Florida Regulators Approve Solar Lease Option for Homeowners

Monday, 23 April 2018

Sunrun last week won the right to offer solar leases to homeowners in Florida. Rules on the structure of solar lease offerings were previously unclear, and homeowners, therefore, have not had a lease option for solar to date. 

Finding Island Grid Resilience with Advanced Software Systems

Monday, 23 April 2018

Grid operators on the islands of O'ahu and Puerto Rico are working with advanced software providers to help them understand how their transmission and distribution systems function with increasing amounts of distributed energy resources (DER), as they seek a cleaner, more resilient power infrastructure.

New Bill Seeks to Repeal Trump’s Solar Tariffs

Friday, 20 April 2018

Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) yesterday introduced a bill to repeal the solar tariffs that President Donald Trump imposed in January. According to Rosen’s office, if passed, the legislation would allow duties and tariffs to default back to previous rates, and companies that imported any affected solar products under this new tariff would receive retroactive reimbursement.

7 Pro-Earth Actions You Can Take on Earth Day

Friday, 20 April 2018

Earth Day is Sunday, April 22, and while it’s easy to appreciate a day that celebrates the importance of environmental protection, it’s not as easy to figure out what actions you can take on Earth Day to show your support for the movement.

SunPower to Buy SolarWorld Americas

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

SunPower Corp.’s new strategy: If you can’t beat them in the tariff game, buy them. The panel maker, which spent more than a year fighting U.S. import tariffs, announced Wednesday it was buying a rival that was instrumental in pushing for them.

3@3 on Solar PV: How Much Solar Capacity Exists in the World?

Monday, 16 April 2018

Today we spend the entire show talking about the size of the solar market. How much solar generating capacity is installed; how much solar manufacturing capacity exists; and how much solar is held in China, the largest solar market in the world.  

Source: renewableenergyworld.com