Tag: solar capacity

News and Policies, U.S.

Policy-Driven Supply Constraints Cause Steep Drop in Solar Installations in 2022

March 10, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

The US added 20.2 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity in 2022, a 16% decrease from 2021. This was due in large part to an investigation into new anti-circumvention tariffs by the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as equipment […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Solar deployments slowed in Q3, SEIA chief blasts trade issues as a time ‘waste’

December 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. added 4.6 GW of new solar capacity in the third quarter, a 17% decrease from the same quarter last year. Trade barriers and ongoing supply chain constraints were blamed for slowing America’s clean energy progress. The disruptions are […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Arcadia tops 1 GW of community solar capacity under management

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Clean energy software and data analytics firm Arcadia said it surpassed 1 GW of community solar capacity under management, an industry first and milestone for the startup founded in 2014. Arcadia’s community solar capacity includes projects in 15 states and […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New York reaches 1 GW community solar milestone

March 23, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

New York has reached a milestone of 1 GW of installed community solar capacity, more than any other state. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) said that community solar development has accelerated the state’s goal of generating 70% of electricity […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

US set for record 19GW of new solar capacity installations in 2020

December 15, 2020

Via: PV Resources

New solar capacity installations in the US are expected to rise 43% this year as the industry recovers from the worst impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood […]

News and Policies, State

After Bold Promise, New Jersey’s Energy Storage Plan Remains a Mystery

May 27, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New Jersey looked like the promised land for energy storage. The state already has the seventh-largest U.S. installed solar capacity, ahead of nearby New York and Massachusetts. Gov. Phil Murphy campaigned in 2017 on a clean energy platform that pushed […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

US adds 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in third quarter, new figures show

December 12, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The solar market in the U.S. added 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in the third quarter of 2019, with total solar capacity — which includes both photovoltaic and concentrating solar power — hitting 71.3 GW, according to a new report. […]