Post Tagged with: "utility-scale"

Sunpin Solar breaks ground on 98-MW Titan Solar 1 Project

Sunpin Solar breaks ground on 98-MW Titan Solar 1 Project

January 15, 2020 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Sunpin Solar, a California-based solar developer, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 10, 2020, celebrating the start of construction on its 98 MW Titan Solar 1 Project in Ocotillo Wells, California. This is Sunpin Solar’s second large utility-scale solar project in California, following the successful completion of the 96.75 MW ColGreenRead More

RWE announced commercial operation on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas, approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa. West of the Pecos is a 100 MWac solar plant located on more than 700 acres. The project utilizes nearly 350,000 solar modules on a surface of 550 football pitches. It marks RWE’s first solar project in the state and is the latest expansion of a growing U.S. footprint.

RWE’s West of the Pecos Texas solar project is now online

January 7, 2020 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

RWE announced it has achieved commercial operation on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas, approximately 75 miles southwest of Midland-Odessa. West of the Pecos is a 100 megawatt (MWac) solar plant located on more than 700 acres leased from Texas Pacific Land Trust andRead More

Solar tracker supplier Array Technologies partners with new logistics company

Solar tracker supplier Array Technologies partners with new logistics company

January 2, 2020 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Phoenix Logistics, an affiliate of national private commercial real estate firm Phoenix Investors headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., announced a new multi-state contract with Array Technologies. Phoenix Logistics will provide logistics services to Array for approximately 1 million square feet in Coffeyville, Kansas; Mayville, Wisconsin; and Hooks, Texas. Array is anRead More

Renewable energy could top natural gas in new capacity added in U.S. in 2019

Renewable energy could top natural gas in new capacity added in U.S. in 2019

December 31, 2019 at 9:10 am 0 comments

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data recently released by both the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for the first ten months of 2019, the mix of renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) is on trackRead More

Meet PV PlantProtect: An insurance program to reduce utility-scale solar project risk

Meet PV PlantProtect: An insurance program to reduce utility-scale solar project risk

December 5, 2019 at 9:37 am 0 comments

PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), Lloyd’s of London syndicate Ariel Re (a member of Argo Group), and Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, are teaming up on an innovative new insurance program that integrates technical due diligence practices to reduce the financial risk for utility-scale solar project developers. Known as PV PlantProtect, theRead More

Utility-scale solar, storage developer Savion launches with 8 GW already in its pipeline

Utility-scale solar, storage developer Savion launches with 8 GW already in its pipeline

November 22, 2019 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Savion announced its official launch as a new utility-scale solar and energy storage project development company this week. Backed by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, Savion consists of a veteran team of developers, bringing a history of proven experience and more than 8 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale solar and energy storageRead More

When disaster stikes your site, who you gonna call?

Solar Support launches inverter support, plant restoration service for utility-scale solar sites

November 21, 2019 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

Solar Support, an engineering services company, is launching a cool integrated equipment and plant restoration and recovery solution. The goal for Solar Support is to combine their deep inverter expertise with construction management acumen to resolve complex issues for utility systems. By working with some of the leading O&M providersRead More

8minute Solar Energy, Capital Dynamics cut ribbon on 450-MW Springbok Solar Cluster

8minute Solar Energy, Capital Dynamics cut ribbon on 450-MW Springbok Solar Cluster

November 21, 2019 at 10:01 am 0 comments

8minute Solar Energy, one of the largest independent solar and storage developer in the U.S., and Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, celebrated the completion and commercial operation of the 450-Megawatt Springbok Solar Cluster in Kern County, California. Elected officials, key executives, and others were on handRead More

SunDAT solar site modeling tool now includes solar project cost estimation, financial projections

SunDAT solar site modeling tool now includes solar project cost estimation, financial projections

November 18, 2019 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

With every week seeming to bring a new record low PPA price to the PV industry, extracting every cent of value from a project is crucial. Last year, FTC Solar’s introduction of the SunDAT Web Service brought cloud-based PV design software to connected users wherever they are, facilitating rapid generationRead More

What is frost heave and how does it affect ground-mount solar projects?

What is frost heave and how does it affect ground-mount solar projects?

November 14, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The following is an excerpt from a whitepaper produced by TerraSmart. You can request to download the full version here. As the demand for renewable energy grows across North America, an increasing number of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) projects are being deployed in regions that experience severe winter conditions, including deepRead More