Invenergy has proposed a massive multi-project renewables and transmission development known as Clean Energy Link that would flow 700MW of power generated at new wind and solar farms built across five US states onto New York’s densely populated Long Island.
Fitch Ratings has warned that oil companies not diversified into renewables could struggle to access capital as the advance of battery technologies and the rise of electric vehicles (EVs) curbs global demand for oil.
19 October 2016 06:33 GMT
Panasonic has confirmed it would use its own PV technology at a new cell and module factory in New York if its recently unveiled partnership with Tesla is finalised, deepening questions about what role – if any – SolarCity’s Silevo would play at the factory.
19 October 2016 04:54 GMT
The first community solar project built under New York’s “Shared Renewables” initiative has been commissioned in the state’s Southern Tier region, pointing the way towards a new market for PV that many experts believe could grow rapidly in the coming years.
18 October 2016 05:47 GMT
Tesla’s revelation that it wants to extend its manufacturing partnership with Panasonic to SolarCity’s PV factory in upstate New York adds another fascinating wrinkle to the Tesla/SolarCity saga – though at this stage it brings more questions than answers.
17 October 2016 06:04 GMT
26 September 2016 10:07 GMT
The US solar market is on a decade-long hot streak, and yet many of the best-known American solar companies are struggling to turn a profit. And that deeply conflicted picture may not change any time soon.
22 September 2016 12:24 GMT
Utility Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) will construct three PV facilities in the state to supply the first $250m phase – there could be six – of Facebook’s recently announced new data center south of Albuquerque.
21 September 2016 06:44 GMT
The US Department of Energy is creating a network designed to accelerate the development of new, high performance materials for PV modules and their deployment, and will provide initial $30m funding over five years.
15 September 2016 03:45 GMT
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