Solar

In this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, we feature host John Farrell’s interview with Scott Hempling for ILSR’s Building Local Power podcast. Scott Hempling is an author, expert witness, lawyer, and law professor specializing in utility regulatory issues. Their discussion covers the changing ideas around natural monopolies, the consolidation of such monopolies in recent years,...
Community Solar

Close demonstrates continued momentum in solar asset investment Soltage and Basalt Infrastructure Partners announced an investment in a 28-MW solar portfolio. The investment was funded by the Helios investment vehicle that the partners created to own and operate solar assets. The portfolio includes 10 solar projects located in New Jersey, Illinois and South Carolina. All projects are under construction and...
Community Solar

A concerted effort is growing in the Northeast to address renewable energy goals and make renewable energy accessible to everyone. Co-op Power is on the front lines, coordinating community power and constructing valuable policy resources to change legislation and the lives of many nationwide. In this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell...
News

A survey by the state’s solar industry association revealed more than 100 complaints about interconnection requests. Minnesota solar installers say they are facing frustrating delays from the state’s largest utility despite new rules meant to speed up approval of grid connections. After two years of stakeholder meetings, state regulators last year updated interconnection standards for...
Solar

Date: August 16-18, 2020 Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complex Address: No. 380, Yuejiang Zhong Road, Guangzhou, China Website: http://pvguangzhou.com/index.php?lang=en With gathering the foremost solar photovoltaic brands in China, Solar PV World Expo, one of the largest and most influential PV trade shows in China, is a strategic platform not only for domestic and...
Solar

Cities are a core driver of climate change, accounting for more than 70% of greenhouse gas emissions. Precisely because they are such big GHG emitters, cities can be at the forefront in tackling climate change by leading the switch to clean energy. Over the last five years, more U.S. cities have started setting and acting upon their...
Community Solar

Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) announced today that it has finished and energized its “Fulton” solar project, a 2.7-megawatt DC community solar farm comprised of nearly 7,000 solar panels and built across 15 acres in Fulton County, Illinois. Fulton is the first community solar project to come online in Ameren Illinois’ service territory under the Illinois...