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New research yields insights into attitudes and perceptions of large-scale solar project neighbors

Apr-16-24
A survey of nearly 1000 residents living near large-scale solar plants finds considerably more positive attitudes than n... Read more

Grid connection backlog grows by 30% in 2023, dominated by requests for solar, wind, and energy storage

Apr-10-24
With grid interconnection reforms underway across the country, a Berkeley Lab-led study shows nearly 2,600 gigawatts of ... Read more

New technical assistance program for PUCs and SEOs is now available

Mar-26-24
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is announcing a new opportunity for state public utility commissions (PUCs) and stat... Read more