Tag Archives: Oregon

Solar news: April 16th, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes

In this week’s news roundup, we discuss an exciting update from our home state of Massachusetts, and highlight an interesting new study published by Oregon State University. 

Continue reading

Solar news: July 10th, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes

In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Sunrun announces plans to acquire leading competitor Vivint Solar, and Oregon’s largest utility company, Portland General Electric, joins the growing number of utility companies investing in virtual power plants.

Continue reading

Solar news: February 8th, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes

In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Massachusetts moves forward with a new incentive structure for battery storage, and SunPower begins operations at an old SolarWorld facility.

Continue reading

Solar news: Oregon requires “solar ready” homes, California’s 2020 renewables projection, bio-solar photosynthetic technology

Reading Time: 2 minutes
In the future, solar panels could look like wallpaper thanks to “bio-photovoltaics.”

Oregon’s governor pens an executive order mandating “solar ready” new homes within about three years, California expects to get 50 percent of its energy from renewables by 2020, and a next-generation solar panel method using living organisms in this week’s Solar News Roundup.

Continue reading

Solar news: New Hampshire’s net-metering cap removed, Oregon steps closer to widespread community solar, solar power-generating windows

Reading Time: 3 minutes
solar window

In this week’s Solar News Report, New Hampshire removes their solar net-metering cap for consumers, Oregon approves new rules for large community solar undertakings, and a new way to generate power from the sun using solar windows. 

New Hampshire eliminates solar net-metering cap

Continue reading

Solar News: Tesla unveils standard solar panels, NREL report shows price inflation by large installers

Reading Time: 3 minutes
tesla solar panels 2017

It was a wild week in the solar industry, full of unforeseen product releases and a controversial solar pricing report that was released by the government. An NREL report that confirmed price inflation by SolarCity and other top solar installers, Tesla’s big solar panel reveal and exciting growth in solar storage in certain states are the three stories we’re studying from this week’s Solar News Report.

Continue reading