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Battery project makes room for more rooftop solar in Decorah, Iowa

DECORAH, IOWA – Clean, solar energy is a good thing. But it can also affect the performance and efficiency of the electric grid. An innovative battery-storage solution in Decorah, Iowa, jointly supported by Alliant Energy, US Department of Energy, and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), looks to seamlessly connect customer-owned solar while maintaining reliable electrical service across the community.

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Solar PV system costs in the U.S. are falling faster than expected across all market segments, Wood Mackenzie research finds

Solar PV system costs in the US are falling faster than anticipated across all market segments, primarily driven by module price reduction, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.

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The U.S. could deliver 90 percent of its electricity from clean energy by 2035, UC Berkeley’s report finds

New report shows that the United States can deliver 90 percent clean, carbon free electricity nationwide by 2035, dependably, at no extra cost to consumer bills and without the need for new fossil fuel plants.

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Emergent Solar Energy completes Indiana’s first commercial bifacial solar project

West Lafayette, Indiana, United States – Emergent Solar Energy, a Purdue University-affiliated company, has announced the completion and operation of a 40.33 kilowatt (kW) bifacial roof-mount solar energy system for Wayne Enterprises’ new downtown Valparaiso Vale View facility.
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RP Construction Services to complete over 85 MW of solar tracker projects in partnership with Indiana Municipal Power Agency

MONTEREY, California, United States – RP Construction Services, Inc. (RPCS) and the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA) have partnered to build a number of solar tracker projects to supply communities throughout the state of Indiana with clean, renewable solar energy.

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