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IEEFA: Outdated Bureau of Land Management policies hinder solar development

IEEFA: Outdated Bureau of Land Management policies hinder solar development

June 19, 2020 at 10:19 am 0 comments

The largest property owner in the U.S.—the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)—has acreage set aside for utility-scale solar development on only 0.03% of the roughly 100 million acres it manages across the sun-rich Southwest, finds a report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. The report notesRead More

IEEFA: Record-low solar PPAs are another nail in carbon-capture’s coffin

IEEFA: Record-low solar PPAs are another nail in carbon-capture’s coffin

June 4, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

In a loud signal on where markets are moving, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission last week approved two record low power purchase agreements (PPA) to buy power from projects proposed to serve southern New Mexico and west Texas customers. One project will add 100 megawatts of solar for $15Read More

IEEFA: Renewables poised to outpace coal on a quarterly basis starting with Q2 2019

IEEFA: Renewables poised to outpace coal on a quarterly basis starting with Q2 2019

June 26, 2019 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

By Dennis Wamsted It’s in the books: Utility-scale renewable resources in the U.S. generated more electricity than coal for the first time in April—and the trend will likely persist through the entire second quarter of this year. If the projection comes to pass, it would mark the first time renewablesRead More