WASHINGTON, DC – In a new report, energy experts say Texas can help ensure the reliability of its electricity supply by deploying more solar energy, especially during the coming summer months. In recent years, Texas summers have been marked by extreme heat and drought. Wednesday, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) issued its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) as well as the semiannual update to its long-term Capacity, Demand and Reserves (CDR) report.
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today applauded an announcement that Massachusetts has surpassed Governor Deval Patrick’s goal of installing 250 megawatts (MW) of solar energy by 2017 and the Administration plans to expand the Massachusetts solar goal to 1.6 gigawatts (GW). The 250 MW benchmark has been met nearly four years ahead of schedule.
DENVER – In order to avoid possible disruption to the Solar*Rewards program for small-sized solar installations in Colorado, Xcel Energy, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) jointly propose an increase in program capacity for 2013.
Legislation to repeal North Carolina's renewable energy portfolio standards was killed in a House committee vote April 24.
Recently I spoke out in support of a critical effort underway in Arizona: keeping the state’s rooftop solar industry alive. Like school choice and health care choice, solar choice should be a core part of the Arizona agenda, and my party’s message.
The Colorado Senate — over the strong objections of rural Republican lawmakers — passed a bill Monday increasing the amount of renewable energy that rural electricity cooperatives must use.
A move to bolster Colorado's renewable energy standard by requiring an increase in renewable power for rural electric cooperatives was approved late Monday by a state legislative committee after nearly seven hours of debate.
Ohio's clean-energy law is creating jobs, promoting advanced manufacturing and small business, diversifying the state’s power supply, improving public health by reducing pollution, and lowering utility bills.
Arizona Public Service Co. set a record last year for the amount of solar power installed throughout its service territory, accounting for about 21 percent of the total installed across the state.
The state is awarding $46 million to help finance 76 large-scale solar energy projects across New York.