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SunShare commissions six more Minnesota community solar gardens

SunShare commissions six more Minnesota community solar gardens

May 7, 2019 at 8:34 am 0 comments

SunShare’s SaintSun and ZumbroSun community solar projects in Minnesota have been commissioned and are now live. Owned and operated by SunShare, the SaintSun (6.9 MWdc) and ZumbroSun (1.3 MWdc) projects consist of six total community solar gardens, which will serve approximately 1,200 households in Carver, Wabasha, and adjacent counties, asRead More

How a California mushroom grower reduced its energy costs by 60 percent with solar + storage

How a California mushroom grower reduced its energy costs by 60 percent with solar + storage

May 6, 2019 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Hokto Kinoko, a grower and producer of mushroom superfoods in California, is going to reduce its energy costs by 60 percent thanks to a Revel Energy commercial solar + storage installation. “They were consuming a lot of electricity,” explains Martin Brix, Revel Energy VP of Solutions. “Solar power alone wasRead More

Nexamp awarded six community solar projects in Illinois

Nexamp awarded six community solar projects in Illinois

May 6, 2019 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Results of the highly anticipated Illinois Power Agency Adjustable Block Program Lottery have been announced, and Nexamp was awarded six community solar projects that total 12 MW of generating capacity across the state. Within each of the six projects, Nexamp has committed to make more than 50 percent of theRead More

7X Energy completes second PPA to fund development of Texas’ largest solar facility

7X Energy completes second PPA to fund development of Texas’ largest solar facility

May 6, 2019 at 10:28 am 0 comments

7X Energy entered into a second power purchase agreement (PPA) for the remaining power of its 690 MWp Taygete Energy Project located in Pecos County, Texas. The solar energy from the Taygete facility will be purchased by two large corporate entities in SolarBlocks, a fixed shape solar energy product offeredRead More

A Department of Energy program enabled this 5-MW solar system at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

A Department of Energy program enabled this 5-MW solar system at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

April 24, 2019 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Constellation, an Exelon company and a leading retail energy supplier, and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) held a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the completion of a 5.01 MW (DC) solar project at NIST’s Gaithersburg campus. Comprised of nearly 15,000 panels the array isRead More

Ashley Furniture invests in solar, adding PV systems to 10 manufacturing facilities

Ashley Furniture invests in solar, adding PV systems to 10 manufacturing facilities

April 24, 2019 at 8:53 am 0 comments

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. says it has committed to a multi-phase effort to reduce the company’s energy footprint. Ashley, the World’s largest furniture manufacturer, has selected ten of its largest U.S. facilities to receive solar installations this year as part of the first phase of the initiative. Construction on theRead More

Employee Shawn Dwyer (371846) standing next to truck in front of solar panels at Halifax Solar Facility. Roanoke Rapids, NC. North Carolina.

The Carolinas’ big solar day: 14 utility-scale projects selected for construction by Duke Energy

April 22, 2019 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Bringing more cost-effective solar energy to the Carolinas, 14 utility-scale projects have been selected during an independently judged bidding process – part of a 2017 comprehensive renewable energy law. Based on an independent evaluation process, Duke Energy will produce or purchase a total of 602 megawatts (MW) of renewable energyRead More

Bed Bath & Beyond adding 500-kW solar system to corporate headquarters via SunPower

Bed Bath & Beyond adding 500-kW solar system to corporate headquarters via SunPower

April 22, 2019 at 9:38 am 0 comments

In 2010, SunPower installed a 1.2-MW solar power system at the Bed Bath & Beyond headquarters in Union, New Jersey. One decade later, with over 21 megawatts of SunPower solar deployed at 41 locations across six states, Bed Bath & Beyond is continuing to expand its commitment to renewable energyRead More

Global fashion distribution center in South Carolina installs solar system via Con Edison

Global fashion distribution center in South Carolina installs solar system via Con Edison

April 17, 2019 at 8:59 am 0 comments

Perry Ellis International, Inc. (PEI) has completed a new 2,432-panel rooftop solar installation atop one of the company’s largest distribution centers, which is located in Seneca, S.C. Constructed on an 83,000 square-foot roof of the 350,000 square-foot facility, the installation marks a significant milestone in the company’s commitment to reducingRead More

Cypress Creek inks deal to power 360 Starbucks stores in Texas with large solar farms

Cypress Creek inks deal to power 360 Starbucks stores in Texas with large solar farms

April 16, 2019 at 8:16 am 0 comments

Starbucks Coffee Company, Cypress Creek Renewables and U.S. Bank are teaming up on a portfolio of solar farms across Texas. As a part of the deal, two solar farms developed, built and now operated by Cypress Creek are providing enough energy for the equivalent of 360 Starbucks stores in LoneRead More