Projects & Contracts

U.S. Army Base Recruits Texas Solar And Wind Power

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 28, 2017

A hybrid wind and solar complex has officially started generating electricity for U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Project operator Apex Clean Energy developed and managed construction of the complex, which will provide more than 50% of the [Read More]

Once 80-Year Rivals, Poyant Signs And Beaumont Solar Collaborate On Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 28, 2017

Poyant Signs, a sign manufacturing and branding specialist, recently teamed up with locally based installer Beaumont Solar to build a 330 kW rooftop solar array atop the signs company’s 50,000 square-foot headquarters in New Bedford, Mass. According to Beaumont Solar, [Read More]

Partners Complete Microgrid At Native American Reservation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 27, 2017

Blue Lake Rancheria, a century-old Native American reservation in northern California, has launched its low-carbon community microgrid that is helping power government offices, economic enterprises, and critical Red Cross safety shelter-in-place facilities across 100 acres. In collaboration with Humboldt State [Read More]

Greenskies To Build Solar Project For Its Connecticut Hometown

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 27, 2017

Connecticut-based Greenskies Renewable Energy has signed a contract with the City of Middletown, Conn., to build a 217 kW solar photovoltaic system on a parcel of city property adjacent to the Higby/Bacon Water Treatment Plant. The ground-mounted solar system will [Read More]

Invenergy Tees Up Solar Project At Former N.Y. Golf Course

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

Chicago-based clean energy company Invenergy LLC has broken ground on its Shoreham Solar Commons facility, a 24.9 MW solar project located in the town of Brookhaven in Long Island, N.Y. Invenergy is building the project at the former Tallgrass Golf [Read More]

TVA Installing Solar Next To Memphis Natural Gas Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has announced it is adding more solar to its generation portfolio with the construction of a solar facility at the Allen combined-cycle natural gas plant site in Memphis. The 1 MW project will be the [Read More]

Canadian Solar Nets Project Financing From Prudential, U.S. Bank

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 25, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. has secured financing for its 92 MW IS-42 solar power project near Fayetteville, N.C. The financing is in the form of a debt facility with Prudential Capital Group and a tax equity investment commitment from U.S. Bancorp [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric And NRG Reach Deal On 49 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Co. has reached a power purchase agreement (PPA) with developer NRG Energy Inc. to buy electricity generated by the Kawailoa Solar facility on the north shore of Oahu. Upon completion, the 49 MW Kawailoa Solar array will be [Read More]

DOE, GRID Complete 56 California Tribal Solar Installations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 24, 2017

On Saturday, nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Bishop Paiute Tribe at an Earth Day event marking the completion of 56 no-cost rooftop solar installations on tribal lands in California. GRID leveraged [Read More]

City Of Houston Buys Power From 50 MW Solar Farm

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 24, 2017

The City of Houston and French energy company ENGIE have announced completion of the 50 MW SolaireHolman solar project, which will provide up to 10.5% of the city’s electricity needs under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA). Located in Alpine, [Read More]