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  • Vanderbilt, NES, TVA and Silicon Ranch Construct Tennessee Solar Farm January 19, 2022
    Vanderbilt University, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Nashville Electric Service (NES), Duck River Electric Membership Corp. (DREMC) and Silicon Ranch Corp. broke ground on a new solar farm that is now under construction in Bedford County, Tenn. The 35 MW AC Vanderbilt I Solar Farm is expected to begin producing power before the end of 2022, […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Cordelio Power Acquires New York Project Portfolio from SunEast January 19, 2022
    Cordelio Power has acquired a 900 MW AC pipeline of utility-scale solar projects from SunEast Renewables LLC. The projects are located primarily in New York, including over 600 MW AC of projects fully contracted under 20-year agreements with the New York State Energy Research Authority (NYSERDA). The remainder of the portfolio comprises early-stage projects located […]
    Michael Bates
  • Appalachian Power Issues RFP for 1,100 MW of Renewable Energy January 19, 2022
    Appalachian Power has issued a new request for proposals (RFP) for up to 1,000 MW of wind and 100 MW of solar generation resources with optional battery energy-storage systems. The proposals will help the company meet the renewable energy requirements established by Virginia’s Clean Economy Act (VCEA).  Under the VCEA, Appalachian Power must meet annual […]
    Ariana Fine
  • CS Energy Develops Over 150 MW of Solar Tracker Projects in Four Northeast States January 18, 2022
    CS Energy, an integrated energy firm that designs and builds optimized projects in the solar, storage and emerging energy industries, has reached a milestone in its continued growth in the Northeast by providing full turnkey EPC services for over 150 MW of solar tracker projects in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Connecticut. The six most […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Standard Solar Obtains an Additional Community Solar Project in Maryland January 18, 2022
    Standard Solar Inc. has acquired the 2.9 MW Klees Mill community solar project in Carroll County, Md., from developer partners Ogos Energy LLC and Earth and Air Technologies. This most recent project marks a total of about 10 MW acquired and being implemented in Carroll County with these developer partners. “Approximately 5 percent of Maryland’s […]
    Michael Bates
  • EIA: Solar Power Generation Has Grown 20-Fold in Last 10 Years January 18, 2022
    The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that rising electricity generation from renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will reduce generation from fossil fuel-fired power plants over the next two years. The forecast share of generation for U.S. non-hydropower renewable sources is expected to grow from 13% in […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Corporate Funding for Solar Sector Nearly Doubled in 2021 January 17, 2022
    Mercom Capital Group‘s annual report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector shows that total global corporate funding – including venture capital and private equity (VC), debt financing and public market financing – was $27.8 billion in 2021, representing a 91% increase compared to the $14.5 billion raised in 2020. […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Green Power EMC, Silicon Ranch Increase Solar Portfolio in Georgia by 252 MW January 14, 2022
    Green Power EMC, a renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia electric membership corporations (EMCs), and Silicon Ranch, an independent solar power producer, are bringing an additional 252 MW AC of solar energy online to serve 16 subscribing cooperatives from across Georgia. The total capacity will be generated at three locations in southern Georgia. Silicon Ranch […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Q CELLS, Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure Partner to Develop, Finance Solar Projects January 14, 2022
    Q CELLS North America has partnered with Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure LLC (KSI), a development and finance firm that manages investments in distributed scale impact-producing assets including solar and energy storage projects. The two companies will co-develop and finance multiple projects. “We are thrilled to begin working with KSI and see this partnership as an impactful […]
    Michael Bates
  • Panasonic Introduces New Solar Modules to Improve Efficiency Rates January 14, 2022
    Panasonic has added two new series of EverVolt solar modules to its portfolio of residential solar solutions. The new 410W/400W H Series panels are made with half-cut cells and heterojunction technology with gapless connections. The 370W/360W PK Black Series modules are Panasonic’s first panels made with PERC technology. Consisting of 66 half-cut cells, the 410W/400W […]
    Ariana Fine