Prices for power purchase agreements (PPAs) rose in some US markets such as California and declined in others, including Texas, according to a new report from LevelTen Energy.
In the third week of October, European electricity market prices were stable, with an upward trend in most cases compared to the previous week. However, in the MIBEL market, prices fell due to high wind energy production, which reached an all time record in Portugal and the highest value so far in 2023 in Spain.
Scientists conducting a five-year research project in southern Minnesota have observed a tripling of insect numbers near two solar facilities built on rehabilitated agricultural land. They say the findings show how habitat-friendly solar could help protect insect populations and improve pollination in nearby agricultural fields.
With so much of the space in United States cities allocated for parking, the dual pronged approach of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) – production tax credits to drive investment in domestic manufacturing and investment tax credits to attract consumer-side investment – means solar canopies can make a huge contribution to the net zero drive.