ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Sheetz announced Wednesday that it has partnered with the nation’s leading clean energy solutions provider to power most of its Pennsylvania facilities with renewable energy. The family-owned and operated restaurant and convenience store has signed a long-term renewable supply agreement with Constellation. By January 2024, theRead More →

LOS ANGELES AND SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 19, 2022– 8minute Solar Energy (“8minute”) today announced the closing of a $400 million financing from EIG, a leading institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors. The financing agreement includes a portion of growth capital and a letter of credit. R. BlairRead More →

LOS ANGELES AND SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–8minute Solar Energy (“8minute”) today announced the closing of a $400 million financing from EIG, a leading institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors. The financing agreement includes a portion of growth capital and a letter of credit. R. Blair Thomas, Chairman andRead More →

The Babcock Ranch Solar Power Center spans 440 acres of land in West Florida. Credit: Olena Leskova Florida, the “Sunshine State,” is rapidly increasing the installation of large-scale solar power installations (USSEs) to combat carbon emissions and climate change. However, the expansion of renewables can come with environmental tradeoffs. ReducingRead More →

Florida, the “Sunshine State”, is rapidly increasing the installation of Utility-Scale Solar Energy (USSE) installations to combat carbon emissions and climate change. However, the expansion of renewable energy can come with environmental trade-offs. Reducing the carbon footprint of the energy industry is hampering the paw print of a large carnivore.Read More →

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is proposing major changes to the state’s self-generation incentive program for rooftop solar. Customers who have invested in producing solar power in their homes and advocates are taking a stand against the regulators’ plan. The CPUC said in a Dec. 13 press release thatRead More →

The current recycling capacity of solar panels cannot cope with an influx of customers who prematurely abandon their existing panels for cheaper and more efficient models. Solar power installations are booming all over the world. Solar energy supply, which has already reached record highs in the European Union this year,Read More →

A two-dimensional layer of a perovskite compound is the basis of an efficient solar cell that could withstand environmental wear, unlike earlier perovskites. Rice University engineers have increased the photovoltaic efficiency of 2D perovskites by up to 18%. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Rice lab finds 2D perovskite compound has whatRead More →

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Compare quotes from the best solar panel installers Free and non-binding estimates Installing solar panels is a great way to save energy and reduce utility bills. However,Read More →

Ohio Republicans sponsored a bill that would allow community solar power in the state, with special exclusions for brownfields. California lawmakers call for community solar supply in new net metering planSacramento, California California lawmakers are asking the utilities commission to establish a program that pays community solar subscribers based onRead More →

New Mexico may soon open up to community solar businesses if the governor signs a new bill. Biden’s infrastructure plan includes 10-year extension and phase-out of direct-pay ITCWashington DC President Joe Biden rolled out his highly anticipated infrastructure package, the American Jobs Plan, at the end of March. The planRead More →

The fate of Illinois solar growth is in the hands of the legislature after the state ran out of incentives for renewable energy. Solar ITC extended to 26% for two more yearsWashington DC Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) Extended in $ 1.4 Trillion Federal Spending Program sign by President DonaldRead More →

AHMEDABAD: The government of Gujarat on Tuesday launched a new solar policy to ensure clean energy. The new policy, according to the government, will reduce dependence on conventional coal-based power generation and help the MSME industry with its production costs. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced Gujarat’s Solar Energy Policy 2021Read More →

Nevada’s constitution was formally amended to include a mandate for utilities to source 50% renewable energy by 2050. Nevada Voters Officially Approve New Renewable Energy StandardCarson City, Nevada Nevada’s Question 3 Constitutional Amendment has been approved by voters for the second and final time to become law, according to Law360.com.Read More →

US policymakers are struggling to keep pace with soaring solar markets. Undefined delays. Application systems pending. Accusations of unscrupulous developers “playing with the system”. These are some of the pitfalls that US policymakers hope to avoid when designing an effective program to encourage the use of solar energy. But asRead More →

According to GTM Research, China’s recently announced changes to national solar policies will have significant impacts on the global PV market and likely the first contraction in global PV demand since before 2000. The country’s National Energy Administration, National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Finance have issued newRead More →