September 25, 2017

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  • The U.S. International Trade Commission Friday unanimously ruled that imports of crystalline silicon solar cells and modules have caused serious injury to the domestic producers, meaning the agency will now send President Trump recommendations on...
  • Ending a five-year investigation begun under the Obama administration, the Justice Department announced Friday that SolarCity would pay $29.5 million to settle allegations that it submitted inflated claims for federal renewable energy tax...
  • Only weeks after the operator of the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility completed rigorous safety testing of the equipment, California regulators have ordered Southern California Gas Co. to shut in 13 wells at the massive underground reservoir...
  • The Justice Department’s inquiry into the failed VC Summer nuclear expansion effort is focused on a report warning of problems with the project that the project’s owners withheld for nearly two years before cancelling the work last July, according to...
  • Delaying the project but leaving a path forward, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that state regulators erred in 2014 in granting a certificate for Clean Line Energy Partners’ proposed 500-mile, Iowa-to-Illinois transmission line because the...
  • In a decision that appears to help efforts by Direct Energy and other retail power suppliers to enter the state’s market, Virginia regulators have rejected a proposal by Appalachian Power to offer its customers a 100 percent clean energy product,...
  • Expanding its move into clean energy, Total SA said last week it is buying a 23 percent stake in EREN RE, representing a $285 million investment to accelerate the wind and solar developer’s growth under a deal that includes an option for the French...
  • Giving a boost to the struggling clean energy resource, representatives from 42 member countries of the Global Geothermal Alliance agreed this month to identify and lower the regulatory and financing barriers that have stifled development of...