FYI – Page 10

Law School’s Energy Clinic Nets Grant To Promote Community Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 04, 2016

The Energy Clinic at the Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) at Vermont Law School has announced an $80,000 grant from The John Merck Fund to enable faculty and student clinicians to expand the reach of their community solar [Read More]

John Hancock Backs CleanCapital’s Solar Portfolio Offering

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2016

With support from John Hancock Life Insurance Co., CleanCapital, a newly launched fintech company, has closed its first financing offering. The company says the offering allowed individual private investors to invest directly into a diversified portfolio of 14 distributed solar [Read More]

Sunrun Boosts Working Capital Facility To $250 Million

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2016

U.S. residential solar company Sunrun Inc. has completed a $45 million increase to its corporate working capital facility, reaching a total commitment level of $250 million. Based on the terms of the loan, all $250 million in commitments are currently [Read More]

CAISO Touts Cost And Renewables Benefits Of EIM

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 29, 2016

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) says that the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) yielded $23.6 million in benefits in the second quarter of this year – all while optimizing renewable energy use to displace nearly 68,000 metric tons of [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewables Control Center Hits 3.5 GW Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 29, 2016

Duke Energy Renewables has announced that its Renewable Control Center (RCC), located in Charlotte, N.C., now keeps tabs on more than 3.5 GW of wind and solar energy plants across the U.S. since opening its new location in 2015. Specifically, [Read More]

Schneider Unveils Network To Connect Clean Energy Buyers With Developers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 27, 2016

Schneider Electric has introduced the New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network, a collaborative online platform designed to help commercial and industrial companies identify and vet renewable energy, cleantech and energy-efficiency prospects. According to Schneider, the network simplifies and accelerates the buying [Read More]

Solar Alliance Establishes Commercial Division

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 20, 2016

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. has launched a commercial solar division, which the company says will be based in San Diego and target commercial and industrial customers throughout the U.S. “The launch of a commercial solar division marks the next stage [Read More]

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Lands Credit Agreement For Solar Investments

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 13, 2016

Through a wholly owned subsidiary, Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. LLC has entered into a credit agreement of up to $37.55 million with Fifth Third Bank to support the ongoing expansion of Greenbacker’s investments in solar facilities. In addition to an [Read More]

HDPV Alliance Expands With New Members To Lower Solar Cost

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

The HDPV Alliance, an industry-wide alliance focused on lowering the cost and increasing the performance of PV solar systems, has added six new members to expand alliance membership to 39 companies worldwide. According to the alliance, new members include inverter, system [Read More]

Solar Alliance Wins Marketing Deal With Camp Pendleton Marine Base

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 11, 2016

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. has signed an agreement with the Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) at San Diego’s Camp Pendleton to market residential solar systems to active duty, retired and civilian employees. The contract allows Solar Alliance to market to [Read More]