SolarCity, the residential solar provider that went public with some skepticism, continues to grow outlandishly, and its stock has skyrocketed.
Community solar wins big in California, and a complicated but apparently positive net metering legislation also goes to the governor.
Xcel is ready to use more utility-scale renewables in Colorado, but seems to be souring on distributed solar; advocates say it could be an $11 million mistake.
Xcel, Colorado’s largest electricity provider, is seeking net-metering changes that could undervalue solar’s grid benefits and slow its growth.
A private university in South Carolina wants to install more solar power, but state laws draw the line at 100 kilowatts for nonresidential systems.
Minnesota enacts a 1.5 percent solar requirement and makes several other moves that advocates say could boost clean energy.
CPS Energy says it will hold off at least a year on a plan that would have slashed the value of solar power produced on San Antonio rooftops.
Will rooftop solar spell doom for electrical utilities? Fears are running rampant, and San Antonio’s CPS Energy is acting to scale back net metering credits.
Utilities claim that when a business or homeowner lowers their electricity bill by installing solar panels or wind turbines, they drive up other customers’ utility bills.
A Dominion Virginia Power program will pay small generators for their solar power, but not everyone thinks it’s the best way to promote clean energy in the state.