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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

New report proposes combining community solar with the weatherization of manufactured homes

Mar-15-24
Residents of manufactured homes have some of the lowest incomes and highest energy burdens in the United States, with li... Read more