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CleanTechLaw · 3h ago

California’s Flood of Green Energy Could Drive a Record 8GW of Curtailment This Spring

Sun, wind and now water are flooding the grid with energy when nobody needs it—and grid operator CAISO has to balance it out.Last month, the California Independent System Operator quietly an...
CleanTechLaw · 1d ago

Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands Want to Build an Island Hub to Support 100GW of Offshore Wind

The island could also become a crucial provider of renewable-power-to-gas for Europe.A group of European countries is looking to build a giant island in the North Sea in order to support up ...
CleanTechLaw · 2d ago

New Solar Policy Playbook Calls for Greater Cooperation, Not Competition, With China

A group of experts lays out a sprawling plan for reforming policy support and trade practices for solar.The quest to make solar energy a major source of the world’s electricity will not succ...
CleanTechLaw · 3d ago

Solar Doesn’t Need Any More of Uncle Sam’s Help

Federal support will undoubtedly languish under Trump. But that’s OK, argues Noah Kirsch.What does the confirmation of new EPA head, Scott Pruitt, mean for the solar industry?Pruitt, conside...
CleanTechLaw · 4d ago

New Self-Consumption Law Expected to Spark France’s Nascent Home Storage Market

Analysts are expecting an increase in residential battery sales in France following the approval of a solar self-consumption law last month.Samuel Portebos with Paris-based Clean Horizon Con...
CleanTechLaw · 5d ago

California Solar Industry and Utilities Unveil Dueling Solar-Storage Tariffs

The state will soon have special rate structures for homes and businesses that want to invest in battery-backed solar or EVs—but the details are subject to debate.California is already break...
CleanTechLaw · 6d ago

French Solar Subsidies Strike New Record Below Germany

Subsidies plummeted in the first of six tender rounds for large-scale ground-based solar power in France, results published by the energy ministry on Thursday showed.This is likely to squeez...
CleanTechLaw · 1w ago

Bills to Expand Solar Incentives in Maine Ready to Launch

Two frontrunners intend to enhance solar incentives, and could supercede recent changes from the state's utilities commission.The near-term future of rooftop solar energy in Maine is likely ...
CleanTechLaw · 1W ago

How the US Wind Sector Is Building Momentum, Driving Economic Benefits

Strong growth in U.S. wind energy after a two-year slowdownWinds of change are blowing across the nation. After a recent market slump, supportive policies and cost declines are driving growt...
CleanTechLaw · 1W ago

Massachusetts Preps for US Offshore Wind Construction Boom

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), a ratepayer funded research organization that works to accelerate the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in the sta...