First Solar Announces New U.S. Panel Factory Following the Inflation Reduction Act

First Solar announced that it will build a new solar panel manufacturing facility in the U.S. on the heels [...]

Biden Administration Backs Trump on Solar Tariff Suit

The new administration asked a federal judge to dismiss a challenge to Trump’s tariffs on imported solar. The Biden [...]

Hawaii is Ahead of Schedule for Renewable Power Adoption

The state demanded 30 percent renewable energy by 2020. The electric utilities blew past that. The state of Hawaii [...]

Western Australia: Solar and Wind Policy

The 15 GW Asian Renewable Energy Hub has been recommended for approval by environmental authorities in the Pilbara region. [...]

Illinois Energy Bill: The Downstate Clean Energy Affordability Act

The Downstate Clean Energy Affordability Act, backed by utility Ameren, emphasizes utility-scale solar and storage. Another major energy bill [...]

Court Temporarily Halts Trump Administration’s U-Turn on Bifacial Solar Modules

The bifacial solar module exemption lives to fight another day in a provisional win for developers like Invenergy. A [...]

Michigan PURPA Settlement Set to More Than Triple State’s Solar Capacity

Utility Consumers Energy and the solar industry resolved their conflict, smoothing the way for deployment. Regulators in Michigan approved [...]

Spain Moves to Prevent a Second Solar Bubble

Grid-connection applications for solar projects are rising by 15 gigawatts a month in a country with 40 gigawatts of [...]

Zimbabwe’s Struggle for Solar

After several year of stalled and failed projects, Zimbabwe’s government is now seeking to implement existing projects, and to [...]

California Assembly Passes Historic 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Bill

The world’s fifth-largest economy will have to eliminate carbon emissions from electricity by 2045. The California State Assembly passed [...]