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Utility DTE Energy Announces Renewables Program For Customers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 07, 2017

Detroit-based utility DTE Energy has announced MIGreenPower, a new program that will allow customers to buy power from Michigan wind and solar farms starting in April. “Until now, customers who wanted to use more renewable energy were limited to installing [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric Keeps Solar In Mind With Increased Rate Proposal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 22, 2016

In an effort to integrate more renewable energy, improve customer service and help pay for operating costs, Hawaiian Electric has proposed the first increase of Oahu base rates in nearly six years. Specifically, the request is for a 6.9% increase [Read More]

Report: Renewables Provided 15% Of U.S. Electricity In First Three Quarters

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 30, 2016

Renewable energy sources provided 15.1% of net U.S. electrical generation during the first three quarters of this year, according to nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign, which cites data from the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Electric Power Monthly [Read More]

SolarPower Europe: Top 10 Policy Priorities For Solar Plus Storage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

SolarPower Europe is calling on the European Commission to address the needs of solar power and storage technology in the commission’s upcoming Energy Union Package. Specifically, the association says its Task Force on Solar & Storage has created 10 policy [Read More]

Connecticut Manufacturer Turns On 1.12 MW Solar Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

TOMZ Corp., a technology manufacturing company based in Berlin, Conn., is now being powered by a 1.12 MW solar project. TOMZ owns and operates the system, which was developed and built by turnkey energy solutions provider Dynamic Energy. TOMZ, whose [Read More]

SunEdison’s Indian Solar, Wind Projects Snagged By Greenko

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

India-based Greenko Energy Holdings, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the country, has completed the acquisition of SunEdison’s 587 MW Indian solar and wind projects for a cash payment of $42 million and the assumption of project-level debt [Read More]

Tucson Electric Issues RFP For Additional Solar, Wind Assets

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is seeking bids for the design and construction of new large renewable energy resources, including a community-scale solar array that the company says could power more than 21,000 homes. Specifically, TEP has issued a request [Read More]

NEXTracker Inks MSA With Biosar For Solar Tracker Tech

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Solar tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has signed a master services agreement (MSA) to deliver its solar tracker technology to Biosar, an engineering, procurement and construction firm and part of the Aktor Construction Group. The project for which the technology will be [Read More]

New York Lays Out Plan Of Action For Growing Solar, DERs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

As part of the state’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources initiative, New York’s Department of Public Services (DPS) has delivered to state regulators recommendations that outline a road map for growing solar and other distributed energy resources (DERs) in the [Read More]

Clemson Explores State’s Potential For Utility-Scale Solar Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Clemson University has conducted new research that shows where exactly South Carolina is best suited to bring on more utility-scale solar – and how feasible it is to keep growing the state’s industry. Industrial engineering major Amanda Farthing led the [Read More]