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Residential solar installations in U.S. hit record high in 2019 third quarter (15 states have best quarter ever)

Residential solar installations in U.S. hit record high in 2019 third quarter (15 states have best quarter ever)

December 12, 2019 at 9:12 am 0 comments

The U.S. residential solar market reached record highs in the third quarter of 2019 with 712 megawatts of solar installed, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The U.S. solar market added 2.6 gigawatts ofRead More

Retail energy customers want more than commodities from energy service providers

Retail energy customers want more than commodities from energy service providers

December 12, 2019 at 8:59 am 0 comments

A new survey from DNV GL found that customers want more than commodity supply from energy providers, with behind-the-meter generation and energy management strategies in greater demand than ever before. Retail energy providers responding to the survey reported increased customer satisfaction and customer retention, as well as an opportunity toRead More

Solar and wind combine to outpace natural gas in new generating capacity in September

Solar and wind combine to outpace natural gas in new generating capacity in September

December 3, 2019 at 10:07 am 0 comments

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released – quietly – by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the first three-quarters of 2019, solar and wind provided nearly six times as much new generating capacity as natural gas in September. New capacity placed intoRead More

Trump’s solar tariff disaster: 62,000 jobs and $19 billion in investments lost

Trump’s solar tariff disaster: 62,000 jobs and $19 billion in investments lost

December 3, 2019 at 10:01 am 1 comment

Tariffs on imported solar cells and modules have led to the loss of more than 62,000 U.S. jobs and $19 billion in new private sector investment, according to a market impact analysis released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The analysis comes as the midterm review process forRead More

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Faith in solar: Places of worship doubled their installed solar capacity over three years

November 26, 2019 at 9:58 am 1 comment

Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) conducted a new survey to quantify installed solar on congregations in the U.S.—and found a doubling from three years ago. After interviewing hundreds of congregations and partner organizations, the group documented more than 770 faith communities with solar for a combined capacity of 45 megawattsRead More

IRENA report: Latin America is on the brink of a solar boom

IRENA report: Latin America is on the brink of a solar boom

November 12, 2019 at 4:48 pm 1 comment

Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Annual investments exceeding $7 billion would see the region’s solar PV capacity rise from 7 gigawatts (GW) today, to moreRead More

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

Wood Mac: The top 10 global PV asset owners have over 22 GW of total solar capacity

Wood Mac: The top 10 global PV asset owners have over 22 GW of total solar capacity

October 7, 2019 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

According to Wood Mackenzie’s inaugural global solar photovoltaic (PV) asset ownership ranking (excluding China), the world’s top 10 solar PV asset owners now hold over 22 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar capacity. Collectively, the top 10 added around 2.5 GW of new capacity in 2018. “The global solar market remainsRead More

Will the U.S. energy storage market be weaker than expected? Rethink Energy thinks so

Will the U.S. energy storage market be weaker than expected? Rethink Energy thinks so

October 2, 2019 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy storage will grow from 6 GWh installed today to over 635 GWh cumulatively by 2030 says a new report from Rethink Technology Research. That’s a huge-but-unsurprising prediction. What is a bit suprising though is the weak market expected in the United States. While most forecasters are seeing the USRead More

Is climate change a public health crisis? This study links $10 billion in health costs to it

Is climate change a public health crisis? This study links $10 billion in health costs to it

September 22, 2019 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Climate change is taking a huge toll on all aspects of life, including Americans’ health — so much so that it could constitute a public health crisis, a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of California, San Francisco, suggests. The study, published in the journalRead More