The quarterly SEIA/Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables U.S. Solar Market InsightTM report shows the major trends in the U.S. solar industry. Learn more about the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report. Released March 17, 2020.
For rooftop and small commercial customers, net metering has been a successful policy and has helped drive the growth of solar around the country. New York State regulators, however, are proposing changes to this billing mechanism.
Virginia Assembly Advances Landmark Bill that Would Create 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard by 2050
RICHMOND, VA and WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Virginia House and Senate passed versions of the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA), a bill that would create a renewable portfolio standard in Virginia and require utilities and competitive suppliers to increase the percentage of electricity produced from clean energy annually, until they achieve 100 percent renewably-sourced energy by 2050.
WASHINGTON, D.C. and RICHMOND, VA – Solar growth from the Virginia Clean Economy Act could create 29,500 direct solar jobs in Virginia, and tens of thousands of indirect jobs, according to a new study released today by a coalition of rooftop and shared solar companies and advocates. The study also estimates that the bill would generate over $4.3 billion in economic investment over the next decade.
The New York Department of Public Service (DPS) released a long-anticipated whitepaper that proposes rate design changes for residential solar customers in the state.
Today, dozens of solar energy supporters from across the country gathered at the headquarters of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to rally for an end to solar tariffs. Clad in yellow scarves and holding sun balloons, solar workers called on the USITC to grant relief from the harmful solar tariffs.
The results are in for the 2019 state elections and while both political parties enjoyed victories, one thing is clear—solar energy is poised to grow as several key states voted in officials who support and champion clean energy. There are now tangible, long-term opportunities for continued solar development in states like Mississippi, Virginia, and Kentucky, among many others. We cannot afford to lose this momentum. Mississippi