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IKEA To Install 1.25 MW Solar Array Atop Future Grand Prairie Store

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

Home furnishings retailer IKEA plans to install solar atop its future Grand Prairie, Texas, store, which is opening as the company’s fourth location in the state this fall. Panel installation will begin during the summer, and IKEA notes that its [Read More]

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar And Sunworks Partner On Inverters

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, a U.S. commercial PV inverter manufacturer, has announced a partnership with solar systems provider Sunworks. Sunworks will install co-branded PVI 50/60TL transformerless three-phase string inverters, which are a part of Yaskawa – Solectria Solar’s commercial string [Read More]

120 MW East Pecos Solar Facility Goes Online In Texas

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 05, 2017

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co., has announced commercial operation of the 120 MW East Pecos Solar Facility in Pecos County, Texas. “The East Pecos Solar Facility joins our growing renewable fleet in Texas, and we look forward to [Read More]

Palmetto Electric Cooperative Dedicates Community Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 04, 2017

With the goal of making solar energy more accessible for all its members, Palmetto Electric Cooperative says it has dedicated the area’s first community solar farm, adjacent to its New River office in Hardeeville, S.C. The cooperative says it committed [Read More]

Florida Power & Light Boosts Solar Plans Yet Again

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 04, 2017

Florida Power & Light Co.’s (FPL) utility-scale solar ambitions keep on growing. Building on the company’s recently revealed plans to double down and install about 600 MW of utility-scale projects by early 2018, FPL says it now wants to develop [Read More]

NRDC: Renewable Energy Tax Credits Create ‘Huge’ Economic Gains

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 04, 2017

The U.S.’ federal tax credit extensions for renewable energy are leading to new wind and solar projects that will create more than 220,000 jobs and add nearly $23 billion to the U.S. economy this year alone, according to new findings [Read More]

Ohio House Passes Bill To Repeal Renewable Energy Mandate

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Here we go again: Only a few months after Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, vetoed a similar bill, Ohio lawmakers have advanced new legislation to repeal the state’s renewable energy mandate. In June 2014, Ohio became the first U.S. state to [Read More]

Hubner Manufacturing Flips Switch On Rooftop Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Hubner Manufacturing Corp. has begun generating clean energy at its facility in Mount Pleasant, S.C., after Hubner CEO Ron Paquette flipped the switch on the company’s new 918 kV solar PV system. Consisting of 2,700 solar panels, the rooftop project [Read More]

SoCalGas Touts Potential Benefits Of Power-To-Gas Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) says new research on power-to-gas technology shows the technique holds the ability to dramatically increase the use of intermittent renewable energy. The finding came out of ongoing research conducted at the University of California, Irvine [Read More]

Voluntary Utility Program Funds Three Wyoming Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 03, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) has awarded funding for three community-based solar projects in Wyoming through the utility’s Blue Sky program, under which customers volunteer to pay extra on their monthly bills to support the development of renewable energy resources. According [Read More]