Construction Innovations has partnered with Lightsource bp to build a pollinator-friendly, 13MWAC solar field in Rio Linda, CA. Wildflower Solar will support SMUD’s Neighborhood SolarShares program. Read More
Renewable generation provided a new record of 742 million MWh of electricity in 2018, which is nearly double the 382 million MWh produced in 2008. According to the EIA, U.S. solar generation increased from 2 million MWh in 2008 to 96 million MWh in 2018. In 2018, 69% of solar generation – or 67 million MWh – was utility-scale solar. Read full article
Electrical generation by the mix of hydro and non-hydro renewables may soon permanently overtake nuclear power by 2020, as reported in the March 6th edition of Solar Industry news. The growth in solar generation over the past decade has been staggering. Electrical generation by solar – utility-scale and distributed, combined – in 2018 was more than 100 times greater than that reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) a decade earlier. See full article.