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American Electric Power (AEP) to add 8.3 GW of renewable generation by 2030

American Electric Power (AEP) to add 8.3 GW of renewable generation by 2030

November 14, 2018 at 8:23 am 0 comments

Ohio-based American Electric Power says it plans to invest $33 billion in capital from 2019 through 2023, with $2.7 billion of that focused on new renewable generation, including approximately $2.2 billion for competitive, contracted renewable projects. “Our long-term strategy is built on investments that will benefit our customers and positionRead More

Nevada voters want the state to hit 50 percent renewable energy by 2030

Nevada voters want the state to hit 50 percent renewable energy by 2030

November 12, 2018 at 9:56 am 0 comments

The Nevada solar industry got a shot in the arm on Election day with the passing of Question 6 and calling for a stronger economy fueled by clean energy. By putting the state on track to use 50 percent renewable energy by the year 2030 (doubling the previous RPS), QuestionRead More

New report explores 10 grid reform concepts, case studies for utilities to consider

New report explores 10 grid reform concepts, case studies for utilities to consider

November 12, 2018 at 9:45 am 0 comments

A frequent topic on this site over the last year is the need for more advanced utility business models and a new report from the Advanced Energy Economy and Rocky Mountain Institute echoes this sentiment, noting that advancing efficient and equitable approaches to update the utility business model is crucial toRead More

Dominion Energy Virginia petition approved for solar power purchase in Virginia

Dominion Energy Virginia petition approved for solar power purchase in Virginia

November 12, 2018 at 9:12 am 0 comments

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) approved two prudency petitions from Dominion Energy Virginia for new renewable projects. One petition is related to a 12-megawatt offshore wind construction project to be located nearly 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. The other is related to an agreement to purchase solarRead 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 0 comments

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

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Internet of Energy update: Google, Stanford, SunTech to collaborate on new DER, customer load controllers

October 25, 2018 at 11:02 am 0 comments

SunTech Drive is part of a new collaboration with both Stanford University and Google that is tied to the Department of Energy’s NODES (Networks of Distributed Energy Systems) initiative. The objective is to coordinate and control consumer loads and distributed energy resources (DERs) out to the absolute edge of theRead More

California’s Peninsula Clean Energy breaks ground on 200-MW solar project

California’s Peninsula Clean Energy breaks ground on 200-MW solar project

October 22, 2018 at 10:20 am 0 comments

California’s largest solar installation built exclusively for a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) agency broke ground in California’s Central Valley last week. Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), the electricity provider for 290,000 San Mateo County customers, expects the 200-megawatt utility-scale Wright Solar project to come online in late 2019. “This is aRead More

This just-commissioned Vermont landfill solar site was more than five years in the making

This just-commissioned Vermont landfill solar site was more than five years in the making

October 11, 2018 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

The Brattleboro, Vermont, landfill solar project was energized on June 30, 2018 and is now producing clean, renewably generated electricity. Officials from Windham Solid Waste Management District, along with multiple towns, schools and non-profits securing financial benefits associated with the project, celebrated its commissioning at a ribbon cutting ceremony today.Read More

CPS Energy, RES Americas are building a $16 million solar + storage project in San Antonio

CPS Energy, RES Americas are building a $16 million solar + storage project in San Antonio

October 11, 2018 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

CPS Energy has taken a major step in using new technology to produce emission-free renewable energy during high energy use days. This focus on reliability, environmental stewardship and innovation was announced today as Greater San Antonio’s natural gas and electric provider broke ground on their first solar energy and batteryRead More

Arizona utility launches program to install solar on customer houses at no cost

Arizona utility launches program to install solar on customer houses at no cost

September 5, 2018 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

Arizona utility APS has launched a new program, APS Solar Communities, to make renewable energy more accessible. Designed specifically for limited- and moderate-income customers, APS Solar Communities approved participants agree to have a rooftop solar system installed at no cost. Customers then begin receiving a monthly $30 bill credit fromRead More