Anheuser-Busch commits to 100% renewable energy

With $46 billion in annual revenue, the beer giant may be the largest company to date to take a 100% renewable energy pledge.

Danfoss, GE partner to make SiC modules in New York

The Danish company says that its collaboration with GE will allow it to become the world’s leading provider of silicon-carbide power modules.

Tesla to begin taking orders for Solar Roof in April

Production of the luxury BIPV product will not begin until “mid-2017”, and a waiting list has appeared on the Tesla site.

Stanford advocates ending China solar tariffs

The report led by a former Wall Street Journal editor gives national advice that mimics policies under President Obama’s energy department, but is unlikely to go anywhere under Trump.

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New York City passes 100 MW of installed PV

The city is now 10% to its 2030 solar goal, but still lags well behind the rest of New York State in deployment.

Dominion to build two PV plants totaling 81 MW in South Carolina

The 71 MW project in Jasper County will be joined by a 10 MW project, both of which the power company plans to complete by the end of the year.

SMA announces “major hiring push” in California, U.S. Northeast

The inverter giant’s expansion plans are a response to what it says are favorable market conditions. In addition, the company is introducing new products to the U.S. market, including solutions for battery storage.

Tesla to issue US$1 billion stock & convertible bond offering

The EV, solar and battery company has filed to issue $750 million in convertible notes, and another one million shares of stock in advance of its Model 3 roll-out.

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Blattner Energy takes top U.S. solar EPC spot in 2016 (with chart)

IHS Markit’s latest assessment of U.S. solar contractors finds that Blattner outpaced First Solar to take the top spot in 2016.

Net metering 2.0 slows down California’s residential solar market

Solar industry commentary is echoing state data, which shows that the implementation of net metering 2.0 and time-of-use rates is having a significant negative effect on California’s distributed solar market.