Maryland state lawmakers have passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which will put the state on track to achieve a 50% renewable-energy goal by 2030. The Clean Energy Jobs Act was passed with a 95-40 vote in the House and 31-15 in the Senate, and will now move on to the desk of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for approval.
As part of “Solar Shines on the Hill Day” close to 70 solar companies are visiting the offices of more than 100 members of US Congress in Washington D.C. on Thursday to advocate the benefits of PV energy.
The US government has been urged to recognise the “critical role” energy storage can play in making the grid cleaner and able to accept more renewable energy, by increasing the eligibility of batteries and other technologies to receive the Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
Numerous professional sports leagues located across the US have become a fruitful sector for PV systems within the country, according to a recent report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).