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  • EDF Renewables signs agreement for 200 MW Millers Branch Solar Project February 3, 2023
    EDF Renewables North America has executed a 20-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Thermo Fisher Scientific. The VPPA covers the full output of the 200 MWac/256 MWdc Millers Branch Solar Project, which is located in Texas and slated for commercial operation in December 2025. With the addition of Miller’s Branch to Thermo Fisher’s renewable... […]
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  • Seneca Solar, AEDG partnership to 55+ MW of distributed energy projects February 3, 2023
    Seneca Solar is expanding its strategic partnership with Alternative Energy Development Group (AEDG) to develop more than 55 MW in solar energy projects with a total capital expenditure of $135 million. A developer of commercial and industrial clean energy projects, AEDG was the first partner to join Seneca Solar’s Certified Partnership Program. Seneca Solar is... […]
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  • K2 Systems launches K2 Pro training and certification program February 3, 2023
    K2 Systems has created its own training and certification program called K2 Pro. The K2 Pro Partnership is designed to go above and beyond what’s normally expected from a mounting / racking vendor. This program includes active installation training and certification that solar installation pros can use to promote and elevate their brand. What’s in... […]
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  • Duke Energy places advanced microgrid into service in Hot Springs, N.C. February 2, 2023
    Duke Energy has placed into service one of the nation’s most advanced green microgrids in the Madison County town of Hot Springs, North Carolina. The Hot Springs microgrid consists of a 2 MWac solar facility and a 4.4 MW lithium-based battery storage facility. The microgrid not only provides a cost-effective and reliable grid solution for... […]
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  • ComEd, Summit Ridge completes 75th community solar project in northern Illinois February 2, 2023
    ComEd and Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) have opened the 75th community solar development in ComEd’s service territory. The 2.495 MW Speedway Solar project, located 10 miles south of Joliet, Illinois, will provide more than 350 ComEd customers with access to solar energy and savings on their energy bills. “The completion of 75 community solar developments... […]
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  • SolaREIT secures $15 million revolving credit facility with Atlantic Union Bank February 2, 2023
    Virginia-based solar real estate investment firm SolaREIT has closed on a $15 million revolving credit facility with Atlantic Union Bank (AUB).  This line of credit provides the company with additional finances to continue grow its business and to efficiently use its securitization facility established in 2021 with Nuveen/TIAA CREF. SolaREIT represents an innovative model in... […]
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  • Enteligent raises $7M, ready to launch dc-to-dc bidirectional solar EV charger February 1, 2023
    Solar power optimization and EV charging tech provider Enteligent raised $7 million in capital from strategic and institutional investors to fast-track the commercialization of its proprietary solar optimization platform and what they say is the world’s first dc-to-dc solar hybrid bi-directional EV charger. This seed round included investments by several strategic investors such as NOVA,... […]
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  • What to see at Intersolar North America 2023 February 1, 2023
    Kick off this pivotal year in solar the right way, by heading to Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 14-16, for Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA). While you’re wandering that massive trade show floor at the Long Beach Convention Center, you’ll want to stop by the following booths to see what’s new. If... […]
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  • SunPower works with three builders on new multifamily solar install deal February 1, 2023
    SunPower Corp. is growing its multifamily solar business — one of the trickier segments for deploying solar PV systems — with three builders signed on to include SunPower solar systems on upcoming new-builds. “Families renting in apartments or other multiunit complexes can benefit tremendously from lower electricity bills, especially as utility rates continue to rise,”... […]
    Chris Crowell
  • SolarReviews 2023 module rankings: Qcells, Canadian Solar take top spots February 1, 2023
    Consumer solar marketplace SolarReviews released its annual solar panel rankings this week, elevating Qcells and Canadian Solar to the top spots. SolarReviews developed an objective ranking system to evaluate the top solar panels on the market each year, and in 2023, Qcells and Canadian Solar stand out for “product reliability in terms of solar performance... […]
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