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Solar


Solar power technologies and projects: photovoltaic, concentrating solar, solar tower

Jack and Solar—TVA Links Iconic Distillery With Renewable Energy

The trend of supplying commercial and industrial locations with renewable energy—along with the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA's) continuing support of investments in power projects that support sustainability—is being recognized at…



Group Installing Solar on its NYC Properties

A New York realty company is providing a model of solar power's continued growth as it works to complete a project to install solar panels on all the buildings it…


Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way

Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” so it’s no surprise that solar energy is growing rampantly across the state. Among the utilities adding solar resources to their energy mixes…


Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's largest gas utility to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with…


Solar Industry Adds Record Capacity in 2020 in Spite of Pandemic

The U.S. solar industry installed a record 19.2 GWdc of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2020, a 43% increase from 2019, according to a report released by the Solar Energy Industries…


Are 1-in-10-Year Events Really 1-in-10-Year Events Anymore?

When evaluating resource adequacy requirements, many power companies and grid operators have used a methodology that originated more than 70 years ago. This probabilistic reliability approach has generally performed adequately…