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Dominion Energy proposes its largest expansion of solar and energy storage

Dominion Energy has informed Virginia regulators of its plan to add 11 utility-scale solar projects, two small-scale distributed solar projects, one solar+storage project, and one stand-alone energy storage project.
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France to add 3.7GW of solar capacity with €5.7bn aid

France is set to expand its portfolio of renewable energy capacity with an additional 3,700MW of solar energy using €5.7 billion ($6.7 billion) in funding approved by the European Commission.
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Lululemon signs agreement to reach 100% renewable electricity for North American operations

Lululemon has signed a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its North American operations.
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Babcock & Wilcox acquiring Illinois-based solar project builder

In another strong sign of the times, longtime conventional power equipment supplier Babcock & Wilcox is strengthening its move into renewable energy technologies with the acquisition of a solar construction firm. Ohio-based boilermaker B&W has...
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Utility-scale solar project planned for former coal mine

A former coal mine in Southwest Virginia will be redeveloped as a 50-megawatt utility-scale solar project.
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Illinois passes binding 100% clean energy bill

The Illinois legislature gave final approval Monday to a bill that sets the state on a path to 100% carbon-free power by 2045.
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Are bifacial solar PV modules worth the extra cost?

The promise of bifacial solar PV's higher energy yield comes at a higher cost.
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Analysis: U.S. solar project pipeline totals 17.4 GW

Texas leads the nation in solar projects in advanced development or under construction, ahead of North Carolina and California.
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California passes ‘much needed’ fix for solar project financing

California lawmakers passed a bill to extend a property tax exemption to solar projects that change ownership through the "partnership flip" financing structure.
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EDF signs 300 MW solar+storage purchase agreement with LA-area clean electricity provider

The agreement will provide enough electricity to power more than 163,000 homes and avoid 669,000 metric tons of carbon emissions annually.