North Carolina is making another effort at freezing the state’s 12.5% by 2021 renewable energy standard, via a bill introduced by lawmaker Chris Millis.
Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) and New Jersey’s NRG have signed a 22-year PPA for what will be the largest solar facility in the state.
Leading residential solar company Blue Raven Solar is expanding to new markets in five states.
Portland, Maine, is the latest city in the US to pursue a 100% clean energy mandate – aiming to be entirely renewable by 2040.
News in Brief: Utah's Museum of Ancient Life installs 1,500 solar panels, California's Great America amusement park is now 100% renewable, Intel unveils the second largest solar carport in the country, SunPower installs systems at Macy's and Bloomingdales for Earth Week, and the 10MW US Army solar facility at Fort Rucker is now online.
In celebration of Earth Week, Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker announced six separate programmes to promote clean energy and energy efficiency, with a focus on solar energy.
A 50MW grid-tied solar PV plant in Nigeria’s Kaduna state has been selected as one of the winners for financing under Access Power’s Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) fund – the first crowdsourcing origination platform of its kind that provides funding to local developers.
French renewable energy firm Engie has commissioned its 50MW solar PV plant in Houston.
The PUC might have undergone a change of heart, but monopoly utility NV Energy is attempting to stand in the way of the bill that could restore the state's rooftop solar industry.
NRG Energy, the New Jersey-based power producer, has completed a 20MW solar farm in California for leading IT and networking firm Cisco.
Whilst this claim that 'solar is for the rich' has previously never been supported by any data-based analysis, a new report by GTM Research and PowerScout could suggest that there may be some truth in this.
Florida’s House Commerce committee successfully passed HB 1351 yesterday – otherwise known as the bill that would implement Amendment 4.
After new Secretary of Energy Rick Perry sent a memo to his chief of staff authoring a 60-day review of the grid to investigate how certain federal subsidies boost one form of energy at the expense of certain base load energies such as nuclear and coal, many industry observers believed him to be attacking renewable energy, but the SEIA claims this is not the case.
Texas utility El Paso Electric has completely sold out of subscriptions for its community solar programme, just one month after enrolment opened.