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Hawaii Saw A ‘Big Surge’ In Annual Solar Installations

More than 100 MW of solar were installed across the Hawaiian Electric companies' service territories in 2017, a 19% jump from the previous year,...

AEE Institute Provides Insight On Grid Cybersecurity

The Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEE Institute) has released a new report identifying key challenges, best practices, and strategies for consideration by state and...

Report: Transmission Needed To Meet Corporations’ Hunger For Renewables

Big companies are increasingly signing deals to buy wind and solar power, and their large and growing demand may exceed the capacity of existing...

SEIA Dives Deeper Into Grid Modernization With New Paper

Continuing its in-depth look at state-level efforts to modernize the electric utility grid, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released the latest installment...

Groups Call For Renewables Over Natural Gas In Michigan

Groups including Vote Solar, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) are urging Michigan regulators to require...

SMUD Removes Solar Surcharge From Customer Bills

After reaching a funding cap, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) in California has removed the state-mandated SB-1 solar surcharge from all customer bills....

CPUC OKs Nuclear Plant Closure, Nixes ‘Critical Elements’ Of Proposal

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s (PG&E) request to retire Diablo Canyon, the state's last remaining nuclear power...

Vote Solar To Appeal Massachusetts Rate Decision

Vote Solar has announced it will challenge the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) recent ruling to raise rates and impose new demand charges...

Solar Advocates Call Mass. Ruling A ‘Huge Step Backwards’

The Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) have expressed strong disappointment and serious concern with the Massachusetts Department...

NV Energy Seeks Up To 330 MW Of Renewables

NV Energy has issued a request for proposals (RFP) that could add up to 330 MW of new renewable energy projects to be built...

FERC Rejects DOE’s Controversial Grid Proposal

In a move being applauded by renewable energy groups, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has terminated its consideration of the U.S. Department of...

N.J. Lawmakers Pass Bill To Increase State Solar Goal

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has commended the New Jersey legislature for its final approval of S.B.2276, a bill to raise the state’s...

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