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  • Maine city, school district subscribe to 2.3 MW of community solar October 20, 2021
    The Town of Wells and the Wells Ogunquit Community School District have signed a Net Energy Billing Agreement with Boston-based solar provider Nexamp. Under the agreement, the town and school district will receive energy credits that directly offset their bill from Central Maine Power (CMP).  Energy credits will come from the Nexamp solar farm located… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Pine Gate Renewables breaks ground on nearly 70-MW North Carolina solar project October 20, 2021
    Pine Gate Renewables announced the financing of its second project in Stanly County, North Carolina, which will generate 69.89 MW of renewable energy for the community of Albemarle. Stanly Solar is currently under construction and once operational, will provide enough energy to power approximately 15,500 homes annually through a 20-year PPA that was awarded in… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Cypress Creek Renewables is building its largest solar project yet October 20, 2021
    Cypress Creek Renewables, a solar and energy storage company, is currently constructing a 270-MW solar project located in Dimmit County, Texas. The company closed financing on the Shakes solar project 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… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Pivot Energy, Clean Footprint plan 42 MW of solar projects in Virginia October 20, 2021
    Pivot Energy and Clean Footprint are bringing 42 MW of solar energy through 11 projects across Virginia. The projects will provide energy to households, municipal buildings and local businesses. The Virginia Clean Economy Act, which passed the legislature in March 2020, is expected to jump-start over 16 GW of new solar development, including new distributed… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • Upstate New York landfill will soon host 7-MW community solar array October 20, 2021
    New Energy Equity announced the closing of a 7-MWDC solar project with National Energy Development. Located in the Village of Depew, New York, the Broadway solar farm will be constructed on the Depew Village’s abandoned landfill, giving second life to the land atop the waste management system. The energy generated by the ballasted fixed-tilt system… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Nonprofits create new tool to study solar project potential on roadside land October 20, 2021
    Research published by the Webber Energy Group (WEG) at the University of Texas at Austin, and by The Ray, a nonprofit studying technologies that can transform the transportation sector for a Vision Zero future, documented the efficiency and economic, societal and environmental benefits of installing solar arrays on interstate right-of-way (ROW) land. The findings revealed… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • 149-MW solar project planned in southern Michigan October 20, 2021
    Ranger Power and Swinerton Renewable Energy are bringing the 149-MWAC River Fork Solar project to Sheridan and Parma townships in Michigan. D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) is financing the River Fork project. “We are delighted to expand our clean energy portfolio in Michigan,” said Bryan Martin, executive chairman of DESRI. “It was a pleasure… […]
    Billy Ludt
  • SolarEdge announces its residential battery is now available in the U.S. October 20, 2021
    SolarEdge Technologies 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 be connected in parallel with up to eight additional batteries for a total of nine, delivering up to 87 kWh of backup capacity, while offering future… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Joule Assets contracted to administer 31,000-MWh New York community solar portfolio October 19, 2021
    Joule Assets, through Joule Community Power, has secured separate contracts with Luminace and BQ Energy, for a combined 31,000 MWh of community solar expected in the first year of operation. A large portion of the capacity will be used for opt-out community solar programs that Joule calls “community choice solar” in Marbletown, Beacon and Philipstown,… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener
  • Michigan State study outlines big economic payoff for opening community solar market October 19, 2021
    Community solar expansion in Michigan would contribute nearly $1.5 billion to the state’s economy over the next three decades, according to a study released by Michigan State University (MSU). The study, conducted this fall by MSU Product Center/Center for Economic Analysis, examined the impact an expansion of 900 MW of community solar over five years… […]
    Kelsey Misbrener