Solar Investment

IRS Issues Notice 2018-59: “Begun Construction” Guidance For The Investment Tax Credit

New Combined Electricity Project Connect Spain and France

The IRS has issued Notice 2018-59, providing guidance on the “begun construction” requirements for facilities qualifying for the Section 48 ITC

Renewable Energy Update – January 2017 #3

Government Report Cites Solar Industry Supports More Jobs Than Coal Industry

As California lawmakers prepare for another round of debating the best way to combat climate change, a new study says the San Joaquin Valley is benefiting economically from the state’s policies on global warming.

Renewable Energy Update – August 2016 #4

Conventional Energy Production Becoming Less Profitable

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has rejected a controversial solar plant proposed for the Mojave Desert’s Soda Mountains.

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The White House has announced an array of new measures to extend access to solar energy for low-income communities and individuals who rent, rather than owning their own homes. “That includes a new initiative to ramp up so-called “community solar” projects across the country — programs in which one solar installation supplies energy to multiple different homes or… Keep reading →

Report Blames Human Activity For Global Warming

Tesla Motors Inc. is recruiting clients, Wal-Mart and Cargill, accelerating efforts to become a leader in energy storage — a new market that’s poised to boost sales and profit at the electric vehicle pioneer.”This week, Tesla will make a deeper push beyond the car business when it unveils batteries for homes and utilities. A review… Keep reading →


President Obama plans to launch a new initiative to expand the nation’s solar workforce during a visit to Utah’s Hill Air Force Base on Friday, outlining his economic agenda. “The Energy Department will seek to train 75,000 people — including veterans — to enter the solar workforce by 2020, increasing the goal it set in May 2014 by… Keep reading →

Prime Minister David Cameron Tries To Take A Harder Line with Europe

The EU executive is to unveil radical and ambitious plans on Wednesday to establish a single European market in an attempt to weaken the Kremlin’s grip on Europe’s gas supplies. “The far-reaching scheme would also strengthen the power of Brussels against national energy regulators; boost consumer choice transnationally when buying electricity services; generate a bonanza… Keep reading →