The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has entered into an agreement to purchase up to a 25% ownership stake in Desert Sunlight Investment Holdings LLC, which owns two solar photovoltaic power generation facilities near Palm Springs, Calif. The facilities [Read More]
Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Inc. has announced that LIV Communities is Canada’s first home builder to install a Panasonic Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Solution in one of its show homes. LIV’s Casablanca: The Grand Collection community, located in [Read More]
Solar power might serve as a motivating issue in the upcoming election, according to a new poll released by The Alliance for Solar Choice.
Nearly 569,000 people work in clean energy throughout the Midwest, according to a comprehensive analysis unveiled by Chicago-based Clean Energy Trust (CET) and the national nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). Clean energy jobs throughout the region are expected to [Read More]
Key Equipment Finance and developer Community Energy Inc. have announced the completion of a 2.6 MW ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system for Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. Key Equipment Finance, an affiliate of KeyCorp, says it provided a $3 million loan that was structured [Read More]
Duke Energy Renewables has acquired the development assets associated with the proposed 20 MW AC Longboat solar project in California from EDF Renewable Energy. The project will be built in San Bernardino County near the city of Barstow. With this [Read More]
GameChange Solar, a manufacturer of fixed-tilt and tracker solar racking systems, has received an order to supply its Max-Span pile driven system for a 13 MW project using thin-film First Solar Series 4 modules in Minnesota. “We are excited to [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding for 24 American Indian and Alaska Native communities to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency projects. The DOE plans to invest over $9 million in 16 facility- and community-scale energy projects [Read More]
The New York State Public Service Commission has announced new regulations that it says will make it faster and easier for solar energy, microgrid and other distributed generation (DG) projects to connect to the electric grid and advance the development [Read More]
Legislators in New Jersey and Maryland are the latest to advance bills to increase their state renewable energy targets.