Solar Industry News

Rep. Schiff introduces renewable roadsides act to harness solar energy along federal highways

Rep. Schiff introduced the Renewable Roadsides Act, which aims to start the process of transforming landscapes alongside federal highways.

Solar farms are suitable for raising sheep, according to one Oregon university

Researchers at Oregon State University tracked sheep grazing at an Agrivoltaic solar farm. It can be the ideal setup for sheep producers.

Los Angeles public-private partnership aims to advance industrial solar

Feed-in Tariff program has 155 projects with a combined capacity of 105.2MW in service as of Dec. 2023, according to the program dashboard.

Startup develops breakthrough solar cells that can make energy indoors

Bifacial solar cells technology soaks up shaded sunlight and artificial light from lamps to produce its own trickle of renewable power.

California plans to add nearly 60 GW of renewables, storage by 2035

California regulators approved a plan to add nearly 60 GW of new renewable energy and energy storage resources by 2035.

Solar and battery storage to make up 81% of new US electric-generating capacity in 2024

Developers and power plant owners plan to add 62.8 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric-generating capacity in 2024.

Fremont is the first city in the nation to receive coveted designation

Fremont achieved a SolSmart designation for their solar energy leadership and is the first to achieve the new Platinum level.

Changi starts work on country’s largest solar photovoltaic system

CAG has commenced work on installing solar panels, and once completed, it will become Singapore’s largest single-site solar PV system.

West Marin Senior Housing “loves” its new battery storage and solar

3 senior housing sites at Sage Lane have activated solar paired battery storage systems valued at $100,000 to power critical facility needs.

Rep. Schiff introduced the Renewable Roadsides Act, which aims to start the process of transforming landscapes alongside federal highways.

Rep. Schiff introduces renewable roadsides act to harness solar energy along federal highways

Rep. Schiff introduced the Renewable Roadsides Act, which aims to start the process of transforming landscapes alongside federal highways.
February 28, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Researchers at Oregon State University tracked sheep grazing at an Agrivoltaic solar farm. It can be the ideal setup for sheep producers.

Solar farms are suitable for raising sheep, according to one Oregon university

Researchers at Oregon State University tracked sheep grazing at an Agrivoltaic solar farm. It can be the ideal setup for sheep producers.
February 27, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Feed-in Tariff program has 155 projects with a combined capacity of 105.2MW in service as of Dec. 2023, according to the program dashboard.

Los Angeles public-private partnership aims to advance industrial solar

Feed-in Tariff program has 155 projects with a combined capacity of 105.2MW in service as of Dec. 2023, according to the program dashboard.
February 26, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Bifacial solar cells technology soaks up shaded sunlight and artificial light from lamps to produce its own trickle of renewable power.

Startup develops breakthrough solar cells that can make energy indoors

Bifacial solar cells technology soaks up shaded sunlight and artificial light from lamps to produce its own trickle of renewable power.
February 25, 2024/by Panel The Planet
California must add nearly 60 GW of new renewable energy and energy storage resources by 2035 to slash power sector greenhouse gas emissions.

California plans to add nearly 60 GW of renewables, storage by 2035

California regulators approved a plan to add nearly 60 GW of new renewable energy and energy storage resources by 2035.
February 24, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Developers and power plant owners plan to add 62.8 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric-generating capacity in 2024.

Solar and battery storage to make up 81% of new US electric-generating capacity in 2024

Developers and power plant owners plan to add 62.8 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric-generating capacity in 2024.
February 24, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Fremont achieved a SolSmart designation for their solar energy leadership and is the first to achieve the new Platinum level.

Fremont is the first city in the nation to receive coveted designation

Fremont achieved a SolSmart designation for their solar energy leadership and is the first to achieve the new Platinum level.
February 23, 2024/by Panel The Planet
CAG has commenced work on installing solar panels, and once completed, it will become Singapore’s largest single-site solar PV system.

Changi starts work on country’s largest solar photovoltaic system

CAG has commenced work on installing solar panels, and once completed, it will become Singapore’s largest single-site solar PV system.
February 23, 2024/by Panel The Planet
3 senior housing sites at Sage Lane have activated solar paired battery storage systems valued at $100,000 to power critical facility needs.

West Marin Senior Housing “loves” its new battery storage and solar

3 senior housing sites at Sage Lane have activated solar paired battery storage systems valued at $100,000 to power critical facility needs.
February 22, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Beam Global recently announced a significant expansion of its customer base within the federal government.

Federal agencies embrace solar EV charging

Beam Global recently announced a significant expansion of its customer base within the federal government.
February 22, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Unlike pv panels, which can power your home, solar thermal panels are mainly used to heat water. But they’re smaller and more efficient.

Solar water heaters were cool in 1980s. They could be again.

Unlike pv panels, which can power your home, solar thermal panels are mainly used to heat water. But they’re smaller and more efficient.
February 22, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Pasadena Water & Power is seeking authorization from the City Council for a 20-year power sales contract for solar+battery energy storage.

Pasadena Water and Power seeks approval for 20-year, $500M solar energy contract

Pasadena Water & Power is seeking authorization from the City Council for a 20-year power sales contract for solar+battery energy storage.
February 21, 2024/by Panel The Planet
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