utilities

June 21, 2016
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will likely surpass its cap on the number of rooftop solar systems that can sell electricity back to the utility under the net metering scheme – and will be the first utility in the state to do so.
June 21, 2016
US utility and holding company Southern Company has issued US$1.1 billion of green bonds, to be used for the financing of renewable energy generation.
May 16, 2016
Germany’s four main utilities are still playing catch-up in their efforts to make renewables a more central part of their strategies, solar and energy storage industry commentators have said.
May 13, 2016
Germany’s ‘big four’ utilities have all referred to the growing importance of renewable energy in their business models in reporting their latest financial results.
May 9, 2016
The solar energy industry is fighting back against taxes being imposed by lines companies on customers installing solar PV panels on their homes, by taking a case to the Electricity Authority.
May 6, 2016
US competitive energy provider Exelon and Illinois’ largest electric utility ComEd have announced the pending filing of the Next Generation Energy Plan, a controversial bill that seeks to spur the state’s clean energy incentives but scraps net metering and seeks to impose an unprecedented 'demand charge'.
May 5, 2016
SolarCity, best known for its services in the US for providing residential and commercial rooftop solar, announced a new set of services targeted at utility and grid operators on Thursday.
May 4, 2016
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has made US$25 million of funding available to help accelerate integration of solar energy into the grid.
April 29, 2016
A ceasefire between SolarCity and Arizona’s biggest utility, Arizona Public Service Co (APS), has resulted in a new deal announced Thursday that means measures to ask voters about how to treat solar have been withdrawn.
April 15, 2016
The Assembly Utilities & Commerce Committee passed Bill 2339 on Wednesday at a 10-2 vote in a crucial bid to give all state consumers equal access to rooftop solar regardless of utility territory.

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