Solar

In the past few years, the large-scale deployment of solar power has faced a range of challenges.  Ambitious price targets set a high bar, with rapid technological advances needed to meet these expectations. However, the industry has excelled, with installations of solar panels set to reach a record high this year. According to recent research...
Solar

Last month, Deloitte surveyed 308 executives across multiple industries in the private and public sectors to understand these organizations’ paths in the transition to renewable energy, their goals and procurement strategies and the challenges they face and today they have released the results of that research in a new study called Moving organizational energy use...
Community Solar

NJBPU receives 252 applications for year one of community solar energy pilot program The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced it received 252 applications for the first year of its three-year Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. The program, which earmarks 40 percent of overall program capacity for projects serving low- and moderate-income households,...
Rooftop

A few years ago the UK’s electricity came almost entirely from a few dozen power stations. Today, solar electricity comes from nearly a million homes, schools, hospitals, supermarkets, factories and fields. How do you track a million invisible energy creators? It’s difficult to walk into National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) Control Room without an...
DER

DISTRIBUTECH International, the event that showcases the future of energy delivery, is proud to announce three strategic partnerships with leading solar industry stakeholders. Each organization will enhance the event, which takes place January 27-30, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, by bringing more solar content, exhibitors and networking to the show. Utilities flock to DISTRIBUTECH International...
Solar

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) this week proposed to modernize its regulations governing small power producers and cogenerators under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to better address consumer concerns and market changes in the energy landscape in recent decades. Congress enacted PURPA to address the national energy crisis by encouraging...
Community Solar

Yesterday, Hawaiian Electric Company said it had approved the first community solar project in the state. The Mililani Tech Solar I, is a 270-kilowatt facility that will be comprised of 864 solar panels located in the Mililani Tech Park area. “This first-ever community solar project in Hawaiʻi is a welcome beginning, but only the beginning...
Community Solar

Encore Renewable Energy said that the $1.8M it is getting from North Carolina’s Leyline Renewable Energy will accelerate its mission of developing solar and energy storage projects on underutilized property. Leyline, a renewable energy finance company based in Durham, provides development capital for early- to mid-stage renewable energy developers, which accelerates their development process and...