New Jersey doubles community solar project capacity in Year 2 of pilot program

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) took a major step forward to ensure an equitable clean energy future by approving the Year 2 Application and process for the State’s Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. This action ensures underserved and overburdened communities can access the health and financial benefits of renewable energy, and participate… […]

Coalition Urges Mass. Lawmakers to Oppose Pro-Utility Legislative Provisions

A coalition of solar companies and clean energy advocacy organizations have sent a letter to Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo strongly opposing a legislative provision that authorizes utilities to construct, operate and own solar projects. The provision, Section 15H in the House Act Creating a 2050 Roadmap to a Clean […]

SnapNrack Debuts SpeedSeal Mounting Technology

SnapNrack, a manufacturer of solar mounting solutions, has debuted its new SpeedSeal technology featuring SpeedSeal Foot for the Ultra Rail roof mount system and SpeedSeal Track for the RL Universal roof mount system.  SnapNrack is introducing a new generation of roof attachments with an innovative design that incorporates flashing reliability into a single attachment by […]

Major Solar Project in Fitchburg Receives Approval

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), a regulated utility and primary subsidiary of MGE Energy, has received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) for a 20 MW solar array to be built in Fitchburg, Wis.  Known as the O’Brien Solar Fields, the project will provide locally generated solar energy to local businesses, municipalities […]

Illinois Commerce Commission Grants Emergency Motion to Preserve Net Metering

The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has granted in part an emergency motion by solar advocacy organizations concerning distributed generation rebates and net metering credits in Ameren Illinois’ service territory.  In its order, ICC urged Ameren to continue to provide full net metering credits to residential solar customers until an audit is completed to protect consumers […]

Clean Power Alliance advances two solar + storage projects in Southern California

Continuing on a successful year of ramping up storage procurement to increase the reliability of the state’s electricity system, Clean Power Alliance (CPA) advanced a new solar + storage project and added new storage to an already contracted solar project. The CPA Board of Directors approved the Daggett Solar & Storage project and an amended… […]

SnapNrack releases single-attachment solar roof mount

SnapNrack, a solar mounting solutions manufacturer, has debuted its new SpeedSeal Technology featuring the SpeedSeal Foot for the company’s Ultra Rail Roof Mount System and SpeedSeal Track for the RL Universal Roof Mount System. SnapNrack’s new generation of roof attachments incorporates flashing into a single attachment by using a patent-pending “Lag Driven Sealant Technology.” These… […]

Illinois Commerce Commission grants emergency motion to preserve net metering until replacement is available

On Thursday, the Illinois Commerce Commission granted in part an Emergency Motion by solar advocacy organizations concerning distributed generation rebates and net-metering credits in Ameren Illinois’ service territory. In its Order, the Commission urged Ameren to continue to provide full net-metering credits to residential solar customers until an audit is completed to protect consumers and… […]