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CIT Group finances nine community solar gardens in Minnesota, developed by Nordic Solar

CIT Group finances nine community solar gardens in Minnesota, developed by Nordic Solar

April 4, 2018 at 9:43 am 0 comments

The Energy Finance unit of CIT Group‘s Commercial Finance division served as sole lead arranger and administrative agent for about $36 million in financing for Nordic Solar LLC, a developer and owner of solar energy facilities, to support the operation of a newly constructed portfolio of nine community solar garden projectsRead More

Watch: Check out the 4.4-MW solar project at the Campbell Soup headquarters

Watch: Check out the 4.4-MW solar project at the Campbell Soup headquarters

April 4, 2018 at 9:28 am 0 comments

The world headquarters of the Campbell Soup Company is now home to a 4.4-MW solar system thanks to BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, SunPower Corp. and ORIX USA Corp. Construction began on the Camden-based project in May 2017 and joins four existing renewable energy projects at Campbell facilities in the U.S. ARead More

Itek Energy launches first PV module packaging reuse program

Itek Energy launches first PV module packaging reuse program

April 4, 2018 at 9:11 am 0 comments

As part of a commitment to environmental stewardship, Bellingham, Wash.-based Itek Energy is piloting the first reusable PV module packaging takeback program in the United States. Looking for ways to improve shipping practices and increase the security of their product during transit, Itek adopted the European-designed EckPack system. The opportunityRead More

Connecticut to advance community solar program legislation

Connecticut to advance community solar program legislation

April 3, 2018 at 8:49 am 0 comments

Community solar is really capturing the imagination of state decision-makers lately. Connecticut is the most recent example with its General Assembly’s Energy & Technology Committee approving Senate Bill 336, which will establish Connecticut’s first statewide community solar program. This legislation will enable equitable access to solar energy for Connecticut residentsRead More

One of the 12 new utility-scale LG solar farms in North Carolina, developed by LG Electronics with Cypress Creek Renewables. (PRNewsfoto/LG Electronics USA)

LG Electronics, Cypress Creek complete large portfolio of solar-plus-storage projects in North Carolina

April 3, 2018 at 8:22 am 0 comments

LG Electronics joined Cypress Creek Renewables, the nation’s fastest-growing solar farm developer, to celebrate the official opening of one of largest solar-plus-storage installations in the continental United States – an 8.5 megawatt portfolio of utility-scale solar projects, with storage capacity of 12 megawatt hours, in North Carolina. All told, 21,900Read More

CertainTeed solar modules now available on Mosaic lending platform

CertainTeed solar modules now available on Mosaic lending platform

April 3, 2018 at 8:12 am 0 comments

CertainTeed’s US Series solar modules will now be available on Mosaic, the nation’s leading residential solar lending platform. Featuring 60 cell power outputs of 300W+, CertainTeed’s US Series modules are American-made using domestic and foreign components, and continually ranked among the most efficient domestically-assembled products in the solar industry. US SeriesRead More

Details on DTE Energy’s plan to double renewable energy capacity over five years

Details on DTE Energy’s plan to double renewable energy capacity over five years

April 3, 2018 at 8:02 am 0 comments

DTE Energy has submitted its 2018 Renewable Energy Plan to the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) proposing approximately 1,000 additional MW of carbon-free electricity from new wind and solar projects in Michigan scheduled to be completed by 2022. If approved, these new renewable energy projects would drive investment of moreRead More

JinkoSolar’s new Florida solar panel factory leads to huge supply agreement with NextEra Energy

JinkoSolar’s new Florida solar panel factory leads to huge supply agreement with NextEra Energy

April 3, 2018 at 7:50 am 0 comments

Back in January, U.S.-based NextEra Energy revealed it would be involved in a major supply agreement with JinkoSolar, but this month the companies further amended the agreement in what is now one of the largest solar panel supply deals in history. JinkoSolar will supply NextEra Energy with up to 2,750Read More

Delaware River Solar (PRNewsfoto/Ampion)

Delaware River Solar completes largest community solar project in New York State

April 3, 2018 at 7:33 am 0 comments

Delaware River Solar (DRS), a solar development company in New York State, and Ampion have completed the largest community distributed generation (CDG) solar project in New York State. Serving over 350 customers, the 2.7 MW array will supply clean and affordable power to residents in rural New York. Under CDG,Read More

Honolulu apartment building goes solar via power purchase agreement

Honolulu apartment building goes solar via power purchase agreement

April 3, 2018 at 7:23 am 0 comments

EnSync Energy Systems announced the sale of a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Nuuanu Terrace to an undisclosed investor. The PPA offers the Honolulu apartment building with three dozen units affordable energy and cost savings during the 20-year agreement period. This photovoltaic PPA is the first of a two-partRead More