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States choosing smart inverter settings could follow Hawaii’s lead

Thanks to Hawaii’s smart inverter settings, most customers can “instantly interconnect” new solar despite high levels of solar already on distribution circuits. That’s according...

UGE deploys eight solar microgrids for NYC resiliency program

UGE International has designed and deployed eight state-of-the-art microgrid systems for New York City communities as part of a post-Hurricane Sandy energy resiliency program....

FERC denies utilities’ request to leave TVA

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) declined a complaint made against the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) by a number of member power companies seeking...

How varied energy storage can enable a low-cost renewable energy future

As the power grid progresses toward being sourced with 100% renewable energy, storage becomes critical to operating reliably and cost-effectively. Research at the National...

Policy will determine if Biden’s community solar push succeeds

The Biden administration and its Department of Energy (DOE) has set a target to power 5 million homes by 2025 with community solar, with...

Big modules head for standardization

Module manufacturer Trina Solar said the China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA) is set to announce a set of standard dimensions for large format modules...

Highway-side solar could produce 36 TWh annually

Research published by the Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas at Austin and nonprofit group The Ray has led to a partnership...

Maine city, school district subscribe to 2.3 MW of community solar

The Town of Wells and the Wells Ogunquit Community School District have signed a Net Energy Billing Agreement with Boston-based solar provider Nexamp. Under...

Upstate New York landfill will soon host 7-MW community solar array

New Energy Equity announced the closing of a 7-MWDC solar project with National Energy Development. Located in the Village of Depew, New York, the...

Nonprofits create new tool to study solar project potential on roadside land

Research published by the Webber Energy Group (WEG) at the University of Texas at Austin, and by The Ray, a nonprofit studying technologies that...

DOE funds research aiming to make solar projects last 50 years

The U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) today awarded nearly $40 million to 40 projects that are advancing the next generation of solar, storage and...

Solar PPA prices may continue to increase until new supply chains emerge

Last year marked a significant change in the U.S. renewables landscape, as solar power purchase agreement (PPA) offer prices rose consistently in 2020. Q4...

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Concrete Banking Rules and Uniform State Policies Key to Open Access Solar Growth

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Lenders Reluctant to Finance Rooftop Solar Due to Lack of Resale Market

Mercom hosted a virtual conference, ‘Mercom India Solar Forum 2021‘on October 21, 2021. In one of the sessions titled ‘Rooftop Solar – Demand is Up...

A Self-Sustained Solar Manufacturing Ecosystem Could be in Place in India in 2 to 3 years

The growing needs of the Indian solar industry and COVID-19 related supply chain disruptions have increased the need for developing a self-sustaining manufacturing ecosystem. The...

Project Finance Brief: Galp Energia Acquires 594 MW of Solar Projects in Brazil

From: Mercom Capital Group Portuguese energy company Galp agreed to acquire and develop solar projects in Brazil with a combined capacity of 594 MW, moving...