U.S. Infrastructure Must Be Flood-Ready, State and Local Officials Say

From the recent flooding in the Midwest and the March nor’easter along the mid-Atlantic coast to the 2017 hurricanes and this winter’s record deluges in California, major floods have become all too common across the U.S. That’s one reason more than 250 governors, state representatives, and mayors from across the political spectrum and representing more […]

These 15 companies participated in 1 GW of projects, part of over 2 GW of commercial solar power installed in the U.S. in 2017

The U.S. solar industry saw a heavy slowdown in 2017. The utility sector returning from orbit after their massive 2016, and a market evolution away from leases toward cash purchases caused a 16% tightening in residential. The commercial market bucked the trend though and grew from ~1,650 MW to ~2,100 MW, about 28%. GTM Research […]

FERC Ruling May Undermine State Renewable Energy Mandates

Energy Innovation and NRDC both argue that the recent FERC ruling on New England ISO’s plans to reform capacity markets could undermine state policies on renewable energy. According to Energy Innovation, this will increase the cost of renewable energy, while preventing the retirement of plants that would otherwise retire. “Customers will have to pay twice […]