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US developers added nearly 10 GW of utility-scale PV in first 10 months of 2021

US solar developers built almost 10 GW of new utility-scale solar in the United States in the first 10 months of last year, which is a record for that time frame.

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Bluetti launches sodium-ion solar generator

Bluetti’s NA300 sodium-ion solar generator offers thermal stability, fast-charging capacity, low-temperature performance, and integration efficiency.

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Lightsource BP closes $376 million in financing, breaks ground on two massive US projects

The 293MW Sun Mountain solar project, set to be located in Pueblo, Colorado, and the 173MW Bellflower solar project, set to be constructed east of Indianapolis will each be among the largest in their respective states.

Lockheed Martin to provide flow battery for 103MW solar-storage project in Canada

The Saddlebrook Solar + Storage Project will be a 102.5 MW installation, paired with 6.5 MW/52 MWh of Lockheed Martin’s GridStar Flow battery technology. It will be the largest flow battery energy storage facility in Alberta.

Three strategic M&A transactions announced in the US

Through three different transactions, AES acquired Community Energy Solar, Stem Inc bought AlsoEnergy, and Enphase took over 365 Pronto.

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigates Tesla over alleged solar system fire negligence

The lawsuit stems from a 2019 whistleblower complaint alleging that the company failed to properly notify its shareholders, customers and the public of fire risks associated with solar panel system defects over the course of several years.

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EVLO launches 1 MWh storage system

EVLO has designed a new 1 MWh system that will make its debut by suppling power during transmission line upgrades in Canada.

Amazon procures more than 1 GW of U.S. solar projects

Amazon has announced 5.6 GW of solar throughout the world. The first U.S. projects are planned for Arizona and Georgia.

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Utilities and financial investors are investing in renewables, especially hydrogen, like never before

A new Ernst & Young power and utilities overview report shows that utilities and other deep-pocketed investors are putting financial support behind their environmental, social and governance initiatives.

DC Solar owner sentenced to 30 years for Ponzi scheme

DC Solar Co-owner Jeff Carpoff has been sentenced to 30 years in U.S. prison for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering, in what the Department of Justice has described as “the largest criminal fraud scheme in the history of the Eastern District of California.”