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China’s Solar Boom Boosted 2017 Global Clean Energy Investment

Global investment in renewable energy and energy-smart technologies reached $333.5 billion in 2017 - up 3% from 2016 and the second-highest annual figure ever,...

Shell To Acquire Interest In U.S. Solar Developer Silicon Ranch

Oil and gas giant Shell has signed an agreement to acquire a 43.83% interest in Silicon Ranch Corp., a Nashville-based developer, owner and operator of...

Renewables Are Giving Fossil Fuels A Run For Their Money

The global cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by nearly a quarter since 2010, while solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs have...

PV Manufacturer Solaria Raises $23 Million

Solaria Corp., a California-based provider of solar module technologies, has raised $23 million in growth funding from a syndicate of strategic and financial investors,...

Report Offers Community-Based Nonprofits Path To Solar Financing 

Nonprofit community-based organizations, such as affordable housing developers and faith-based institutions, face many obstacles to funding solar projects, but innovative financing tools can help...

Solar Sector Corporate Funding Bounces Back In 2017

Total global corporate funding into the solar sector, including private equity/venture capital (PE/VC), debt financing, and public market financing raised, came to $12.8 billion...

CollectiveSun, EnergySage Partner To Help Nonprofits Go Solar

CollectiveSun, a company dedicated exclusively to helping nonprofits and tax-exempt organizations fund solar projects, has teamed up with EnergySage, an online comparison-shopping marketplace for...

Developer Makes 10 Community Solar Predictions For 2018

From an evolving market structure to technology innovation, the U.S. community solar landscape is transforming quickly. What does this mean for 2018? Colorado-based Clean...

Church Pension Fund Invests Millions In Off-Grid Solar Sector

The Church Pension Fund (CPF), a New York-based financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, has invested $17 million in the Social Investment...

Energy Department Awards $12M To Boost Solar Forecasting

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $12 million in new funding for eight projects to advance predictive modeling capabilities for solar generation....

BofA Backs Solar Nonprofit’s Workforce Development Program

Shortly after marking its expansion into Mexico, U.S. nonprofit solar installer and trainer GRID Alternatives has announced a $500,000 grant from Bank of America...

Senate Passes Tax Bill With Harmful Renewables Provision

The U.S. Senate approved a sweeping tax reform bill early Saturday morning, leaving in an obscure provision clean energy groups recently warned could have...

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