Solar weekend: Legal pushback on solar tariffs


Solar Market Updates

Legal Pushback Takes Shape on Trump’s Solar Tariffs

Jennifer Delony | February 13, 2018
Countries and entities negatively affected by solar tariffs set by the Trump Administration in January on imports of crystalline silicon PV cells are beginning to seek redress…

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Mix of Solar and Batteries Is Beating Natural Gas

Chris Martin and Mark Chediak | February 13, 2018
Natural gas is getting edged out of power markets across the U.S. by two energy sources that, together, are proving to be an unbeatable mix: solar and batteries.

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FERC Removes Energy Market Barriers for Energy Storage; Will Study Aggregated DERs Next

Jennifer Runyon | February 15, 2018
On Thursday, FERC voted unanimously in favor of adopting a new rule that would remove the market barriers

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Duke’s $13.8BN Grid Proposal Guarantees Decades of Shareholder Profits at Ratepayer Expense

Caroline Golin | February 15, 2018
If you live in North Carolina, chances are you’ve seen ads promoting Duke Energy’s 10-year, $13.8 billion Power/Forward Carolinas initiative.

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How One Florida Utility Will Use Storage to Capture ‘Lost’ Solar

Renewable Energy World Editors | February 13, 2018
Florida Power & Light last week said that it has installed a battery system at its Citrus Solar Energy Center that will allow the utility to get more energy from solar panels at the project.

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Connecting to the Cloud Will Revolutionize Off-Grid Solar

Miriam Tuerk | February 12, 2018
Today, if it’s an unexpectedly warm winter’s day, I can turn down my home’s heating thermostat with just a few swipes on my smartphone…

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Why 100 Percent Renewable Energy Doesn’t Make Sense in Many Locations

Peter Lilienthal with comment by Jennifer Runyon | February 15, 2018
There is a lot of interest in the idea of 100 percent renewable energy both from a political and technical perspective.

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2018 Renewable Outlook Stable: Renewables Can Now Self-Sustain

Gregory Remec | February 15, 2018
The Trump administration is not likely to stop the growth of the renewables market in the U.S.

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Opportunities Grow for Renewables in 2018, From Pricing to Packaging

Austin Whitman | February 15, 2018
2017 was a year of ever-changing odds for clean energy firms. Fortunes seesawed as the federal government pulled back on supportive policies, while…

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