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NRG Wins Court Approval For 2.1 GW SunEdison Renewables Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

NRG Energy has received court approval from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein to move forward with agreements to acquire bankrupt SunEdison’s interests in a portfolio of 2,138 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind projects in the U.S. NRG will [Read More]

Duke Energy’s Latest Florida Solar Project Comes Online

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Duke Energy’s 5 MW Perry Solar Facility, located in Taylor County, Fla., is now producing power for Duke Energy Florida (DEF) customers. The company says its newest solar project, located on 22 acres, is the size of 17 football fields [Read More]

For Coal Workers, The Solar Future Is Bright

Written by Nora Caley on September 15, 2016

A new study says coal industry workers can easily be retrained to work in solar careers.

Vivint Solar’s Lawsuit Against SunEdison Faces Rejection In Court

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York has reportedly turned down Vivint Solar’s lawsuit against SunEdison regarding what Vivint called a “willful breach” of contract by now-bankrupt SunEdison following the companies’ canceled merger agreement. According to coverage from the Wall [Read More]

SEIA Kicks Off National Solar PV Recycling Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

In an effort to “cement the sustainability” of U.S. solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has launched a first-of-its-kind national solar photovoltaic recycling program. Working alongside major solar manufacturers and installer-developers – including First Solar, SunPower and Trina Solar [Read More]

Sunpreme Deploys Bifacial Solar Panels For Large-Scale U.S. Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Sunpreme has completed the deployment of 12.8 MW of bifacial, double-glass solar panels for a utility-scale project in the eastern U.S. The site, part of a cluster of projects that added up to 15 MW, has already delivered [Read More]

Brazil Joins Paris Agreement, Brings Country Total To 27

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Brazil has become the latest country to officially join the Paris Agreement, according to an announcement from the Sierra Club. The announcement follows the recent news that the U.S. and China formally joined the agreement, which can take effect when [Read More]

American Solar Direct Announces Two Executive Appointments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

American Solar Direct (ASD), a residential solar energy provider in California, has appointed Kevin Bauer CEO. Having served as ASD’s president since 2013, Bauer has over 25 years of experience across the renewable energy, private equity and investment banking industries, [Read More]

U.S. Solar Poised For ‘Unprecedented’ Growth Spurt This Year

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

More solar capacity is expected to come online in the second half of this year than has ever come online in a single year, according to a report from SEIA and GTM Research.

Report: Whole Foods Sets Valuable Example For Retailers Going Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2016

A new analysis by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) has found that Whole Foods Market’s approach to rooftop solar installations in multiple facilities could be a valuable model for other retailers to consider. The [Read More]