Post Tagged with: "Community Solar"

C2 Energy Capital now operating the largest community solar site in Southern Massachusetts

C2 Energy Capital now operating the largest community solar site in Southern Massachusetts

August 21, 2019 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

C2 Energy Capital LLC, a rapidly growing investor in renewable energy and storage assets, announced the successful completion and operation anniversary of the largest community solar project in southeastern Massachusetts. The clean power generation plant is fully subscribed and is part of Middleborough Gas and Electric Department’s (MGED) Community SharedRead More

GRID Alternatives awarded $4.4 million in funding for California’s first low-income community solar projects

GRID Alternatives awarded $4.4 million in funding for California’s first low-income community solar projects

June 11, 2019 at 9:14 am 1 comment

The California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) announced final awards totaling $4.4 million to GRID Alternatives for two Community Solar Pilot projects in Contra Costa and Riverside Counties. These first-in-California low-income community solar projects are part of California Climate Investments and will make the cost-saving benefits of solarRead More

Duke Energy trying out new solar energy program tailored to businesses, schools, nonprofits in Indiana

Duke Energy trying out new solar energy program tailored to businesses, schools, nonprofits in Indiana

June 10, 2019 at 9:31 am 1 comment

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approved a Duke Energy solar energy pilot program aimed at businesses, schools and nonprofits. “This program gives our business and nonprofit customers, including schools and local governments, another option to incorporate clean, renewable energy into their energy mix through a cost-effective leasing arrangement,” said StanRead More

Not a baaaad idea: Nexamp deploys 150 sheep to graze on New York community solar project

Not a baaaad idea: Nexamp deploys 150 sheep to graze on New York community solar project

June 5, 2019 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Community solar provider Nexamp kicked off a new solar grazing program recently with the deployment of approximately 150 sheep on its solar farm in Newfield, NY. The sheep, provided by a local sheep farmer, will be used to provide sustainable vegetation management at the site throughout the growing season. SolarRead More

Colorado governor to sign seven clean energy bills, including big community solar expansion

Colorado governor to sign seven clean energy bills, including big community solar expansion

May 29, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Colorado Governor Jared Polis is set to sign seven new clean-energy focused bills into law tomorrow (May 30, 2019), with HB-1003, the Community Solar Gardens Modernization Act, being the key piece of legislation. HB-1003 removes arbitrary restrictions on the size and location of community solar gardens, expanding community solar access toRead More

DOE’s Solar in Your Community Challenge shows how many cool strategies exist to deploy solar energy

DOE’s Solar in Your Community Challenge shows how many cool strategies exist to deploy solar energy

May 20, 2019 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

The Solar in Your Community Challenge is an awesome $5 million prize competition sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office to incentivize the development of new approaches to expand access to solar energy. This year’s competition (from May 2017 to October 2018) resulted in some really cool approachesRead More

Maine legislators seek to expand state’s solar industry via community solar in new bill

Maine legislators seek to expand state’s solar industry via community solar in new bill

May 20, 2019 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

Maine has lagged behind the other Northeastern states the last five years in solar energy adoption, mainly due to indecisive and regressive renewable energy policy. This is now starting to change. Earlier this year, the state’s new governor, Janet Mills, signed legislation to end the previous regime’s gross net meteringRead More

Southern California Edison signs on its first community solar project

Southern California Edison signs on its first community solar project

May 16, 2019 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

For several reasons, installing solar panels isn’t an option for many Southern Californians. Now, Southern California Edison’s residential and business customers have another way to take advantage of solar energy. The utility has signed on the first developer, SharedSolarCA, to its Community Renewables Program, a program that lets customers takeRead More

CleanChoice Energy opens up 20 MW of community solar in Minnesota

CleanChoice Energy opens up 20 MW of community solar in Minnesota

May 16, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

CleanChoice Energy is opening 20.51 MW of community solar capacity available for residential customers. The new capacity is being supplied by 15 solar farms owned and operated by Altus Power America and represents enough community solar subscription openings for approximately 3,550 Minnesota residents. The company also noted that this could be theRead More

Nexamp awarded six community solar projects in Illinois

Nexamp awarded six community solar projects in Illinois

May 6, 2019 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Results of the highly anticipated Illinois Power Agency Adjustable Block Program Lottery have been announced, and Nexamp was awarded six community solar projects that total 12 MW of generating capacity across the state. Within each of the six projects, Nexamp has committed to make more than 50 percent of theRead More