to develop an approximately $4.5 billion, 2 GW wind...
tariffs

SunPower Announces Solar Tariff Exemption

SunPower has announced a tariff exemption for its interdigitated back contact (IBC) solar cells and modules.According to the company, the Office of the U.S. Trade...
solar

Tariffs Have Clearly ‘Dampened’ U.S. Solar Market, According To Q2 Results

Though the U.S. solar market has experienced a tumultuous few quarters since the government began considering tariffs on imported solar modules and cells last year,...
solar

Solar, Wind Account For Nearly 10% Of Nation’s Electrical Generation

Renewable energy sources – biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind – accounted for nearly 20% of net domestic electrical generation during the first half...
coal

U.S. EPA Officially Proposes Clean Power Plan Replacement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule, which establishes emission guidelines for states to use when developing plans to...
solar

The Case For Solar As A Way To Reduce Our Reliance On Foreign Energy

Wartime technologies have always had a habit of working their way into post-war civilian applications - everything from microwaves to GPS to the internet,...