Projects

REC Solar completes microgrid install for Dependable Hawaiian Express freight company

REC Solar completes microgrid install for Dependable Hawaiian Express freight company

May 6, 2020 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

Dependable Hawaiian Express and REC Solar, an unregulated affiliate of Duke Energy, installed a solar microgrid solution (complete with baller PV panel rooftop design) that bring reliability, savings, zero-emissions generation and more to this Hawaii-based freight company. The vision for renewable generation combined with energy storage as a backup powerRead More

SolRiver, Rockland team up to acquire solar projects in 2 to 50 megawatt range

SolRiver, Rockland team up to acquire solar projects in 2 to 50 megawatt range

May 5, 2020 at 11:20 am 0 comments

SolRiver Capital LLC, a solar investment fund that owns distributed-generation and utility-scale projects, closed an equity commitment from Rockland Capital, an energy-focused infrastructure investment fund, to acquire up to $200 million of solar projects. The SolRiver/Rockland platform will acquire, own and operate distributed (DG), utility-scale, and commercial (C&I) solar projects.Read More

Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in Texas

Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in Texas

May 5, 2020 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Solar Plus Development, a subsidiary of Plus Renewable Technologies, Limited, and Avondale Solar LLC have entered into an agreement with J-POWER USA Development Co. to jointly develop a 350 MWac solar PV project in Wharton County, Texas — Red-Tailed Hawk Solar — that they have been developing via their equallyRead More

Encore Renewable Energy approved to build a 5-MW solar project in Maine

Encore Renewable Energy approved to build a 5-MW solar project in Maine

May 4, 2020 at 10:52 am 0 comments

All permits required for Encore Renewable Energy to construct a 5-MW solar array on underutilized land in Oakland, Maine, have been approved. The permit was secured working collaboratively and remotely with local officials from the Town of Oakland. Once completed, the new solar array will produce enough clean electricity toRead More

A key to solar’s growth in Arkansas? Supplier partnerships

A key to solar’s growth in Arkansas? Supplier partnerships

April 30, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Entegrity Energy Partners is a Little Rock, Ark.-based Energy Service Performance contractor with a rich history of working with public school districts and deep roots in Arkansas going back to 1949 with partner company Nabholz Construction. As an energy performance contractor, Entegrity business is focused on saving its clients moneyRead More

Origis Energy to build an 80-MW solar PV project in Alabama for PowerSouth Energy

Origis Energy to build an 80-MW solar PV project in Alabama for PowerSouth Energy

April 29, 2020 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative and Origis Energy have agreed to a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a new 80 megawatt (MW) large-scale solar project to be constructed in Covington County, AL. Wing Solar is a project by Origis Energy. It is scheduled to come online in late 2022. Once completed, theRead More

Standard Solar’s newest Vermont solar project is part of state’s Standard Offer Program

Standard Solar’s newest Vermont solar project is part of state’s Standard Offer Program

April 28, 2020 at 1:33 pm 0 comments

Standard Solar completed a 3.2-MW solar project in Wallingford, Vt. The project, owned and operated by Standard Solar, will provide clean energy to Vermont’s electric utilities under the state’s Standard Offer Program. The Standard Offer Program was enacted by the Vermont Legislature with the goal of promoting the development ofRead More

Wisconsin park replaces old electrical line with solar + storage microgrid for half the cost

Wisconsin park replaces old electrical line with solar + storage microgrid for half the cost

April 28, 2020 at 9:28 am 0 comments

An Alliant Energy solar generation and battery storage project will provide power to a park building and cabin when they reopen later this year just south of Sauk City, Wis. The new system replaces an overhead line that previously brought electricity to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) structures. “TheRead More

Origis Energy, Royal DSM agree to virtual PPA for Rockhound Solar C project

Origis Energy, Royal DSM agree to virtual PPA for Rockhound Solar C project

April 23, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

  Origis Energy announced a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Royal DSM, a global science-based nutrion and health company, for renewable electricity from the new Rockhound Solar C project. Once constructed, the 61 MW solar facility will be located in Ector County, Texas. Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) fromRead More

Two California CCAs sign solar, storage agreements with First Solar

Two California CCAs sign solar, storage agreements with First Solar

April 22, 2020 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

First Solar signed two 15-year Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) and Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE). The project will be powered by First Solar’s proprietary thin film module technology, designed and developed at the Company’s research and development (R&D) centers inRead More