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Altus Power Flips Switch On 10 MW New Jersey Solar Farm

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2017

Connecticut-based Altus Power America Inc. has announced completion of a 10 MW ground-mounted solar energy system, known as the Spartan solar project, in North Hanover Township, N.J. The company says construction kicked off in September 2016 and involved hundreds of [Read More]

IHS Analysis: Suniva Petition Poses ‘Severe Threat’ To U.S. PV Demand

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 18, 2017

What if the bankrupt manufacturer’s highly controversial call for new import tariffs is successful?

Mercedes-Benz Taps Vivint Solar For U.S. Rollout Of Home Batteries

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 18, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar have announced an exclusive strategic partnership to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the U.S. residential solar market. Last November, Germany-based Mercedes-Benz and parent company Daimler AG established a new unit, Mercedes-Benz Energy [Read More]

Campbell Soup Co. Installing 4.4 MW Of Solar At World Headquarters 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 18, 2017

Campbell Soup Co., in partnership with BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, SunPower Corp. and ORIX USA Corp., has broken ground on a 4.4 MW solar power project at the company’s world headquarters in Camden, N.J. Scheduled to come online this fall, [Read More]

U.S. Loses Top Spot Among Most ‘Attractive’ Renewables Markets

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

The U.S. is no longer the most enticing renewable energy market for investors, according to EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI). China and India have surpassed the U.S. at the top of the index, a bi-annual ranking of [Read More]

Georgia Power To Build 139 MW Solar Project At Robins Air Force Base

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

Atlanta-based utility Georgia Power has announced plans to build a new 139 MW solar facility adjacent to Robins Air Force Base (AFB) in Warner Robins, Ga., just south of Macon. The project was approved Tuesday by the Georgia Public Service [Read More]

DTE Energy Plans To Slash Emissions 80% By 2050

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

As part of a new plan to reduce its carbon emissions by more than 80% by 2050, Detroit-based DTE Energy will incorporate “substantially more” renewable energy. The energy company says it will also transition its 24/7 power sources from coal [Read More]

Concerned Energy Groups Send Analyses To Secretary Perry

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) have submitted materials to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry to inform the energy [Read More]

NRG Adds 32 MW Of Community Solar In Minnesota

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

NRG Energy’s renewables business has completed a 32 MW portfolio of community solar projects in Minnesota. The company says the seven new solar farms, ranging from 3 MW to 5 MW, represent the first set of several more projects in [Read More]

SEIA Vows To Lead Fight Against Suniva Trade Petition

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on May 16, 2017

The national solar trade group claims thousands of U.S. jobs are at stake and has urged the U.S. International Trade Commission to deny Suniva’s request for new import tariffs.