What you need to know about solar energy treatment as your jurisdiction updates to newer versions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development.
Energy storage deployments are growing in the United States, according to recent Energy Storage Monitor reports from Wood Mackenzie and the Energy Storage Association. And states such as New York and Massachusetts require effective, aggressive solar + storage strategies due to weather patterns that necessitate special attention to resilience.
As solar continues to expand into new markets, both rural and urban, land use discussions are likely to occur. In these discussions, it's important for participants to understand that solar in not a threat to agricultural activity, but rather a harmonious development that can assist the farming community.
Today at the inaugural Virginia Clean Energy Summit, Governor Northam announced actions to make Virginia’s electricity grid 30% renewable by 2030 and carbon-free by 2050.
On September 5, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) released plans to reform and expand the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program. SMART incentivizes cost effective solar and promises to double the amount of solar in the commonwealth at roughly half the cost of a previous program.