Solar News: Rooftop solar creates 30 times more jobs than utility-scale solar

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The US electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

 

 

 

 


UTILITY SCALE

Upstate New York’s first utility-scale solar projects set to come online this year

GRID SCALE

Massive solar + storage project receives federal approval to be built on US public lands

UTILITY SCALE

Chinese conglomerate surges to top spot on global utility-scale solar developer list

 

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Market Update

STORAGE

Mitsubishi, Powin to provide battery storage retrofits to California solar projects

 

 

 

 

 


HYDROPOWER

Voith Hydro to supply pumped storage equipment for Idaho combined energy project

OFFSHORE

Ørsted, Eversource commit $5 million to university’s offshore wind research initiatives

WIND POWER

Ocergy’s offshore floating wind solutions attract Series A equity funding

WIND POWER

Wind farms bring windfalls for rural schools, but school finance laws limit how money is spent

 

Policy Recommendations

COMMUNITY SOLAR

US state lawmakers should consider the benefits of community solar

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Michigan bill may unlock community solar and your state should follow suit

From our Bloggers

ROOFTOP

There are 30 times more jobs created from rooftop solar vs utility-scale solar, utility filing says

 

 

 


STORAGE

Solar+storage for critical services providers: Barriers and opportunities

STORAGE

We need more grid engineers to implement Biden’s plan (Part 2 of 2)

 

 

 

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