Sunrun Offering To Brace For California Policy
Sunrun Says New Home Subscription Scheme Will Help Deal With California Solar Policy Changes
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2023
As California, the largest solar market in the US, gets ready to slash its net metering rates for new customers from April 15, 2023, residential solar installer Sunrun has come out with a home subscription offering called Sunrun Shift that it claims .
Solar Power Sensors For Wildfire In California
Germany’s Dryad To Provide Solar Power Based Sensors To Help California Detect Wildfires Early
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2023
A German start-up, backed by the European Regional Development Fund, Dryad Networks will supply its solar based ultra-early wildfire detection technology to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for a pilot project aimed at.
‘Dark Day’ For California As Net Metering Changes Proposed
CPUC Proposes Net Billing Structure For Distributed Solar & Storage In California, Slashing Net Metering Tariffs By 75%; Solar Industry Says Move To Slow Down Market
Thursday, 15 Dec 2022
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has issued a revised proposal to replace the state’s very successful net metering regime for customer-sited rooftop solar segment with net billing structure, which the solar industry says will bring down export rate by 75%.
North America PV News Snippets
California Grid Gets Over 97% RE & More From SEIA, Duke Energy, Coast Energy, Polar Racking
Tuesday, 03 May 2022
CAISO reports RE high for California grid; Florida Governor rejects anti-rooftop solar bill; Duke Energy constructing 120 MW project; Coast Energy launches C&I financing business; Polar Racking a supplier for Canadian microgrid and BESS project.
California Targets 25.5 GW New RE Supply
CPUC Gives Green Light To Aim For Additions Of Nearly 19 GW Solar & 15 GW Storage In California By 2032
Tuesday, 15 Feb 2022
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved the state’s Preferred System Plan (PSP) under its Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) process through which California will bring in around 25.5 GW of new supply-side renewables, compris.
California’s NEM 3.0 Stopped In Tracks
Widespread Criticism Later, California Public Utilities Commission Delays Decision On NEM 3.0
Monday, 07 Feb 2022
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has decided to delay taking a decision on its proposed net metering changes, also referred to as NEM 3.0, for an unidentified period as its President Alice Reynolds said she needs more time to review and consider the revisions.
California ISO’s 20-Year Transmission Outlook
CAISO’s Transmission Plan Anticipates 53 GW+ Utility Scale Solar By 2045 For California
Thursday, 03 Feb 2022
The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) expects the western US state to prepare its grid transmission infrastructure to accommodate 120.8 GW of power generation capacity comprising over 53 GW of utility scale solar, for it to become a carbon-free grid by 2045.
California’s NEM 3.0 To Shrink Residential Solar
Wood Mackenzie: NEM 3.0 To Destruct California’s Residential Solar Demand By Over 2.4 GW DC
Thursday, 27 Jan 2022
Expect more than 2.4 GW DC of residential solar demand ‘destruction’ in California through 2026, if the state administration decides to implement its new net metering tariffs, dubbed NEM 3.0, according to Wood Mackenzie that fears the market to be cut in half by 2024.
North America PV Snippets: Buckeye, Aurora Solar, SEIA
Buckeye Partners Acquires 270 MW Solar Project From OCI Solar Power In Texas; Aurora Solar Takes Over Software Company Folsom Labs; SEIA Expects ‘Dramatic Expansion’ Of Solar & Storage In California
Tuesday, 17 Aug 2021
270 MW solar project exchanges hands: A construction-ready solar project with 270 MW capacity in Falls County, Texas, US has found new owners after Buckeye Partners, L.P. purchased it from OCI Solar Power, LLC.
California Home Owners Get Alternative For Rooftop Solar
California Energy Commission Approves Neighborhood SolarShares Community Solar Program Of SMUD Providing Option To New Homes To Opt For Community Solar Or Rooftop Solar
Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020
The solar rooftop industry in California and across the US were in for a shock when the CEC approved SMUD’s community solar SolarShares program that they believe discourages homes from generating their own power, continuing their reliance on the grid and may also have other utilities towing SMUD’s line.
500 MW PV Project Plan For California Approved
EDF Renewable Energy 500 MW Palen Solar Power Project Secures Approval From US Bureau Of Land Management; Construction To Begin In 2018
Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018
The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved a 500 MW solar power project to be developed on 3,140 acres of its land whose location in Riverside County, California.
California Extends Self-Generation Incentive Scheme
Governor Jerry Brown Signs SB700 Into Law Extending Self-Generation Incentive Program In California By Five Years; CALSSA Expects More Than 2.5 GW Behind-The-Meter Energy Storage Installations By 2026
Thursday, 04 Oct 2018
California Governor Jerry Brown’s (in the picture) signing of SB700, which extends the state's Self-Generation Incentive Program by another 5 years, is expected to lead to more than 2.5 GW of total behind-the-meter storage systems capacity by 2026, according to CALSSA.
California Confirms 100% Clean Energy Target
California Governor Jerry Brown Signs SB100 Bill Into Law Setting California On Path To Achieve 100% Clean Energy & Issues Executive Order For Carbon Neutrality By 2045
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
Jerry Brown, the governor of California stressed on the important role that also energy storage and energy efficiency measures will play to achieve the 100% clean energy target by 2045 in his message to the California Senate on signing the SB100 bill.
California Aims For 100% Clean Energy By 2045
California Senate Approves 100% Clean Energy Act 2018 Aiming For Complete Transition To Renewables; Bill Heads To Governor Jerry Brown
Sunday, 02 Sep 2018
Once Governor Jerry Brown signs SB 100 into law, the state of California will become the largest global economy to have such an ambitious 100% clean energy target by 2045.
PG&E Call For RE Project Proposals
California Utility PG&E Looking For Developers For 75 MW Capacity Of Small And Mid-Sized Renewable Energy Projects
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a leading investor-owned utility based in California, has called for proposals from renewable energy developers in Northern and Central California to set up small and mid-sized renewable projects with a capacity range of 0.5 to 20 MW.
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