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ForeFront Power completes solar install at San Luis Obispo County Operations Center

ForeFront Power completes solar install at San Luis Obispo County Operations Center

April 21, 2021 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

The County of San Luis Obispo and ForeFront Power celebrates the completion of a 1.2 MWdc solar energy project at the County Operations Center. The project includes a total of 3,294 solar modules ground-mounted on 6 acres of land behind the County Honor Farm and parallel to Calif. State HighwayRead More

Northern Reliability, CDE select iSun for large-scale solar + storage microgrid in Jackson, Tenn.

Northern Reliability, CDE select iSun for large-scale solar + storage microgrid in Jackson, Tenn.

March 24, 2021 at 10:06 am 0 comments

iSun has been selected to provide its innovative solar products and services for phase one of one of the nation’s largest solar plus storage microgrid projects underway in Jackson, TN. Industry pioneer Northern Reliability leads the multi-phase project with phase one being the vision of Community Development Enterprises (“CDE”) whose mission isRead More

White Pine Renewables completes largest floating solar project in U.S. for Healdsburg, California

White Pine Renewables completes largest floating solar project in U.S. for Healdsburg, California

March 3, 2021 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

White Pine Renewables completed the Healdsburg Floating Solar Project for the city of Healdsburg, Calif., under a 25-year power purchase agreement. At 4.78 MW(dc) and sited on ponds at the city’s wastewater treatment plant, the project is the largest floating solar project completed in the United States to date. TheRead 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

Schools partner on solar project, use sheep to maintain fields

This co-located solar array serving two Arkansas school districts is also part of agriculture curriculum

January 20, 2021 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Cedar Ridge Schools and Midland School District teamed up to improve their districts with a new solar facility. The array, a 1.36-MWdc single-axis tracking system provided by Entegrity, was inaugurated during a “Flip the Switch” ceremony with students, staff, solar implementation team, policymakers, and the sheep that maintain the solarRead More

Massachusetts Water Resource Authority adding energy storage system via Stem

Massachusetts Water Resource Authority adding energy storage system via Stem

January 15, 2021 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

Stem, Inc. has been awarded a project mandate to provide energy storage solutions to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) in Greater Boston, a public agency that provides wholesale water and sewer services reaching more than 3 million people in eastern and central Massachusetts. The project adds to Stem’s significant portfolioRead More

City of Eureka Springs, Arkansas to save more than $750K via solar energy

City of Eureka Springs, Arkansas to save more than $750K via solar energy

August 18, 2020 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

The City of Eureka Springs has been discussing the potential for solar for several years prior to Arkansas’s new solar laws being written. In search of ways to reduce utility spending at their wastewater facility and city offices, city officials considered several proposals to combine the cost savings of energyRead More

Encore Renewable starts on second solar project for Vermont Public Power Supply Authority

Encore Renewable starts on second solar project for Vermont Public Power Supply Authority

June 3, 2020 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) and Encore Renewable Energy announced that construction has begun on a new solar array along Route 100 in Morrisville, on land currently utilized for corn silage. Encore is evaluating the potential for establishing pollinator-friendly wildflower groundcover to provide support for the bees, butterflies andRead More

Wholesale power provider Basin Electric buys large-scale solar generation for the first time via this PPA

Wholesale power provider Basin Electric buys large-scale solar generation for the first time via this PPA

February 18, 2020 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, and Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Wild Springs Solar Project. Wild Springs is a 128 megawatt (MW) clean solar energy project located in Pennington County, South Dakota, approximately 20 miles east of Rapid City. Wild Springs isRead More

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Ohio village of Grafton signs a PPA with Safari Energy for this 5.7 MW solar project

December 16, 2019 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

The politicians and utilities in the state of Ohio don’t seem to like solar power, but the Village of Grafton, Ohio, does, having completed a 5.76 MWdc (4 MWac) solar power project last month. This will supply the municipal power system through a 30-year power purchase agreement with Safari Energy,Read More