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Here’s what Biden’s infrastructure bill offers solar and cleantech

Apr 1, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Tim Sylvia, pv magazine posted in Solar Finance, Policy, United States, Energy Storage, Markets, Balance of Systems, Solar Industry, Finance, Solar Incentives, Electric Vehicles, Infrastructure, Green Hydrogen, Grids, Integration, Technology, Sustainability, Employment, Utility Scale Markets, Batteries, Covid-19, Green Finance, Legal, Manufacturing, Markets & Policy, Technology & R&D, Battery

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U.S. solar industry comes ‘roaring back,’ breaks multiple records in 2020

Mar 18, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Joe Bebon, pv magazine posted in Policy, United States, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Community Solar, Residential PV, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Utility Scale Markets, Clean Energy, Markets & Policy

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BloombergNEF expects up to 209 GW of new solar for this year

Feb 23, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by Emiliano Bellini, pv magazine posted in Solar Energy, Policy, Energy Storage, Markets, Transportation, Energy Transition, Global, World, Utility Scale Markets, Clean Energy, Clean Energy Jobs, Green Finance, Markets & Policy

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According to BloombergNEF, around 240 GW of new PV capacity could be deployed in 2023.

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What is going on in Texas? #ERCOTfail

Feb 17, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Paul Fischer posted in Solar Energy, United States, Markets, Texas, Power Generation, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Wind Energy, Climate Change, ERCOT, Energy Transition, Technology, natural gas, Coal Plants, Power Outages, Republican, Democrat, txenergy, txwx, txpoweroutage, Climate Disruption, txlege

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This picture shows the temperature (in Fahrenheit) departure from normal during this recent cold snap. 

 

Late Sunday night, extraordinarily cold temperatures made their way into Texas. As the temperature dropped, the people of Texas switched on the heat, with much of it being electric, in an effort to stay warm. Unfortunately, people weren't the only ones to feel the cold grip of mother nature. Extremely low temperatures, ice, and snow caused power plants to go offline. As the demand for power rapidly shot up, supply drastically fell. 

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Biden's First Steps

Jan 25, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Energy, Commercial Solar, Businesses, Markets, Wind Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Corporate, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Hydrogen, Global, Industrial Solar, utility scale storage, Global Warming, Technology, Sustainability, Breiter Planet Properties, Photovoltaic Cells, Clean Energy, Clean Energy Jobs, Green Finance, Pollution, Investors, solar modules

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Rhode Island issues its plan to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Jan 21, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Tim Sylvia, pv magazine posted in Policy, Markets, Rhode Island, Solar Cost & Prices, Prices, Cost, Procurement, Markets & Policy

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A year ago, Executive Order 20-01 cemented in a place Rhode Island’s goal to meet 100% of the state’s electricity demand with renewable energy by 2030. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) worked through the year on an economic and energy market analysis, and developed policy and programmatic pathways to meet the goal.

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Utility-scale projects driving US solar growth

Oct 1, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Eric Wesoff, pv magazine posted in United States, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Texas, utility scale storage, Utility Scale Markets, Covid-19, Nevada, Indiana

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SPI roundup: Financing supplies high, rates low as solar’s secondary markets ride out Covid-19 impacts

Sep 30, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by K Kaufmann, pv magazine posted in Solar Finance, Policy, Markets, Events, Finance, Solar Power International (SPI), World, Green Finance, Markets & Policy

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Recap: #Tesla #BatteryDay and Annual Shareholder Meeting

Sep 23, 2020 2:28:42 AM / by Andrew Breiter-Wu posted in Energy Storage, Markets, Tesla, Batteries, Stock Commentary, Tesla Annual Meeting, Elon Musk, Tesla Battery Day

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 22nd, Tesla held a virtual meeting of shareholders and combined it with Battery Day to announce innovations with their battery cell technology. Battery Day was supposed to be last March but was delayed due to COVID-19. The event was broken up into three main segments: Proxy Vote, Annual Shareholder Presentation, and finally Battery Day.

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The best way to RFP a solar project: don’t

Jul 2, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Kirk Edelman, Safari Energy posted in Policy, United States, Markets, Finance, Installations, Opinion & Analysis, Opinion, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Green Finance, Procurement, Markets & Policy, The Downstream Channel

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