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Lauren Tyler
Lauren Tyler currently serves as editor of NGT News, while also writing and editing for sister publications North American Windpower and Solar Industry magazine. She began her professional career at Zackin Publications in 2014 as an editorial assistant, where she provided proofreading and copy-editing services to several industry publications and managed the delivery of company newsletters. Lauren graduated from Assumption College with a BA in English: Writing and Mass Communications.

Duke Energy To Build Three Solar Projects In Kentucky

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2017

Duke Energy says it will build and operate three solar power plants on sites in Kenton and Grant counties in Kentucky, as part of the company’s plans to develop its first solar facilities in the commonwealth. “Our customers want solar,” says [Read More]

Bill To Establish 100% RPS Advances In California

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2017

With the approval of S.B.100 by the California Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee, the Golden State has taken a step closer to establishing a 100% clean energy goal. The bill, which has already been approved by the Senate, was passed [Read More]

EDF Renewable Energy Acquires 179 MW Switch Station Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) says it acquired the 179 MW Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 Solar Projects from First Solar Inc. in late June. The projects, currently under construction, will sell their combined output and environmental attributes [Read More]

Pharmaceutical Company Opts For Three Rooftop Solar Arrays

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

Hauppauge, N.Y.-based pharmaceutical company Contract Pharmacal Corp. (CPC) has commissioned local solar installation company SUNation Solar Systems to design three solar arrays for three of its buildings in the Hauppauge Industrial Park. According to CPC, the new arrays will be installed [Read More]

Husqvarna Group Adds On-Site Solar Project To Nashville Facility

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

Husqvarna Group has announced that it is building its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Ark. According to Husqvarna Group, the new facility is expected to reduce the CO2 footprint by approximately 1,000 [Read More]

Vivint Expands Solar Energy System Offering Into Virginia

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

Vivint Solar Inc., a full-service residential solar provider, says it has now expanded availability of its solar energy systems into Virginia. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Virginia generates just 0.09% of its electricity from solar energy, underscoring a [Read More]

CleanChoice Energy Helps Small Businesses Switch To 100% Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

CleanChoice Energy has launched CleanChoice Small Business, a new service that will allow small businesses to make the switch to 100% clean energy with no upfront investment, setup fees or installation. According to the company, the service means that small [Read More]

Energy Commission Doles Out Funding For Renewable Energy Research

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 13, 2017

In a business meeting today, the California Energy Commission approved research grants for a wide range of projects, including six grants totaling nearly $7.5 million for solar energy. According to the energy commission, the grants were awarded from the Electric [Read More]

Solar Advocates Push Mass. Agency For ‘Smarter’ Incentive Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2017

Industry organizations and advocates representing Massachusetts’ 488 solar employers are joining forces in calling for significant changes to be made to the state Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program. As previously reported, SMART is a long-term [Read More]

DOE Offers $46.2M Funding For SunShot Initiative Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $46.2 million for 48 solar projects as part of its SunShot Initiative. According to the DOE, these projects are intended to develop innovative, early-stage solar power technologies, which are aimed at lowering [Read More]