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FERC makes some major revisions to its three-year energy infrastructure forecast (fossil fuels way down, renewables way up)

FERC makes some major revisions to its three-year energy infrastructure forecast (fossil fuels way down, renewables way up)

November 4, 2019 at 10:26 am 0 comments

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released – belatedly – by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency has once again revised its three-year forecast for changes in the U.S. electrical generating capacity mix. Sharp declines are foreseen for fossil fuels and nuclearRead More

Hopefully the sun is setting on some old utility processes.

SEIA to FERC: Let’s make utility solicitations more competitive and transparent

August 29, 2019 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) filed a proposal with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to enhance competition under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) and address longstanding concerns of monopoly utilities. SEIA’s proposal is to provide utilities with relief from their mandatory purchase obligation as long as they runRead More

Syncarpha Capital, Stem to build solar + storage projects in Massachusetts to participate in wholesale energy markets

Syncarpha Capital, Stem to build solar + storage projects in Massachusetts to participate in wholesale energy markets

July 9, 2019 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Stem, Inc., a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) driven energy storage services, announced a new partnership with Syncarpha Capital to build 28.2 megawatt-hours (MWh) of large-scale storage projects co-sited with solar in Massachusetts. Syncarpha is a New York-based private equity firm that develops, owns and operates distributed PV solar energyRead More

Solar and wind energy could make up 17 percent of installed capacity by 2020

Solar and wind energy could make up 17 percent of installed capacity by 2020

January 5, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

In the latest issue of its Energy Infrastructure Update (with data through November 30, 2017), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) notes that proposed net additions to generating capacity by utility-scale wind and solar could total 115,984 megawatts (MW) by December 2020 – effectively doubling their current installed capacity ofRead More

Solar Dominates Energy Generation

Solar Dominates Energy Generation

December 23, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

For the ninth time in the past 11 months, solar and wind energy dominated the new U.S. electrical generating capacity. In it’s latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report (with data through Nov. 30, 2014), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, states that wind energy and solar powerRead More