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Natural Gas Power Generation and Stranded Asset Risk

Natural Gas Power Stranded Asset Risk Reaches a Tipping Point

Investment risk in new and proposed natural gas power plants is on the rise. The risk of them becoming stranded assets has reached a...
Merchant Solar Projects Are Rising as Deployment Costs Come down to Record Lows

Merchant Solar Projects Rise as Contract Prices Fall to Record Lows

The costs of deploying large-scale solar and solar-storage power plants have come down to a level where growing numbers of developers are willing, and...
Bifacial Solar Panels Installed on Residential Roofs

US Import Duty Exemption Adds Fuel to Anticipated Surge in High-Efficiency Bifacial Solar PV

The US market for high-efficiency, bifacial solar panels is poised to surge higher over the course of the next 12 months, thanks to being...
Terawatt-Scale Solar PV Power Plants: 20-Fold Increase by 2030

Scientists Envision 20-Fold Increase in Solar PV Power by 2030

Five-hundred gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity had been installed globally as of year-end 2018 and another 500 GW is expected to be installed...
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: Mar. 9–Mar.16 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 9–16 Week

African island solar minigrids, plans to build a solar power facility at a former coal mining site, and the U.S. solar PV market shows...
Solar Energy News Highlights Cover: Mar. 2–Mar. 9, 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 2–9 Week

Myanmar, Togo join growing list of developing, lesser-developed countries turning to solar-storage for rural, universal electrification; Belgian Scientists beta test hydrogen-producing solar panel; IKEA’s...
U.S. Residential Solar Rooftop PV Installation

The Solar Energy Industries Association and The Solar Foundation Aim to Bring Down U.S....

So-called “soft costs” continue to account for a rising proportion of total installed solar energy systems costs in the U.S. That has led the...
One of the 12 Completed Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Projects By Cypress Creek, LM Energy

Cypress Creek, Lockheed Martin Team Up with North Carolina Energy Co-op to Integrate 12...

Last edited: April 12, 2018 @ 10:33 AM ET Energy “prosumers” (producer-consumers) are choosing to add lithium-ion battery (LiB) energy storage to on-site, “behind the...
Solar PV Field Snow-Capped Mountains

Solar Sets the Pace as Renewables Rise to Global Prominence

“Solar power rose to record prominence in 2017,” according to REN21’s 2018 Renewables Global Status Report. A total of 98 gigawatts (GW) of new...
NREL Scientist Dave Moore and Researcher Obadiah Reid

Applied PV Materials Scientists Zoom in on Perovskite Solar Cell, Module Stability and Scalability

A broad category of crystalline minerals, perovskites have been singled out as a new, photovoltaic (PV) material that could herald the day of cheap,...
Volunteers for RE-volv Community Solar Installation

US Solar Industry Workshop Participants Believe They Have a New Project Development Framework That...

Brought together by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) to participate in an intensive, practical, 2-1/2 day problem-solving workshop, representatives from 35 US solar industry...
Solar Predictions For 2017

4 Solar Power Predictions for 2017 and Beyond

The Energy Information Administration of the United States reported some exciting news about renewable energy developments over the past year. Additional electricity generation capacity...

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