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Regulation  -  June 21, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Groups release US grid study ahead of DOE's

A new study funded by the Advanced Energy Economy and the American Wind Energy Association has found that the shifting U.S. electricity resource mix does not threaten the reliability of the country's power system.
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Energy Efficiency  -  June 21, 2017 - By Megan Corsano

Agriculture Dept. inks $4.2M energy savings contract

U.S. Forest Service facilities in the Pacific Northwest will receive energy efficiency upgrades through a $4.22 million contract expected to reduce electricity and natural gas consumption in the region by 50%.
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Solar  -  June 19, 2017 - By Abigail Ross Hopper

C&I solar installations have a bright future, but not if Suniva gets its way

In this guest column from the Solar Energy Industries Association, President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper explains how a trade case currently pending at the U.S. International Trade Commission has the potential to devastate the U.S. solar industry and impact commercial and industrial deployment.
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Regulation  -  June 16, 2017

Nevada governor restores net metering, vetos clean energy standard, community solar bills

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on June 15 signed Assembly Bill 405, restoring the state's net metering rates close to retail for rooftop solar customers.
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Solar  -  June 13, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Solar companies prepare to flock back into Nevada

Following the passage of a series of clean energy industry-friendly bills by the Nevada Legislature, at least three solar companies have announced plans to restart operations in the state if and when Gov. Brian Sandoval signs them into law.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 12, 2017

Case study: GM's road to 100% renewable energy

This case study, presented by Edison Energy, powered by Altenex, dives into the approach General Motors Co. is taking to reach its ambitious goal of running its global operations on 100% renewable energy by 2050.
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Solar  -  June 12, 2017

Google's 'Project Sunroof' maps existing rooftop solar

Google on June 12 announced another expansion in capabilities of its 'Project Sunroof' tool that allows a user to view already installed solar projects in any given neighborhood.
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June 10, 2017

Weekend reads: The untold Tesla, SolarCity story; AGs prepare for fight with EPA; a solar bankruptcy & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Solar  -  June 8, 2017

Verizon Center to utilize solar for 25% of its power

Through a new partnership, the Washington, D.C., Wizards, Capitals, Mystics and Valor will be among the first professional sports teams powered by offsite renewable energy.
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Regulation  -  June 7, 2017 - By Amy Poszywak

Nevada lawmakers pass bills to restore net metering, raise renewables standard, launch community solar

Evidence of a shift in clean energy policies in Nevada, the state Legislature this week passed a series of industry-backed bills that will increase the state's use of renewable energy and customer access to it.
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