Maine fights to preserve net metering

Lawmakers and solar supporters in Maine have united to fight a widely criticised decision by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to phase out retail net metering by 2018.

Washington urged to unlock US grid

The US must prioritise grid investments if it is to unlock its full growth potential, a coalition of energy and manufacturing groups has told Senate and Congress leaders.

Fossil fuel and utility interests behind siege on Ohio’s clean energy

Whilst the future of Ohio’s clean energy standards might lie in the hands of governor John Kasich, recent research by watchdog industry group Energy and Policy Institute (EPI) reveals that fossil fuel and utility interests have been pulling the strings behind the freeze on Ohio’s clean energy standards.

Scaling up solar after Paris

December’s international climate deal in Paris offers PV a platform to become one of the world’s dominant energy sources. Now that the circus has left town, Ben Willis and John Parnell look at where the solar industry goes next to turn opportunity into reality.