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Solar + storage microgrid being built on Kwajalein Atoll by Hannah Solar Government Services

Solar + storage microgrid being built on Kwajalein Atoll by Hannah Solar Government Services

January 17, 2018 at 9:41 am 0 comments

Energy Service Provider, Johnson Controls Federal Systems has awarded Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS) a contract to design, engineer, and construct the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) system and micro grid controlled battery storage system on Meck Island, Kwajalein Atoll for the United States Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll. Part of theRead More

NEXTracker working on a giant 325 MW solar tracker project in Egypt

NEXTracker working on a giant 325 MW solar tracker project in Egypt

January 16, 2018 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

Global solar EPC company Sterling and Wilson selected NEXTracker to supply 325 megawatts (5 blocks of 65 MW each) of its smart solar trackers to its massive project within the Benban solar park in Aswan, Egypt. The Benban solar park occupies 37-square-kilometers and, when completed in 2019, will host aRead More

Four schools go solar in Trumbull, Connecticut via Greenskies Renewable Energy

Four schools go solar in Trumbull, Connecticut via Greenskies Renewable Energy

January 15, 2018 at 9:22 am 0 comments

Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC completed the installation of solar arrays at four schools in Trumbull, Connecticut. The projects will significantly lower the annual electric costs at Madison Middle School, Hillcrest Middle School, Trumbull High School, and Frenchtown Elementary School. “The energy plan was developed shortly after my arrival in Trumbull inRead More

How EnSync completed a complex solar PPA for a multi-family residential community

How EnSync completed a complex solar PPA for a multi-family residential community

January 11, 2018 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

The latest deal from distributed energy resources (DER) developer EnSync Energy Systems cracked the code on multi-family residential PV projects, which is one of toughest segments to sell. The 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) is for a 792-kW solar project for a residential community in Hawaii to an undisclosed buyer. The projectRead More

How Dominion Energy went from zero to 1.3 GW of solar in Virginia, North Carolina in two years

How Dominion Energy went from zero to 1.3 GW of solar in Virginia, North Carolina in two years

January 10, 2018 at 9:20 am 0 comments

Backed by an ongoing $1 billion investment, Dominion Energy has grown its solar fleet in Virginia and North Carolina over the last two years from near zero to approximately 1,350 MW in service, in construction or under development. That is enough clean energy to power nearly 340,000 homes during peak sunshine.Read More

New Mexico solar project to sell output at lowest PV per kWh price in U.S.

New Mexico solar project to sell output at lowest PV per kWh price in U.S.

January 9, 2018 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Construction has commenced on a 3 MW solar project in New Mexico that will sell its output below 4.5 cents per kilowatt-hour, a price Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) believes is the lowest reported contract for distributed photovoltaic solar energy in the U.S. Otero County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (OCEC) will receiveRead More

Florida utility retires another coal plant, while adding four new solar plants

Florida utility retires another coal plant, while adding four new solar plants

January 8, 2018 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Florida’s much needed solar revolution continues as Florida Power & Light Co. will be retiring one of the state’s largest coal-fired power plants and opening of four new solar power plants comprised of more than 1 million solar panels. This news is in line with the ignored findings on theRead More

Nexamp community solar project.

10 predictions for community solar in 2018 via Clean Energy Collective

January 5, 2018 at 8:23 am 0 comments

From an evolving market structure to technology innovation, the community solar landscape is transforming quickly. What does this mean for 2018? Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation’s leading community solar developer and solutions provider, forecast what is on the horizon for community solar. CEC’s experts offer the following 10 predictionsRead More

Pennsylvania retirement community expands solar PV capacity to 2 MW

Pennsylvania retirement community expands solar PV capacity to 2 MW

January 2, 2018 at 10:11 am 0 comments

Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, Pa., is in the midst of constructing a 2 MW solar system, adding to an existing 1 MW solar array. Once the project is complete in February, after more than a decade of investing in clean energy, the not-for-profit continuing care retirement community will produce 23-25Read More

Largest South Carolina solar project now online with Dominion Energy

Largest South Carolina solar project now online with Dominion Energy

January 2, 2018 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Dominion Energy has added two South Carolina solar energy projects – including the largest such project in the Palmetto State – to its service portfolio. The company’s 71.4-megawatt Solvay Solar Energy-Jasper County, S.C., facility, located near Ridgeland, S.C., came online on Dec. 21, 2017. It has a long-term power purchase agreementRead More