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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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August 3, 2022

Power Grid Added 15 GW of Generating Capacity in 2022 – Solar Industry

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators shows 15 GW of new utility-scale electric generating capacity came online in the United States during the first half of 2022. Based on the most recently reported plans, developers could add another 29 GW of capacity in the second half of the year. Wind […]

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August 2, 2022

DOE Releases Millions in Funding for Clean Energy Research for Grid Reliability – Solar Industry

The Biden-Harris administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is releasing $26 million to fund projects that will demonstrate that America’s electricity grid can reliably run with a mix of solar, wind, energy storage and other clean distributed energy resources. Funded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Solar and Wind Grid Services and […]

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June 13, 2022

Fort Bragg Installs Large Floating Solar Power Plant with Ameresco – Solar Industry

The Southeast’s largest floating solar plant will be producing power soon at the U.S. Army’s Fort Bragg in North Carolina after a major utility energy service contract with Duke Energy and its prime contractor, Ameresco. The 1.1 MW solar facility is part of a $36 million contract that focused on energy resilience and security at […]

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May 18, 2022

European Commission Releases REPowerEU Plan for Energy Hardships – Solar Industry

The European Commission has presented the REPowerEU Plan, its response to the hardships and global energy market disruption caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. There is a double urgency to transform Europe’s energy system: ending the EU’s dependence on Russian fossil fuels and tackling the climate crisis. The Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) is at […]

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May 18, 2022

VelociWrapper Awarded Patent for Clean Energy Installation Cable Machine – Solar Industry

The VelociWrapper Co. has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its flagship product, the VelociWrapper, a cable-wrapping machine that increases speed, bolsters efficiency and reduces costs for wind and solar farm installations in the renewable energy construction sector. “Due to the demand for our machine, we have already […]

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February 28, 2022

ForeFront Takes on Solar Energy Portfolio Installation at California Airport – Solar Industry

The County of Sonoma in California has partnered with ForeFront Power, a developer and asset manager of commercial and industrial-scale solar energy and storage projects, to build a 963 kW solar energy portfolio at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS), as well as at the Sonoma County Fleet Operations Building at 709 Russell Avenue in […]

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