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  • Unique Approach Enables Solar Project to Meet Strict Code Requirements February 3, 2023
    Day & Night Solar (DNS), a turnkey solar solutions provider located in Collinsville, Ill., recently worked with Young Electric and IBEW Local 6 to install a 145.6 kW solar canopy in San Francisco. The roof array – which is located at Young Electric’s San Francisco headquarters – is the first of its kind in the […]
    Michael Bates
  • ComEd Commissions Its 75th Community Solar Development February 2, 2023
    ComEd and Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) have opened the 2.5 MW Speedway Solar project, located 10 miles south of Joliet, Ill. The installation – the 75th community solar development in ComEd’s service territory – will provide more than 350 ComEd customers with access to solar energy and savings on their energy bills. “The completion of […]
    Michael Bates
  • EDF Signs 200 MW Virtual PPA with Thermo Fisher February 2, 2023
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. says it intends to power all of the company’s current U.S. sites with 100% renewable electricity by 2026, starting with a new 20-year virtual power purchasing agreement with EDF Renewables for the full output of the 200 MW Millers Branch Solar project. This Texas-based project complements Thermo Fisher’s previously announced agreement […]
    Michael Bates
  • Emerson Debuts Ovation Green Single-System Renewable Energy Management Platform February 2, 2023
    Emerson says it is combining its power-sector expertise and renewable energy capabilities into its Ovation Green portfolio to help power generation companies meet the needs of customers navigating the transition to green energy generation and storage. By uniting the recently acquired Mita-Teknik software and technology with its own Ovation automation platform, renewable energy knowledge base, […]
    Michael Bates
  • DNV Buys Solar Forecasting Firm Solcast February 2, 2023
    DNV has acquired global solar irradiance data and forecasting provider Solcast, further expanding its offering to solar energy customers with digital and data-driven services that help maximize the value of solar power plants. Solcast, based in Sydney, Australia, with offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas, develops the data and tools needed to plan, construct, […]
    Michael Bates
  • ACE NY Takes Issue with Hochul Proposal for NYPA February 2, 2023
    The Alliance for Clean Energy New York (ACE NY) has voiced its concerns about a measure in New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s 2024 Executive Budget proposal that would give new authority to the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to own, develop, finance and operate renewable energy facilities. “We fully acknowledge that renewable energy projects are […]
    Michael Bates
  • Partners Form Joint Venture to Pursue Solar in New York State February 1, 2023
    Vermont-based Bullrock Renewables has formed a joint venture with Missouri-based NXTGenREA and New York-based Delaware River Solar to construct, own and operate 250 MW of solar projects throughout New York state by 2025. Bullrock CEO Ross Sanner says the partnership is part of an aggressive growth strategy at the company, which builds, owns and operates […]
    Michael Bates
  • Tigo Energy Triumphant in PV Rapid Shutdown Patent Issue February 1, 2023
    Tigo Energy Inc. says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has denied a SunSpec Alliance challenge to the validity of Tigo’s U.S. Patent No. 8,933,321 in its entirety, as well as denied the organization’s challenge to the validity of claims 14-16 of Tigo U.S. Patent No. 10,256,770. The Tigo patent claims upheld by the […]
    Michael Bates
  • Westbridge Acquires Large Canadian Solar+Storage Project February 1, 2023
    Westbridge Renewable Energy Corp. has added the 295 MWp solar PV / 100 MW/200 MWh Red Willow Project, located in Stettler County No. 6 in central Alberta, Canada, to the company’s portfolio. The project is in Stage 2 of the Alberta Electric System Operator interconnection process. Westbridge recently submitted environmental and wildlife field studies to […]
    Michael Bates
  • DSD Buys Solar-Plus-Storage Project from New Leaf Energy February 1, 2023
    DSD Renewables has acquired an 11.8 MW community solar-plus-storage project from New Leaf Energy in Dartmouth, Mass. The project will be part of the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program – a long-term solar incentive program to promote cost-effective solar development across the state – and qualifies for Massachusetts’ Low Income Community Shared Solar program, providing electricity bill credits to […]
    Michael Bates