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Geronimo Energy celebrating another community solar install in Minnesota.

Solar for All: How to incentivize community solar projects to benefit low-, middle-income customers

November 28, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Community solar has taken off within the renewable energy development leagues, melding the interests of residential and commercial or industrial customers, as well as the local utilities. While the inclusion of low- and middle-income (LMI) residential customers are widely enabled by state legislation on community solar, specific carve-outs or percentageRead More

SunShot Initiative still kicking: $30 million in solar project funding on the way

SunShot Initiative still kicking: $30 million in solar project funding on the way

February 2, 2017 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

At least for now, the SunShot Initiative is alive and well. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) SunShot Initiative announced up to $30 million in new projects to support the integration of solar energy into the nation’s electric grid, while diversifying the nation’s electricity sources and improvingRead More

Department of Energy to fund projects to reduce soft costs of solar installs

Department of Energy to fund projects to reduce soft costs of solar installs

October 25, 2016 at 7:10 am Comments are Disabled

Discussions on further large reductions in solar installation prices start with soft costs. Knowing this, the Energy Department is pumping $21.4 million in funding for 17 new projects to help reduce these soft costs, such as installation, permitting and connecting to the grid. “Soft costs have been a pervasive barrier to widespreadRead More

Pika Energy awarded SunShot Initiative funding to expand Islanding Inverter capabilities

Pika Energy awarded SunShot Initiative funding to expand Islanding Inverter capabilities

September 19, 2016 at 3:38 pm 1 comment

The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative has been an extremely successful program that has funded a ton of renewable energy innovation. Under the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) SunShot Initiative, the Department will fund 40 projects with a total of $42 million to improve PV performance,Read More