Post Tagged with: "Community Solar"

CleanChoice Energy completes 15-site community solar portfolio in Minnesota

CleanChoice Energy completes 15-site community solar portfolio in Minnesota

September 17, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

CleanChoice Energy completed construction on a 20-MW portfolio of community solar farms consisting of 15 individual community projects that are open for enrollment by Minnesota residents. The portfolio of fifteen newly complete farms is one of the largest in the nation and is owned and operated by Altus Power America.Read More

CleanChoice Energy, Hartz Solar open up nearly 2 MW of community solar in Maryland

CleanChoice Energy, Hartz Solar open up nearly 2 MW of community solar in Maryland

September 10, 2019 at 8:39 am Comments are Disabled

CleanChoice Energy and Hartz Solar, a developer, and owner of over 40 MW of solar assets in the Mid-Atlantic, have opened 1.9 megawatts of new community solar for Maryland residents serviced by Baltimore Gas & Electric. The new community solar facility will subscribe more than two hundred residents; allowing peopleRead More

TurningPoint Energy to pursue community solar development in Maine

TurningPoint Energy to pursue community solar development in Maine

August 29, 2019 at 7:55 am Comments are Disabled

TurningPoint Energy is going to expand its community solar efforts to the state of Maine. The New England team of the renewable energy development company (focused on community solar, utility-solar and battery storage) will start engaging landowners interested in leasing or selling their property for solar development, residential and commercial customersRead More

Standard Solar, Pivot Energy are co-developing close to 9 megawatts of community solar in Colorado

Standard Solar, Pivot Energy are co-developing close to 9 megawatts of community solar in Colorado

August 28, 2019 at 1:28 pm 1 comment

National solar companies Pivot Energy and Standard Solar have expanded their partnership to co-develop five more community solar sites across Colorado. The portfolio of projects, all ground mount arrays, will total approximately 8.9 megawatts (MWs). The first two projects in the expanded portfolio will begin construction at the end ofRead More

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