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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 0 comments

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

This California bill expands access to solar energy generated by already-developed sites

This California bill expands access to solar energy generated by already-developed sites

February 21, 2018 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

The California Legislature is being commended again for its support of solar energy, passing a bill last week to make it easier for businesses, schools, nonprofits and municipalities to access solar. In turn, this will help generate thousands of new jobs and millions of dollars of investment in the state.Read More

How EnSync completed a complex solar PPA for a multi-family residential community

How EnSync completed a complex solar PPA for a multi-family residential community

January 11, 2018 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

The latest deal from distributed energy resources (DER) developer EnSync Energy Systems cracked the code on multi-family residential PV projects, which is one of toughest segments to sell. The 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) is for a 792-kW solar project for a residential community in Hawaii to an undisclosed buyer. The projectRead More

Here's a commercial install from Solect Solar.

Drive more commercial solar projects with these new documents from SEIA

January 3, 2018 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Commercial solar has a ton of potential, and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) wants to make that potential clearer for customers and investors, today making two documents available to spur investment. The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with PropertyRead More

Check out this 1.6-MW solar install for California’s Gilroy Unified School District

Check out this 1.6-MW solar install for California’s Gilroy Unified School District

December 8, 2017 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

If you need a reminder of the booming solar + school trend, Gilroy Unified School District (GUSD), a K-12 school district with more than 11,300 students, just completed a 1.6 MW PV system PPA expected to save $1.5 million in energy costs over 25 years. The three solar shade structure installations atRead More