Projects

Ameresco constructs full energy resiliency and infrastructure project at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Ameresco constructs full energy resiliency and infrastructure project at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot

June 20, 2019 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

Ameresco keeps making headlines lately, this time completing construction of a comprehensive energy resiliency and energy infrastructure project at the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island, South Carolina. The $91 million project, which required no upfront capital from MCRD PI, features resilient distributed energy systems designed to withstand potentialRead More

Soltec to supply and install 475 MW of SF7 bifacial trackers in Brazil

Soltec to supply and install 475 MW of SF7 bifacial trackers in Brazil

June 20, 2019 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Soltec, leading manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers in Brazil, is supplying and installing its Soltec SF7 bifacial trackers at a 475 MW project that the Enel Group’s renewable company Enel Green Power is building in Sao Gonçalo, Brasil. The power plant occupies 892.5 hectares. The installation includes 13,728Read More

West Valley-Mission Community College District adds solar + storage system via SunPower

West Valley-Mission Community College District adds solar + storage system via SunPower

June 17, 2019 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

West Valley-Mission Community College District (WVMCCD) recently selected SunPower to deploy a fully integrated solar and storage project across its West Valley and Mission College campuses in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. SunPower Helix Carport systems installed will total 5.4 megawatts, allowing the District to offset approximately 75 percentRead More

Oklahoma homebuilder adds custom-designed solar systems to 54-home development

Oklahoma homebuilder adds custom-designed solar systems to 54-home development

June 17, 2019 at 8:32 am 1 comment

Sunview Development Company, a 15-year veteran of the Oklahoma home building industry, has tapped Dallas-based Sunfinity Renewable Energy to install custom-designed solar systems in a 54-home development located in Calera, Oklahoma. The project marks Sunfinity’s entry into the Oklahoma solar market and makes the company the largest installer of residentialRead More

Bank of America to install solar arrays at over 60 locations in the next three years

Bank of America to install solar arrays at over 60 locations in the next three years

June 10, 2019 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Bank of America is expanding its investments in solar energy, installing solar panels across multiple locations through its Onsite Solar Initiative. The addition of solar power at financial centers, ATMs, office locations and other operational buildings will reduce energy costs for the bank and greenhouse gas emissions. The program isRead More

NASA partners with Ameresco on solar project at Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA partners with Ameresco on solar project at Goddard Space Flight Center

June 10, 2019 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Ameresco broke ground last week on a solar project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The savings-funded solar renewable energy project will help NASA WFF to meet its ambitious energy-savings and sustainability goals. Designed to be completed in two phases, the project willRead More

Solar cells provide power for an off-the-grid poultry house in Cullman County, Alabama. Auburn University and Tyson Foods are partnering on a research project studying solar energy usage versus standard electricity usage by a normal poultry house.

Tyson Foods and Auburn University are building the first stand-alone solar-powered poultry house

June 5, 2019 at 5:33 pm 1 comment

Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC), a leader in poultry housing and associated technologies for more than a decade, and Tyson Foods Inc. are opening of the largest stand-alone solar powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid. The 54-foot by 500-foot poultry house is located inRead More

Not a baaaad idea: Nexamp deploys 150 sheep to graze on New York community solar project

Not a baaaad idea: Nexamp deploys 150 sheep to graze on New York community solar project

June 5, 2019 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

Community solar provider Nexamp kicked off a new solar grazing program recently with the deployment of approximately 150 sheep on its solar farm in Newfield, NY. The sheep, provided by a local sheep farmer, will be used to provide sustainable vegetation management at the site throughout the growing season. SolarRead More

ACES project in Utah to combine diverse mix of storage tech for 1 GW of capacity

ACES project in Utah to combine diverse mix of storage tech for 1 GW of capacity

June 3, 2019 at 11:01 am 0 comments

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Magnum Development joined Utah Governor Gary Herbert to announce the launch the Advanced Clean Energy Storage (ACES) project in central Utah. In what is being billed as the world’s largest project of its kind, the ACES initiative will develop 1,000 MW of energy storage.Read More

CIT Group leads $416 million financing for gigantic solar project in Texas that has Facebook as a key investor

CIT Group leads $416 million financing for gigantic solar project in Texas that has Facebook as a key investor

May 30, 2019 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

Insert requisite “everything is bigger in Texas!” line here. CIT Group’s Power & Energy business coordinated a $416 million debt financing to support Longroad Energy’s 379-megawatt Prospero solar facility to be built in Andrews County, Texas. Since its founding, Longroad has fully developed approximately 1,000 MW of wind and solarRead More