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In a surprise vote, Arizona utility regulators reject a clean energy plan

Regulators in Arizona voted down new rules that would have required most of the state’s electricity providers to get all of their power from...

Role of distributed solar at issue in California’s net metering update

Now that California gets over 22% of its electricity from solar, the state is again revising its compensation scheme for newly installed distributed solar. Key...

U.S. solar jobs fell 7 per cent in 2020 on pandemic, efficiency gains

Jobs in the U.S. solar industry fell nearly 7 per cent last year due to work restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic and large...

SEIA Devises Tool to Increase Solar Supply Chain Transparency

U.S.-based Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has come up with a tool to increase supply chain transparency. The mechanism is likely to help ensure...

These countries are the world’s best for renewable energy investment

The United States ranks as the most attractive market for renewable energy investment, according to a new ranking by IHS Markit. The Global Renewables Markets...

Indiana Michigan Power constructs 20-MW solar array near University of Notre Dame

The St. Joseph Solar Farm, a 20-MW project developed by Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), a subsidiary of American Electric Power, has come online eight...

The US solar workforce must quadruple to meet Biden’s clean energy goals

The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7% drop from 2019 due to pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity, according to...

First Solar Clocks 32% Rise in Net Sales QoQ in Q1 2021

First Solar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of solar modules, has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021). Net sales for...

DOE announces $10 million in SolSmart program funding to increase solar energy equity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a slate of new efforts, including $15.5 million in new funding, to support solar energy deployment...

NREL to hand off management of SolarAPP+ to UL to expedite rollout

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced a new initial memorandum of understanding with the global company UL to work...

DOI approves 350-MW solar + 350-MW storage project on public lands in California

The U.S. Interior Department announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has given final approval to a 350-MW solar/350-MW storage energy project on...

San Diego Community Power enters PPA with RAI Energy for 100-MW solar + storage project

San Diego Community Power (SDCP), a nonprofit community choice energy program serving five cities in the San Diego region, entered into a PPA with...

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GAF Energy will bring manufacturing of its low-profile solar roofing system to California

Roof-integrated solar product provider GAF Energy has leased a 112,000-sq.-ft facility in San Jose, California, that will serve as an R&D center and eventually manufacturing facility....

Standard Solar, Pivot Energy develop 4-MW Colorado solar project portfolio

Community solar developer Pivot Energy and Standard Solar have developed three new community solar projects in Colorado. Two projects are located in Garfield County...

IREC announces new online renewable energy training program for building, safety officials

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) announced the launch of a three-year, $2.1 million project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of...

SnapNrack’s rail-less solar roof mount first to receive Miami-Dade product approval

SnapNrack has earned Miami-Dade County’s Notice of Acceptance (NOA) of integrated flashing technology with its SpeedSeal solar rooftop attachments and the RL Universal Roof...