Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is running for office on a policy platform that calls for an end to energy subsidies – a stunning reversal of traditional party doctrine that federal support for fossil fuels was untouchable.
Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk revealed the hotly anticipated next stage of his “master plan”, intensifying his argument that Tesla should buy SolarCity to hasten the advent of an era of seamlessly integrated distributed PV, storage and electric vehicles.
21 July 2016 01:57 GMT
SolarCity, the largest US installer of rooftop PV systems, secured another $345m in tax equity in June and July, demonstrating its continued ability to raise huge amounts of capital despite uncertainty in the distributed solar sector.
18 July 2016 12:30 GMT
NextEra Energy – North America’s largest generator of wind and solar – has scrapped its planned $4.3bn takeover of Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) after the deal was rejected by state regulators on Friday.
18 July 2016 09:14 GMT
Global renewables investment in the second quarter climbed 12% from Q1, but slowdowns in many major markets resulted in a 23% year-on-year drop to $116.4bn for the first half, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) reports.
15 July 2016 10:58 GMT
REC Solar, the Duke Energy-owned commercial and industrial (C&I) company, is making a push into new markets along the US East Coast without using in-house installation teams, reflecting what may be a growing trend away from vertical integration.
15 July 2016 10:21 GMT
Citing a “procedural formality,” regulators in Missouri have rejected for a second time developer Clean Line Energy Partners’ application to build a segment of its $2bn Grain Belt Express wind power transmission project across the state.
14 July 2016 06:18 GMT
For all the dealmaking and excitement in the US energy storage market, few homeowners can afford battery systems today and batteries are not yet making much of a difference to residential solar companies, industry sources say.
13 July 2016 10:31 GMT
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