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  • DOE Awards American-Made Solar Competition Grand Prize to Origami Solar September 30, 2022
    Origami Solar, developers of a patent-pending steel frame for solar modules, has taken the grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) American-Made Solar Prize competition. Origami Solar was one of two winners among 10 hardware finalists in the competition’s Go! Demo Day that took place at the RE+ event in Anaheim. Calif. last […]
    Ariana Fine
  • OYA Renewables Completes 6.7 MW Robinson Road Community Solar Project September 29, 2022
    OYA Renewables’ 6.7 MW DC Robinson Road solar farm in Orleans, N.Y., has reached commercial operation and will support broad consumer access to solar-powered electricity generation across the state. The project is expected to generate approximately 10,490,000 kWh annually, the equivalent of offsetting an estimated 7,434 metric tons of carbon and providing enough clean energy […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Vaisala Provides Weather Forecast and Data Software for Solar Power Applications September 29, 2022
    Weather, environmental and industrial measurement company Vaisala has launched Xweather, a forecast and observation suite of services providing real-time and hyperlocal weather and environmental data to predict and solve challenges, including for solar power applications. Xweather uses a combination of intelligent hardware and software with the latest artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. Its services […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Enbridge Grows Renewable Platform with Tri Global Energy Purchase September 29, 2022
    Enbridge Inc. has acquired renewable project developer Tri Global Energy (TGE) for $270 million in cash and assumed debt. Additionally, up to approximately $50 million in payments could be made contingent on successful execution of TGE’s project portfolio. TGE currently has a development portfolio of wind and solar projects representing more than 7 GW of […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Intersect Power Finances $3.1 Billion for Four Solar Projects Totaling 2.2 GW DC September 29, 2022
    Intersect Power LLC has closed an aggregate of $2.4 billion of new financing commitments and the allocation of $675 million of previously announced commitments for the construction and operations of four solar energy projects totaling approximately 1.5 GW DC PV and 1 GWh BESS. The transactions represent construction financing, tax equity, operational letters of credit […]
    Ariana Fine
  • PPL Sells Solar Development Unit to Aspen Power Subsidiary September 29, 2022
    PPL Corp. has reached an agreement to sell PPL Safari Holdings LLC, parent company of Safari Energy LLC, a subsidiary that acquires solar projects and develops and manages solar facilities for commercial and industrial customers and public sector organizations. A subsidiary of Aspen Power Partners LLC has agreed to acquire PPL Safari pending review by […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Brookfield Acquires Scout Clean Energy, Standard Solar September 29, 2022
    Brookfield Renewable, together with its institutional partners, has agreed to acquire Scout Clean Energy for $1 billion, with the potential to invest an additional $350 million to support the business’s development activities ($270 million in total net to BEP). Scout’s portfolio includes over 1,200 MW of operating wind assets, including 400 MW managed on behalf […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Last Module at Arrow Canyon Solar Is Installed September 28, 2022
    McCarthy Building Companies Inc. says it has installed the final solar module on the Arrow Canyon Solar project, a 274 MW solar and 91 MW/455 MWh battery energy storage system facility located on the Moapa River Indian Reservation in Moapa, Nev.  Secured as the EPC contractor by EDF Renewables to construct the 1,387-acre project, McCarthy and its electrical trade […]
    Michael Bates
  • California Utility Leaning on Sunnova for Grid Management September 28, 2022
    Sunnova Energy International Inc. says it will be deploying energy from its aggregated “Adaptive Homes” to alleviate peak capacity needs and strengthen the grid in a predominantly low- to moderate-income community within Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s (PG&E) northern California service area. Sunnova’s aggregated portfolio of customers with solar+storage systems defers the need for PG&E […]
    Michael Bates
  • Enerflo Solar Sales Tool Now Tied Into Energy Storage Option September 28, 2022
    Enerflo, a business automation software platform for the solar industry, has developed an integration with Storz Power, a manufacturer of energy storage systems. The companies say the new integration will enable solar sales reps to easily and accurately configure energy storage systems and sell Storz Power AI+ Storage Systems though Enerflo’s native solar proposal tool, […]
    Michael Bates