California hit yet another record high in solar energy generation

In California, the solar power industry is having a field day. For the second time in as many years, the largest electricity grid in the state broke its own solar generation record with 8,030 megawatts (MW) output at 1:06pm local time July 12, 2016. California Independent System Operator (CAISO) reports that is the equivalent of the power consumed by 2 million households. But, ironically, the solar energy generation record doesn’t actually include rooftop solar installations.…

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California hit yet another record high in solar energy generation

In California, the solar power industry is having a field day. For the second time in as many years, the largest electricity grid in the state broke its own solar generation record with 8,030 megawatts (MW) output at 1:06pm local time July 12, 2016. California Independent System Operator (CAISO) reports that is the equivalent of the power consumed by 2 million households. But, ironically, the solar energy generation record doesn’t actually include rooftop solar installations.…

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