Coalition launches to fight solar panel tariffs – The Hill

The HillCoalition launches to fight solar panel tariffsThe HillA broad industry and conservative coalition launched Friday to fight potential tariffs on imported solar panels. Energy Trade Action Coalition includes mainly non-solar companies, along with trade associations, utilities, retailers, unions ...and more » … [Read more...]

Environmentalists force reduction in California solar project – The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsEnvironmentalists force reduction in California solar projectThe Mercury NewsA settlement will reduce the proposed Panoche Valley solar project to roughly one-third of its original scale, highlighting the difficulty of building large renewable ...California Solar Farm Shrinks in Deal With … [Read more...]

Panda-shaped solar power plant opens in China – AccuWeather – AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather.comPanda-shaped solar power plant opens in China - AccuWeatherAccuWeather.comChina is the top solar-producing country in the world, and one of its newest solar plants is shaped after a national treasure.and more » … [Read more...]

EGEB: Microsoft ditching Puget Sound Energy, $1000000000000 solar market, more – Electrek

ElectrekEGEB: Microsoft ditching Puget Sound Energy, $1000000000000 solar market, moreElectrekNet metering slowly shifting to value of solar – “There seems to be a movement from net metering toward alternative compensation structures that are based on the value distributed energy resources provide to the grid,” … [Read more...]

Why Fight Solar Power? – New York Times

July 20, 2017 To the Editor: “After Rapid Growth, Rooftop Solar Programs Dim Under Pressure From Utility Lobbyists” (news article, July 9) got it right that traditional utilities are fighting to undercut competition and customer choice by targeting state solar policies, “particularly net metering, which … [Read more...]

Can a Flow Battery Steal the Throne From TEP’s 4.5-Cent Solar-Plus-Storage PPA? – Greentech Media

Greentech MediaCan a Flow Battery Steal the Throne From TEP's 4.5-Cent Solar-Plus-Storage PPA?Greentech MediaIn May, NextEra Energy Resources secured a 4.5-cent per kilowatt-hour solar-plus-storage PPA with Tucson Electric Power. That's low for just solar, but the 100 megawatts of generation will come backed by 30 megawatts of … [Read more...]