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Berkeley Lab recommends subsidies remain driver of solar adoption among low-income US families
Subsidies can still be a vital driving force of solar adoption among reduced- as well as moderate-income (LMI) families in the US offered the reasonably high up-front cost of mounting PV systems, according to Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab).
Mar 21, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Rooftop PV, California, USA, North America, Connecticut, lawrence berkeley national laboratory, low income households
Faster Solar, Wind Deployment In IEA's 10 point plan for Reducing EU Dependence on Russia
The International Energy Agency (IEA), in a 10 point plan for Europe to reduce its dependence on Russian energy products, has actually made a strong pitch for more renewables, energy performance, and branching out of distributors, for Europe to reduce its dependence on Russia.
Mar 9, 2022 // Policy, Europe, Asia, IEA, Russia, Kadri Simson, International Energy Agency
Florida legislators vote to eliminate roof solar net metering
Florida lawmakers have actually passed a costs that will remove credits for families with PV systems, amidst warnings that the legislation could undercut the state's rooftop solar market.
Mar 9, 2022 // Residential, Policy, Rooftop PV, USA, SEIA, Florida, North America, US utilities, Vote Solar, net metering, legislation
Biden calls for wind as well as solar tax cuts
United States President intends to double clean power manufacturing in these locations
Mar 2, 2022 // Policy, USA, North America, Joe Biden, ACORE, american council on renewable energy
SEIA launches community solar siting advice for designers and also regulators as it advises better uptake across the US
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has actually released a new guide on community solar siting processes that gives a framework for designers and also state regulators to seek advice from as well as stresses the need for higher release throughout the United States.
Mar 2, 2022 // Plants, Policy, USA, SEIA, small-scale solar, North America, project design, project siting
Ukrainian energy company reboots grid generation from its solar parks
Clean energy centers have actually been purchased offline in the nation because Thursday as the nationwide grid ran a workout to establish just how it would operate alone from the power networks of Russia and also Belarus.
Mar 1, 2022 // Plants, Policy, Ukraine, DTEK, Europe, Asia, Russia, Solar Park, Belarus, Ukrenergo
Biden wishes to cut into China's electric battery dominance
Head of state Joe Biden highlighted his initiatives to counter China's dominance of the electric battery market on Tuesday as he proclaimed domestic efforts to mine and also process lithium and rare-earth element required to produce the technology that powers cars, electronic devices, wind turbines as well as more.
Feb 23, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, USA, China, Asia, North America, Joe Biden, Jim Litinsky, Silvia Paz
Italy's new policy proposals for solar field 'a waste of money', trade body says
New measures from Italy's federal government to accelerate and also streamline renewables implementation have actually been greatly criticised by the country's solar market.
Feb 22, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Italy, Europe, italia solare, energy crisis
Germany to increase solar PV deployment on agricultural land
Germany is releasing a campaign to support the construction of solar projects on agricultural land, in a relocation the economy ministry price quotes could result in the release of 200GW of additional PV capacity.
Feb 15, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Germany, Europe, Agriculture, bsw, agriPV
Interconnection reform ought to be a leading priority for FERC, clean energy associations say
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) should make interconnection reform a top priority to lower the backlog of projects waiting to connect to the nation's grid, a coalition of three clean energy profession associations has said.
Feb 15, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, USA, SEIA, FERC, PJM, interconnection, North America, American Clean Power Association, advanced energy economy
PJM breakthroughs efforts to clear renewables stockpile with affiliation reform procedure
US power grid operator PJM Interconnection is advancing with initiatives to shift to a brand-new affiliation process as it aims to clear a stockpile of projects including more than 136GW of solar capacity.
Feb 14, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Policy, FERC, PJM, grid congestion, RTOs, advanced energy economy
US community solar industry increased by policy support from states
Community solar release in the US is readied to be increased by support programmes and clean energy commitments from state governments, according to research from Wood Mackenzie, which has actually raised its install projections in spite of interconnection challenges facing the sector.
Feb 10, 2022 // Policy, USA, New Jersey, Wood Mackenzie, Colorado, North America, Illinois
United States organisations require 'demonstrable progress' on BBB clean power provisions as deadlock continues
Greater than 60 organisations from throughout the US clean energy field have contacted congressional leaders prompting them to enact the climate and also clean energy provisions in the Build Back Better (BBB) Act before President Biden's State of the Union Address on 1 March.
Feb 8, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, SEIA, North America, ACORE, Joe Manchin, Build Back Better
China states United States Section 201 expansion will misshape worldwide trade
Head of state Joe Biden's transfer to extend tariffs on imported solar modules as well as cells will misshape international trade, China's commerce ministry has stated.
Feb 7, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, USA, China, bifacial, Asia, North America, Joe Biden, ACORE, 8 minute energy
CPUC indefinitely delays net metering vote in the middle of prevalent criticism of changes
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has actually made a decision to forever postpone its decision on controversial adjustments to the state's net metering laws, according to reports and a Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) statement.
Feb 4, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, California, USA, SEIA, California Public Utilities Commission, North America, Gavin Newsom, us, net metering, NEM 3.0