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  • DSD Renewables starts 1.4-MW solar carport project at California office campus September 29, 2022
    DSD Renewables, a commercial solar developer, operator and asset owner, has started construction on two on-site solar canopies at an office park in Pleasanton, California. The 957-kW and 429-kW installations, located at Pleasanton Corporate Commons, were facilitated by Black Bear Energy and will be installed behind the meter, offsetting much of the campus’ energy load.… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Alliant Energy completes 150-MW Wisconsin solar project September 29, 2022
    Alliant Energy announced the completion of its Wood County Solar Project in central Wisconsin. In addition to generating clean, carbon-free electricity, the 150-MW solar site created more than 200 construction jobs and is expected to deliver an estimated $600,000 in new shared revenue annually to the town of Saratoga and Wood County for the next… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • REC Group starts production of Alpha Pure-R HJT modules September 29, 2022
    REC Group has announced the start of production of its latest solar panel, the REC Alpha Pure-R. Unveiled in May 2022 at Intersolar Europe, the REC Alpha Pure-R solar panel went into production on new manufacturing lines at REC’s Singapore facility. The Alpha Pure-R will double REC’s Alpha HJT capacity in Singapore from 600 MW… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • OYA Renewables completes 6.7-MW community solar project in New York September 29, 2022
    OYA Renewables announced that the 6.7-MWDC Robinson Road solar farm in Orleans, New York, has reached commercial operation and will support broad consumer access to solar-powered electricity generation across the state. The community solar project completed the final stage of commissioning in June of 2022. “We applaud the State of New York for being a… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Aurora Solar integrates 3 new financing options for residential market September 29, 2022
    Cloud-based photovoltaic system design and sales software provider Aurora Solar has integrated with three solar financing services. Dividend, Mosaic and Sungage Financial have joined Aurora’s partner ecosystem. “As the Inflation Reduction Act makes solar more accessible, we expect a large increase in the number of homeowners looking to go solar. It’s critical that the industry… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Suntuity becomes first “master dealer” of SPAN smart electric panels September 29, 2022
    SPAN and Suntuity Renewables announced a new partnership to include SPAN Panels with Suntuity solar panel systems to residential customers, through Suntuity’s national Dealer Network. As SPAN’s first “master dealer,” Suntuity’s dealers and affiliates will immediately include SPAN Panel and SPAN Drive electric vehicle chargers with solar and solar + battery systems offered to Suntuity’s… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Brookfield Renewable acquires Standard Solar and Scout Clean Energy September 29, 2022
    Brookfield Renewable, together with its institutional partners, announced two further investments in the U.S. renewable energy sector. Brookfield Renewable has agreed to acquire Scout Clean Energy for $1 billion with the potential to invest an additional $350 million to support the business’ development activities ($270 million in total net to BEP). Scout’s portfolio includes over… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • McCarthy completes construction of 274 MW solar project on Nevada tribal land September 28, 2022
    Nearly one year from the start of construction, McCarthy Building Companies installed the final solar module on the Arrow Canyon Solar project, a 274-MWDC solar and a 91-MW, 455-MWh DC-coupled storage facility located on the Moapa River Indian Reservation in Moapa, Nevada. EDF Renewables contracted McCarthy as EPC to construct the 1,387-acre project, and electrical… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • IRA credits allow U.S. backsheet manufacturer Endurans Solar to boost capacity September 28, 2022
    U.S. polymer backsheet manufacturer Endurans Solar announced it would boost its manufacturing capacity at its Nashua, New Hampshire, factory to meet the growing demand for domestic solar panel backsheets. The company is also searching for a second manufacturing site, with the added tax credits backsheet manufacturers will receive of 40¢/m2 via the Inflation Reduction Act.… […]
    Kelly Pickerel
  • Renewable energy production through first half of 2022 surpassed coal by more than 18% September 28, 2022
    Domestic production and consumption of renewable energy (e.g., biofuels, biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) reached a record high as of mid-year 2022, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of new data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The latest issue of EIA’s “Monthly Energy Review” report (with data through June 30, 2022)… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener