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Clean energy VC funding roundup: Residential flow batteries, solar sales software and financing, EV charging and more

Investors continue to invest and clean energy entrepreneurs continue to innovate — despite global setbacks. Here are six companies that won a total of $170 million in funding in recent days, ranging across the cleantech spectrum. August 10, 2020 Eric Wesoff Investors continue to invest and clean energy entrepreneurs continue to innovate — despite global …

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Morning Brief: EV expansion in New Jersey, Visa is 100% renewable

Hello readers and welcome to another Hump Day morning brief. Today we’ve got Pepsico going 100% renewable, Sonnedix closing $15 million financing in Puerto Rico, JLC Infrastructure buying out Greenskies and more! January 15, 2020 Tim Sylvia NJ likely to pass EV law: Starting off in the Garden State, which by all accounts is set …

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Sunnova launches $300-350 million IPO

Sunnova has put some numbers on how much it expects to raise as it goes public. July 15, 2019 Christian Roselund On Friday, the fourth-largest provider of residential loans and leases in the United States moved forward as a public company, launching an initial public offering (IPO) of 17.6 million shares of common stock, with …

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Mexico reaches 4 GW milestone

Of the nation’s installed operational PV capacity, 3,364 MW is in the form of solar parks while distributed generation contributes around 693 MW. June 24, 2019 pv magazine By Jorge Zarco Mexico’s solar energy association Asolmex has revealed the country’s cumulative installed PV capacity has risen 32% this year, from 3,075 MW at the end of December, …

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Is the U.S. solar market slipping towards merchant?

As contract lengths shorten, U.S. solar developers and investors are relying more and more on sales of power in the spot market as the future. June 18, 2019 Christian Roselund For as long as anyone can remember, utility-scale solar projects in the United States have been dependent upon one thing: contracts. Specifically, long-term power contracts …

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Clean energy in Opportunity Zones: An interview with Jon Bonanno

pv magazine: Can you give a brief description of what the Opportunity Zone tax incentive is and why it’s such a great opportunity for solar development? Jon Bonanno: It is a new tax incentives that is very broad in terms of its place. So there are over 8,700 regions or zones where this tax can …

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Enphase can’t keep up with demand

The microinverter maker reported its second consecutive quarter of profit and is sold out into the second half of the year, as it continues to battle tariffs and component shortages. April 30, 2019 Christian Roselund Having more demand for your product than you can deliver is usually a good problem to have. And that is …

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