Post Tagged with: "Illinois"

Illinois pork processor goes solar via C-PACE financing

Illinois pork processor goes solar via C-PACE financing

May 18, 2021 at 9:09 am 0 comments

Via Energy News Network: A massive pork processing plant in a small Illinois town is powered by solar thanks to commercial PACE financing — a first for the company, and for Illinois, and an example that advocates hope will inspire other industries to embrace the form of financing for cleanRead More

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Solar Farm 2.0 nearing completion

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Solar Farm 2.0 nearing completion

May 13, 2021 at 11:57 am 0 comments

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Facilities & Services (F&S) announces the final stage of completion for Solar Farm 2.0, totaling 12.3 MW (DC), with the planting phase of the farm’s pollinator habitat commencing this month. The project is the second solar farm constructed at the U of I and achievesRead More

Enel Green Power starts construction on five renewable energy projects across US

Enel Green Power starts construction on five renewable energy projects across US

May 5, 2021 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Enel Green Power North America has started construction on five new renewable energy projects in the U.S. including Roseland solar + storage, Blue Jay solar + storage, Ranchland wind + storage, Alta Farms wind project and Rockhaven wind project. In addition, Enel will add 57 MW battery storage systems toRead More

Clearway completes first Illinois community solar farm

Clearway completes first Illinois community solar farm

April 21, 2021 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

Clearway Energy Group announces the completion of its first Illinois community solar farm, energizing the 3 MWdc Southland Solar Farm, just outside of Kankakee, and will activate eight more community solar farms in the coming months. Each of Clearway’s Illinois solar farms is subscribed to roughly 350 residential customers, withRead More

Solar farm will save Kendall County, Illinois $160,000 per year

Solar farm will save Kendall County, Illinois $160,000 per year

April 20, 2021 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Kendall County, Ill., officials say its 2.1 MW Solar Farm is fully energized and performing as expected. The Solar Farm is located on a vacant 7.4-acre parcel at the Government Center Complex in Yorkville, IL. The solar farm will generate over 3,000 MWh per year, and provide power to the Public SafetyRead More

Aerial view of City of Plano Solar Field

City of Plano, Illinois energizes solar farm to power water treatment plant

February 24, 2021 at 8:45 am Comments are Disabled

The City of Plano, Illinois officials announced Feb. 17, 2021 that its 1.1 megawatt solar farm, which was fully energized in late 2019, is performing as expected. The ground and roof mounted solar system will generate over 1.2 million kilowatt hours annually and provide power to the water treatment plant.Read More

ForeFront Power delivers solar power to Mooseheart Child City and School in Illinois

ForeFront Power delivers solar power to Mooseheart Child City and School in Illinois

February 11, 2021 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

ForeFront Power announced commercial operation of the largest solar project in Kane County, Ill. With 7,384 panels, the 2.8-MW project delivers power to the Mooseheart Child City and School, a non-profit residential childcare facility for children and teens in need. The project created more than 44 jobs during the constructionRead More

Pivot Energy completes 34-MW community solar portfolio via Illinois Adjustable Block Program

Pivot Energy completes 34-MW community solar portfolio via Illinois Adjustable Block Program

January 28, 2021 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

Pivot Energy has completed 12 new community solar gardens located across Illinois, totaling 34-megawatts of emission-free, clean, and local electricity. Pivot Energy was awarded the portfolio in 2019 as part of the Illinois Adjustable Block Program. Nine of the solar gardens are currently operational and producing clean energy for ComEdRead More

Kloss Distributing solar rooftop

Kloss Distributing now powers beverage distribution business with solar

January 27, 2021 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Residents of Lake County, Illinois, can drink a little greener in 2021 thanks to the solar installation that now powers Kloss Distributing in Gurnee. Kloss Distributing moves 4 million cases of beer, wine and soft drinks to 1,500 locations across Lake County each year – and with its new installationRead More

Solstice raises $3.1 million for innovative, equitable approach to community solar

Solstice raises $3.1 million for innovative, equitable approach to community solar

January 21, 2021 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Climate change is a top concern for many Americans and its mitigation requires massive clean energy expansion. Still, 77% of American households cannot install rooftop solar power due to rented housing, the structure of their rooftop, the upfront cost, or access to financing. Solstice Power Technologies, Inc., a software andRead More