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Why its big for solar that South Carolina’s Commissioners reversed their Dominion Energy rate decision

Why its big for solar that South Carolina’s Commissioners reversed their Dominion Energy rate decision

January 10, 2020 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

South Carolina was a big target for the solar industry in 2019 because of the state’s antiquated energy regulations that devalued solar — stuff like caps on solar leasing and net metering. There was much rejoicing in May 2019 when South Carolina legislators passed the Energy Freedom Act. It eliminatedRead More

Facebook’s first solar farm in Georgia is commissioned

Facebook’s first solar farm in Georgia is commissioned

December 20, 2019 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Facebook’s first solar project in the state of Georgia, the Bancroft Station Solar Farm, was officially commissioned of on December 12. Module provider Q CELLS joined Facebook, Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), Silicon Ranch, and state and local representatives to “flip the switch” on the 102.5 megawatt (MWAC) solar facilityRead 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 Comments are Disabled

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

SunShare commissions six more Minnesota community solar gardens

SunShare commissions six more Minnesota community solar gardens

May 7, 2019 at 8:34 am Comments are Disabled

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

California Building Standards Commission makes it official: New homes will have solar starting in 2020

California Building Standards Commission makes it official: New homes will have solar starting in 2020

December 5, 2018 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Making it official, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) unanimously confirmed the new standards that require solar on new homes in California starting in 2020. This final regulatory vote confirms that the California Energy Commission (CEC) followed the correct process in developing the new rules established in May, making CaliforniaRead More

Rhode Island’s Southern Sky Renewable Energy commissions 2.6-MW landfill solar array

Rhode Island’s Southern Sky Renewable Energy commissions 2.6-MW landfill solar array

October 18, 2018 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Southern Sky Renewable Energy RI was joined by Rhode Island state Governor Gina Raimondo, North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi, Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, business leaders and elected officials to mark the completion of a 2.6 MW solar array on Smithfield Road. The former municipal landfill site is now producing cleanRead More

This just-commissioned Vermont landfill solar site was more than five years in the making

This just-commissioned Vermont landfill solar site was more than five years in the making

October 11, 2018 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

The Brattleboro, Vermont, landfill solar project was energized on June 30, 2018 and is now producing clean, renewably generated electricity. Officials from Windham Solid Waste Management District, along with multiple towns, schools and non-profits securing financial benefits associated with the project, celebrated its commissioning at a ribbon cutting ceremony today.Read More

Largest solar project in Arkansas commissioned, spanning 475 acres

Largest solar project in Arkansas commissioned, spanning 475 acres

May 30, 2018 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

State and local leaders joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas this week to celebrate the commissioning of Arkansas’ largest universal solar energy project – the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center. “Solar energy is good for Arkansans and good for our economy,” said Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. “Arkansas hasRead More

Caterpillar dealer commissions 500-kW solar demonstration project for Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

Caterpillar dealer commissions 500-kW solar demonstration project for Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

April 12, 2018 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

Caterpillar dealer Altorfer has commissioned a 500-kW solar PV utility-scale demonstration project in St. Charles, Ill., as part of a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA). Featuring more than 4,800 Cat solar panels, the 2.3-acre facility is located in the Legacy Business Center adjacent toRead More

Michigan solar market gains new level of certainty after commission ruling

Michigan solar market gains new level of certainty after commission ruling

November 27, 2017 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

Progress continues to come in the Midwest solar industry. What many Midwest markets lack in higher, conducive rates, they are starting to gain in certainty. The Michigan Public Service Commission issued an order setting rates for renewable energy developers from Consumers Energy that will create the certainty necessary to spurRead More