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  • Details on Duke Energy Florida’s four new solar power plants July 29, 2021
    Duke Energy Florida announced the locations of its four newest solar power plants – the latest move in the company’s program to expand its renewable generation portfolio. The company plans to invest an estimated $1 billion in 10 new solar power plants across Florida, including the four sites announced today. Construction on the four sites will begin in... […]
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  • HSGS selected to build solar PV array for Z Man Fishing Products July 29, 2021
    Hannah Solar Government Services has been selected to design and construct a 490-kW roof mounted solar PV system for Z-Man Fishing Products in Ladson, South Carolina. Z-Man Fishing Products is a South Carolina based fishing lure brand that supplies products to fishermen around the world. Their facility in Ladson, SC is responsible for all of... […]
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  • Sunfinity adds solar PV to Texas’ NTE Mobility Partners July 29, 2021
    One of North Central Texas’s largest operators of managed lane highways, NTE Mobility Partners, is now incorporating clean, renewable energy into its daily operations with the installation of solar power on its Tarrant County maintenance facility (North Tarrant Express Maintenance Building), located near the intersection of I-35W and I-820 Loop. The 202-panel, 79.79 kW solar... […]
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  • Edgehog wants to boost PV modules with super-transmissive, self-cleaning glass July 28, 2021
    Edgehog Advanced Technologies announced the first closing of $1.25 million of its $2.5 million Seed Capital raise to further develop and commercialize its super-transmissive, self-cleaning solar glass. The company is in the process of scaling up the glass size from the current 6-in. diameter size (as seen in the photo) to full solar panel size... […]
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  • Sol Systems’ new investor commits up to $1 billion to acquire shovel-ready projects July 28, 2021
    Sol Systems has received a significant minority investment from KKR to scale the company’s Impact + Infrastructure approach. The companies also announced a new strategic partnership in which KKR is committing up to $1 billion to acquire shovel-ready projects, helping fund Sol Systems’ development of contracted renewable energy and storage assets to meet North America’s... […]
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  • Pine Gate Renewables solves inrush current issue at North Carolina site with Solar-Ops’ ClearSky July 28, 2021
    Last month, Pine Gate Renewable’s Grissom Solar went commercial. Grissom is a 6.9-MW solar plus 10-MWh battery storage site. Although Pine Gate has 37 solar facilities in operation or under construction in the state, this was their first solar plus storage site to be energized in North Carolina. For Grissom, Pine Gate sought a solution from Solar Operations Solutions (Solar-Ops)... […]
    Chris Crowell
  • SolSmart has plans to boost local solar energy from Idaho to Puerto Rico July 28, 2021
    The national SolSmart program has selected four new advisor organizations to provide hands-on local assistance to help communities from Idaho to Puerto Rico encourage the growth of solar energy. SolSmart is also announcing three new national partners that will help local governments across the nation go solar. The new Advisor organizations will focus on reaching underserved communities... […]
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  • Community solar is winning U.S. market share, but will it last? July 28, 2021
    Community solar at Mount Hope, N.Y. Community solar is currently winning an increasing market share in the United States, according to Wood Mackenzie. State-level programs and incentives fueled a record-breaking year of growth in 2020, accounting for 37% of annual non-residential solar capacity – up from just 13% in 2016. Now, with new programs emerging... […]
    Chris Crowell
  • Nautilus Solar Energy opens Maryland’s largest community solar project July 27, 2021
    The opening of Maryland’s largest community solar project, dedicated to providing 54% of the power generated to the low-to-moderate income (LMI) community, was announced this week by Nautilus Solar Energy. Located in Kingsville, Maryland, the 1.8 MW project brings access to clean, solar energy to 293 Maryland homes, including 157 LMI residents within the Baltimore... […]
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  • PowerMarket, SunRaise bring 7-MW community solar project online in Belfast, Maine July 27, 2021
    A 7-MW community solar project in Belfast, Maine is now operational and providing clean energy to theutility grid. PowerMarket and SunRaise will together provide Mainers a number of options to support clean energy in the state. With this community solar project in Belfast, CMP customers can take part in renewable energy while receiving 10% savings... […]
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