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Arizona Unlocks Solar Rooftop Regulations

January 22nd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Arizona has finally begun to loosen the regulatory shackles from solar hopefuls in the state, proposing new rules for installing solar, energy storage, and other clean energy systems. The Arizona Corporate Commission (ACC) filed a draft rulemaking on January 16, after studying interconnection standards for 13 years


US West = EV Adoption Champion In USA

December 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

It's widely known that California is the center of US electric vehicle adoption. California leads the country in terms of overall electric vehicle (EV) sales as well as EV market share of new vehicle sales. It's also where Tesla was born and where nearly every US EV startup pops up. But there are other states that are also well ahead of the US average for EV market share ... and they're basically all in the west


Wind & Solar + Storage Prices Smash Records

January 11th, 2018 | by Christopher Arcus

In a new report from Xcel Energy, the company reported unprecedented low bids for wind and solar with storage. Last year, Xcel announced it would close 660 MW worth of coal-fired power capacity at Comanche Generating Station. Xcel subsidiary Public Service Company issue a request for proposals for wind, solar, natural gas, and storage


Mobile Solar Generator Helps Puerto Rico, World’s Largest BiOPV Roof Installation, Community College Solar Farm (Cleantech in Action Series)

January 4th, 2018 | by Lisa Ann Pinkerton

We've partnered with Technica Communications* for a monthly roundup of some of the coolest cleantech press releases in a series we are calling Cleantech in Action. Some of the highlights this month include a gym built entirely from bamboo, solar and storage for cooler schools in Hawaii, and solar flowers


US Supreme Court To Hear SolarCity Anti-Trust Case

December 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

SolarCity has challenged a fee structure proposed by the Salt River Project and approved by the Arizona Corporations Commission that it says is in violation of federal antitrust laws. The US Supreme Court has added the case to its docket.


US Electric Car Sales By State — Who’s #1, Ohio Or California?

May 4th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Our friends over at EV Volumes — a Silver Sponsor of our upcoming Cleantech Revolution Tour conference in Berlin+Wroclaw — recently shared some interesting state-specific electric car sales data with us. The most notable finding is clear enough in the following chart


Will Geoengineering Plans Get A Boost From Trump Administration?

April 3rd, 2017 | by James Ayre

Will the Trump Administration "open the door" to planet-scale geoengineering experiments? That's the question posed in an article that I recently came across, one which referenced plans by Harvard engineers David Keith and Frank Keutsch to test in 2018 (in Arizona) the high-altitude spraying of sulphate particles as a means of limiting warming


California Has ~50% Of US Electric Cars

January 20th, 2017 | by James Ayre

EV Volumes recently highlighted some interesting stats with an interesting graph showing plug-in electric vehicle sales figures for the years 2011–2016 separated by state. As the graph shows, the vast majority of plug-in electric vehicle sales in the US have been in California — with Georgia, Washington, New York, Florida, and Texas making up the anemic vanguard



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