Tag: solar storage

News and Policies, State

Solar, storage projects set to bring jobs, tax revenue to Illinois coal communities

July 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Solar panels and energy storage will be paired on the sites of six retired coal plants in downstate Illinois under a provision of last fall’s sweeping state energy law. The sites for the installations were recently announced, along with five […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Record Growth Continues for Renewable Energy Projects

August 24, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The pace of installations of renewable energy projects across the first six months of 2021 hit a new high for the sector, according to a report released Aug. 24 by the American Clean Power Association (ACP). ACP, which works with […]

News and Policies, U.S.

The future of energy in the US could hinge on permitting reform and greater investment in R&D

March 31, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On Tuesday, March 30, the Washington Post’s David Ignatius presented the Washington Post Live, sponsored by GE, where he talked with energy leaders in a session called “The Future of Energy.” Former Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, and CEO of […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SolarCity Closes $338 Million Round for Commercial Solar and Energy Storage, Plus Residential

April 11, 2016

Via: Greentech Media

SolarCity closed two major rounds of funding this week that will give a boost to its residential and commercial solar businesses, and could possibly breathe new life into a languishing commercial and industrial (C&I) solar market. On April 7, the […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SolarCity Closes $150 Million Non-Recourse Financing Facility with Credit Suisse for Commercial Solar and Battery Storage

April 7, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTY) today announced it has closed a new $150 million non-recourse financing facility with Credit Suisse to support deployment of commercial solar energy systems—including battery storage systems—for businesses, schools and government organizations across the U.S. The facility […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Advanced Nuclear, Solar-Storage Projects Get DOE Funds

January 20, 2016

Via: Power Magazine

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced on January 15 that it was awarding up to $40 million each in cost-shared funding to Southern Co. and X-Energy to “support work to address key technical challenges to the design, construction, and operation […]