Following approval from a bankruptcy court, California-based rooftop solar company Sungevity Inc. has sold substantially all of its assets to Solar Spectrum, a newly formed company backed by an investment group led by Minnesota-based private equity firm Northern Pacific Group. [Read More]
Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has established an aggressive goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, as well as invest $11 billion in renewables and natural gas, according to the company’s 2016 sustainability report. Today, 38% of [Read More]
Connecticut-based Greenskies Renewable Energy has signed a contract with the City of Middletown, Conn., to build a 217 kW solar photovoltaic system on a parcel of city property adjacent to the Higby/Bacon Water Treatment Plant. The ground-mounted solar system will [Read More]
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]