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Andhra Pradesh issues combined amendments to its solar, wind and, solar-wind hybrid policy

In a recent development, the Andhra Pradesh Government has taken some steps and amended its Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy 2018, Andhra Pradesh Wind Policy 2018, and Andhra Pradesh Solar & Wind Hybrid Policy 2018. The development took place post the state government observed some issues with the existing Power Purchase Agreements. According to the notification, the […]

Congress Breaking Promises, Extending Tax Credits for Electric Vehicles, Wind, and Solar

It is not unusual for Congress to keep extending a supposedly temporary federal program, and that includes the tax credits for electric vehicles and wind and solar electric generation. For this reason, the Competitive Enterprise Institute opposed the 2015 tax extenders legislation despite several members’ insistence that it would be the last such extension, and […]

Mexico’s Latest Hit to Energy Investors Upends Wind, Solar Aid

Mexico’s president is upending a system to encourage renewable-power development, dealing another blow to efforts to attract private investment to the nation’s energy sector. The government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is changing rules for clean-energy credits, allowing aging hydroelectric dams operated by Mexico’s state-owned utility to qualify. The move, critics say, dilutes the value […]

California Demands 3.3GW of New Resources as Grid Shortfall Looms

Procurement is a boon for solar-storage, demand response and other clean resources, and could forestall last-ditch option of keeping coastal gas plants open. California regulators have approved a 3.3-gigawatt “all-source” procurement that will pit new renewables, energy storage, demand response and other clean resources against natural gas-fired power plants in a race to meet what […]

Acciona Supersizes Solar and Storage Efforts With Big US Acquisition

“Zero to 60” investment: Spanish developer buys a 4-gigawatt solar and storage project pipeline. Spanish renewables developer Acciona has acquired 3 gigawatts of solar and 1 gigawatt of storage projects currently under development in the U.S. by Nebraska-based Tenaska. The deal announced Monday will see Acciona aiming to complete eight solar projects totaling around 1,200 […]