U.S. court upholds strict scope for duties on Chinese, Taiwanese imports

A pair of court rulings has shot down challenges by a range of solar manufacturers related to the details of 2014 import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan.

Leaked DOE study draft: U.S. grids are getting more reliable, not less

A leaked draft of the study ordered by Energy Secretary Perry appears to show what we already knew: That grids are getting more reliable, not less, as wind and solar are added. But the political tampering with the facts may already be happening.

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NRG does (another) u-turn on renewables

The U.S. power giant is embracing a business plan that includes selling 50-100% of its renewables business and yieldco NRG Yield as part of a massive unloading of assets and investments.

PV plant built on nuke site as renewables surpass nuclear in March, April

The 1 MW plant on the site of half-built nuclear power plant in Tennessee is a harbinger of things to come in the U.S. and global electricity mixes, as demonstrated in March and April.

Enphase threatened with de-listing due to low stock price

The warning from NASDAQ follows financial difficulties at the microinverter pioneer.

California’s C&I solar sector thrown into chaos with TOU changes

California regulators are proposing to move C&I customers onto pending time-of-use rates starting on August 1 – despite a lack of clarity as to the details of those rates.

Enel puts online 150 MW of solar in the United States

The Aurora project further advances Minnesota, the Midwest’s leading solar market

U.S. cities move forward on the Energy Transition, without Trump

The annual U.S. Conference of Mayors has endorsed a 100% renewable energy target for 2035, electrification of transport and other measures, following 31 cities setting or already meeting 100% renewable energy goals.

NextEra plans deeper moves into solar

The world’s largest wind and solar asset owner has identified opportunities for 9-10 GW of solar as it expands into renewables and away from risky conventional merchant generation.

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Cheap gas and renewables are making U.S. merchant power untenable

A new report by Power Research Group and Wilkinson Barker Knauer finds that cheap natural gas, wind and solar make it impossible for merchant plants to recover invested capital, and threaten the basic operation of wholesale power markets.