Atlanta-based utility Georgia Power has introduced Georgia Power Simple Solar, a new voluntary program meant to allow its customers to support solar energy even if they are unable to, or choose not to, install a solar system at their homes [Read More]
Utility company Xcel Energy has announced seven new community solar gardens, totaling 32 MW, are now generating power from the Minnesota sun. The solar gardens are part of a larger project that will total approximately 96 MW throughout the Twin [Read More]
GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply equipment for what it says will be the first commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project in the U.S. The 4.6 MW, community-based project will be situated in Red Lake Falls, Minn. [Read More]
Electricity generation from the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC) nuclear plant, located north of New York City, is capable of being replaced predominantly with renewable energy and energy-efficiency resources at a reasonable cost, according to new findings from utility industry [Read More]
AES Distributed Energy (AES DE), a subsidiary of The AES Corp., has announced the commissioning of its largest solar project to date – the 16 MW AC Rincon solar plant in Georgia. The 287-acre PV array is located on the [Read More]
The new Apple Park will be aligned with the tech company’s goal to power its global operations with renewables.
Sunlight Financial, a U.S. provider of loans for residential solar systems, has announced that private investment firm Route 66 Ventures has committed $130 million to Sunlight under a new partnership. Sunlight says the investment will allow the company to introduce [Read More]
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has hired Dana Sleeper to lead the trade association’s new external affairs operation. Sleeper comes to SEIA after a nearly four-year stint as executive director at MDV-SEIA, one of SEIA’s regional affiliate organizations. There, [Read More]
The company now plans to build eight large-scale solar projects, which will collectively feature more than 2.5 million new solar panels, by early 2018.
The Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) has claimed a new world record for the most efficient multicrystalline silicon solar cell after its researchers produced a cell with 21.9% efficiency. Fraunhofer ISE says the record-breaking solar cell consists [Read More]