Megawatt-hours generated from solar facilities in the US rose 21.6% year on year in the third quarter, according to data filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and compiled by S&P Global Platts. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The increase is largely the result of newly installed generation over the past year in markets such as the Western Electricity Coordinating Council and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. Solar wholesale power sales totaled 18.3 million MWh in Q3, compared to 15 million MWh in Q3 2019. According to the data, 8.57 million MWh of solar power was sold in the California Independent System Operator market. Sales in WECC totaled 3.8 MWh and 2.7 million MWh in ERCOT, and 2.15 million MWh in the Southeastern Reliability Corporation markets. A total of 89 companies reported solar sales to FERC in Q3, compared […]