Solar Industry News

CDCR on track to produce a quarter of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2025

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) plans to to produce 25% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2025.

Santa Monica solar panel recycling pilot wraps up

Santa Monica’s solar panel recycling pilot program has concluded, with 281 working and non-working panels collected.

Amazon ramps up green push with more renewable energy deals

Amazon will buy power from 3.5 gigawatts of new projects mostly solar farms in the US to supply its offices, warehouses and data centers.

Panel The Planet featured on Redfin article ‘Solar Energy Projects and Tips for Your Home’

We recently provided Redfin with a helpful tip in their new blog article titled ‘Solar Energy Projects and Tips for Your Home’.

Interior Department outlines roadmap for continued renewable energy progress on public lands

The Bureau of Land Management has approved 120+ renewable energy projects on public land with a combined generating capacity over 12,000 MW.

Los Angeles, Honolulu leading US cities in solar power generation: report

Los Angeles leads the US in total installed solar power capacity, but Honolulu leads in power generated per capita, a new report has found.

California utility SDG&E sees utility scale solar growing greater than 10x by 2045

SDG&E believes increased solar production will be needed to “maintain electricity system reliability” as consumption and demand grow.

Batteries, solar, wind and hydropower: Why renewable energy is essential to curbing climate change

Renewable energy will be instrumental in reducing the global reliance of fossil fuels, the leading cause of the greenhouse emissions.

AI method learns from experienced staff on perovskite solar production lines

Academics from MIT and Stanford have come up with an AI system which can affect mass production of perovskite solar cells.