Solar advocates, Duke Energy reach net metering agreement in North Carolina

Duke Energy and solar industry stakeholders have reached an agreement on net metering policy in North Carolina that will help expand distributed solar generation and benefit utility customers, the parties announced Tuesday.

Solar’s ITC needs an update

The opportunity to encourage clean energy adoption via roof replacements is enormous, and the potential positive impact on the climate crisis is significant.
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Wind leads new U.S. generating capacity for third straight quarter

The development of the wind industry, on the other hand, picked up slightly this quarter. 3.3 gigawatts of wind generation capacity were installed in the second quarter of 2021, compared to just under 3 gigawatts in the previous quarter. Wind power made up nearly half of all generation capacity added this quarter, making wind the largest contributor to new power generation capacity for three straight quarters. All of the wind capacity built out in the second quarter of 2021 was onshore.

Seeking solar power for all Puerto Rican homes

Residents of Puerto Rico are ready for energy democracy. Specifically, a resilient, renewable electricity system with equitably shared benefits.
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The policies that could send the global rooftop solar market to 2,000 GW

The global rooftop solar market has the potential to exceed 2,000 GW of generation and 1,000 GWh of energy storage by 2050 through careful policy design, according to a new report.

WATCH: A conversation with Heliene CEO Martin Pochtaruk

Heliene is taking over the facility previously occupied by SolarTech Universal, which closed over a year ago, to produce its 66-cell HJT 370W module.

Correcting residential power factor could unlock more distributed renewables, study finds

New analysis from Pecan Street has found that it is possible to free 12-16% of the distribution system's current capacity without upgrades to existing utility infrastructure.

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