First Electric Cooperative Corp. (FECC), a nonprofit rural electric co-op headquartered in Jacksonville, Ark., has commissioned a 1 MW solar project. “First Electric is dedicated to providing our members with safe, reliable electricity in a cost-effective manner,” says Don Crabbe, CEO [Read More]
Developer Apex Clean Energy is celebrating the final delivery of what it calls the U.S. Army’s largest renewable energy project, a hybrid wind and solar facility at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Drawing wind from the 50.4 MW Cotton Plains [Read More]
Clean energy and environmental groups chime in on what the president’s decision might mean for the country and the world.
Residential solar company Sunrun Inc. has expanded into Texas and is now operating in 19 states. The company will start by serving homeowners throughout Houston and surrounding areas, with plans to expand to other cities in the Lone Star State in [Read More]
DNV GL has released its third annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard report, which analyzes and compares reliability test results of more than 50 commercially available PV module models. The global energy advisory and certification company says the Scorecard serves as [Read More]
Will California become the second state with a 100% RPS and the first to mandate solar on new construction?
LG CNS, a subsidiary of LG Corp., recently secured a $43 million contract from the Guam Power Authority (GPA) to deliver, operate and maintain two utility-scale energy storage systems (ESS). According to the company, the project will reduce the intermittent [Read More]
Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., has announced that the Kentuck Solar project, Virginia’s largest municipal utility solar farm, will begin construction this August. The Kentuck project is a 6 MW solar array that will be part of the generation mix for [Read More]
Consumers could outspend utilities in the adoption of solar, storage, electric vehicles (EVs) and other distributed energy resources (DERs), making it essential for utilities to track and integrate these DERs into their planning processes to benefit their customers and the [Read More]
Tigo has announced the second worldwide release of its next generation of solar optimizers featuring UHD-Core (Ultra-High Definition) technology: TS4-M (Monitoring) and TS4-S (Safety). The Silicon Valley company says its UHD-Core TS4-M is a cost-efficient module-level power electronics (MLPE) monitoring [Read More]