Solar Industry Adds Record Capacity in 2020 in Spite of Pandemic

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:38:03 +0000

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The U.S. solar industry installed a record 19.2 GWdc of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2020, a 43% increase from 2019, according to a report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie. The numbers are particularly impressive considering the world was dealing with unique challenges as a result of COVID-19. “After a […]

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More Renewable Energy (Finally!) For Top US Coal Mining State

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 18:45:01 +0000

Miracles do happen: West Virginia policy makers prep for a renewable energy future including a just transition to green jobs

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Solar Panel Recycling: Let’s Make It Happen

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 19:39:14 +0000

This is one of four blogs in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Please see the introductory post, as well as other entries on wind turbines and energy storage batteries

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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Mixed Reactions on Looming DOE NOPR for Bulk Power System Security

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 21:42:04 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) will issue a notice of proposed rule-making (NOPR) to implement President Trump’s broad bulk power system (BPS) security executive order (EO) “later this fall,” a DOE official confirmed to POWER on Oct. 5. Though the NOPR is delayed beyond the 150-day timeframe set by the EO, various BPS stakeholders are […]

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Mixed Reactions on Looming DOE NOPR for Bulk Power System Security

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 21:42:04 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) will issue a notice of proposed rule-making (NOPR) to implement President Trump’s broad bulk power system (BPS) security executive order (EO) “later this fall,” a DOE official confirmed to POWER on Oct. 5. Though the NOPR is delayed beyond the 150-day timeframe set by the EO, various BPS stakeholders are […]

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FERC Order Backs Grid Market for DERs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:46:50 +0000

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order that advocates for distributed energy resources (DERs) say will enable DERs, including renewable energy such as solar, wind, and battery storage, to compete on a more-level playing field in the organized capacity, energy, and ancillary services markets run by regional grid operators. FERC Order No. 2222, […]

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