Solar Bill of Rights introduced in California

The legislation would enshrine a customer’s right to generate and store electricity on their own property as well as connecting to the grid without undue burden and freedom from discriminatory fees, as well as setting compensation for battery exports.

America’s Green New Deal is going to happen at state, not federal level

While U.S. senators Ed Markey and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduce a resolution for a clean energy package, legislation has been tabled in six states aiming to implement 80-100% clean energy by 2050 or earlier.

Tesla dives deeper into energy storage, as solar slumps

Elon Musk’s company is seeing tremendous success with its EVs and global manufacturing, and dramatically scaling its energy storage deployment, but the Solar Roof is still not being widely deployed.

Corporate solar procurement knocks it out of the park in 2018

According to Rocky Mountain Institute corporations have signed contracts for 2.8 GW of solar in the United States this year, a gigawatt more than the deals signed in all previous years combined.

World’s largest distributed energy management system to be deployed in Western Australia

PXiSE will deploy its Active Control Technology to manage up to 50,000 distributed energy resources across Horizon Power’s 2.3 million square kilometre network, which it says will enable higher levels of renewable energy.

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Final hurdle cleared in California’s solar mandate for new homes

The California Building Standards Commission has approved the requirement that new homes integrate rooftop solar. This is expected to not only give a major boost to the state’s solar market, but to drive down costs.

Tesla announces Australian telecom executive to replace Musk as board chair

No, Rupert Murdoch’s son will not be running the world’s largest EV maker.

Democrats control the House. Now what?

The new Democratic majority in the House will still need to deal with a Republican Senate and president, and is unlikely to take bold action.

First Solar’s big format brings big bookings

The PV maker’s quarterly results show not only the ramping of its Series 6 production at a third location, but also bookings that continuing to climb, with 11.3 GW of modules now under contract.

Solar and storage show steady growth as Tesla finally turns a profit

Tesla energy storage deployments grew 18% and storage deployments grew 11%, as the EV + battery + solar company achieves its a long-awaited quarterly profit on the success of its Model 3.

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