utility

August 2, 2016
Grid issues not politics are behind new caution over renewables deployment, South African utility Eskom has said.
June 22, 2016
California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) plans to increase investment in renewables, storage and energy efficiency beyond its current state mandates while simultaneously phasing out its nuclear power activity in California by 2025.
June 2, 2016
Arizona Public Service (APS) has requested the Arizona Corporation Commission for the first rate review in five years, with proposals that include an unprecedented mandatory demand charge and the elimination of net-metering.
June 2, 2016
Minnesota’s largest utility, Minnesota Power, unveiled plans on Wednesday to triple the size of rebates available customers with residential solar panels through adding an extra US$1 million annually to the programme for the next three years; effectively tripling the rebate funds available to customers.
May 4, 2016
The non-profit, clean energy education group, formerly known as the Solar Electric Power Association, recently changed its name to the Smart Electric Power Alliance. Along with the name change, the company has realigned its core objectives, seeking no longer to focus on “solar in a vacuum” but on the evolution of solar within a network of other technologies and incentives.
April 20, 2016
Significant increases of utility tariffs in Nigeria and Ghana are improving the business case for solar by providing money to utilities and bringing competition to the power market, according to energy developers.
March 10, 2016
The US trade body formerly known as the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) is to undergo a rebranding and drop ‘solar’ from its new name.
February 12, 2016
Sandstone Solar, a 45MW PV plant in Arizona, has been officially opened by developer Spower and utility Salt River Project, which will buy power from the plant.
February 3, 2016
French firm Engie, formerly GDF Suez, the largest independent power producer in the world, will announce a strategy for its transition away from fossil fuels in the coming weeks.
January 29, 2016
California’s decision to continue its net metering programme has been hailed as part of the ongoing shift in the world’s attitude to energy by senior solar industry figures.

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