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Fla. Solar Advocates Praise Gulf Power Settlement

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

In a newly filed settlement, Gulf Power has withdrawn its proposed fixed charge hike, which would have cost consumers nearly $50 every month, regardless of how much power they used. According to Floridians for Solar Choice, the removal of this [Read More]

Milestone: Vivint Surpasses 100,000 Solar Systems Installed

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Vivint Solar Inc., a full-service residential solar provider founded in 2011, has announced a significant milestone, having surpassed more than 100,000 solar energy systems installed for residential solar customers. “To reach this landmark achievement in less than six years is [Read More]

Cajon Valley School District Taps SunPower For Solar Installations

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

SunPower Corp. and the Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) in California are planning to begin construction of SunPower Helix solar systems at 24 school sites in the El Cajon region of San Diego County this coming spring. According to SunPower, the solar [Read More]

Yingli Signs 50.6 MW Agreement For Two Japan Solar Power Plants

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

Solar panel manufacturer Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Spain S.L.U., has signed a 50.6 MW solar panel supply agreement with X-ELIO, a Spanish developer and operator of utility-scale PV systems. As [Read More]

Boulder Solar II Plant Begins Operations In Nevada

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

NV Energy has announced that the 50 MW Boulder Solar II power plant – which was developed, designed and constructed by SunPower – achieved its commercial operation status and is now serving NV Energy customers in Nevada. According to the [Read More]

Dominion Reports More Than $800M In Virginia Solar Investment

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

Dominion, one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, says it is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers. The company [Read More]

GridBright To Support Integration Of Solar Into U.S. Electric Grid

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

GridBright Inc., grid management specialist of the utility industry, says that it is part of three of the 13 projects selected for award negotiations by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SunShot Initiative ENERGISE, a $30 million program to support integration [Read More]

Major Boston Landmark Embraces Community Solar For Lower Costs

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 13, 2017

Colorado-based community solar developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC) says it has struck a deal with Delaware North, owner and operator of TD Garden, to reduce the electricity costs of New England’s largest sports and entertainment arena through community solar. According to [Read More]