Solar

The use of power purchase agreements for solar projects had been unclear before state regulators clarified last month. A February ruling by the Illinois Commerce Commission has smoothed the way for many schools, municipal buildings and nonprofits to obtain solar installations through third-party-owned financing arrangements, a possibility that had been thrown into doubt by utility...
Blogs

On the morning of November 8th, 2018, a live wire broke free of its grip on a 99-year-old electrical tower, sparking one of the most deadly and destructive wildfires in California’s history. Iris Natividad was away from home when her partner Andrew Downer told her over the phone that the fire was a mile away from their...
Solar

Chicago-based utility Commonwealth Edison is honoring Black History Month by involving African-American high school students in projects surrounding solar energy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. ComEd held its fifth annual Solar Spotlight program this month. More than 90 local high schools participated in the event, which both highlights renewable technology but also...
Community Solar

 Arlington, VA based Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) announced  a partnership with Arcadia Power to sign and manage residential customers across multiple markets, including Maryland and Illinois, where SRE’s community solar portfolios are the largest within each state.  Maryland’s three-year Community Solar Pilot Program is approximately 193 MWs in size, 60 of which are set aside for projects focused...
Event Coverage

New Orleans is the most European of U.S. cities, a low-lying port founded by the French, run by the Spanish for a time and long one of America’s most popular destinations for tourists. It’s the entry and exit point for ships on global commercial voyages to and from the U.S. It has great ties to...
Baseload

Clarion Energy (part of Clarion Events) today unveiled Enlit – the new name for European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe – in front of 18,000 industry leaders in Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. The result of a six-month creative consultation with market-leading Larsen Energy Branding, Enlit is the world’s only complete energy event. It will...
Wind Power

Felix Njini, Mike Cohen and Paul Vecchiatto, Bloomberg In South Africa, solar and wind are in, and coal is gradually on the way out. That’s the key takeaway from the latest Integrated Resource Plan, which maps out the energy mix for the next decade. It envisions the nation’s total electricity-production capacity rising to 77,834 megawatts...