Post Tagged with: "Massachusetts"

CIT arranges $185 million for Clearway Energy Group community solar portfolio

CIT arranges $185 million for Clearway Energy Group community solar portfolio

August 11, 2020 at 7:35 am Comments are Disabled

CIT Group Inc. announced that its Power and Energy business served as lead arranger for approximately $185 million in financing for a 66-megawatt portfolio of community solar projects. The financing was arranged on behalf of Clearway Energy Group, one of the largest developers and operators of clean energy generation facilitiesRead More

Distributed Solar Development acquires Massachusetts community solar portfolio

Distributed Solar Development acquires Massachusetts community solar portfolio

August 10, 2020 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Distributed Solar Development has acquired a four-project, 3.9 megawatt community solar portfolio in Massachusetts. The four projects are currently under construction and will be among the first Massachusetts SMART program rooftop projects to reach commercial operation, which is expected later this year. “Massachusetts’ growing community solar program demonstrates how statesRead More

CCSA says Massachusetts clean energy regs will also cancel at least 80 solar projects in development

CCSA says Massachusetts clean energy regs will also cancel at least 80 solar projects in development

June 11, 2020 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

The Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) released a comprehensive analysis revealing how new clean energy regulations in Massachusetts would have the unintended consequence of canceling nearly 80 solar energy projects at a time when COVID-19 is already causing long-lasting harm to many sectors of the local economy. Last summer,Read More

COVID-19 response: Massachusetts doubles its SMART program, but solar industry reaction is mixed

COVID-19 response: Massachusetts doubles its SMART program, but solar industry reaction is mixed

April 16, 2020 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) released emergency regulations that expand and update the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target Program (SMART), the state’s main incentive program for solar. The expansion will help drive enough solar to power the equivalent of more than 250,000 homes. “Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the Baker-PolitoRead More

The completed Phase 2 of Bartlett's Farm's solar installation makes it the largest one on Nantucket.

Dynamic Energy finishes phase 2 in Bartlett’s Farm solar site construction

March 2, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Bartlett’s Farm is widely known as the oldest and largest family-owned farm on Nantucket Island in Massachusetts. Seven generations of Bartlett’s have been farming the same land since William Bartlett arrived on Nantucket in the early 1800’s. Bartlett’s Farm Market is synonymous with quality and variety in all that isRead More

CVE North America ready to construct six solar plants in Massachusetts

CVE North America ready to construct six solar plants in Massachusetts

February 19, 2020 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

CVE North America and AVANA Capital closed construction financing totaling $57 million for a 31.3 MW portfolio of six solar PV plants in Massachusetts, which qualified for the state’s SMART program. Principals of the NextPower Capital team served as Financial Advisor to CVE on the transaction. CVE North America isRead More

Massachusetts DPU (finally) issues SMART program order

Massachusetts DPU (finally) issues SMART program order

October 1, 2018 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

During Solar Power International last week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) issued an Order approving compensation for owners of new solar projects under the Commonwealth’s Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program. The approval is the final regulatory step in launching the program that is required by bi-partisan legislationRead More

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Massachusetts bill passes to stop Eversource demand charge but doesn’t address net metering

August 1, 2018 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

Massachusetts lawmakers passed An Act to Advance Clean Energy yesterday that will pretty much do what it says, with one really important victory for the solar industry, and one potential setback. The victory was a call for Eversource to revise the demand charge it tried to impose (this was theRead More

Massachusetts Senate passes bill to eliminate the Eversource demand charge

Massachusetts Senate passes bill to eliminate the Eversource demand charge

June 15, 2018 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

The Massachusetts solar industry was thrown a life preserver from the state Senate, which passed SB 2545 yesterday. Not only does the bill raise the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) it also contains two provisions critical for the continued growth of the industry in the state. First, it proposes aRead More

Massachusetts solar workers to rally at state house Wednesday to fend off demand charges

Massachusetts solar workers to rally at state house Wednesday to fend off demand charges

May 15, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

With the end of the legislative session quickly approaching, solar workers from across the Commonwealth will rally at the Massachusetts State House May 16 at 10 a.m. to urge the Legislature to act in support of the state’s solar industry. This comes at a critical time for the Commonwealth’s solarRead More