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Another solar win: California keeps net metering rates

Another solar win: California keeps net metering rates

January 29, 2016 at 2:40 pm 1 comment

Outside of Nevada, the solar industry seems to be winning contentious debates left and right. Maybe the most major of these debates was taking place in California and, of course, concerned net metering. The margin was narrow, but in a 3 to 2 vote, California’s Public Utilities Commission upheld the netRead More

Recurrent Energy, Southern Power take charge of 200-MW Tranquility project

Recurrent Energy, Southern Power take charge of 200-MW Tranquility project

August 31, 2015 at 9:48 am 1 comment

Canadian Solar announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s largest solar project developers, signed an agreement with Southern Power for Southern Power to acquire a controlling interest in the 200-MW Tranquillity Solar Power Project in California. The project, developed by Recurrent Energy, is currently under construction. UnderRead More

E.ON Solar completes its first project in Calif: 20 MW Alamo Solar facility

E.ON Solar completes its first project in Calif: 20 MW Alamo Solar facility

July 28, 2015 at 10:23 am 1 comment

E.ON Solar, a part of E.ON SE, announced the completion of Alamo Solar in San Bernardino County, Calif. The 20 MW (AC) photovoltaic solar facility, located near the town of Oro Grande, marks E.ON’s first solar project executed in the state and is the latest expansion of a growing U.S.Read More

PG&E surpasses 10,000 solar customer milestone in three Calif. cities

PG&E surpasses 10,000 solar customer milestone in three Calif. cities

July 22, 2015 at 11:35 am 2 comments

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) hit the nice round number of 10,000 solar customers in each of three of California’s largest cities – Bakersfield, Fresno and San Jose – as part of the company’s milestone of connecting its 175,000th solar customer to its electric grid. These achievements, along with a newRead More

Envision Solar awarded contract from California to supply EV chargers

Envision Solar awarded contract from California to supply EV chargers

July 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm 2 comments

The state of California has awarded EnvisionSolar International Inc., a contract to supply EV ARC products to State of California Departments and other state and local governmental agencies or entities. The contract is valid until June 11, 2016, and there are two one-year renewal options. In January 2015, California’s Governor BrownRead More

Southern Power Acquires Interest in Lost Hills-Blackwell Solar Facility

Southern Power Acquires Interest in Lost Hills-Blackwell Solar Facility

April 17, 2015 at 10:50 am 1 comment

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power acquired a controlling interest in the 32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell Solar Facility in California from First Solar Inc. “Southern Company continues to strategically develop solar renewable projects across the country,” said Thomas A. Fanning, Southern Company chairman, president and CEO. “By further diversifying our energy mixRead More

Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp Bakersfield Facility Operational

Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp Bakersfield Facility Operational

April 16, 2015 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp.’s 20-megawatt Bakersfield I Solar generation and its 23-megawatt Morse Wind generation projects are now operational and selling renewable power in Canada and the United States. Bakersfield I Solar, located in Kern County, California, is Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp.’s second solar generating facility and isRead More

California Nearing Huge Milestone in Solar Deployment

California Nearing Huge Milestone in Solar Deployment

March 12, 2015 at 10:36 am 1 comment

California has cemented its place as America’s solar leader, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review, and stands poised to become the first state in the nation to have 10 gigawatts (GW) of installed solar capacity, enough to power nearly 2.5 million homes. In 2014,Read More

Vivint Solar Expanding in Northern California

Vivint Solar Expanding in Northern California

February 5, 2015 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Those interested in solar industry related job opportunities in Northern California will be happy to hear that Vivint Solar, a leading provider of residential solar systems is expanding its operations in that region. The company scheduled a recruiting event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. PST onRead More

New RBI Solar Location Better Serves the West Coast

New RBI Solar Location Better Serves the West Coast

February 4, 2015 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Mark your calendars for Feb. 10 because that’s the day that RBI Solar will open its new office in Temecula, California. RBI Solar, the leading solar racking manufacturer for ground mount and carport solar, says the office will be dedicated to manufacturing solar mounting systems and business development. The newRead More