The state’s Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy has launched a technical assistance program for solar projects.
Solar backers are hoping lawmakers will offer more flexibility on how soon Future Energy Jobs Act funds need to be spent.
The Nature Conservancy is seeking a partner to help develop solar on up to 13,000 acres of cleared minelands.
“Down here in the Southeast we’re actually doing pretty okay” — but there are warning signs for the nation’s No. 2 solar state.
Legislation that sought to boost the shrinking fund for solar incentives is on hold, as are many installations across the state.