Germany’s third test auction for solar capacity produced a bid 5.8 percent lower than in the previous round, underpinning government hopes that clean energy will become competitive more quickly when developers must compete for contracts.
SolarCity Corp. plans to eliminate more than 550 jobs in Nevada after state regulators approved new utility fees on solar rooftops.
As Decembers go, the last month of 2015 could hardly have been more monumental for the clean energy industry.
U.S. Geothermal Inc. recently acquired the majority of Goldman Sachs’ cash flow interest in and ownership of the Raft River geothermal project in Idaho for $51 million.
Westar Energy Inc., the Topeka, Kansas-based electric utility, agreed to buy power from a 200 MW wind project that NextEra Energy Inc. is developing in Kansas.
In 2015, the industry made landmark strides in the eventual global transition to a sustainable energy future.