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  • Massive 195-MW solar facility + 40 MW battery system now online in Georgia via RWE Renewables June 23, 2022
    RWE Renewables‘ Hickory Park Solar project, a 195.5-MWac facility coupled with a 40 MW 2-hour battery storage system, located in Mitchell County, Georgia, is in operation. RWE is operator/manager of the solar facility, selling the energy and renewable attributes from the facility to Georgia Power through its Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) program. In November 2019, the company... […]
    SB Staff
  • Sol Systems updates: Acquires Grandview solar project in Indiana, completes Nebraska’s largest solar farm June 23, 2022
    Busy week of announcements from Washington, D.C.-based Sol Systems. On Tuesday, the acquisition of a 91 MWdc solar development project in Spencer County, Ind., from Orion Renewable Power Resources, was made official. On Wednesday, construction of Nebraska’s largest solar farm was finished, which was developed and operated by solar energy developer Sol Systems in partnership... […]
    SB Staff
  • Solar energy, virtual power plant play big role in California neighborhood rehabilitation project June 23, 2022
    Renewable energy and a smarter, decentralized grid can play a big role in rebuilding communities. This is a very cool example: MCE is embarking on a virtual power plant (VPP) program in Richmond, Calif., slated to launch in 2025, that’s also tied to a community rehabilitation project. Essentially, abandoned homes will be retrofitted with solar,... […]
    Chris Crowell
  • Infiniti Energy ready to build 34-MW C&I solar portfolio June 23, 2022
    Infiniti Energy is closing up a $87 million tax equity facility and $30 million construction revolver earmarked to support a growing portfolio of commercial solar projects. The financing will support 34 MW of commercial and industrial (C&I) solar located in New Jersey, Infiniti Energy’s home state. The portfolio will be comprised entirely of power purchase... […]
    SB Staff
  • How will Customs enforce the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act? June 23, 2022
    On Friday June 17, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) unveiled its strategy for the implementation of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), which went into effect on June 21. DHS urges importers to follow the operational guidance issued on June 13 by CBP and comply with the UFLPA Strategy to ensure their goods are fully compliant... […]
    SB Staff
  • Beyond Pricing: How to Find the Right Solar Module for Quality, Reliability and Performance June 23, 2022
    Choosing the best module is not just about finding the lowest price; quality, reliability and performance of the product should be baked into any purchasing decisions. Just because a module passes the basic level of certification tests doesn’t mean it’s a high-quality, durable product. Modules need to be tested to the failure point, or at... […]
    CJ Fu
  • Green Link debuts new logo to reflect sustainability focus June 22, 2022
    With greater attention on the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events globally, Green Link has changed the tagline of its tried-and-tested logo from “Eco-Engineering” to “Engineering Sustainability” to better reflect the company’s dedication to being environmentally responsible while simultaneously providing durable engineered products in rooftop and ground-mounted supports. “While Green Link aspires to responsibly... […]
    SB Staff
  • T-Mobile ‘sunscribes’ to 14 community solar gardens in Minnesota via US Solar June 22, 2022
    US Solar announced T-Mobile’s Sunscription to 14 of its new 1-MW community solar gardens, which will provide energy cost savings to T-Mobile locations across seven Minnesota counties. Joining T-Mobile in these gardens will be a mixture of residential, public entity, and commercial subscribers. The first three Community Solar Gardens were energized in late 2021, while... […]
    Chris Crowell
  • Dominion Energy to guide home solar installs in Virginia via BrightSuite program June 22, 2022
    Dominion Energy launched a rooftop solar program for residential customers throughout Virginia called BrightSuite. The goal of BrightSuite is to help homeowners understand if their home is a good fit for solar, how much they can save on energy costs, and then provide installation and financial options. BrightSuite also provides solar solutions to commercial and... […]
    SB Staff
  • Enel Green Power readies bifacial solar module factory expansion, set to be largest in Europe June 22, 2022
    Enel Green Power‘s TANGO 3-Gigawatt (GW) solar plant expansion project is underway at its 3Sun Gigafactory in Catania, Sicily, which is set to become Europe’s largest factory producing high-performance bifacial PV modules. The company just placed a multi-system order with 3D-Micromac AG for its microCELL MCS to handle the high-throughput laser cutting of Enel’s high-efficiency... […]
    Chris Crowell