Projects & Contracts

Dominion Virginia Power, SunEnergy1 To Build 20 MW Solar Farm

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SI Staff on Feb 08, 2016

Dominion Virginia Power plans to add more solar power to its generation portfolio, as the utility has partnered with SunEnergy1 to build a 20 MW solar farm in Chesapeake, Va. North Carolina-based SunEnergy1 will lease a 250-acre site located off [Read More]

Co-ops Partner On 2.25 MW Solar Project In Minnesota

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SI Staff on Feb 08, 2016

Great River Energy, which provides wholesale electric service to 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin, is developing a large-scale solar project with the Rockford, Minn.-based Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH). Partially replacing a terminated contract Great River Energy had [Read More]

Morocco Inaugurates First Phase Of Huge Solar Project

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SI Staff on Feb 05, 2016

On Thursday, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated NOOR Ouarzazate I, the 160 MW first phase of a 580 MW, multi-technology solar complex being built near the city of Ouarzazate, Morocco. According to the Moroccan agency Masen, the NOOR Ouarzazate I [Read More]

DTE Energy Completes Trio Of Solar Projects

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SI Staff on Feb 05, 2016

Detroit-based DTE Energy has completed three new solar projects in Avoca, Brownstown and Romulus, Mich., bringing the company’s total number of utility-owned solar arrays in operation to 26. “DTE Energy is proud to be leading Michigan as the state’s largest [Read More]

Entergy New Orleans Breaks Ground On 1 MW Solar/Storage Pilot

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SI Staff on Feb 05, 2016

Entergy New Orleans Inc. recently hosted elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries at existing company property to break ground on what the utility says is the city’s first utility-scale solar project. The 1 MW pilot project, which is expected [Read More]

PSE&G Completes Its Largest Solar Project To Date

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SI Staff on Feb 04, 2016

New Jersey-based utility Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) has announced that its L&D Solar Farm is online. The 12.93 MW installation represents PSE&G’s largest solar farm to date and is one of the biggest landfill solar projects in [Read More]

WGL Energy Systems To Supply Solar To 18 Federal Buildings

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SI Staff on Feb 04, 2016

WGL Energy Systems, a WGL company, was recently awarded the Capital Solar Challenge contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to provide solar power to 18 federal building locations throughout Washington, D.C., including at the GSA’s headquarters and the [Read More]

Greenskies Building 2.7 MW Solar Project For Lewis County, N.Y.

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SI Staff on Feb 03, 2016

Connecticut-based Greenskies Renewable Energy has announced it will build a 2.7 MW municipal solar array in Lewis County, N.Y., the company’s first municipal project in New York. The ground-mounted system will be built on a 19-acre cornfield behind the county’s [Read More]

Partners Announce Financing Of Southgate Solar Project In Ontario

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SI Staff on Feb 03, 2016

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure have completed a $190 million debt financing for the 50 MW AC Southgate Solar project, located in Southgate, Ontario. Canadian Solar Inc. has announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar [Read More]

Landmark Announces Land Acquisitions Underlying 238 MW Of Renewables Projects

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SI Staff on Feb 03, 2016

Landmark Dividend, a California-based real estate investor focused on infrastructure, has finalized the acquisition of approximately 3,500 acres of real estate interests underlying 12 utility-scale renewable energy projects. Finalized in the fourth quarter of 2015, these sale-leaseback transactions involve nine [Read More]