Archive for renewable-energy – Page 9

NY Green Bank Closes $37.5M Solar Deal With Vivint

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 08, 2016

NY Green Bank, a division of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), has closed a $37.5 million loan to residential solar developer Vivint Solar. The bank says the loan will result in approximately $167 million in [Read More]

BlueWave Brings Its Solar Loans To The Carolinas

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 08, 2016

Boston-based fintech company BlueWave has brought its solar loan product to North Carolina and South Carolina. The company says this will enable local homeowners looking to finance their solar systems to sign up for a BlueWave Home Solar Loan. The [Read More]

Canadian Solar Locks In Mexican PPA

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 08, 2016

Canadian Solar Inc. has officially signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (Comision Federal de Electricidad, or CFE) for a 63 MW power plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico. According to the company, the project was awarded earlier [Read More]

N.Y. VA Medical Center Gets State-Backed Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 05, 2016

A state-backed, 500 kW solar installation has been completed at the Montrose VA Medical Center in Westchester County, N.Y. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says the installation will provide renewable energy to the public hospital [Read More]

New York Moves Forward On 50% Renewables By 2030

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 01, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced the New York State Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of the state’s clean energy standard, which will require 50% of New York’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources by 2030. In its [Read More]

The D.R. Is Capable Of Tripling Renewables Share By 2030: IRENA

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 01, 2016

The Dominican Republic can increase the share of modern renewable energy in its energy mix from 9% to 27% by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). “Renewable Energy Prospects: Dominican Republic” finds the [Read More]

UGE Secures Contract To Design, Develop Solar Project In Ontario

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 15, 2016

UGE International Ltd., a global provider of distributed renewable energy solutions, says it has signed a contract to design and develop a 300 kW solar project near Kaladar, Ontario. According to UGE, the grid-connected project will derive revenue through Ontario’s feed-in [Read More]

California ISO Solar Production Climbs To New Record

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 15, 2016

Solar power production has officially hit a new record, reaching 8,030 MW on Tuesday, July 12. According to the California Independent System Operator (ISO), this is nearly twice the amount of solar energy produced in mid-2014 and nearly 2,000 MW more than [Read More]

N.Y. Voters Voice Support For Clean Energy, REV Initiative

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 15, 2016

An overwhelming 90% of New York voters back the state’s push to 50% clean energy by 2030, according to a study backed by The Nature Conservancy. In fact, the poll finds that the average voter wants 70% of New York [Read More]

Apex Clean Energy Sells Stake In 217 MW Renewables Portfolio

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 14, 2016

Apex Clean Energy, which builds, owns and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities, has sold its majority ownership stake in a 217 MW renewable energy portfolio to Northleaf Capital Partners, an independent global private markets manager with more than $7 [Read More]