Some In California Want To Slow Rooftop Solar Adoption — Does That Make Sense?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 01:18:57 +0000

California has more solar power installed than any other state — by far. It is also first in terms of percentage of the state’s electricity coming from solar, and third for solar power capacity per capita. Some are questioning if there’s too much solar power on the grid and joining the grid to keep incentivizing […]

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Rooftop Solar in California is Ready to Take the Next Step

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 17:58:14 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC By Mohit Chhabra and Julia de Lamare California leads the nation in fighting climate change because of state policies that have accelerated clean energy investment. As clean energy blooms in California, these policies need to mature and evolve to continue to be effective. That’s the case with a policy called solar net […]

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California, Texas, & Florida Had Large Small-Scale Solar Capacity Increases In 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:32:35 +0000

As of December 2020, the states with the most small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity were California (10.6 gigawatts (GW)), New Jersey (1.9 GW), and Massachusetts (1.8 GW). Of the 4.5 GW of small-scale solar capacity added in the United States in 2020, California accounted for 31%, the largest share by far. Although Texas and Florida […]

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Solar Jobs, Solar Installations, & Homes Powered by Solar in Top 10 US Solar States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 18:24:14 +0000

In October, I published reports on the top US solar states per capita, the top US solar states as a percentage of electricity, and the top US states in terms of total installed solar power capacity. Based on that first ranking system

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Top 10 States For Renewable Energy, & Their Renewable Energy Splits

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:17:22 +0000

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published a special short profile on New York’s renewable energy leadership and split. What I found particularly interesting in the piece, though, was the variation in renewable energy splits in the different top states

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