U.S. Solar Market Insight™ is a collaboration between the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) and GTM Research that brings high-quality, solar-specific analysis and forecasts to industry professionals in the form of quarterly and annual reports. Released March 5, 2014.
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In a recent report, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory summarizes the Integrated Resource Plans of major Western U.S. utilities to assess their assumptions about future changes within the electricity markets they serve.
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) recently released Utility Scale Solar 2012, which examines trends in installations costs, operations and maintenance costs, capacity factors and power purchase agreement prices for all utility-scale solar technologies.
Technical concerns with integrating higher penetrations of photovoltaic (PV) systems include grid stability, voltage regulation, power quality (voltage rise, sags, flicker, and frequency fluctuations), and protection and coordination.
Any owners or operators of grid-connected solar plants greater than 1 MW must complete Form EIA
This assessment was prepared by North American Electric Reliability Corporation in its capacity as the Electric Reliability Organization1 and provides an independent view of the 10‐year reliability outlook for the North American BPS,2 while identifying trends, emerging issues, and potential risks.
September 18, 2014
This fact sheet describes the Right-of-Way approval process that federal agencies have developed to authorize use of public lands for utility-scale solar energy developments.
SEIA has been working with various stakeholder organizations and the Department of Interior to refine the programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) for solar energy project development on public lands.
SEIA filed with FERC on Final Rule on Integration of Variable Energy Resources in FERC Docket No. RM10-11