Hawaii’s KIUC, the top-ranked US utility in 2017 for energy storage deployment per customer by SEPA (Smart Electric Power Alliance), will pay less than US$0.11 per kWh for power from a new solar-plus-storage facility.
News in Brief: SCE tops the SEPA rankings for the top solar capacity of utilities for the second year in a row, PG&E issues an RfP for renewable energy projects ranging from 0.5MW to 20MW, Canada's Solar Alliance acquires the entire LA residential solar pipeline of an undisclosed US company, and Rhode Island's Gina Raimondo has announced a 40% increase in the state's clean energy jobs.
In this week's Movers & Shakers, PV Tech reports on various executive board shuffles; Meyer Burger lets go of its COO, SPI Energy revamps its senior management team and SEPA expands its board of directors. In addition, Mainstream Renewable Power establishes an investment arm and Chile appoints a new energy minister amidst a time of energy policy upheaval.
In this week’s Movers & Shakers segment, PV Tech reports on JinkoSolar bringing solar PV front and centre at Europe’s B20 Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency Taskforce, former SEIA chief Rhone Resch’s new industry venture, and utility-scale wind and solar projects in south Australia. Also this week, PV Tech partners with the Global Energy Talent Index - complete the survey for a chance to win!
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.
Yesterday the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), formerly the Solar Energy Power Association, released the 2015 top 10 utility solar winners at the educational nonprofit’s annual Utility Solar Conference in Denver, Colorado.