Symbium signed up 22 CA cities to try out its software, which uses automation techniques to slash the time it takes to process solar permits.

AI-powered permitting is speeding up solar deployments in California

Symbium signed up 22 CA cities to try out its software, which uses automation techniques to slash the time it takes to process solar permits.
December 9, 2023/by Panel The Planet
New projects have cratered and job losses are mounting in the six months since California regulators slashed the value of home solar systems.

California’s rooftop solar policy is killing its rooftop solar industry

New projects have cratered and job losses are mounting in the six months since California regulators slashed the value of home solar systems.
December 8, 2023/by Panel The Planet
CALPIRG Students at UCSB hosted a campus event as a part of the organization’s Statewide Celebration of Clean Energy

Students host clean energy celebration calling on UCSB to commit to 100% clean energy by 2035

Students at UCSB hosted a campus event in support of getting the university to commit to 100% Clean Energy by 2035.
December 8, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Cornell University researchers say newly developed wind & solar power projects could actually profit by using their energy for Bitcoin mining.

Cornell researchers say new wind and solar power projects could profit from Bitcoin mining

Cornell University researchers say newly developed wind & solar power projects could actually profit by using their energy for Bitcoin mining.
December 7, 2023/by Panel The Planet
A US DoE analysis of the Salton Sea and surrounding environs found that lithium production could reach 3.4m tonnes essential for batteries.

‘Once in a generation’: US confirms huge lithium deposits in California’s Salton Sea

A US DoE analysis of the Salton Sea and surrounding environs found that lithium production could reach 3.4m tonnes essential for batteries.
December 6, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Representatives from Gov. Newsom’s administration will attend and speak on the Golden State’s progress toward clean energy goals, zero-emission vehicles and nature-based solutions.

From decarbonization to electric cars, California hopes to showcase climate leadership at COP28

Representatives from Gov. Newsom’s administration will attend COP28 and speak on CA's progress toward clean energy goals, zero-emission vehicles and nature-based solutions.
December 5, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Project Nexus’s feasibility study estimates that installing solar canals where possible in CA could save 63 billion gallons of water annually.

Water saving solar panels, coming soon to a canal near you

Project Nexus’s feasibility study estimates that installing solar canals where possible in CA could save 63 billion gallons of water annually.
December 4, 2023/by Panel The Planet
In its latest monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” report, FERC says solar provided 9,924 MW of new domestic generating capacity

US solar energy capacity could soon overtake wind power

In its latest monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” report, FERC says solar provided 9,924 MW of new domestic generating capacity, on pace to overtake wind.
December 3, 2023/by Panel The Planet
The use of modern technology in pv modules has made solar trackers indispensable, ensuring optimal energy output regardless of geographic location.

Solar potential of tough terrain

The use of modern technology in pv modules has made solar trackers indispensable, ensuring optimal energy output regardless of geographic location.
December 2, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Right now, the US has nearly 160 gigawatts of installed solar capacity, more than half of which is utility-scale.

Here’s where utility-scale solar is located in the US

Right now, the US has nearly 160 gigawatts of installed solar capacity, more than half of which is utility-scale. Here's a map showing their locations.
December 1, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Mauritania has significant opportunities to tap its renewable energy resources and accelerate its sustainable development journey

Mauritania’s high-quality wind and solar resources provides opportunity for economic growth

A new IEA report finds that Mauritania has significant opportunities to tap its renewable energy resources and accelerate its sustainable development journey.
November 30, 2023/by Panel The Planet
The Gila River Indian Community signed a project partnership agreement with US Army Corps of Engineers to put solar panels over its canals.

A Native American tribe is about to put solar panels over its canals

The Gila River Indian Community signed a project partnership agreement with US Army Corps of Engineers to put solar panels over its canals.
November 29, 2023/by Panel The Planet
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