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PSE&G Completes Its Largest Solar Project To Date

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 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

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 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]

King-Reid Amendment Would Protect Against Retroactive Solar Net-Metering Changes

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2016

Two lawmakers have teamed up and brought the issue of net metering and rate hikes to the Senate floor.

PG&E Launches Program To Let All Customers Go 100% Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2016

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has officially launched its previously announced program to extend the option for 100% solar power to all customers, whether or not they are planning to install rooftop solar. Under PG&E’s Solar Choice program, customers [Read More]

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

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 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]

Moody’s: Momentum From COP21 Will Boost Green Bond Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2016

Moody’s Investors Service, a provider of credit ratings, research and risk analysis, forecasts global issuance of green bonds could surpass $50 billion in 2016, exceeding the $42.4 billion recorded in 2015, which was also the highest level for such bonds [Read More]

Utility-Scale Renewables To Make Up 14% Of U.S. Electricity This Year

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2016

U.S. electricity generated from utility-scale renewable energy projects is expected to grow by 9% this year, based on projections in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Short-Term Energy Outlook. Much of the growth comes from new installations of wind [Read More]

Partners Announce Financing Of Southgate Solar Project In Ontario

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 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]

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]