FERC Ruling Opens Solar Market Potential to Co-ops and Munis

FERC Ruling Opens Solar Market Potential to Co-ops and Munis

Access to solar energy has significantly increased as the cost of solar installation has dropped 70 percent within the past decade (2006-2016). Cost declines, when paired with supportive energy policies, have enabled the growth of solar in new markets. One such...
No Sleep ‘Til…? After ITC, State Battles Take Forefront

No Sleep ‘Til…? After ITC, State Battles Take Forefront

In case you have been living in a cave or took a long holiday vacation off-grid (even then, wouldn’t you have heard?), the solar industry landed another three years of ITC at 30%, then 26% in 2020, 22% in 2021, and a permanent 10% for commercial and utility...
New Utility-Scale Markets Are Opening. Will It Last?

New Utility-Scale Markets Are Opening. Will It Last?

We’re increasingly seeing larger and larger projects and portfolios coming in with extremely low PPA rates, sometimes as low as 4 – 5 cents/kWh. Why? Or better yet, how? As costs have come down – both on the soft costs and also hard with falling technology prices –...