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Merit Controls explains its growing turnkey control system, power plant modeling services

Merit Controls explains its growing turnkey control system, power plant modeling services

November 24, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Merit Controls, a provider of power control systems and grid integration solutions for utility-scale applications, has significantly enlarged its commercial and industrial project portfolio. In addition to the recently announced 284 megawatts Azure Sky solar and storage project with partner Enel Green Power, Merit Controls continues to expand into wind,Read More

California CCAs have signed 6 GW of long-term clean energy deals

California CCAs have signed 6 GW of long-term clean energy deals

November 19, 2020 at 11:15 am 0 comments

The California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) announced today that Community Choice Aggregators in the state have signed long-term power purchase agreements for more than 6,000 megawatts with new-build clean energy resources. The total includes almost 5,000 megawatts in executed renewable energy power purchase agreements – an increase of 1,700 megawatts comparedRead More

Solar Support adds new turnkey services for inverter, power electronic maintenance

Solar Support adds new turnkey services for inverter, power electronic maintenance

November 18, 2020 at 11:06 am 0 comments

Engineering services company Solar Support has unveiled a tiered customer-service solution for inverter and power electronic manufacturers in the U.S. Backed by 22 years of field experience, Solar Support reliability experts now deliver turnkey in-field and back-office support that reduces OEM customer service costs and increases operational bandwidth. In addition,Read More

Cypress Creek, Cubico solar project, Wagyu, turns on in Brazoria County, Texas

Cypress Creek, Cubico solar project, Wagyu, turns on in Brazoria County, Texas

November 17, 2020 at 8:13 am 0 comments

The 162-MW Wagyu solar PV project in Brazoria County, Texas, is now delivering power to the grid. Located near Houston, the project is owned by Cubico Sustainable Investments and was developed by Cypress Creek Renewables. Project construction was performed by RES (Renewable Energy Systems). In addition to acting as the originalRead More

Alencon Systems debuts new customer portal, support department

Alencon Systems debuts new customer portal, support department

November 16, 2020 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

Alencon Systems expanded its customer support department along with the launch of the new Alencon Customer Portal (pictured). Alencon has expanded its factory-based customer support team to offer its customers the fastest and highest quality support for it DC:DC optimizer products. This expansion includes a dedicated customer support hotline staffedRead More

EnerVenue’s metal-hydrogen batteries vs. lithium-ion in standalone large-scale energy storage

EnerVenue’s metal-hydrogen batteries vs. lithium-ion in standalone large-scale energy storage

November 16, 2020 at 12:28 pm 2 comments

A safer, zero maintenance and lower cost alternative to lithium-ion batteries is a sought-after storage dream, but startup EnerVenue says it’s close to reality right now in the form of a metal-hydrogen battery technology that’s been used in outer space for almost half a century. It is a compelling case.Read More

Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year 2020: Turquoise Solar

Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year 2020: Turquoise Solar

November 11, 2020 at 8:15 am 0 comments

Sparks, Nev. | 61.17 MW Developer: Greenbacker Capital Contractors: McCarthy Building Companies, TerraSmart Mounting: TerraSmart Inverters: TMEIC Modules: ET Solar The project site for our 2020 Utility-Scale Project of the Year, as voted by the Solar Builder readers, is located in the Reno Technology Park, approximately 15 miles northeast ofRead More

Dominion Energy Virginia set to build nine new solar facilities

Dominion Energy Virginia set to build nine new solar facilities

November 3, 2020 at 8:50 am 0 comments

Dominion Energy Virginia proposed its largest slate yet of new solar projects as the company moves forward to provide customers with more clean energy. The nine solar facilities would bring nearly 500 megawatts (MW) of new renewable energy to customers, enough to power around 125,000 homes at peak output. TheRead More

Five large-scale solar innovations to know this month

Five large-scale solar innovations to know this month

October 29, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

In large-scale solar, every penny counts, so it helps to stay up to date with every way to achieve better construction efficiencies, cost savings or improved LCOE. Here are some innovations and ideas that caught our eye this month. 1. Standardizing with ClearSky Equipment standardization for portfolio-level purchasing is aRead More

Over 60 percent of new electrical generating capacity added this year is renewable energy

Over 60 percent of new electrical generating capacity added this year is renewable energy

October 28, 2020 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Renewable energy sources have dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first eight months of 2020, according to a review of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the SUN DAY Campaign. We’re talking 63.3% or 10,445 MW of the 16,499 MW of newRead More