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Northeast US added 800 MW of rooftop solar in 2019

Mar 9, 2020 8:45:00 AM / by William Driscoll, pv magazine posted in Solar Access to All, Massachusetts, Policy, Vermont, Markets, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Installations, Solar Incentives, New Jersey, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Residential PV, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Pennsylvania

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City of Adelaide commits to 100% renewable electricity

Feb 24, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Marija Maisch, pv magazine posted in Policy, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Finance, Installations, Decarbonization, Energy Efficiency, Electric Vehicles, Investments, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Australia, Grids, Integration, Technology, Electrification, Sustainability, Industrial PV, Commercial PV

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City of Adelaide was the first jurisdiction in Australia to offer incentives for batteries.

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Solar & Energy Storage Northeast

Feb 18, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Property Owners, Commercial Solar Finance, Solar Capital, Commercial Solar, Businesses, Solar Finance, MA SMART Program, Massachusetts, Policy, Politics, Vermont, Energy Storage, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Boston, Installations, Decarbonize, Power Generation, Legislation, Climate Change, Energy Transition, Bifacial Modules, 2020, Global Warming, Technology, Sustainability, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Government, Breiter Planet Properties

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‘Renewables must grow four times faster to ensure sustainable future’

Feb 10, 2020 9:05:00 AM / by Marija Maisch, pv magazine posted in Renewable Energy, Community, Commercial Solar, Policy, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Modules, Finance, Installations, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Climate Pledge, Climate Change, Global, Industrial Solar, World, Global Warming, Grids, Integration, Industrial PV, Commercial PV

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2,000 gigawatts of solar power needed for 100% renewables

Jan 28, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by William Driscoll, pv magazine posted in Commercial Solar, Policy, United States, Energy Storage, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Finance, Installations, Decarbonize, Decarbonization, Paris Climate Agreement, Climate Change, Industrial Solar, Global Warming, Residential PV, Electrification

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The world will add 142 GW of new solar this year

Jan 9, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Max Hall, pv magazine posted in Renewable Energy, International Solar, Solar Energy, Solar, Solar Development, Solar Finance, Policy, United States, Markets, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Decarbonization, Infrastructure, Climate Change, India, Europe, Energy Transition, Solar Panels, Energy Generation, China, Global, Distributed Solar, Industrial Solar, 2020, New Year, World

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How Will Your Solar Panels Perform in Winter Weather?

Dec 3, 2019 6:00:00 PM / by Paul Fischer posted in Property Management, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Energy, Solar Development, Property Owners, Solar Capital, Residential Solar, Commercial Solar, Solar Finance, Modules, Boston, Business, Decarbonize, Decarbonization, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change, Bifacial Modules, Solar Panels

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The first winter storm of the season is wrapping up here in New England. As we gather our shovels, ice scrapers, salt, and other winter gear out of the closet, we embark on another journey and battle against mother nature. Skiers and snowboarders rejoice as the fresh snow evokes dreams of carving down the mountain. Others are less enthusiastic about having to deal with another 4-5 months of scraping, shoveling and shivering.

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Coal Continues its Decline

Nov 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Solar Energy, Energy, Solar Development, Solar Capital, Solar Finance, Utility-Scale PV, Solar Industry, Installations, Decarbonize, Power Generation, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Solar Plus Storage, Decarbonization, Infrastructure, Climate Change

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Murray Energy, the largest privately held coal company in the United States recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This continues to be a trend for coal companies over the last couple of years. As renewables like solar and wind become more cost effective, they are beginning to move coal fired power plants out of the picture. Unfortunately, the effects of this bankruptcy will harm only the most vulnerable. It will lead to workers and coal miners getting the short end of the stick, and top executives at Murray Energy getting off scot-free. “It (Murray Energy) will seek to be relieved of its obligations to retirees, their dependents and widows. We have seen this sad act too many times before.” (Source

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Solar (and wind) help to keep the AC on in Texas

Oct 31, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by Christian Roselund, pv magazine posted in Solar, Energy Storage, Texas, Wind Energy, DERs, Climate Change, ERCOT

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A recent report by the state’s grid operator shows that solar and wind helped to meet peak demand on days of peak power demand in August, including the scorching afternoon that set a new all-time record.

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Transmission ITC

Oct 30, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Energy, ITC, Decarbonization, Investments, Infrastructure, Climate Change

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