February 21, 2017 - Maryland PSC advances 200 MW community solar pilot
Maryland utility regulators recently advanced a pilot project that is expected to attract up to 200 MW of community solar over three years.
February 17, 2017 - EPA administrator nominee clears final Senate hurdle
The U.S. Senate on Feb. 17 voted to confirm Scott Pruitt as the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The final tally was 52-46.
February 17, 2017 - Illinois utility plan allows access to anonymous energy usage data
The Illinois Commerce Commission has signed off on a proposal submitted by Commonwealth Edison, a subsidiary of investor-owned utility Exelon Corporation, that will allow companies and researchers access to anonymous energy usage data in order to enable the development of new products and services.
February 17, 2017 - U.S. saw record amount of solar PV installed in 2016
The U.S. solar market saw 14,626 megawatts of solar photovoltaic installed in 2016, which represents a 95 percent increase over 2015’s then record-breaking 7,493 MW installed, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association said on Feb. 14.
February 16, 2017 - DOE asks for public input on Maine offshore wind project
The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is proposing to authorize the expenditure of federal funding for an offshore wind demonstration project consisting of two turbines on floating foundations in the Gulf of Maine.
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