Projects

Check out this school solar array that features student art contest winners

Check out this school solar array that features student art contest winners

January 25, 2021 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

Take a look at this cool, 1-MW solar array that was also a unique hands on STEAM learning experience for elementary school children at KCSD96 in Illinois. The Challenge: Performance Services, a solar developer serving the K-12 and higher education markets, was faced with a unique and forward-thinking requirement fromRead More

Navisun adds New Jersey landfill community solar project to portfolio

Navisun adds New Jersey landfill community solar project to portfolio

January 22, 2021 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

Navisun LLC, a solar power producer that owns and operates distributed and small utility-scale solar projects, acquired a 4.5-MW community solar project in Linden, N.J. The Linden Hawk Rise Solar Project is located on the City of Linden’s landfill, in Union County, New Jersey. CS Energy was instrumental in developingRead More

Solstice raises $3.1 million for innovative, equitable approach to community solar

Solstice raises $3.1 million for innovative, equitable approach to community solar

January 21, 2021 at 10:13 am 0 comments

Climate change is a top concern for many Americans and its mitigation requires massive clean energy expansion. Still, 77% of American households cannot install rooftop solar power due to rented housing, the structure of their rooftop, the upfront cost, or access to financing. Solstice Power Technologies, Inc., a software andRead More

CleanSpark, Solar Watt Solutions to build solar + storage microgrid at Orange County medical facility

CleanSpark, Solar Watt Solutions to build solar + storage microgrid at Orange County medical facility

January 20, 2021 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

EPC Solar Watt Solutions teamed with software and controls company CleanSpark on a new solar-plus-storage microgrid at a medical facility in Orange County, Calif., that will feature 100-kW rooftop and carport solar with 30 kW/70 kW battery. The site will utilize CleanSpark’s patented mPulse controller to optimize the solar plusRead More

Alliant Energy donates $90,000 in community solar blocks to Habitat for Humanity

Alliant Energy donates $90,000 in community solar blocks to Habitat for Humanity

January 20, 2021 at 11:53 am 0 comments

Alliant Energy is donating $90,000 in solar blocks from its Fond du Lac community solar project to Habitat for Humanity of Fond du Lac County. Alliant Energy launched its Fond du Lac community solar project in early December. The company expects to start construction on the project, located southeast of theRead More

Pine Gate Renewables closes financing on 12-project North Carolina solar + storage portfolio

Pine Gate Renewables closes financing on 12-project North Carolina solar + storage portfolio

January 20, 2021 at 11:17 am 0 comments

Pine Gate Renewables has closed financing on a new 12-project fund of solar and solar plus storage sites in North Carolina. The projects in the fund will sell power under long-term contracts to Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Carolinas and Halifax EMC. Crestmark, a division of MetaBank, provided the constructionRead More

Schools partner on solar project, use sheep to maintain fields

This co-located solar array serving two Arkansas school districts is also part of agriculture curriculum

January 20, 2021 at 10:32 am 0 comments

Cedar Ridge Schools and Midland School District teamed up to improve their districts with a new solar facility. The array, a 1.36-MWdc single-axis tracking system provided by Entegrity, was inaugurated during a “Flip the Switch” ceremony with students, staff, solar implementation team, policymakers, and the sheep that maintain the solarRead More

EDPR NA buys majority stake in C2’s small-scale solar portfolio

EDPR NA buys majority stake in C2’s small-scale solar portfolio

January 20, 2021 at 9:22 am 0 comments

EDPR Renewables North America LLC acquired a majority interest in C2 Omega LLC, the distributed solar platform of C2 Energy Capital LLC. The new company, EDPR NA Distributed Generation LLC (EDPR NA DG), will be the exclusive provider of small-scale downstream generation and energy efficiency services in the United StatesRead More

UX Solar, Namasté Solar start on four Denver-areas community solar gardens

UX Solar, Namasté Solar start on four Denver-areas community solar gardens

January 19, 2021 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

UX Solar, a joint-venture partnership between Excelsior Energy Capital and Unico Solar Investors LLC, along with co-development partner Namasté Solar, has broken ground on four new community solar gardens in the Denver metro area, totaling 8 MW of capacity. In 2019, Xcel Energy selected Unico Solar and Namasté Solar toRead More

The college is expected to offset its total energy consumption by 22.5%, making the campus one of the greenest in the state.

Joliet Junior College adds solar array to power 22 percent of the campus via Pivot Energy

January 19, 2021 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Pivot Energy and Joliet Junior College in Illinois (JJC) have completed and activated the 1.3-megawatt onsite solar system at JJC’s Main Campus. The solar array, with 3,542 solar panels, was installed by national solar developer Pivot Energy and will save the college more than $1.6 million in electricity expenses overRead More