Solar Costs Are Hitting Jaw-Dropping Lows in Every Region of the World

This may sound a little repetitive, but it's impossible to ignore: the decline in solar costs is not slowing down.   GTM Research expects a 27 percent drop in average global project prices by 2022, or about 4.4 percent each year. Those improvements are not limited to the U.S. They are occurring globally and, in… Continue reading Solar Costs Are Hitting Jaw-Dropping Lows in Every Region of the World

New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor’s Signature

The New York legislature passed a bill authorizing the Public Service Commission to set an energy storage target for 2030, when the state aims to draw half its power from renewable sources. The PSC must choose the goal by the start of 2018. Then, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the… Continue reading New York State Lawmakers Pass Energy Storage Target, Await Governor’s Signature

Reports: Tesla Branded Solar Panels Arrive in Stores

Marking another step in Tesla's ongoing integration with SolarCity, Tesla-branded solar panels have officially arrived in Tesla stores.  In an SEC filing from March 1, the company stated: “We plan to reduce customer acquisition costs by cutting advertising spend and increasingly selling solar products in Tesla stores.” Tesla said it began offering solar products and… Continue reading Reports: Tesla Branded Solar Panels Arrive in Stores

Suniva Dispute Could Halt Two-Thirds of US Solar Installations Through 2022

Suniva's new trade dispute would strike a devastating blow to the U.S. solar market, erasing two-thirds of installations expected to come online over the next five years. If Suniva's petition is successful, shockwaves will be felt across all segments of U.S. solar. Utility-scale solar is most at risk, with more than 20 gigawatts already at… Continue reading Suniva Dispute Could Halt Two-Thirds of US Solar Installations Through 2022