Post Tagged with: "Community Solar"

16 community solar projects across Massachusetts being financed by Key Equipment Finance

16 community solar projects across Massachusetts being financed by Key Equipment Finance

July 20, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Key Equipment Finance, one of the nation’s largest bank-held equipment finance companies and an affiliate of KeyCorp, is boosting financing for 16 community solar projects across Massachusetts for Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation’s leading community solar solutions provider, and ENGIE, a global energy developer focusing on responsible growth andRead More

South Carolina to launch big community solar program

South Carolina to launch big community solar program

June 12, 2017 at 7:39 am Comments are Disabled

South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) is launching South Carolina’s largest community solar program (16 MWac), making solar generation available to electric customers who cannot, or do not wish to, install rooftop solar panels. Through the SCE&G Community Solar Program, residential customers and eligible nonresidential customers may now purchase orRead More

New tool launches in Illinois to open community solar market

New tool launches in Illinois to open community solar market

April 4, 2017 at 4:22 pm 1 comment

West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, and Elevate Energy, a non-profit organization focused on delivering smarter energy use for all, launched what they are calling the Community Solar Business Case Tool, a flexible financial model that projects the costs and benefits to the system developerRead More

Mass. Blue Cross Blue Shield signs PPA deal for five community solar projects

Mass. Blue Cross Blue Shield signs PPA deal for five community solar projects

January 31, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is going to be the big off-taker in a PPA agreement for 2.6 MW of net metering credits from five community solar projects located in Hopedale and Mendon, Mass. These projects, owned by Ameresco, Inc. of Framingham, Mass, and co‐developed with BlueWave Capital will enableRead More

New York makes interconnection policy changes to boost community solar

New York makes interconnection policy changes to boost community solar

January 27, 2017 at 9:00 am 1 comment

The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) adopted changes to the State’s Standardized Interconnection Requirements (SIR) that dictate how renewable energy and distributed generation systems sized up to 5 MW are connected to the distribution grid. This decision provides additional clarity and certainty to the interconnection process that will enableRead More

BlueRock Solar partners with Renovus Solar on New York community solar project

BlueRock Solar partners with Renovus Solar on New York community solar project

January 26, 2017 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

BlueRock Solar, a subsidiary of BlueRock Energy, announced a joint venture with Ithaca-based Renovus Solar on a new community solar project in Millport, N.Y. BlueRock and Renovus will be installing 2,054 solar panels across three and a half acres to bring affordable, clean energy options to NYSEG delivery customers inRead More

New York to help fund solar projects for low-income communities

New York to help fund solar projects for low-income communities

December 7, 2016 at 11:56 am 1 comment

What won’t New York do at this point to boost solar installations? Gov. Andrew Cuomo just announced $3.6 million in funding to give low- to moderate-income communities greater access to solar energy across the state. The funding will help affordable housing providers and community organizations overcome barriers they often face inRead More

Community Solar Marketplace now open for business through EnergySage

Community Solar Marketplace now open for business through EnergySage

November 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Community solar seems to grab the attention of utilities and homeowners alike, and EnergySage is looking to grab said attention with its just launched Community Solar Marketplace. The goal here is to simplify how property owners and renters research and sign up for community solar by both aggregating the many availableRead More

Geostellar partners with a national Baptist church to ramp up community solar sales

Geostellar partners with a national Baptist church to ramp up community solar sales

November 18, 2016 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

Geostellar continues in its quest to change the way solar systems are sold, this time with a unique partnership involving Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC), a Baptist denomination with an estimated membership of 2.5 million people, and Together Solar, a developer of shared-solar energy generation projects. The goal here isRead More

How a community (solar) comes together: Details on Idaho’s first 500-kW community solar install

How a community (solar) comes together: Details on Idaho’s first 500-kW community solar install

November 15, 2016 at 9:31 am 1 comment

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is approving an Idaho Power application to build a 500-kilowatt community solar project in southeast Boise. The $1.16 million single-axis solar project on the southwest corner of Amity and Holcomb roads will allow up to 1,093 residential customers and 470 non-residential customers to buy oneRead More