All Eyes On New York’s First-Of-Its-Kind Opt-Out Community Solar Deal

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:35:04 +0000

community solar New YorkA new community solar program in New York State flips the script on affordable PV with universal 10% discount

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Correction: Solar Power Equaled 37% Of New US Power Capacity In 1st Half Of 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 06:20:18 +0000

At the end of last week, I reported on new power capacity installed across the United States in the first half of 2020. The data for that report came from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). However, FERC’s dataset is incomplete. It does not include rooftop solar power and some other small and medium sized solar power installations

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Standard Solar Gets $105 Million For U.S. Solar Projects

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 03:36:50 +0000

Rooftop Solar Power Richmond Public Schools VirginiaStandard Solar announced recently that it closed a tax equity commitment for up to $105 million to fund distributed generation (DG) solar projects. These projects will be in the following five U.S. states

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Co-op Power Raises The Bar For Community Solar Nationwide

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 19:55:58 +0000

This article was originally published at ILSR.org. A concerted effort is growing in the Northeast to address renewable energy goals and make renewable energy accessible to everyone. Co-op Power is on the front lines, coordinating community power and constructing valuable policy resources to change legislation and the lives of many nationwide. In this episode of [&hellip

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Silence Before The Storm At Chibwe Primary School — An Example Of Rural African Energy Development

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:20:47 +0000

You often hear about the rapid technological developments in African countries like Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and others. CleanTechnica writer Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai keeps us updated on the potential of the electrical vehicle in the growing African middle class and the potential of microgrids in more rural areas. But the development is somewhat slower in terms of energy and information technology in very remote rural areas

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Illinois Community Solar Lands Northwestern University As New Customer

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 02:22:56 +0000

The news today: The Illinois Community Solar program from Clearway Community Solar just landed Northwestern University as its first major commercial subscriber

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10 Bonus Solar News Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:16:35 +0000

There was plenty of positive solar energy news this month. Aside from the 63 solar stories we’ve published so far, below are 10 more stories that seem worth looking at even though we didn’t take time to explore them in detail

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Florida Leading Large Solar Power Growth In US Southeast

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 21:35:53 +0000

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has been promoting and tracking clean energy in the US Southeast for many years. It now puts out an annual Solar in the Southeast report. Along with state comparisons on megawatts of solar installed, policy, and other matters, SACE actually calculates and shares installed solar capacity per customer for states and utilities

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