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  • Cypress Creek Renewables Closes Financing on Company’s Largest Solar Project October 20, 2021
    Cypress Creek Renewables has closed financing on Shakes, a 270 MW solar project located in Dimmit County, Texas. The project is currently under construction and expects to reach commercial operation during the second half of 2022. Cypress Creek will be the long-term owner and operator of the project. “At 270 MW, Shakes is a cornerstone […]
    Ariana Fine
  • SolarEdge Offers Residential Battery and Power Inverters in North American Market October 20, 2021
    SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a smart energy technology company, has announced the commercial availability of the SolarEdge Energy Bank residential battery in North America. The highly efficient DC-coupled battery provides 9.7 kWh of backup power and can connect with up to eight additional batteries, delivering up to 87 kWh of backup capacity, while offering future compatibility […]
    Michael Bates
  • iSun Inc. Gains Multiple Solar Projects in Maine October 20, 2021
    iSun Inc., a solar energy and clean mobility infrastructure company, has been awarded contracts for solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services across three separate projects in Maine. Once complete, the projects will yield over 20 MW of solar production. “This award reflects the progress we’ve steadily been making against our three-pronged strategy for growth,” […]
    Ariana Fine
  • NREL Report Highlights Growth and Current Trends in Community Solar October 20, 2021
    More and more Americans are gaining access to clean energy through community solar. The authors of a new market report, Sharing the Sun: Community Solar Deployment, Subscription Savings, and Energy Burden Reduction, discuss policy changes, recent market trends, subscriber value proposition, and how a handful of states are leading the charge when it comes to […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Multi-Model Analysis Explores Benefits and Costs of Uniting Eastern and Western Grids October 19, 2021
    Uniting the Eastern and Western U.S. electric grids could offer significant value in strengthening the power system’s ability to share generation resources and flexibility across regions, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Interconnections Seam Study. Results of the multiyear analysis were recently published in the journal IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. “With variable renewable […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Altus Power Gains Operational Authorization for Massachusetts Solar Project October 19, 2021
    New England utility Eversource has authorized Altus Power Inc. to begin operating the company’s Hinsdale solar facility in Massachusetts. Altus Power previously announced an agreement for a business combination with CBRE Acquisition Holdings Inc., which is expected to result in Altus Power becoming a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. CBAH is […]
    Ariana Fine
  • Vesper Energy, Pfizer Sign PPA for North American Operations October 19, 2021
    Pfizer has entered into a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Vesper Energy, a developer, owner and operator of utility-scale renewable energy assets. Under the 15-year agreement, Vesper will deliver at least 310 MW of renewable energy to the grid, effectively powering 100% of the projected power needs of Pfizer’s North American operations through clean […]
    Michael Bates
  • Leeward, Valley Clean Energy Ink Power Purchase Agreement for California Facility October 19, 2021
    Leeward Renewable Energy and Valley Clean Energy (VCE) have entered into a 15-year solar-plus-storage power purchase agreement (PPA) involving Leeward’s 72 MW solar and 36 MW (144 MWh) battery storage Willow Springs 3 facility in Kern County, Calif. VCE’s board of directors approved the PPA on October 14. By the end of 2023, the Willow […]
    Ariana Fine
  • NAES Delivers O&M Services for CIM Group’s Aquamarine Solar Park October 19, 2021
    NAES Corp., an independent operations, maintenance and repair services provider for the energy industry, has announced its partnership with the CIM Group‘s Aquamarine 250 MW AC solar photovoltaic project at Westland’s Solar Park in Fresno and Kings counties in California. “NAES is proud to partner with CIM Group to provide O&M services for their utility […]
    Ariana Fine
  • GE Research, Prolec GE Team Up for First Large Flexible Transformer to Enhance U.S. Grid October 18, 2021
    In what represents a major step toward modernizing the foundation of the U.S. grid, GE Research and Prolec GE have teamed with Cooperative Energy to develop and install the world’s first flexible large power transformer at the utility’s major substation in Mississippi. This substation is part of a service network that delivers power to nearly […]
    Ariana Fine