The Solar 'Duck Curve' Might Look Different Under...

As the coronavirus pandemic forces people across the country to shelter at home, utilities and grid operators are watching typical energy-use patterns change in unpredictable ways and trying to understand how this will affect their grid...

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April Solar Policy Snapshots A guide to Recent...

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused most state legislative bodies to shut down or focus specifically on public health efforts, and may cause some of the pending renewable energy legislation to stall. Here's what was in motion before the shutdowns....

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If I were to do a foundation, it would be to promote solar energy. And I’m worried about drilling for oil… It’s like we’re giving the earth arthritis.
–   Debbie Harry
IRENA: Solar Again the Star As Renewables Score 72% of...

Solar dominated again the annual green energy addition charts of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) last year, with Asian and European countries among the growth hotspots. Figures released by the global body this week suggest 176GW ...

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Hybrid Power Plants Are Growing Rapidly, But Are They a...

As battery prices continue to fall and the penetration of variable wind and solar generation rises, power plant developers are increasingly combining wind and solar projects with on-site batteries, creating "hybrid" power plants. The variability...

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Rhode Island to Buy Electricity from Solar Array...

National Grid has been given the exclusive right to buy the electricity from a sizable ground-mounted solar array proposed for central Connecticut. The 50-megawatt Gravel Pit Solar II LLC project is being developed by the New York City hedge fund ...

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Most US Solar Manufacturing Continues Despite...

American solar manufacturers are deciding whether to keep workers on the line during the coronavirus crisis or let facilities go dark for an unknown period of time. Many are choosing to stay in operation despite the risks.

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DOE Announces $4.5 Million in Funding For Distributed...

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $4.5 million in funding for training programs that target professionals who interact with distributed energy resources, including solar energy systems, storage systems, "smart" building technologies,...

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New York Passes Renewable Energy Growth Act in State Budget

New York State public authorities and agencies announced the passage of legislation as part the FY 2020-2021 state budget to dramatically speed up the siting and construction of clean energy projects to combat climate change and help jumpstart...

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Check Your Electricity Rates By State

The monthly Choose Energy® Rate Report shows you just how much energy costs can vary, using electricity prices from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in all 50 states. Information on recent rates and fluctuations may help you...

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 SOLAR 20/20 June 23-26, 2020 in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is now taking place as a virtual online  conference.

ASES Webinar : Independent Challenges and Fundraising with Climate Ride n. Register for the webinar now! Starts Apr 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT.

The  National Solar Tour  hosted by ASES and Solar United Neighbors, October 3-4, 2020 and throughout the month of October is the largest grassroots renewable energy event in the nation.

Sola r World Congress from December 2-4, 2020 taking place as a virtual online conference, will be celebrating "ISES at 50 - The Century of Solar".

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