The Square D Energy Center smart panel from Schneider Electric offers flexible control over solar arrays and battery storage.

As solar + storage ready becomes a title 24 mandate, smart technology helps flatten the complexity curve

With the new Title 24 solar + storage mandate for 2023, new technologies are helping to simplify the learning curve of implementation.
February 3, 2023/by Panel The Planet
The CPUC is considering asking electricity providers in the state to procure 4GW of new capacity to ensure grid reliability.

CPUC proposal would order an additional 4 GW of clean energy resources to bolster grid reliability

The CPUC is considering asking electricity providers in the state to procure 4GW of new capacity to ensure grid reliability.
February 3, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Los Angeles is the nation's leading city for installed solar capacity. Solar energy is the city's most abundant renewable power source.

All you need to know about solar panels in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the nation's leading city for installed solar capacity. Solar energy is the city's most abundant renewable power source.
February 2, 2023/by Panel The Planet
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a utility-scale solar storage project that can provide power to both AC and DC high-voltage lines

This solar + storage project could be a US grid game changer

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a utility-scale solar storage project that can provide power to both AC and DC high-voltage lines
February 1, 2023/by Panel The Planet
DSD will work with The Home Depot to install 13MW of rooftop solar across 25 store locations in California.

DSD and The Home Depot to install 13 MW solar portfolio in California

DSD will work with The Home Depot to install 13MW of rooftop solar across 25 store locations in California.
January 31, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Element Resources plans to build and operate a major renewable hydrogen production facility in Lancaster, California.

Element Resources to use solar to fuel green hydrogen production facilities in California

Element Resources plans to build and operate a major renewable hydrogen production facility in Lancaster, California, powered by solar energy.
January 30, 2023/by Panel The Planet
A trio of environmental groups wants the CPUC to upend last month’s decision that overhauled the rules for rooftop solar.

California slashed rooftop solar payments. Now opponents want a rehearing

A trio of environmental groups wants the CPUC to upend last month’s decision that overhauled the rules for rooftop solar.
January 30, 2023/by Panel The Planet
The second phase of a 25-MW, solar + storage project is underway at Bishop Ranch, a 600-acre mixed-use neighborhood in San Ramon, California.

25-MW solar + storage project underway at California mixed-use community

The second phase of a 25-MW, solar + storage project is underway at Bishop Ranch, a 600-acre mixed-use neighborhood in San Ramon, California.
January 29, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Peninsula Clean Energy says it can deliver affordable clean energy to its Bay Area territory nearly every hour of the year by 2025.

24/7 carbon-free energy is about to become a reality in California

Peninsula Clean Energy says it can deliver affordable clean energy to its Bay Area territory nearly every hour of the year by 2025.
January 29, 2023/by Panel The Planet
FERC’s latest Energy Infrastructure Update said that just over 72.8GW of solar is expected to be added from Dec. 2022 until Nov. 2025.

Solar to dominate US capacity additions with 73GW expected through 2025

FERC’s latest Energy Infrastructure Update said that just over 72.8GW of solar is expected to be added from Dec. 2022 until Nov. 2025.
January 28, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Solar panels over parking lots produce clean electricity without wasting space and provide shade in sunny, warm weather for drivers.

Why not cover ugly parking lots with solar panels?

A mandate on adding solar panels over parking lots would produce clean electricity without wasting space and provide shade for cars in warm climates.
January 27, 2023/by Panel The Planet
Winston Cone Optics seeks to develop pilot projects that use solar energy to heat water, evaporate waste and remove salt from wastewater.

Solar projects yielding exciting potential for dairies, other industries

Winston Cone Optics seeks to develop pilot projects that use solar energy to heat water, evaporate waste and remove salt from wastewater.
January 27, 2023/by Panel The Planet
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