Under a long-term contract with Acciona Energia, Internet giant Google is powering its operations in Chile with renewable energy from a newly commissioned solar project. Spain-based Acciona Energia says a portion of the output from its El Romero Solar plant, [Read More]


Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for what could become the first utility-scale solar projects in the company’s portfolio. The utility’s RFP calls for up to 25 MW AC of ground-mounted [Read More]

Residential solar provider Vivint Solar Inc. has expanded into New Hampshire, with services beginning in the Manchester, Nashua and Concord areas. The company says it now operates in 15 states (Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New [Read More]

The rapidly expanding corporate sourcing of renewable electricity could prove to be a major driver in the world’s transition to a zero-emissions economy, according to a new report released by RE100, a global initiative of companies committed to 100% renewable [Read More]


ConEdison Solutions (CES), an energy services company and subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Inc., has acquired the assets of Ross Solar Group LLC, a Fairfield, Conn.-based provider of turnkey solar system solutions for residential, commercial and municipal customers throughout the Northeast. [Read More]

The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), has launched the Global Solar Atlas, a free, Web-based tool to help investors and policymakers identify potential sites for solar power generation virtually anywhere in the world. According to [Read More]

Duke Energy says it connected about 500 MW of new solar capacity in North Carolina last year. According to the energy company, the combination of owned and purchased solar was enough to power about 105,000 homes at peak production. “Renewable [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Work is well under way on a 120 MW solar project portfolio sited on U.S. Department of Defense property in northwest Florida. During a ceremony earlier this week, executives from Florida-based utility Gulf Power and Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, [Read More]

sPower, a Salt Lake City-based independent power producer (IPP), has announced that its Antelope DSR 1 and 2 solar facilities went online by the end of 2016. The projects, totaling 68.8 MW, are now providing solar power to the Southern [Read More]

Constellation, a competitive retail energy supplier and subsidiary of Exelon Corp., and Mohave Electric Cooperative have announced the completion of a 13.8 MW solar project in Fort Mohave, Ariz. The ground-mounted installation is located across 84 acres and fitted with [Read More]

TeraFlex, a Jeep parts aftermarket manufacturer in West Jordan, Utah, expects to save approximately $30,000 annually in energy costs, thanks to a 140 kWh solar project installed by Legend Solar. Completed last year, the project offsets almost all of TeraFlex’s [Read More]

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