US utility-scale solar implementation leaps 38%.
The first 9 months of 2021 saw US utility-scale solar additions get to 8,410 MW, a 38% increase on the exact same time last year, according to an analysis of new government information by research organisation Sun Day Campaign.
Nov 23, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, USA, FERC, North America, sun day campaign
FERC rolls back 'anti-renewables' policy in PJM market
Renewables associations have actually welcomed rule adjustments in the US' largest electrical power market that are anticipated to cause more solar cleaning capability market public auctions while making it easier for states to achieve their tidy energy targets.
Oct 4, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, SEIA, FERC, PJM, North America, ACORE, federal energy regulatory commission, earthjustice
Renewable energy can provide 33-50% people electrical energy by 2030, yet not likely to hit Biden 80% target
If existing fads proceed, renewable energy will provide about one-third people power to the grid by 2030, although this could get to fifty percent of generation if implementation rises, according to information by the Energy Information Management (EIA) as well as the Federal Power Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Jul 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, FERC, North America, Joe Biden, EIA
FERC eyes transmission reform to relieve United States link process
The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is looking at prospective reforms to transmission as well as affiliation guidelines for energy projects, a move which might aid alleviate the link procedure for solar and also storage space developments.
Jul 19, 2021 // Policy, USA, FERC, North America, ANOPR, ISOs, RTOs
FERC announces grid workshop, suggests transmission incentive shake-up
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has introduced a string of campaigns to aid create the country's power grid, including tightening up a transmission incentive policy for energies as well as a workshop that will explore exactly how business can take advantage of grid-enhancing technology.
Apr 16, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, FERC, North America, transmission, grid capacity, federal energy regulatory commission, grid infrastructure, iso, Richard Glick
US solar generation rises in January
Solar plants in the United States created 21.7% more electricity in January this year than they performed in 2020, making up 2.4% of the country's whole electricity mix.
Mar 25, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, USA, FERC, IRENA, North America, EIA, sun day campaign
FERC signals mention support for solar projects in PURPA, MOPR rulings
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has revealed key choices this week giving quality as well as to solar developers within the United States, while signalling state support further down the line.
Mar 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, FERC, North America, PJM Interconnection, auctions and tenders, floor price, MINIMUM offer price rule, MOPR, Gizelle Wray, Jessica Bayles
Head of state Biden picks Richard Glick as new FERC chairman
United States President Joe Biden has actually appointed Richard Glick, a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), as the body's brand-new chairman.
Jan 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, FERC, Donald Trump, North America, Joe Biden, policy, renewables
Senate approves 2 bipartisan choices for FERC commissioners
The United States Senate has actually approved 2 candidates for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that were chosen by President Donald Trump, bringing the company to a full enhance of five commissioners.
Dec 2, 2020 // Policy, USA, FERC, Donald Trump, North America, Gregory Wetstone, regulation, government, clean energy transition, republican, democrat, senate, us senate
'Success for grid dependability' as FERC order opens up United States wholesale markets to dispersed energy
United States wholesale energy markets will be opened up to distributed power sources (DERs) such as small solar systems and battery storage systems under a brand-new ruling that proponents say will enhance grid dependability and also reduced prices for customers.
Sep 18, 2020 // Plants, Storage, Grids, USA, SEIA, FERC, North America, Kelly Speakes-Backman, virtual power plant, Neil Chatterjee
Power storage space readied to contend in United States wholesale markets following site ruling
Dispersed power storage facilities in the US are readied to join wholesale markets and also complete to provide grid services after what's referred to as the "solitary crucial act" for the power shift until now.
Jul 13, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, FERC, North America, policy, regulation, order 841, grid services, Neil Chatterjee
Risk to US web metering
The Solar Energy Industries Association has advised the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject a petition to ditch internet metering, entirely on legal premises. A declaring by Solar United Neighbors, Vote Solar, and other groups makes a legal case as well as also rebuts the petition's insurance claims concerning net metering.
Jun 16, 2020 // Commercial, Residential, USA, SEIA, FERC, North America
U.S. senators replicate call for ban on Huawei solar inverters
A group of ten bipartisan senators such as Marco Rubio (R-FL), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), calling on it to take action to fight the national security threat introduced by Huawei's entrance to the U.S. solar sector.
Dec 10, 2019 // Inverters, Policy, USA, FERC, Huawei, North America, Marco Rubio, Susan Collins, Joe Manchin
US energy regulator moves to limit mandatory renewable purchases
Solar representatives have cautioned against a move to overhaul US rules that have guided utilities' mandatory renewable purchases for decades, setting the scene for a policy clash.
Sep 23, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, SEIA, FERC, PURPA, North America, big sun
Truce with Michigan utility frees 584MW PV pipeline from planning limbo
US solar players have scored a victory in Michigan this week after regulators ratified a deal to unblock a 584MW PV pipeline, held up by years of standoff with a utility.
Sep 12, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, SEIA, FERC, PURPA, Michigan, MPSC, North America, michigan public services commission, Katherine Gensler