wildfires

December 9, 2022
The intense wildfires that ravaged California in the US in 2020 have been responsible for substantial solar energy forecasts errors, according to a study led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).
July 20, 2021
The US solar industry could face significant losses this summer unless steps are taken to mitigate wildfire risk over the coming months, renewables underwriter GCube has warned.
May 17, 2021
California could be at risk of energy shortfalls this summer because of above-normal temperatures impacting solar output, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has warned.
October 1, 2020
Smoke from wildfires in California caused solar-powered generation in the state to nosedive last month as airborne particles blocked out sunlight, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
August 25, 2020
A round-up of the latest news from the US, where SEIA endorses a tax exemption for solar projects in California, an ex-CAISO chair calls for additional storage and 174 Power Global energises a 180MW facility in Texas.
August 20, 2020
Update 21 August 2020: A representative of Capital Dynamics contacted Energy-Storage.news with the additional information on the sizing, capacity and location of the planned projects.
September 12, 2016
Summer wildfires across the West Coast of the US have significantly impacted the output of solar PV projects in the region with smoke cover reducing irradiance levels, according to environmental and industrial measurement firm Vaisala.

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