Post Tagged with: "PPA"

Solar farm to be installed at a University of Illinois campus via PPA with Sol Systems

Solar farm to be installed at a University of Illinois campus via PPA with Sol Systems

December 17, 2019 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Sol Systems announced the execution of a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Prairieland Energy, Inc. (PEI), a University of Illinois-related organization. This 20-year PPA supports the development, construction, and operation of a 12.1 MW solar farm at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The system is projected to produce approximatelyRead 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 0 comments

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

Sol Systems, Under Armour, and Greenbacker, along with government officials cut the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the 3 MW solar project in Capitol Heights, MD

Under Armour goes solar via 3-MW Sol Systems, Greenback project

December 3, 2019 at 9:44 am 0 comments

Under Armour joins the ranks of corporations prioritizing renewable energy and sustainability goals. Increasingly, top U.S. corporations like Under Armour are choosing solar to power their operations, save on electricity, and reduce their carbon emissions. In fact, corporations drove nearly 25% of the total amount of solar energy capacity thatRead More

Vivint Solar promotes new PPA rate for residential solar + storage in California

Vivint Solar promotes new PPA rate for residential solar + storage in California

December 3, 2019 at 9:13 am 0 comments

Full-service residential solar provider Vivint Solar has a new power purchase agreement (PPA) option that includes one simple rate for both solar and battery storage in California. Vivint Solar’s new solar + storage PPA option comes on the heels of recent wildfires and power blackouts throughout California. PPAs are contracts inRead More

Solar PPA prices have dropped 5 percent versus third quarter 2018 in LevelTen’s PPA Price Index report

Solar PPA prices have dropped 5 percent versus third quarter 2018 in LevelTen’s PPA Price Index report

October 21, 2019 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Each quarter, the LevelTen Energy PPA Price Index provides an in-depth look at average offer prices for wind and solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) submitted on the LevelTen Marketplace. Here are some takeaways from this quarter. Price impacts Annual change from Q3 2018 to Q3 2019: Solar prices have droppedRead More

Navigant Research: Storage PPAs ‘already competitive with LCOE for combined cycle natural gas’

Navigant Research: Storage PPAs ‘already competitive with LCOE for combined cycle natural gas’

March 27, 2019 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A new report from Navigant Research tracking the North American market for utility-scale storage plus renewables adoption and power purchase agreement (PPA) prices indicates a real shift is underway. “In 2018, storage-plus made its first shift from the validation and first-mover adopters to diffuse adoption led by utilities,” says AlexRead More

EDF Renewables, Shell Energy sign 15-year PPA for a Palen Solar project

EDF Renewables, Shell Energy sign 15-year PPA for a Palen Solar project

November 19, 2018 at 8:14 am Comments are Disabled

Shell Energy North America (SENA), is one of the largest energy suppliers in the West and now is actively growing its renewable power business. SENA and EDF Renewables North America announced the signing of a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the energy and renewable attributes related to a 100Read More

LevelTen’s Q2 PPA Pricing Index shows solar prices decreasing

LevelTen’s Q2 PPA Pricing Index shows solar prices decreasing

June 21, 2018 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Renewable PPA prices have been a closely-guarded secret for years, only available to those willing to fork over thousands for the data. In their mission to make renewable energy procurement more transparent, LevelTen Energy is bucking the trend. This week, LevelTen Energy released its Q2 PPA Pricing Index. What does this mean?Read More

Microsoft completes largest corporate solar energy purchase in U.S. to date

Microsoft completes largest corporate solar energy purchase in U.S. to date

March 22, 2018 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

Microsoft Corp. announced the purchase of 315 MW of energy from Pleinmont I and II, two new solar projects in the commonwealth of Virginia. This represents the single largest corporate purchase of solar energy ever in the United States and will enable Microsoft to make significant progress toward its goalRead More

Details on 7.5-MW solar project at Sacramento International Airport

Details on 7.5-MW solar project at Sacramento International Airport

March 19, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

The Sacramento International Airport (SMF) added 7.9 MW of solar energy generation across two sites: A 15-acre plot near the airport’s economy parking lot, and a 20-acre location north of the runway. Borrego Solar, a top commercial solar company that specializes in designing and constructing solar and energy storage projects, constructedRead More