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SolRiver Capital, AVANA team up on financing for six solar projects (24-MW total)

SolRiver Capital, AVANA team up on financing for six solar projects (24-MW total)

May 19, 2020 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

  SolRiver Capital LLC, a solar investment fund that acquires and owns distributed generation and utility scale projects, closed on $30 million of construction financing with AVANA Capital. The portfolio totals 24 MW and consists of six projects located across the country. Since 2017, SolRiver and AVANA Capital have actedRead More

New Mexico’s Kit Carson Electric Cooperative brings 3-MW solar plant online

New Mexico’s Kit Carson Electric Cooperative brings 3-MW solar plant online

May 19, 2020 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

  Northern New Mexico’s Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) is on a mission to achieve 100 percent daytime solar energy, bringing online its largest solar array to date last week. The Taos array will deliver 3 MW of solar energy – enough to power approximately 1,500 to 1,600 families inRead More

Amphenol Solar Project, New York. Solar FlexRack structures.

Structural Solutions: Challenging solar sites solved by mounting and racking systems

May 19, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Giant, sprawling solar projects on flat landscapes are no longer the norm. For solar energy to proliferate across the country, PV systems need to affix to various unfriendly environments — rough terrains, oddly shaped parcels, confined city corners, obstructed roofs and so on. Luckily, there are more solutions for solvingRead More

New Columbia Solar closes huge tax equity deal to finance Washington D.C. PV projects

New Columbia Solar closes huge tax equity deal to finance Washington D.C. PV projects

May 18, 2020 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

New Columbia Solar, a Washington, D.C., independent power producer, closed a $40 million tax equity partnership with Franklin Park Infrastructure to finance DC-based solar projects throughout 2020 and 2021. This investment is the largest known tax equity investment dedicated explicitly to solar projects in the District of Columbia. With overRead More

CS Energy completes New Jersey’s largest solar project at Naval Weapons Station Earle

CS Energy completes New Jersey’s largest solar project at Naval Weapons Station Earle

May 18, 2020 at 10:22 am 0 comments

National EPC, O&M and energy storage company CS Energy (formerly Conti Solar) just completed the largest solar project in New Jersey. The project owner, Ben Moreell Solar Farm, LLC and Department of the Navy (DON) executed a lease for approximately 170 acres of underutilized land for the purpose of constructingRead More

HSGS builds solar canopies at Biloxi VA Medical Center

HSGS builds solar canopies at Biloxi VA Medical Center

May 15, 2020 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

Hannah Solar Government Services (HSGS) has recently completed the construction of several solar energy systems for the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Biloxi VA Medical Center in Biloxi, Miss. These solar energy systems include: a 550-kW solar PV parking canopy, a 40-kW rooftop solar PV array, and a PVRead More

Pivot Energy finishes 431-kW solar carport at Colorado’s Intermountain Rural Electric Association

Pivot Energy finishes 431-kW solar carport at Colorado’s Intermountain Rural Electric Association

May 13, 2020 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

National commercial and community solar provider, Pivot Energy, announced today it has completed a 431 kilowatt (kW) solar carport installation for the Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA). “We sought a solution that provided covered parking, renewable energy and convenient electric vehicle charging stations,” said Pat Mooney, Chief Executive Officer ofRead More

Excelsior Energy Capital continues to build its Minnesota solar portfolio with five more ground-mount sites

Excelsior Energy Capital continues to build its Minnesota solar portfolio with five more ground-mount sites

May 13, 2020 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

North American renewable energy investor Excelsior Energy Capital acquired five more Minnesota ground-mount solar projects from development partner Nokomis Energy this week. The Kingfield Portfolio, located across Southern Minnesota, totals 6.3 MWDC and brings Excelsior’s total portfolio of ground-mount solar projects in Minnesota to 21.6 MWDC, all as part ofRead More

Strata Solar goes with Tesla’s Megapack for this 100-MW energy storage project

Strata Solar goes with Tesla’s Megapack for this 100-MW energy storage project

May 13, 2020 at 9:46 am 0 comments

Renewable energy developer Strata Solar sent an update on its landmark Ventura Energy Storage (VES) project — a 100-MW, 400-MWh battery energy storage system in unincorporated Ventura County, Calif. Strata awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to Tesla for its Megapack battery system. Pre-construction development is now complete.Read More

$1 billion solar, battery storage project in Nevada gets federal approval

$1 billion solar, battery storage project in Nevada gets federal approval

May 13, 2020 at 9:15 am 0 comments

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) have issued the final Record of Decision for a $1.1 billion, 690 megawatt (MW) AC Gemini Solar + Battery Storage Project located in Clark County, Nevada. This Record of Decision formally concludes the federal authorization andRead More