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August 11, 2022

Consumers Energy Powers Over 1,200 Mich. Public Buildings – Solar Industry

Consumers Energy and the State of Michigan have pledged to power 1,274 publicly owned government buildings exclusively with clean energy, a visible commitment by the state’s government and its largest energy provider to protect the planet. “Consumers Energy and the State of Michigan are working together to power Michigan’s clean energy transformation,” says Garrick Rochow, […]

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August 11, 2022

GAF Energy Expands Timberline Solar Roof to Florida Market – Solar Industry

GAF Energy, a Standard Industries company and a solar roofing provider in North America, has launched the sales of its Timberline Solar roof to Florida residents. Timberline Solar is a system to directly integrate solar technology into traditional roofing processes and materials. This new system incorporates a nailable solar shingle, the Timberline Solar Energy Shingle […]

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August 11, 2022

EIA Finds Nearly 20 Percent of Planned PV Delayed in First Half of 2022 – Solar Industry

Power plant developers plan to install 17.8 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) generating capacity in 2022, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) June 2022 Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. Over the first six months of 2022, 4.2 GW of that capacity came online, less than half of what the industry had planned to […]

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August 11, 2022

EnTech Solutions, Peterbilt, Maki Trucking Partner to Transport Renewable Natural Gas With Electric Truck | EnTech Solutions

Middleton, Wis. – EnTech Solutions, a clean-energy solutions provider, Peterbilt Motors Company, a division of PACCAR, and Maki Trucking, LLC, a regional transportation firm, are partnering to further the sustainability efforts of the Middleton digester renewable

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August 11, 2022

Ford Signs Massive 650 MW Solar PPA with DTE Energy in Michigan – Solar Industry

DTE Energy is adding 650 MW of new solar energy capacity in Michigan for Ford Motor Co. by 2025. The power purchase agreement (PPA) is a strategic investment in Michigan through DTE’s MIGreenPower program. It is one of the largest renewable energy purchases in the U.S. from a utility. According to data collected by the […]

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August 10, 2022

EIA Predicts a 2.4 Percent Electricity Consumption Increase in 2022 – Solar Industry

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects U.S. electricity consumption this year to increase 2.4% over 2021, resulting primarily from increased economic activity but also from hot summer weather throughout most of the country. According to the agency’s August 2022 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), growth in renewable energy will meet most of the increased electricity […]

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August 10, 2022

NREL Debuts Ordinance Databases for Siting Solar, Wind Energy Projects – Solar Industry

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released two new databases of state and local wind and solar energy zoning laws and ordinances in the United States. The data sets are machine-readable so geospatial analysts and researchers can readily analyze siting impacts. This work is part of ongoing research at NREL to explore the dynamics of […]

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August 10, 2022

SolRiver Capital Finishes Whitetail Solar Project in South Carolina – Solar Industry

SolRiver Capital, a national solar investment fund, has completed Whitetail Solar, a 14 MW utility-scale solar project in Dillon County, S.C. The project creates a biodiversity sanctuary amongst the solar panels. SolRiver partnered with NARENCO, as the installer, to take the development plans from paper to solar energy generation. Whitetail Solar will produce over 25 […]

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August 10, 2022

$675 Million Federal Program Seeks to Increase Domestic Supply Chain – Solar Industry

The Biden-Harris administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has issued a Request for Information (RFI) on the development and implementation of a $675 million Critical Materials Research, Development, Demonstration and Commercialization Program. Funded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the program will address vulnerabilities in the domestic critical materials supply chain, which are […]

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