Post Tagged with: "First Solar"

National Grid Renewables signs three PPAs for Noble Project in Texas

National Grid Renewables signs three PPAs for Noble Project in Texas

April 20, 2021 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

As part of this year’s Earth Day celebration, National Grid Renewables has signed three solar PPAs for the Noble Project currently under construction in Denton County, Texas. Noble consists of 275 MW of solar and 125 MWh of battery storage. The Home Depot and NRG have both executed individual 100 MW solarRead More

Upgrading to Thin-Film: When it Makes Sense for Your Commercial DG Projects

Upgrading to Thin-Film: When it Makes Sense for Your Commercial DG Projects

April 16, 2021 at 9:09 am 1 comment

Register here Wed, Apr 21, 2021 2 p.m. EDT First Solar is a global solar leader and America’s Solar Company. For decades its industry-leading thin-film technology has been a large developer favorite around the world, with 60 percent of U.S. utility-scale installations in 2019 featuring First Solar modules. Now, FirstRead More

Leeward Renewable Energy finalizes buy of First Solar’s utility-scale development platform

Leeward Renewable Energy finalizes buy of First Solar’s utility-scale development platform

April 5, 2021 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Leeward Renewable Energy closed the previously announced acquisition of a utility-scale solar project platform of approximately 10-gigawatts (GW)ac from First Solar, effective as of March 31, 2021. The project development platform includes 773 megawatts (MW)ac of projects that are expected to commence construction in the next two years, as well as theRead More

NovaSource completes acquisition of First Solar O&M business

NovaSource completes acquisition of First Solar O&M business

April 1, 2021 at 9:29 am 0 comments

NovaSource Power Services, a portfolio company of Clairvest Group Inc., has closed its previously announced acquisition and corresponding merger with the North American operations and maintenance (O&M) business of First Solar. The combined business will operate as NovaSource Power Services. NovaSource is now the largest global solar operations and maintenanceRead More

The Sun Streams 2 project located in Maricopa County, Arizona

Longroad continues western expansion with Sun Streams 2, 4 and 5 in Arizona (900 MW)

February 16, 2021 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Longroad Energy Holdings (Longroad) has announced the signing of the acquisition of Sun Streams 2, 4, and 5, which total approximately 900 megawatts direct current in total solar capacity plus the potential for 1-2 gigawatt hours of battery storage. Longroad also closed the acquisition of Sun Streams 2. Sun StreamsRead More

First Solar sells solar development platform (10-GW total) to Leeward Renewable Energy

First Solar sells solar development platform (10-GW total) to Leeward Renewable Energy

January 27, 2021 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Notable wind developer Leeward Renewable Energy is purchasing First Solar’s utility-scale solar development platform of approximately, about 10-GW of solar total. This will include 773 MW of projects that are expected to commence construction in the next two years, as well as the 30-MWAC Barilla Solar Project, which is operational. TheRead More

What’s the answer for solar PV panel recycling? Manufacturers share their thoughts

What’s the answer for solar PV panel recycling? Manufacturers share their thoughts

December 10, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

  The solar PV panel recycling issue continues to loom large in the U.S., with more articles being written to show something needs to be done than actual things getting done. The volume of discarded modules could total 80 million metric tons by 2050. In addition to quantity, the natureRead More

Merit Controls explains its growing turnkey control system, power plant modeling services

Merit Controls explains its growing turnkey control system, power plant modeling services

November 24, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Merit Controls, a provider of power control systems and grid integration solutions for utility-scale applications, has significantly enlarged its commercial and industrial project portfolio. In addition to the recently announced 284 megawatts Azure Sky solar and storage project with partner Enel Green Power, Merit Controls continues to expand into wind,Read More

High school student gets solar industry partners to donate full PV system to a New Jersey food pantry

High school student gets solar industry partners to donate full PV system to a New Jersey food pantry

November 18, 2020 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

The Flemington Area Food Pantry, serving Hunterdon County, N.J., celebrated and unveiled their brand new solar array installation this week — a project was made possible by a collaborative donation effort among notable solar industry leaders and community volunteers, each supplying their individual components. Among all of the parties who contributedRead More

Alliance forms to promote ‘low-carbon’ solar PV module production

Alliance forms to promote ‘low-carbon’ solar PV module production

October 12, 2020 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

So, this is interesting: Some solar industry manufacturers teamed up to form a new alliance to promote the deployment of ultra low-carbon solar energy. The Ultra Low-Carbon Solar Alliance, including companies such as Hemlock Semiconductor, First Solar, NorSun, Q CELLS, REC Silicon and Wacker, plan to promote market awareness around howRead More