The U.S. solar industry added 6.5 gigawatts (GW) of new electric generating capacity in Q3 2023, a 35% year-over-year increase as federal clean energy policies begin to take hold. As a result of this growth, the United States is expected add a record 33 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity in 2023, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q4 2023 report released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie.
Solar and Storage Industry Statement on White House Release of Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released a proposed rule that includes streamlining of permitting and environmental reviews for solar and transmission projects on federal lands under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
DC Circuit Court Sides with Solar and Storage Industry and Sends Southeast Energy Exchange Market Case Back to FERC
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order requiring the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to reconsider its Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM).