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‘Say what we do, do what we say’: Behind the scenes on Nextracker’s ISO...

The International Organization for Standardization, better known by its acronym ISO, is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 165 national standards bodies.

Thursday’s eclipse reduced PV production

A partial solar eclipse last Thursday was expected to reduce solar energy production for a time. It underlines the importance of photovoltaic operators and utilities having backups, whether in the form of energy storage...

National Grid Renewables announces operations at Bingham and Temperance solar plants

Two new Michigan solar projects are now operational and delivering up to 40 MW of carbon free power to the region. National Grid Renewables announced work was completed at Bingham Solar and Temperance Solar, both...

ACCIONA wins approval to build 188-MW Fleming County solar farm for Amazon

The project was the first to go through the public hearing process now required for projects in the state.

Biden seeks more money for DOI in 2022 budget to combat climate change, build...

Last week, the Biden-Harris administration submitted to congress the budget for fiscal year 2022. The Department of the Interior’s (DOI’s) 2022 budget proposal totals $17.6 billion — an increase of $2.5 billion, or 17 percent, from...

Trackers selected for 766-MW Sol de Cerrado solar project in Brazil

Vale S.A., one of the largest mining companies in the world, said this week that it selected Nextracker to supply its bifacially optimized smart solar trackers for the Sol de Cerrado solar project in Minas...

Solar and wind generation in West Texas to be backed with more large-scale storage

Burns & McDonnell said on Monday that it was selected by LG Energy Solution and Sustainable Environmental Renewable (SER) Capital Partners to provide engineer-procure-construct (EPC) services for three 10-MW/20-MWh lithium-ion, stand-alone battery energy storage...

50 MW of new solar capacity coming soon to Rhode Island

EPC says there is continued large-scale project growth in the Northeast Today, CS Energy announced that it is providing full turnkey EPC services for the largest portfolio of distributed generation solar projects to date in...

Why 2021 could be the perfect year to deploy your solar portfolio

Now that pandemic-related obstacles are lessening in many areas, what are the prospects for portfolio solar in 2021?
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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 the National Solar Jobs Census 2020 released today by the Solar Energy...