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Distributed Solar Development acquires Massachusetts community solar portfolio

Distributed Solar Development acquires Massachusetts community solar portfolio

August 10, 2020 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Distributed Solar Development has acquired a four-project, 3.9 megawatt community solar portfolio in Massachusetts. The four projects are currently under construction and will be among the first Massachusetts SMART program rooftop projects to reach commercial operation, which is expected later this year. “Massachusetts’ growing community solar program demonstrates how statesRead More

ARVADA, CO - July 14: The newly completed Jefferson County Community Solar Garden, a 13 acre, 1.5 megawatt solar garden near 90th and Alkire July 14, 2016. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

Denver selects partners for equity-driven community solar project

August 7, 2020 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

The City and County of Denver will host up to 15 megawatts of community solar gardens on municipal rooftops, over parking lots, and vacant land as part of a signed Master Services Agreement with McKinstry, GRID Alternatives, and Unico Solar Investors. The project is part of the Renewable Denver Initiative,Read More

Georgia Power launches new Customer-Connected Solar Program

Georgia Power launches new Customer-Connected Solar Program

August 4, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Georgia Power continues to grow renewable energy through its new Customer-Connected Solar Program (CCSP), a 25-MW Distributed Generation customer-sited program. Working with the Georgia Public Service Commission on the program design, the Commissioners gave their approval in May 2020. Georgia Power will purchase 100% of the solar energy generated, directlyRead More

PowerMarket, Lodestar Energy bring community solar to NYSEG territory

PowerMarket, Lodestar Energy bring community solar to NYSEG territory

July 28, 2020 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

PowerMarket has partnered with LodestarEnergy, an Avon, Conn.-based community solar developer, to integrate their expertise and provide Tioga, N.Y., a new renewable energy opportunity. Over 800 New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) subscribers can now take part in one of the largest community solar projects in the area.Read More

Distributed Solar Development adds community solar portfolio via Oak Leaf Energy Partners

Distributed Solar Development adds community solar portfolio via Oak Leaf Energy Partners

July 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Distributed Solar Development has acquired a four-project, 7.9 MW community solar portfolio from Oak Leaf Energy Partners. Located in Arapahoe and Adams counties in the greater Denver area, the portfolio is DSD’s first third-party acquisition from a development partner as the company continues to expand its larger asset acquisitions strategy.Read More

Ballasted Solar FlexRack installed by Signal Energy

Resolving Complexities in a Landfill Community Solar Project, part 3: The COVID-19 Challenge

July 1, 2020 at 8:00 am 5 comments

Located on the outskirts of Beverly, Mass., in Essex County, the Beverly Community Solar Project was four and a half years in the making. Early challenges included waiting for an open incentive program that would make the project economically viable. In late 2018, Massachusetts introduced its new solar incentive program,Read More

Community solar often blocked by utilities lobbying uninformed policymakers

Community solar often blocked by utilities lobbying uninformed policymakers

June 17, 2020 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

From Energy News Network: Utility lobbying has blocked community solar expansion, but a recent study suggests it’s been effective in part because many policymakers don’t understand the concept and its potential benefits. Community solar programs let groups of investors or subscribers share in the costs of installing and maintaining aRead More

Nelnet now offers community solar subscription services

Nelnet now offers community solar subscription services

June 12, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

Nelnet, a publicly traded company you might recognize from paying back your student loans, is adding a new business line aimed at community solar developers. Nelnet Renewable Energy will offer comprehensive and scalable subscriber acquisition, management and support services, which are often big headaches in the community solar segment. Nelnet RenewableRead More

Details on a 102-MW community solar portfolio in Upstate New York

Details on a 102-MW community solar portfolio in Upstate New York

June 4, 2020 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Energy Impact Partners (EIP), an investment firm focused on the sustainable energy transition, and NextPower III, an international fund managed by NextEnergy Capital Group (NEC), closed on a deal for a 102-MW portfolio of community solar projects in upstate New York. This portfolio will be developed under the management ofRead More

Nautilus acquires 10-MW of Minnesota community solar developed by ReneSola

Nautilus acquires 10-MW of Minnesota community solar developed by ReneSola

June 3, 2020 at 1:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Despite ongoing macro uncertainties, Nautilus Solar Energy and ReneSola Power successfully completed a deal for a 10.4-MW community solar portfolio in Minnesota. ReneSola Power is the developer. Like previous acquisitions, including the 21-MW purchase in 2019 and the two-13.3 MW acquisitions announced in 2017 and 2018, this portfolio also qualifiedRead More