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Indiana school district to build two solar arrays to power its three schools

Indiana school district to build two solar arrays to power its three schools

July 16, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Indiana’s Hamilton Southeastern Schools is partnering with Ameresco, Inc. to bring renewable energy to the school district in the form of ground mount solar farms. Two solar arrays comprised of 4,800 panels will power three of the district’s schools. Ameresco has also provided Hamilton Southeastern Schools with two solar wagonsRead More

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Four C&I solar project development lessons learned by Standard Solar

July 8, 2019 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

One of the many reasons working for Standard Solar is so rewarding is that we do not design and install cookie-cutter projects. We customize each system with the specific host, site location, environmental situation and unique challenges of the project in mind. Overcoming these challenges and providing the best possibleRead More

Hanergy signs deal to build one of the largest solar projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Hanergy signs deal to build one of the largest solar projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo

July 8, 2019 at 11:33 am 0 comments

The multinational clean energy company, Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, secured a strategic order for setting up the 400 Megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic power plants in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s first and the largest solar power plant project, so far. Building synergies to provide sustainable and stableRead More

Pine Gate Renewables starts construction on 101 megawatt solar project in South Carolina

Pine Gate Renewables starts construction on 101 megawatt solar project in South Carolina

July 8, 2019 at 11:12 am 0 comments

Construction of Bowman Solar has commenced, according to Pine Gate Renewables, a national utility-scale solar developer. Bowman is a 101-megawatt project spanning 651 acres in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, making it one of the largest solar sites in the state. Through the teamwork of Pine Gate’s in-house EPC team andRead More

Label manufacturer opts for 100 percent renewable energy at factory via Duke Energy program

Label manufacturer opts for 100 percent renewable energy at factory via Duke Energy program

July 8, 2019 at 11:01 am 0 comments

UPM Raflatac, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive label materials, is now sourcing all of the electricity at its factory in Mills River, N.C., via renewable sources through Duke Energy’s NC Renewable Energy Program. The company opted to increase its renewable electricity use from 4 percent to 100 percent from sourcesRead More

EV maker Rivian is trying out its second-life batteries in a solar microgrid use case

EV maker Rivian is trying out its second-life batteries in a solar microgrid use case

June 27, 2019 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

Electric adventure vehicle maker Rivian is trying out a new use for its second-life batteries in a solar microgrid initiative with the Honnold Foundation. The goal: to support energy independence and adoption of renewable power generation. The project, in the town of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, marks Rivian’s first steps inRead More

Tufts University adds two new solar arrays via PPA with Solect Energy

Tufts University adds two new solar arrays via PPA with Solect Energy

June 27, 2019 at 4:13 pm 1 comment

Two new roof-mounted solar photovoltaic installations on buildings located on the Medford/Somerville campus of Tufts University will generate 161,000 kWh of renewable energy for the university and surrounding community and are expected to save the university approximately $187,000 over the next 20 years. The projects were made possible through aRead More

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

June 25, 2019 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

NV Energy continues to work toward its long-term goal of serving its customers with 100 percent renewable energy, announcing the addition of nearly 1,200 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic generation to be built in the state, along with 590 megawatts of battery storage. The renewable energy will come in theRead More

A SunPower Helix Roof solar project is delivering clean electricity to the Santa Rosa Whole Foods Market where a Helix Storage system is also installed to further decrease demand charges for the organic grocer.

Details on Whole Foods Market’s multi-MW solar projects via SunPower

June 24, 2019 at 9:24 am 0 comments

The grocery sector is a hot market for solar installations. SunPower reports that its installed more than 2.6 MW at eight Whole Foods Market locations across two states, with one site combining an integrated storage system. These projects are expected to help the natural and organic grocer replace 25 percentRead More

Projects on opposite coasts are using Eos’s Aurora 2.0 battery system in two different use cases

Projects on opposite coasts are using Eos’s Aurora 2.0 battery system in two different use cases

June 20, 2019 at 3:39 pm 1 comment

Eos Energy Storage (Eos) announced two new projects deploying the company’s Aurora 2.0 battery system in major markets on both coasts of the United States. The next generation solution integrates the company’s aqueous, zinc Znyth battery technology as a safe, sustainable, and scalable alternative to Lithium Ion. The Eos AuroraRead More