Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick last week signed S. 2395, extending long-term contracts between the utilities and renewable energy companies and raising the cap on net metering to 3 percent for both public and private projects. A company transitioning a coal-fired power plant to natural gas can now qualify for long-term contracts, providing the site is [...]
New Jersey’s generous solar renewable energy credit (SREC) program created such a boom in solar installations that the state surpassed California in new PV capacity during Q1 of 2012.
The solar-module trade war is growing hotter, with new salvos fired by both sides.
For immediate release BOULDER, Colo., July 2, 2012 — “We’re saddened that Abound Solar was undercapitalized to compete in a fast-maturing market,” said Susan Greene, president of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). “Every industry goes through a similar period of consolidation as it achieves economies of scale. We applaud Abound for the way it [...]
Caribbean Island Aims to be First Nation Off Fossil Fuels Rio, Brazil (CWR release) ― The Government of Aruba and the Carbon War Room (CWR), the global entrepreneur initiative founded by Sir Richard Branson and a group of entrepreneurs, have announced a partnership to transition the island to 100 percent renewable energy. The partnership would [...]