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%.
SEIA & Wood Mackenzie Count US To Have Added 4.6 GW DC New Solar In Q3; Forecasts 23% Annual Decline in 2022 Citing Trade Barriers & Supply Chain Constraints
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2022
Trade barriers and ongoing supply chain constraints pulled down new solar installations in the US by 17% YoY to 4.6 GW DC in Q3/2022, and are expected to lead to a 23% annual decline in 2022 with the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) limitin.
DOC Claims 4 Chinese Heavyweights Evading US AD/CVD Tariffs; SEIA Calls It A ‘Mistake’; ACORE Says Attempt To Further ‘Chill’ Industry; Roth Anticipates Challenge To Biden’s 2-Year Tariff Waiver
Tuesday, 06 Dec 2022
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has found 4 Chinese companies evading antidumpting duty (ADC) and countervailing duty (CVD) on solar cells and modules originating from China by shipping these to the US from Southeast Asian nations, but says dutie.
Led By Meta, Corporate Solar Offtakers In US Now Contribute 14% Of All Installed Solar Capacity In Country, Says SEIA
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2022
Till June 2022, solar power capacity contracted by American corporates added up to nearly 19 GW capacity in the US, accounting for 14% of all installed solar capacity in the country, with Meta leading the pack, according to Solar Means Business 2022 .
Junk Auxin Solar Petition To Avoid Uncertainty For US Solar, Says Industry & More From PSO, NextEra Energy Partners, Longroad Energy, Canadian Solar
Monday, 21 Nov 2022
US solar industry wants DOC to reject Auxin Solar petition; PSO wants approval to fund 1 GW wind and solar; NextEra Energy Partners expanding renewables portfolio; Longroad Energy breaks ground for 152 MW DC solar plant; Canadian Solar commissions 100 MW Japanese solar plant.
‘Misguided’ FEMA Proposal Threatens To Make US Solar & Storage Projects ‘Too Costly’, Says SEIA & More From Eolus, Sabanci, Ameresco, Ontario
Monday, 17 Oct 2022
SEIA says FEMA’s proposed change to a building code is not good news for solar; Eolus is selling 750 MW AC plant in the US; Sabanci acquires 272 MW solar from Advanced Power; Ameresco and Bright Canyon Energy building Hawaiian project; Ontario to s.
Thursday, 08 Sep 2022
Supply chain constraints and uncertainty surrounding anti-circumvention investigation pulled down US solar additions in Q2/2022 by 12% YoY to 4.6 GW DC.
Monday, 22 Aug 2022
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) believes its previously announced goal of 50 GW domestic solar manufacturing capacity by 2030 for each of the key segments namely polysilicon, wafers, cells, modules, inverters and trackers in the US, co.
US President Joe Biden Takes ‘Most Aggressive Action Ever’ & Signs Inflation Reduction Act Into A Law
Wednesday, 17 Aug 2022
It is official: US President Joe Biden has signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) into a law after it was passed by the Congress paving the way for 950 million solar panels, 120,000 wind turbines to operate in the country by 2030 along with 2,300 battery plants to store clean energy.
Maiden Utility Scale Solar & Storage Plant For Hawaii’s O’ahu Online & More From Massachusetts, Activate, Sol Systems
Monday, 15 Aug 2022
SEIA hails Massachusetts passing Act 5060 into a law as groundbreaking for renewables; Clearway commissions 39 MW solar+156 MWh storage project in O’ahu; Activate Renewables purchases over 115 MW RE; Sol Systems’ 5 MW AC bifacial solar plant online in New York.
Thursday, 30 Jun 2022
The State of Rhode Island (RI) in the US has adopted the most ‘aggressive’ renewable energy standard among all other states by committing to offset all of its electricity with 100% renewable energy by 2033, said Governor Dan McKee after he signed the legislation to this effect.
Wednesday, 08 Jun 2022
The US solar market reported its weakest quarter in last 2 years with 3.9 GW DC of new solar PV capacity in Q1/2022, having dropped 24% annually and 52% sequentially due to supply chain constraints and trade policy disruptions, according to the US Solar Market Insight: Q2 2022.
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
First Solar lands 378 MW order from Scout Clean Energy; OGUSA and Oriden to co-develop 700 MW solar and storage in the US; 19 US governors want Commerce Department to expedite anti-circumvention solar tariff case; Axium has acquired BlueWave.
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.
Thursday, 28 Apr 2022
With the ongoing anti-circumvention investigation at the behest of Auxin Solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has slashed its solar PV forecast for the US market by 46%, fearing 24 GW of planned solar capacity not coming online in 2022 and 2023.
US Commerce Department Circumvention Investigation for Solar Module Imports Hampering NextEra Energy’s 2022 Project Plans
Friday, 22 Apr 2022
US electricity utility NextEra Energy warns of approximately 2.1 GW to 2.8 GW of its solar and storage projects scheduled for installation in 2022 to be shifted to 2023 due to lack of sufficient solar panel supply, till the US Department of Commerce .
Monday, 18 Apr 2022
10 GW distributed solar by 2030 target approved formally for New York; Raptor Maps raises $22 million; Ubiquitous Energy demonstrates transparent solar coating technology for large scale use; Virginia solar bill, now a law.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2022
EDPR enters 2 PPAs for 214 MW AC solar capacity; Invenergy’s 300 MW solar and storage project approved in Wisconsin; SEIA welcomes Massachusetts climate legislation.
Thursday, 10 Mar 2022
The US solar market grew 19% annually as it brought online 23.6 GW DC of new solar power capacity in the year 2021, which could have been higher had it not been for high solar prices, trade actions, legislative uncertainty and unprecedented supply ch.
Monday, 07 Mar 2022
Duke Energy gets Meijer as offtaker for 250 MW solar project; Primergy selects Kiewit and Terrasun as project partners for Gemini Solar Project; SEIA releases report on community solar siting in US; DSD Renewables secures $200 million from Ares Management.
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