Teams aim to remove barriers to solar in underserved places

A program by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will provide financial and technical support to teams across the country looking to expand access to solar for underserved communities.

Salt River Project, NextEra partner to add energy storage at solar plant

Salt River Project is partnering with a NextEra Energy subsidiary to add a 100 MW battery to its existing 100 MW solar plant, Saint Solar.

FERC should act on these 3 issues in 2022

FERC has opened several lines of inquiry into building the future grid. But FERC needs to do more in 2022.
Community Resilience Hub in Petersburg, VA. Photo shared by Queen Zakia Shabazz.

Clean Energy Groups Technical Assistance Fund: 2021 Year-in-Review

At the end of each year Clean Energy Group assesses our largest regrant program, the Resilient Power Technical Assistance Fund. This year-in-review blog overviews projects, successes, lessons learned and goals for the new year.

Energy justice and local solar go hand-in-hand

Local energy resources have the potential to equitably distribute the benefits of clean energy in a way that provides jobs, resilience and savings to communities left out of our century-old electricity grid.

Amid a flood of solar applications, Maine seeks a more targeted approach

Two years after opening the gates for small-scale renewable development in Maine, officials now have to figure out how to situate new projects in prime spots on the grid.

Study: Connecticut could conserve land by installing solar above parking lots

A study published in the current issue of Solar Energy shows that Connecticut could generate more than a third of the state’s annual electricity consumption with solar canopies built over large, existing parking lots.

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