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Sunrun Deploys 91MW in Best Quarterly Installation Performance to Date, Lags on Profits

By [email protected] Sunrun has firmly secured its leadership position in the U.S. residential solar market. But that wasn’t enough to impress the stock market following the company’s second-quarter earnings call. Last quarter, Sunrun logged the largest quarterly installation volume in the company’s history. With 91 megawatts deployed serving more than 12,000 customers, Sunrun beat guidance…

Puerto Rico’s Electricity Sales Have Rebounded—Almost

By [email protected] After plummeting from 13.8 million megawatt hours in 2017 to 0.3 million megawatt hours the month after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s electricity sales are now approaching historic levels. Energy Information Administration (EIA) data shows that industrial and commercial electricity sales are back to pre-Maria levels, while residential rates are still somewhat lagging. On…

Battery Manufacturers Fight for a Foothold in Europe

By [email protected] Battery manufacturers are jostling for a leadership position in Europe as electric vehicle sales gather momentum. Last month, it emerged that Tesla was in conversations with authorities in the Netherlands and two German states over a site for a European Gigafactory. Germany is the frontrunner for the facility, with the southwestern states of…

Political Tribalism and Climate Policy Gridlock

By [email protected] Political tribalism has created gridlock on climate policy — even more so than the polarization on climate science — according to a new peer-reviewed study. If that’s the case, is there any hope of action any time soon? Tensions are running high. It’s officially less than 100 days until the 2018 midterm election….

Chinese Wind Firm Envision to Purchase Nissan’s Battery Manufacturing Business

By [email protected] Nissan Motor Co. is selling off its battery manufacturing business to Chinese wind turbine giant Envision Group.
 The acquisition includes Nissan subsidiary Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC) and battery manufacturing operations in Smyrna, Tennessee, owned by Nissan North America, as well as operations in Sunderland, England, owned by Nissan Motor Manufacturing. Envision will…

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