Post Tagged with: "municipal"

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

Fairfax signs largest county-wide solar PPA in the state of Virginia with help from Ipsun Solar

Fairfax signs largest county-wide solar PPA in the state of Virginia with help from Ipsun Solar

December 16, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Ipsun Solar sent word about its involvement in the largest solar PPA ever awarded by a county in Virginia. The Fairfax County Virginia Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) initiative has the potential to install solar panels on 113 county sites including 87 Fairfax County Public Schools, many of which areRead More

McKinstry finishing up 371-kW solar install for City of Wauwatosa, Wisc.

McKinstry finishing up 371-kW solar install for City of Wauwatosa, Wisc.

November 12, 2019 at 4:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  The City of Wauwatosa, Wisc., partnered with McKinstry to design, install, commission and monitor a 371.3 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) array on the roof of the city’s Public Works Facility. The project is expected to generate 466.4 megawatt-hours (MWh) of solar energy each year, saving city residents inRead More

Solar Builder 2018 Gold Project of the Year: Cuyahoga County Landfill

Solar Builder 2018 Gold Project of the Year: Cuyahoga County Landfill

November 6, 2018 at 7:02 am Comments are Disabled

The 2018 Gold Project of the Year is a monument to solar energy as a true local product. The developers are located in state. Over 80 percent of the construction and installation labor was in state. Even the foundations, racking and modules were manufactured in state. But I suppose that’sRead More

Solar Builder 2018 Silver Project of the Year: Annapolis Renewable Energy Park

Solar Builder 2018 Silver Project of the Year: Annapolis Renewable Energy Park

November 6, 2018 at 7:01 am Comments are Disabled

This year’s Silver Project of the Year, the 18-MW Annapolis Renewable Energy Park, is an 80-acre monument to the virtues of civic collaboration. The project’s 54,000 solar panels will generate over 20,000 MWh of clean electricity each year (enough to power more than 12 percent of the city’s homes), generateRead More

Blue Oak Energy, Sun Air Solar complete public-private 259-kW rooftop project

Blue Oak Energy, Sun Air Solar complete public-private 259-kW rooftop project

December 22, 2016 at 8:02 am Comments are Disabled

Blue Oak Energy and Sun Air Solar today completed a 259 kWdc rooftop solar PV system atop a facility occupied by Abbott’s diabetes care business and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Located near Oakland International Airport on Bay Farm Island in San Francisco’s East Bay, a new 259 kWdc rooftopRead More

SunEdison signs 1-MW deal with city of Watervliet, N.Y.

SunEdison signs 1-MW deal with city of Watervliet, N.Y.

January 8, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

SunEdison signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Watervliet, N.Y., for close to 1-MW DC of solar power. The solar power will be used in all city-owned buildings, including City Hall, the fire station and the library. The agreement with SunEdison is expected to save Watervliet taxpayers more than $1Read More