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]
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]
The Smart Electric Power Alliance reveals which U.S. utilities led the pack for the most new megawatts installed.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has issued a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. PG&E says its Regional Renewable Choice program will expand renewable energy [Read More]
Sungrow, a PV inverter system solution supplier, has unveiled a new turnkey energy storage system (ESS) solution for the North American market. The company says its 250 kW-2/4 hours solution is specifically designed for commercial and industrial (C&I) projects in [Read More]
A UL expert explains how smart electric meters can help utilities and serve as a boon for solar power.
Ricoh USA Inc., the regional arm of Japan-based imaging and electronics company Ricoh Co. Ltd., has announced a new solar array is powering its West Caldwell, N.J., office facility. The array, which is roughly 1.3 times the size of a [Read More]
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]
To mark Earth Day 2017, utility company Hawaiian Electric highlighted its progress in replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy and reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. The company, including subsidiaries Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, provides power to 95% of residents [Read More]
Panel maker REC has begun commercial production of a high-power 72-cell multicrystalline solar panel. Rated up to 350 Wp, the REC TwinPeak 2S 72 panel can compete with products of similar size using monocrystalline and mono-PERC technology by providing more [Read More]