SRP, sPower Break Ground on Arizona Solar Plant

Salt River Project (SRP), a community-based, not-for-profit public power utility, and sPower, a renewable energy independent power producer (IPP), say construction has begun on East Line Solar, a new solar plant which will bring $10 million in 25 years of tax revenue and up to 350 construction jobs to Pinal County, Ariz.  The project is […]

Canadian Solar responds to ITC complaint filed by Solaria

Canadian Solar issued the following comment in response to Solaria’s ITC complaint regarding potential patent infringement: Over the past five months, Canadian Solar has been vigorously litigating a patent lawsuit filed by Solaria in April 2020 in the U.S. District Court in Oakland, California, entitled The Solaria Corporation v. Canadian Solar Inc., Case No. 4:20-cv-02169-JST… […]

The House of Representatives Passes the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

The House of Representatives has passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which includes legislation Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced to promote the development of renewable energy on public lands.  The Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act develops renewable and distributed energy resources, improves energy efficiency in homes and businesses, helps electrify the transportation […]

CPUC updates California’s interconnection rules to better accommodate renewables onto the grid

On September 24, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued sweeping changes to Rule 21, the rules under which distributed energy resources, like solar power and energy storage, may interconnect to California’s electric grid. The changes represent a radical shift in how states handle interconnection policy, with a number of unprecedented changes that will provide… […]

Palladium, Inverdale Form Joint Venture to Develop Utility-Scale Solar

Palladium Energy LLC, a company focused on the origination, acquisition and development of energy infrastructure projects across the U.S., has entered into a joint venture agreement with Inverdale Energy Partners to form Palladium Energy Development LLC.  The company will develop an initial portfolio of 500 MW of utility-scale solar and solar+storage projects across the U.S. […]

House of Representatives passes Clean Energy Jobs and Innovation Act

On September 24, the House of Representatives passed the Clean Energy Jobs and Innovation Act (H.R. 4447). The bill now moves to the Senate. Key attributes of H.R. 4447, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council: Sets a goal for the country to reach net-zero pollution no later than 2050. Makes environmental justice a priority… […]

Construction begins on sPower’s 100-MW Central Arizona solar project

Construction is underway on East Line Solar, a new PV plant that is expected to generate $10 million in 25 years of tax revenue and up to 350 construction jobs in Pinal County, Arizona. The project, handled by Salt River Project (SRP) and sPower, upon completion will deliver 100 MW of solar generation to the… […]