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Articles by Christian Roselund

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California senate pushes for 100% renewable energy by 2045

California senate pushes for 100% renewable energy by 2045

California Senate leader introduces 100% renewable energy bill by 2045, competing with Hawaii for most aggressive renewable energy mandate in US.

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Tesla begins battery production for Powerwall and Tesla 3 at Gigafactory

Tesla begins battery production for Powerwall and Tesla 3 at Gigafactory

The factory is producing lithium-ion batteries both for Tesla’s energy storage products and electric vehicles

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Lazard: Solar PV, storage costs fall in 2016

Lazard: Solar PV, storage costs fall in 2016

Lazard report says rooftop solar costs on “by far the steepest cost decline of any technology,” with energy storage looking like following suit.

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Contract for world's cheapest solar power signed for Dubai mega-project

Contract for world’s cheapest solar power signed for Dubai mega-project

This PPA for the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is the lowest price PPA known.

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Tesla shareholders approve SolarCity acquisition

Tesla shareholders approve SolarCity acquisition

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla and SolarCity shareholders have approved the merger between the two companies.

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US solar: The next four years could get ugly

US solar: The next four years could get ugly

Donald Trump’s election doesn’t augur well for US solar. Worse news, however, is the Republican Party has retained control of the US Senate.

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Target displaces Walmart as top corporate installer of solar

Target displaces Walmart as top corporate installer of solar

Target has reached 147.5 MW of solar capacity, installing 69 MW in the first nine months of 2016 alone.

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Tesla: Gigafactory is “on schedule” to support 2017 Model 3 roll-out

Tesla: Gigafactory is “on schedule” to support 2017 Model 3 roll-out

Despite giving tours to press and customers in the past few weeks, many details about developments at Tesla Motors and Panasonic’s “gigafactory” near Reno are still murky, and little light was shed by Elon Musk in Tesla’s Q2 results.

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New York regulators issue 50% by 2030 clean energy mandate

New York regulators issue 50% by 2030 clean energy mandate

New York Public Service Commission approves state’s Clean Energy Standard, which requires utilities get 50% of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

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Washington DC boosts renewables target to 50% by 2032

Washington DC boosts renewables target to 50% by 2032

America’s capital now has its 5th most aggressive renewables policy, including plan to install solar PV on 100,000 low-income homes.

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Solar industry goes to war against entrenched interests

Solar industry goes to war against entrenched interests

Conflict with entrenched interests was a major theme of the 2016 Intersolar North America opening session.