Post Tagged with: "Community Solar"

SEPA report: How to improve community solar models

SEPA report: How to improve community solar models

December 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm 6 comments

  Community solar projects are popular and popping up across the country, but not all of these programs — which allow people to buy into a local project and benefit from their share of the electricity it generates — are equally successful. The numbers, according to a recent survey byRead More

WATCH: PSE&G debuts community solar project in N.J. landfill

WATCH: PSE&G debuts community solar project in N.J. landfill

November 9, 2015 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

We here at Solar Builder get excited about the possibilities of community solar. So, if there is news about a new community solar project, we will likely try to run it. This latest story comes from Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) in New Jersey (check out their blog):Read More

Nexamp community solar project.

Check out the largest community solar project in New England

October 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

Community solar is one of the rising, fun trends in the solar industry. Nexamp, a solar developer and services provider, announced the completion of its first community solar project — a 2.3 MW “Nexamp Peak” at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, the largest ski resort in southern New England. Covering 12 acres near theRead More

Here’s a community solar solution for investor-owned utilities

Here’s a community solar solution for investor-owned utilities

October 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm 2 comments

Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the pioneer and national leader of roofless community solar, announced the launch of the first shared solar program that provides investor-owned utilities (IOU) with the ability to rate base a community solar program while offering their solar customers an immediate economic benefit, without non-participant subsidization. CEC’sRead More

Michigan breaks ground on largest community solar project

Michigan breaks ground on largest community solar project

October 5, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Officials from Consumers Energy and Grand Valley State University celebrated their collaboration to expand renewable energy in Michigan, breaking ground on a new, 17-acre community solar project. “We thank Grand Valley State University for helping us take a Michigan-first approach to a sustainable future for our state,” said Dan Malone,Read More

Minnesota city to be 100 percent solar powered

Minnesota city to be 100 percent solar powered

June 11, 2015 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

In what some would consider an unlikely place, Cologne, Minn., has signed a contract to power up to 100 percent of its city facilities’ energy needs from Community Solar. The energy will be generated by over 2,700 solar panels in SunShare‘s solar gardens currently under development through the Xcel Energy’s SolarRewardsRead More