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Utility-scale solar builds nationwide

Posted 10:28 AM 03/20/2015 Category: News

While California has led the nation in solar investments, the East Coast is beginning to ramp up its own utility-scale solar farms. According to Clean Technica, the original 13 states are seeing a spike in solar interest, led by New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. The United States saw 3.7 gigawatts of new solar capacity installed in…

California breaks solar generation record twice in one week

Posted 9:36 PM 02/23/2015 Category: Uncategorized California breaks solar generation record twice in one week

The peak solar generation record was shattered on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, when state utility-scale solar power plants fed 4,933 megawatts into the power grid. This number more than doubled the previous record set by the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station at its peak, according to the California Independent System Operator. However, the record was short-lived, when the…