EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

September 30, 2020

EDF Renewables North America has announced the signing of a storage contract with CleanPowerSF as an expansion to the previously announced 20-year solar Power Purchase Agreement. The 100 megawatt Maverick 6 Solar Project will now be coupled with a 200 megawatt hour battery storage system, which increases EDF Renewables’ battery storageRead More

EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

September 30, 2020

EDF Renewables North America has announced the signing of a storage contract with CleanPowerSF as an expansion to the previously announced 20-year solar Power Purchase Agreement. The 100 megawatt Maverick 6 Solar Project will now be coupled with a 200 megawatt hour battery storage system, which increases EDF Renewables’ battery storageRead More

Sustainable Capital Finance updated its PPA financing platform

Sustainable Capital Finance updated its PPA financing platform

September 30, 2020

Sustainable Capital Finance Inc., a solar financing firm, has announced the official launch of the SCF Suite 2.0, a heavily updated iteration of its flagship platform, the SCF Suite. The proprietary web-based platform helps solar integrators to price, submit, and transact projects in order to obtain PPA financing, and the SCFRead More

California’s PUC just made huge changes to its Rule 21 solar, storage interconnection policy

California’s PUC just made huge changes to its Rule 21 solar, storage interconnection policy

September 25, 2020

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) just issued sweeping changes to Rule 21, the rules under which distributed energy resources, like solar power and energy storage, may interconnect to the grid. The revisions encompass many issues but three of the most noteworthy include: 1) the plan to incorporate data on theRead More

Sustainable Capital Finance updated its PPA financing platform

Sustainable Capital Finance updated its PPA financing platform

September 30, 2020

Sustainable Capital Finance Inc., a solar financing firm, has announced the official launch of the SCF Suite 2.0, a heavily updated iteration of its flagship platform, the SCF Suite. The proprietary web-based platform helps solar integrators to price, submit, and transact projects in order to obtain PPA financing, and the SCFRead More

 
Soltec debuts slimmed down, structurally reinforced SF8 solar tracker

Soltec debuts slimmed down, structurally reinforced SF8 solar tracker

September 21, 2020

Single-axis tracker manufacturer Soltec is debuting its new SF8 tracker, which will differentiate itself with a minimum 2×60 configuration and 4 to 6 strings and improve upon the previous generation with a more robust structure. A reinforced torque tube with a new, improved geometry, together with an autonomous self-stow system, contributeRead More

The Role of Physical Infrastructure in Advancing Solar Innovation

The Role of Physical Infrastructure in Advancing Solar Innovation

September 29, 2020

Over the past decade, reductions in the cost of solar energy have largely been due to gains in panel production and efficiency. As these gains diminish, the balance of system hardware such as cables, clips, and mounting systems will have a larger role to play. Panduit’s latest renewable energy whiteRead More

EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

September 30, 2020

EDF Renewables North America has announced the signing of a storage contract with CleanPowerSF as an expansion to the previously announced 20-year solar Power Purchase Agreement. The 100 megawatt Maverick 6 Solar Project will now be coupled with a 200 megawatt hour battery storage system, which increases EDF Renewables’ battery storageRead More

News

EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

EDF Renewables signs PPA to add a 200-MWh battery system at Maverick 6 Solar Project

September 30, 2020 at 11:24 am 0 comments

EDF Renewables North America has announced the signing of a storage contract with CleanPowerSF as an expansion to the previously announced 20-year solar Power Purchase Agreement. The 100 megawatt Maverick 6 Solar Project will now be coupled with a 200 megawatt hour battery storage system, which increases EDF Renewables’ battery storageRead More

Fort Bragg adds a floating solar + storage plant via Duke Energy, Ameresco

Fort Bragg adds a floating solar + storage plant via Duke Energy, Ameresco

September 30, 2020 at 11:15 am 0 comments

The U.S. Army’s Fort Bragg in North Carolina will soon be home to the largest floating solar plant in the Southeast – a 1.1-MW system as part of a Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC) awarded to Duke Energy. The $36 million contract will focus on energy resilience and security at FortRead More

Sustainable Capital Finance updated its PPA financing platform

Sustainable Capital Finance updated its PPA financing platform

September 30, 2020 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Sustainable Capital Finance Inc., a solar financing firm, has announced the official launch of the SCF Suite 2.0, a heavily updated iteration of its flagship platform, the SCF Suite. The proprietary web-based platform helps solar integrators to price, submit, and transact projects in order to obtain PPA financing, and the SCFRead More

These Santa Barbara School District solar microgrids have a resilience model others should copy

These Santa Barbara School District solar microgrids have a resilience model others should copy

September 30, 2020 at 9:59 am 0 comments

In a big win for clean local energy and resilience in the Santa Barbara region, the Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) Board unanimously voted last week to proceed with Solar Microgrid projects throughout the District, along with additional standalone solar projects. For the Santa Barbara Unified Solar Plus EnergyRead More

Electriq Power enhances its virtual power plant possibilities with Lilypad Energy addition

Electriq Power enhances its virtual power plant possibilities with Lilypad Energy addition

September 30, 2020 at 9:19 am 0 comments

Electriq Power, a developer of home energy solutions, entered into a definitive agreement with Lilypad Energy, a provider of data analytics solutions for the energy industry focusing on battery energy storage applications. Lilypad Energy will enhance the performance capabilities of Electriq Power’s fleet of residential and small commercial battery systemsRead More

Nationwide, Sol Systems acquire largest solar energy project in Louisiana

Nationwide, Sol Systems acquire largest solar energy project in Louisiana

September 30, 2020 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Helios Infrastructure, a joint venture between Nationwide and Sol Systems, announced its acquisition of the largest solar power project in Louisiana. The 50-megawatt system is located in West Baton Rouge Parish, and it is now owned and operated by Helios. This acquisition marks the largest single project investment for HeliosRead More

Pine Gate Renewables readies 14 solar sites, just the start of 500 MW coming to Michigan

Pine Gate Renewables readies 14 solar sites, just the start of 500 MW coming to Michigan

September 30, 2020 at 8:38 am 0 comments

Pine Gate Renewables and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. announced their first wave of solar energy projects into Michigan. The companies have completed development for 14 new solar farms in eight counties which will be constructed as part of a larger initiative to bring more than 500 megawatts of renewableRead More

The Role of Physical Infrastructure in Advancing Solar Innovation

The Role of Physical Infrastructure in Advancing Solar Innovation

September 29, 2020 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

Over the past decade, reductions in the cost of solar energy have largely been due to gains in panel production and efficiency. As these gains diminish, the balance of system hardware such as cables, clips, and mounting systems will have a larger role to play. Panduit’s latest renewable energy whiteRead More

Capital Dynamics to acquire three solar projects from LS Power

Capital Dynamics to acquire three solar projects from LS Power

September 29, 2020 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, entered into an agreement to acquire interests in three solar PV projects from LS Power. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. The portfolio comprises 316 megawatts of operatingRead More

LONGi’s high-wattage Hi-MO 5 series module: now rolling off production lines

LONGi’s high-wattage Hi-MO 5 series module: now rolling off production lines

September 28, 2020 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

LONGi Solar says it has achieved volume production of its Hi-MO 5 series module at its module factory in Xianyang City, Shannxi Province, China. Originally announced in June 2020, the first Hi-MO 5 rolled off the production line on Sept. 8. This new generation product is LONGi’s effort to get intoRead More