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Solar Energy Costs to Achieve Grid Parity by 2013

Solar Energy Costs to Achieve Grid Parity by 2013 June 29, 2010 The solar energy market has undergone a dramatic transformation over the past two years, driven by a new abundance of polysilicon, the effects of the worldwide financial crisis, and the plunging price of solar modules.  As a result of these factors, the solar […]

Delaware Solar rebate relief.

No wait for that Delaware solar rebate Residential projects are first in line for stimulus funds By AARON NATHANS • The News Journal • May 31, 2010 Delawareans who have installed solar panels will no longer have to wait years for their state rebate checks. About $1.3 million in federal stimulus funds will allow the […]

Maryland Governor to accelerate the solar RPS

Maryland Governor to accelerate the solar RPS In a press release issued by the Governor’s office, Governor Martin O’Malley has prioritized solar electricity in his 2010 agenda. He plans to increase the solar RPS requirement in the earlier years. Currently, compared to other states, Maryland’s RPS solar requirement increases exponentially in the later years. It […]

Delmarva Power, regulators agree on rate proposal

Delmarva Power, regulators agree on rate proposal WILMINGTON, DEL. – Delaware regulators have backed a plan from Delmarva Power that would cause lower-usage customers to take on higher increases on their bills than those who used more electricity. The utility announced a settlement on Friday with the Public Service Commission staff and the Division of […]

Delaware Seeks To Increase Renewable Portfolio Standard

Delaware Seeks To Increase Renewable Portfolio Standard Adding to a growing number of states seeking to increase their percentage of power from renewable sources, Gov. Jack Markell introduced the Delaware Clean Energy Jobs Act.  A key component of the legislation is increasing the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), which governors often say generates job growth. […]

City of Newark, DE to Raise Electric Rates

City of Newark, DE to Raise Electric Rates   The Newark City Council is moving toward an increase in electric rates as a way to deal with a $4.6 million revenue shortfall. The move came on Monday night as the Mayor and City Council hosted a budget workshop aimed at addressing financial challenges facing the […]