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UES Boosts Renewables Portfolio With 37 MW Solar/Wind Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

UniSource Energy Services (UES) says it has more than doubled its renewable generating capacity with the expansion of a solar and wind project near Willcox, Ariz. The 37 MW Red Horse project expansion, completed this month, is expected to produce enough electricity annually [Read More]

HERO-Financed Rooftop Solar To Generate 3.5 Billion kWh In Calif.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

Renovate America says its HERO Program has now financed nearly 19,000 residential solar power installations in California, which are projected to generate 3.5 billion kWh of clean electricity during their lifetime. According to the company, this is enough energy to [Read More]

Trina Solar Achieves New Average Efficiencies For PERC, DP Cells

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

Trina Solar Ltd., a provider of photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, says it has achieved an average efficiency of 20.16% for its industrially produced P-type multicrystalline silicon cells (156 x 156 mm2) with passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) technology [Read More]

Calif. ISO: How A Regional Energy Market Would Impact Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 13, 2016

By creating a multistate, regional electric market, California could reach its 50% renewable energy goal and save consumers up to $1.5 billion by 2030, according to newly released findings from the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). The studies, conducted on [Read More]

Salt Lake City Lays Out Aggressive Renewables Goal: 100% By 2032

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 13, 2016

Salt Lake City has committed to transition to 100% renewable energy sources by 2032, as well as reduce carbon emissions citywide by 80% by 2040. Mayor Jackie Biskupski, members of the city council, other city leaders, and members of the [Read More]

Solar-Plus-Storage Grid Modernization Project To Use UET’s ReFlex Battery

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 13, 2016

Mukilteo, Wash.-based UniEnergy Technologies (UET) is supplying a 100 kW/400 kWh ReFlex energy storage system for a collaborative project between utility EPB and three U.S. national laboratories. The project will identify and understand the benefits and challenges of energy storage [Read More]

SolarCity, PG&E Link Up For Distributed Energy Resource Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 13, 2016

SolarCity is teaming up with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) to demonstrate how the coordinated use of solar smart inverters and behind-the-meter energy storage could provide enhanced benefits to the grid. The two will install smart inverters and battery storage [Read More]

Location Matters: California Regulators Investigate More Granular Solar Benefits

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

How is the state quantifying future spending reductions that result from increasing amounts of solar power?

D. E. Shaw Renewable Begins Construction On 100 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC (DESRI) has acquired the 100 MW North Star Solar Project from Community Energy Inc. and has begun construction on the facility, which is located in Chisago County, Minn. According to DESRI, once North Star [Read More]

Intersolar North America Kicks Off In San Francisco

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 12, 2016

On Monday, Intersolar North America officially kicked off in San Francisco, with Ali Zaidi, the White House office of management and budget’s associate director for natural resources, energy and science, addressing the crowd at the InterContinental Hotel during the opening ceremony. The keynote [Read More]