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Centrica Business Solutions completes Shelter Creek Condominiums solar system

Centrica Business Solutions completes Shelter Creek Condominiums solar system

November 24, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Centrica Business Solutions, part of Centrica plc, a global energy and services company, completed a 2.5-MW rooftop solar installation at Shelter Creek Condominiums in San Bruno, Calif. The project, which began in 2017, will offset the facility’s energy usage by 70 percent and is expected to generate 3,632,773 kilowatt-hours annually.Read More

Drone aerial photograph of Sunflare solar panel installation on the McBride family farm horse barn.

How Sunflare added 9-kW of solar on this 100-year-old barn roof

November 20, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

This barn on Hopeful Hollow Farm in Rockingham County, VA is 100 years old. So is the roof, but now it can generate 9-kW of new power every day. Sunflare installed LiteMount, the only ultralight weight module that can be installed on weight-constrained roofs — installing at less than 1 lbRead More

California CCAs have signed 6 GW of long-term clean energy deals

California CCAs have signed 6 GW of long-term clean energy deals

November 19, 2020 at 11:15 am 0 comments

The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) announced today that Community Choice Aggregators in the state have signed long-term power purchase agreements for more than 6,000 megawatts with new-build clean energy resources. The total includes almost 5,000 megawatts in executed renewable energy power purchase agreements – an increase of 1,700 megawatts comparedRead More

Altus Power acquires 2.5-megawatt operating solar project in Vermont

Altus Power acquires 2.5-megawatt operating solar project in Vermont

November 19, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Altus Power America completed the acquisition of a 2.5-MW operating solar project in Charlotte, Vermont. The acquired project generates approximately 3 million kWh of electricity annually. This project sells energy to VEPP, Inc, a not-for-profit Vermont Corporation that administers two of Vermont’s Renewable Energy Programs under contract with the Vermont Public UtilityRead More

High school student gets solar industry partners to donate full PV system to a New Jersey food pantry

High school student gets solar industry partners to donate full PV system to a New Jersey food pantry

November 18, 2020 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

The Flemington Area Food Pantry, serving Hunterdon County, N.J., celebrated and unveiled their brand new solar array installation this week — a project was made possible by a collaborative donation effort among notable solar industry leaders and community volunteers, each supplying their individual components. Among all of the parties who contributedRead More

Nucor Corp. signs steel industry’s largest solar PPA with EDF Renewables North America

Nucor Corp. signs steel industry’s largest solar PPA with EDF Renewables North America

November 18, 2020 at 10:06 am 0 comments

EDF Renewables North America and Nucor Corporation, a diversified steel and steel products company, recently announced the signing of a 15-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement for 250 megawatts of solar energy in Texas. The project, selected by Nucor under a competitive Requests For Proposals process, is expected to begin delivering cleanRead More

GP Joule completes first merchant solar project in Alberta Canada

GP Joule completes first merchant solar project in Alberta Canada

November 18, 2020 at 9:59 am 0 comments

GP JOULE Canada Corp., a subsidiary of GP JOULE GmbH, has completed construction of the 25.43-MW Innisfail Solar project in Red Deer County, Alberta. GP JOULE joined forces with Elemental Energy Inc., the British Columbia-based renewable energy developer, investor, and project owner — along with community stakeholders — to successfully completeRead More

BayWa r.e. Fern Solar project, Edgecombe County, N.C.

BayWa r.e.’s largest U.S. solar plant to power six big-brand businesses via virtual PPA

November 18, 2020 at 9:45 am 0 comments

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC will commemorate the 133.6-MW Fern Solar project in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. Fern is the largest project developed and built to date by BayWa r.e. in the U.S. Featuring more than 353,000 PV panels, it will produce an estimated 238 GWh of clean electricity annually, enough toRead More

Solar Builder names Editor’s Choice Award winners for 2020

Solar Builder names Editor’s Choice Award winners for 2020

November 18, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

After the Solar Builder readers cast their votes to choose our annual Project of the Year winners, Solar Builder’s editor gets to pick his favorites among the Project of the Year field of nominees. In a variety of categories from the Most Resilient to the Coolest Carport, here are the 2020 SolarRead More

Cypress Creek, Cubico solar project, Wagyu, turns on in Brazoria County, Texas

Cypress Creek, Cubico solar project, Wagyu, turns on in Brazoria County, Texas

November 17, 2020 at 8:13 am 0 comments

The 162-MW Wagyu solar PV project in Brazoria County, Texas, is now delivering power to the grid. Located near Houston, the project is owned by Cubico Sustainable Investments and was developed by Cypress Creek Renewables. Project construction was performed by RES (Renewable Energy Systems). In addition to acting as the originalRead More