Post Tagged with: "Community Solar"

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

CleanChoice Energy Community Solar opens new solar farm in Prince George’s County, Maryland

CleanChoice Energy Community Solar opens new solar farm in Prince George’s County, Maryland

April 15, 2019 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company that empowers people and businesses to cut emissions and live cleaner lives, has opened 3 MW of community solar capacity for Prince George’s County residents. The Simba Community Solar Farm broke ground earlier this year in Cheltenham, Md., and is nearing completion. Residents thatRead More

Madison Gas and Electric looks to expand its Shared Solar program with 5-MW project

Madison Gas and Electric looks to expand its Shared Solar program with 5-MW project

March 25, 2019 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to expand its popular Shared Solar program with a second, large-scale solar installation in the City of Middleton. “Our Shared Solar program is fully subscribed with a waiting list of customers who want to participate,”Read More

Community solar project developed on a brownfield at Long View Forest’s Vermont headquarters

Community solar project developed on a brownfield at Long View Forest’s Vermont headquarters

March 18, 2019 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

Long View Forest, Inc. and Encore Renewable Energy announced the commissioning of a 745 kWp community solar array on three acres at the new Long View headquarters and woodyard on Ferry Road in Hartland, VT. The project is on a 28-acre remediated “brownfield” property formerly used as a saw millRead More

Florida Power & Light proposes new community solar program that would be the largest in the United States

Florida Power & Light proposes new community solar program that would be the largest in the United States

March 15, 2019 at 8:32 am 1 comment

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today filed a proposal with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) for a new community solar program that would offer FPL customers the opportunity to directly participate in Florida’s transformation to a world leader in solar energy. Through this voluntary program, participating customers will helpRead More

Details on Massachusetts’ largest community solar + storage farm (just completed)

Details on Massachusetts’ largest community solar + storage farm (just completed)

March 11, 2019 at 8:34 am 1 comment

Massachusetts’ largest community solar + storage farm has completed construction and is nearing subscriber completion. The 7.1-MW Happy Hollow Community Solar + Storage Farm is built on a gravel pit in Winchendon, Mass., and includes a 3.3-MW energy storage system. The project is owned by SunRaise Investments, developed and constructedRead More

Encore Renewable Energy nets $1 million in new funding for community-scale solar PV projects

Encore Renewable Energy nets $1 million in new funding for community-scale solar PV projects

March 6, 2019 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

The Flexible Capital Fund (Flex Fund) of Vermont, Coastal Enterprises (CEI) of Maine and New Hampshire Community Loan Fund (Community Loan Fund) announced a joint investment of $1 million in Encore Renewable Energy, a Vermont-based clean energy company with a proven track record of reclaiming undervalued real estate for community-scaleRead More