Archive for clean-energy – Page 127

ITC Extension Will Help U.S. Solar Reach Record Levels This Year: IHS Report

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 02, 2016

Research firm IHS predicts a continued installation boom, thanks to the recently extended investment tax credit.

Georgia Power Requests Approval To Add 525 MW Of Renewable Generation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2016

As part of its 2016 integrated resource plan (IRP), filed with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC), Georgia Power is requesting approval of its renewable energy development initiative, which would bring an additional 525 MW of renewable generation to the [Read More]

IGS Solar, Beaumont Solar Bring Clean Energy To Sturgis Charter Public School

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2016

IGS Solar LLC, a turnkey commercial and residential solar provider, and Beaumont Solar, a New Bedford, Mass.-based full-service solar developer, have joined together to install two solar arrays at Sturgis Charter Public School’s East and West campuses in Hyannis, Mass. Sturgis [Read More]

Duke Energy, Lockheed Martin Commit To 17-Year Solar Energy Deal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2016

Lockheed Martin has signed a 17-year power purchase agreement with Duke Energy Renewables to add 30 MW, approximately 72,000 MWh per year, of solar energy to the U.S. national grid. According to Lockheed Martin, this commitment will provide clean energy [Read More]

Minnesota Power Gets Approval For Its First Utility-Scale Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 29, 2016

Regulators have given the go-ahead for Minnesota Power’s plans to install a 10 MW solar energy array at Camp Ripley, Minnesota National Guard’s base on the southwestern edge of the utility’s service territory. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved [Read More]

Report: Solar Thermal Tech Heats Up, With CSP Set For ‘Huge’ Market Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 28, 2016

In recent years, broad-based support for alternative energy has generated tremendous interest in solar thermal technologies. BCC Research reveals in its new report that both solar heat (SH) and concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies represent economically viable opportunities for power [Read More]

N.Y. Starts Clean Energy Competition For Colleges And Universities

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 27, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has launched the $3 million Energy to Lead Competition, which challenges student-led coalitions from New York colleges and universities to design and develop innovative plans for campus and community clean energy projects. The competition – [Read More]

N.H. Solar Installer Cuts Jobs While Lawmakers Grapple With Net-Metering Cap

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on January 26, 2016

The controversy in Nevada is making headlines – and rightfully so – but solar companies in that state aren’t the only ones suffering from uncertainty regarding net-metering policies. In New Hampshire, another legislative storm is brewing.

NV Energy Proposes Grandfathering In Nevada Solar Net-Metering Customers

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on January 26, 2016

As solar companies and advocates keep fighting against recent changes to net-metering rules in Nevada, utility NV Energy is now proposing to allow existing net-metering customers to receive reimbursement rates set under the previous rules for up to 20 years. [Read More]

Telamon Completes 1 MW Rooftop Solar Project For Transit Agency

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 26, 2016

Telamon Corp.’s energy solutions division recently completed a 1 MW rooftop solar array at the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp. (IndyGo) facility in Indianapolis. Telamon served as the system designer and engineer by performing construction oversight and serving as the owner’s [Read More]