Solar Content

Electricity Markets
Community Engagement
Generation
Bonds and Financing
The House on June 20 passed by voice vote H.R. 1551, a nuclear tax credit bill that would benefit public power utilities.
Environment
Generation
The nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a market-based regulatory program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, on Aug. 23 proposed a regional cap trajectory that would provide an additional 30 percent emissions cap reduction by the year 2030, relative to 2020 levels.
Generation
So far this winter, natural gas consumption in the U.S. electric power sector has been higher than in any previous winter, the Energy Information Administration said on Feb. 9.
Electricity Markets
Generation
Community Engagement
Issues surrounding state and local control of generation resource planning and procurement were under the microscope at the Supreme Court in late February, when the justices quizzed attorneys representing generators, a power plant developer, a state utility commission and the federal government on a wide range of issues stemming from an order issued by the Maryland Public Service Commission.
Generation
The Energy Information Administration on March 23 reported that wind, natural gas and solar energy made up almost all new electric generation capacity in 2015, accounting for 41 percent, 30 percent, and 26 percent of total additions, respectively.
Generation
Natural gas-fired electricity generation in the U.S. is expected to reach a record level this year, providing an average of 3.8 million megawatt hours per day in 2016, or 4 percent higher than in 2015, the Energy Information Administration said on July 14.