Articles by: SB Staff

Nestlé Waters close to a 10-MW solar project at Poland Spring bottling plant

Nestlé Waters close to a 10-MW solar project at Poland Spring bottling plant

September 25, 2020 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

Nestlé Waters North America is looking to construct a 10-MW solar project at its Poland Spring bottling plant in Hollis, Maine. This proposed solar energy installation, currently in the permit application process, will supply enough clean electricity to meet approximately 20-25% of the current energy needs of the facility. Once completed,Read More

Ohana Partners with Tesla on Los Cabos Sustainable Energy Project

Ohana Partners with Tesla on Los Cabos Sustainable Energy Project

September 24, 2020 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Ohana Real Estate Investors and Tesla have a plan to take its 1,400-acre master planned community completely off-grid, what Ohana believes to be first-of-its-kind energy solution at the Twin Dolphin community in Los Cabos, Mexico. Developed, owned and operated by Ohana, Twin Dolphin is a 1,400-acre master-planned community that includes Maravilla Los Cabos,Read More

OYA Solar inks $35 million deal with NY Green Bank for three community solar projects

OYA Solar inks $35 million deal with NY Green Bank for three community solar projects

September 23, 2020 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

OYA Solar secured $35 million in construction and interconnection financing from NY Green Bank, a state-sponsored, specialized financial entity and division of NYSERDA. The financing will support the construction of three community solar projects in New York state, the first of which, a 6.8-MW project in Constable, New York, isRead More

Anthem signs solar PPA with SunEnergy1 as it moves to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

Anthem signs solar PPA with SunEnergy1 as it moves to 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

September 23, 2020 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

In 2019, Anthem, Inc. made the commitment to invest in and source 100 percent renewable energy by 2025. Now, as a key step in that strategy, Anthem has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with SunEnergy1, a U.S. solar developer, owner and operator of utility-scale solar projects. The agreement isRead More

Luxury brand CHANEL commits $35 million to low-income solar projects with Sunrun

Luxury brand CHANEL commits $35 million to low-income solar projects with Sunrun

September 23, 2020 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

In innovative renewable investment news, CHANEL (yes, that CHANEL) just committed $35 million toward solar energy projects for low-income multifamily households with Sunrun Inc. — a partnership will expand access to solar for nearly 30,000 low-income residents (30 MW) across California, offering families on average up to $40 to $50 aRead More

Third Sun Solar donates ground-mounted solar array to Women for Recovery of Athens, Ohio

Third Sun Solar donates ground-mounted solar array to Women for Recovery of Athens, Ohio

September 21, 2020 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Third Sun Solar has partnered with Women for Recovery of Athens, Ohio, to provide clean energy to the Serenity Grove Women’s Recovery House. The addition of a solar array to the Serenity Grove facility will greatly reduce the nonprofit’s utility costs for at least the next two decades. “We believeRead More

Webinar next week: Residential racking innovations to save time, money via SunModo

Webinar next week: Residential racking innovations to save time, money via SunModo

September 21, 2020 at 9:00 am 1 comment

  Tue, Sep 29, 2020 2:00 PM EDT Sign up for free here Earn NABCEP credits for attending this webinar! Residential solar installers aren’t able to visit trade show booths this year, so SunModo is bringing its booth to installers. There are a lot of residential mounting and racking productsRead More

8minute Solar Energy’s 67-MW Lotus Solar Farm is now fully operational

8minute Solar Energy’s 67-MW Lotus Solar Farm is now fully operational

September 16, 2020 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

8minute Solar Energy announced the 67-megawatt Lotus Solar Farm in Madera County, Calif., is now fully operational. The Lotus Solar Farm produces energy for more than 12,000 Southern California homes, delivered through a 20-year power purchase agreement with Southern California Edison, and will reduce carbon emissions by more than 48,000 metricRead More

Nexamp adds 50-MW community solar portfolio in Maine from Dimension Energy

Nexamp adds 50-MW community solar portfolio in Maine from Dimension Energy

September 16, 2020 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

Nexamp is acquiring a 10-project, 50-megawatt portfolio of community solar projects from Dimension Energy. The projects represent some of the first developed after Governor Mills reinstated, expanded, and enhanced the state’s Net Energy Billing program last year and will enable residential customers of Central Maine Power and Versant Power toRead More

Solaria files ITC complaint against Canadian Solar

Solaria files ITC complaint against Canadian Solar

September 16, 2020 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

On the heels of its lawsuit filed in March against Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Solaria Corporation, a U.S. company based in Fremont, California, today announced it filed additional claims against Canadian Solar with the International Trade Commission (ITC). “SolariaRead More