By Tina Casey, Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit
The U.S. Energy Department pushed out a raft of good news for renewable energy fans this past week. Of particular note is an update on the PV System Toolkit supported by the agency’s SunShot solar initiative. The toolkit focuses on helping rural communities partake in the surging solar market that cities and suburban communities now enjoy. The new PV System Toolkit demonstrates just how deeply the solar industry is now embedded in the civic infrastructure of the US. The effort is helmed by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), which won an Energy Department ‘Sunrise’ award designed to cut costs by developing templates for replicating solar innovations. Read more.
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
- The Corporate Commitment To Green Energy Is Helping Rural America, by Ken Silverstein, Contributor, Forbes
- From brownfields to brightfields: Brownfields are attractive opportunities for solar development, Solar Power World
- Oregon solar advocates plot path to 4 GW of solar power in 10 years, Utility Dive