Tagged Solar

SEIA says IRS’s ITC guidance will help solar projects take off

By Kelsey Misbrener The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released guidance establishing when construction starts for solar projects under tax law, allowing developers to invest with confidence in new solar projects. The guidance, Notice 2018-59, provides two methods to establish when construction of a solar facility starts to qualify for the solar investment tax credit (ITC):…

New York releases solar-plus-storage roadmap to reach target

By Kathie Zipp Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the release of the state’s comprehensive Energy Storage Roadmap to guide New York toward its energy storage target. With this Roadmap, New York is jumpstarting the development of this clean energy technology, while supporting the Governor’s energy storage target of 1,500 MW by 2025—the equivalent electricity demand…

Tesla downsizing residential solar business bought for $2.6bn

By Reuters Company to close facilities and end Home Depot partnership after buying company founded by Elon Musk’s cousinsThe electric car maker Tesla is sharply downsizing the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6bn deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees. The…

Coalition applauds California’s low-income rooftop solar investment

By Kelsey Misbrener Solar industry, renewable energy and environmental justice organizations and advocates applauded a decision today by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that will increase opportunities for low-income households to go solar, lower their utility bills and participate in the state’s growing clean energy economy. Following a multi-year process prompted by Assembly Bill…

Intersolar 2018: Show award winners push technology boundaries

Three solar companies were winners of the Intersolar Awards during a packed Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany this year. In 2018, the industry judges were said to have focused on product solutions that exploited design characteristics to achieve the best possible results. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

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