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Clean Energy CEOs Urge Biden to Repeal Solar Tariffs

Seventeen renewable energy CEOs are calling on President Joe Biden to rescind the Trump administration’s October 2020 solar proclamation that increased tariffs on solar...

California Legislator Introduces the Solar Access Act

California State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, has introduced SB 617, the Solar Access Act.  SB 617 implements automated solar permitting in local California jurisdictions...

Biden Restores the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

The U.S. Department of Interior has revoked amendments to the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) filed by the Trump administration last month. "We are...

Trina Solar’s Vertex Series Modules Obtain IEC Certifications

Trina Solar Co. Ltd., a global photovoltaic (PV) and smart energy solutions provider, says the Vertex 600 W and 550 W series of glass-back...

Solaria Files Additional ITC Complaints Against Canadian Solar

Solaria Corp., a company that designs, develops and manufactures crystalline solar modules, has filed additional claims against Canadian Solar with the International Trade Commission...

FERC Rejects NERA Petition

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has rejected a controversial petition to end state and local jurisdiction over net metering programs.  The petition was brought...

Conservation Groups Take Legal Action in Arizona Court of Appeals

Five climate and energy-conservation groups have taken legal action in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge an Arizona public power utility’s discrimination...

The Center for Biological Diversity Files Brief to Reject Pending Petition

The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a brief urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to reject a pending petition aimed at gutting...

Unirac Receives Notice of Acceptance Product Approval

Unirac Inc., a North American manufacturer of PV mounting systems, says its SOLARMOUNT PV mounting system is the first solar racking product to receive...

NREL Research Improves Perovskite Stability, Strengthens Silicon Cells

A change in chemical composition has enabled scientists to boost the longevity and efficiency of a perovskite solar cell developed at the U.S. Department...

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