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Solar industry employment dropped 6.7% in 2020, new report shows

The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7% drop from 2019 due to pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity, according to...

California commercial potato grower taps Concentric for a 5-MW microgrid

Microgrid developer Concentric Power announced this week that it has broken ground on a 5-MW microgrid for Tasteful Selections, a vertically integrated farmer-owned, farmer-driven bite-size potato growing,...

Solar-powered remote grid will help California utility customers stay powered up during fire season

The first operational remote grid for California’s largest investor-owned utility will be made up of an integrated solar, battery, and generator system. If it works, the plan will be to roll out several hundred more across the state.

Southeast Energy Exchange Market is the first step for renewable project developers

Regional planning is needed to identify the network upgrades that give the most benefit for renewables.
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How to make the most of the bifacial solar module opportunity

By Leonardo Botti, FIMER Without doubt, the solar PV industry is one of the most exciting sectors to be working in at the moment. With...
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Renewable developers are bearing the brunt of siloed transmission planning

Renewable project developers are bearing the burden of decades of transmission planning focused on transmission owner needs. Renewable projects are dropping out of generator...

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