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Solar, storage lead MISO’s record-setting interconnection queue

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator has received a record 487 applications for interconnection this year, with renewable energy representing 64 gigawatts, or 83%, of the proposed new generating capacity.
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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.
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What’s next for ‘NEM 3.0’ net metering solar policy in California

Analysis by Sage Energy Consulting estimates the value of California solar could drop 40-80% under the proposed policy change.

MISO leads in renewable energy interconnection

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator is making it easier to connect renewable energy resources to the grid.

A solar settlement for the good of the grid

Getting electricity customer-generators the compensation they deserve has been a battle in many states. Could a settlement between the utility and solar advocates squash net metering conflict for good?

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.

Navigating network demands in the net-zero world

Grid connections and system security issues pose a great challenge to the ongoing roll-out of renewable energy projects and, ultimately, the achievement of worldwide net-zero goals. But it’s a challenge that can be met.

An idea to clear out the SPP interconnection queue backlog to reduce renewable PPA...

Clearing the current queue backlog is the focus of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) generator interconnection staff. However, they are missing a key long-term solution to address the root cause of backlog, identifying network...

Can the US transmission planning process support a renewable energy future? FERC seeks comments

he new energy mix creates a need for expanded transmission and FERC wants to understand if its existing approach to transmission planning, cost allocation and interconnection is still relevant.

SEIA applauds NJ solar bills that encourage community solar, ‘dual-use’ solar and more

Earlier this month, the New Jersey legislature passed two pieces of legislation that will help increase solar development across the state.