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Legislation and Policy

Solar energy legislation and policy matters can be quite complicated and hard to navigate. We will break these things down for you so that they will be easier to digest. Read the latest news about the policies as well so you can be updated if there are any changes that will affect any solar-related decision you are soon to make. Know more about any legislation that will impact important matters such as financing, solar technology itself, neighborhood zoning, and more.

Fifth Third Bank Virtual Solar PPA Infographic

Fifth Third Bank Paves the Way for Construction of 80 Megawatt Solar Farm with...

The number of US corporations investing in and deploying their own solar energy systems continues to grow. That includes some of the most familiar...
DHA Community Solar Garden Celebration

Denver Housing Authority Achieves Landmark Gains in Making Solar Power Affordable and Accessible

Last updated: March 12, 2018 @ 07:22 PM PSTA variety of US solar energy industry participants and public housing agencies have been working hard...
Utility-Scale Solar Plant by Solar DAO

Solar DAO Fund Calls off ICO, Launches Three Projects and a “Know Your Customer”...

Leading utilities in various countries around the world are experimenting with blockchain energy distributed ledger and trading systems in a bid to stay ahead...
New US Duties on Chinese Solar PV Imports

New US Duties on Chinese Solar PV Imports Isn’t the Last Word on International...

US President Donald Trump announced the imposition of new, punitive import duties on solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules not only from China, but...
One Belt One Solar Road Perspective

One Belt, One Solar Road: Exporting China’s Solar Strides to Africa

China is sometimes accused of practicing neocolonialism in Africa. However China’s relationship and footprints in Africa have mostly grown in the last few decades...
Solar Panels on a Farm, Mali

In conversation…Africa Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA)

Sam Slaughter, a founding member of the newly formed Africa Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA), tells Power for All that it’s time for the mini-grid sector to...
Solar Equipment trading in Africa

What’s the Current State of Solar Equipment Import Trade in Africa?

One of the fundamental impacts of energy poverty in Africa is the limiting influence on the growth of manufacturing. Manufacturing in several sectors in...
Global Climate Change

US State Governors Aim to Realize UN Paris Climate Accord Goals with Launch of...

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced the US would withdraw from the UN Paris Climate Accord. Though not surprising, the announcement marks the...
A robotic solar PV production line in China

Suniva’s U.S. International Trade Petition Reignites Prospect of a Solar PV Trade War

Last updated: Thursday, June 8, 2017Bankruptcy and insolvency filings on the part of U.S. and German solar manufacturing companies Suniva and SolarWorld AG, respectively, and...
Trump Signs Executive Orders

California Vows to Go Its Own Way to Support Renewables as Storm of Controversy...

Executive actions taken by U.S. President Donald J. Trump during his first four weeks in the Oval Office by and large confirmed expectations he...
Trump Tower

Trump Era: $30MM in New U.S. Solar-Grid Integration Funding Comes Amidst Heightened Energy Policy...

The U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) on Jan. 31 announced it would invest as much as $30 million to fund...
China's Grid-Connected Capacity of PV Power Being Boosted

China’s Grid-Connected Capacity of PV Power Hit 74 GWs Until Nov. 2016

According to the statistics from relevant “think tank” department, as of November 2016, the total accumulated capacity of China’s grid-connected photovoltaic/PV power stations had...

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