CI Renewables Acquires KDC Solar

CI Renewables LLC, a developer, builder and operator of solar power generation facilities, has purchased 100% of the membership interests of KDC Solar LLC from Diamond Castle Holdings…

Sunrise Power Solutions completes 2-MW solar carport for Long Island school district

Sunrise Power Solutions has just installed what is likely the largest single-site solar project for a school district on Long Island, New York. Smithtown Central School District has recently unveiled its new 2-MW solar carport at Smithtown…

New techniques for solar mounting and flashing can save time on rooftops

In this special edition of Contractor’s Corner, solar mounting and racking manufacturer SnapNrack talks about its new, Miami-Dade-approved mounting solution that does away with cumbersome metal flashing. Below is a portion of the company’s…

Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition endorses governor’s updated clean energy plan

After more than three years of community organizing and leadership, today the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) announced its support for the nation’s most comprehensive and equitable climate and energy plan proposed by Governor Pritzker. “After…

What kind of inverters work best with the most powerful solar panels?

Over the past few years, solar modules have grown larger and more powerful. Installers must pair the latest cutting-edge panels with high-power inverters to ensure they’re getting as much energy as possible out of their systems. Here are…

Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere Hits Record High Despite Pandemic Dip

Dr. Keeling noted that last year’s drop in annual emissions was too small to be detected in the atmospheric data, since it can be overshadowed by natural fluctuations in carbon emissions from vegetation and soil in response to seasonal…

FEMA Disaster Aid Often Widens Racial Disparities

Research published in 2018 found that, for white Americans, living in a county hit by a large disaster was a financial boon. Those white residents didn’t just see their wealth grow — it grew five times as much, on average, as the wealth…

Collapse of Infrastructure Talks Risks Biden’s Climate Priorities

Even before Mr. Biden ended negotiations on Tuesday with Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Republican of West Virginia, progressive Democrats had warned that Republicans were unlikely to embrace the scale of spending needed to address climate…

Keystone XL Pipeline Project Is Canceled

The Canadian pipeline company that had long sought to build the Keystone XL pipeline announced Wednesday that it had terminated the embattled project, which would have carried petroleum from Canadian tar sands to Nebraska.The announcement…

E.P.A. to Review Rules on Soot Linked to Deaths, Which Trump Declined to Tighten

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will reconsider federal limits on fine industrial soot, one of the most common and deadliest forms of air pollution, with an eye toward imposing tough new rules on emissions from power plants, factories…