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Empower Energies Launches Financing Portal For Project Developers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2016

Clean energy solutions provider Empower Energies has launched the Developer Growth Engine, an online tool suite for renewable energy developers seeking project financing for commercial solar or combined heat and power projects. This company says this Web-based platform features a [Read More]

Colorado Regulators Reject Xcel’s Community Solar Settlement

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 18, 2016

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has denied Xcel Energy’s proposed settlement agreement with three community solar developers. In February, Xcel announced a deal with Clean Energy Collective, Community Energy Inc. and SunShare under which the utility would have added [Read More]

Yuba City Expects To Save $6 Million With Clean Energy Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 18, 2016

The City of Yuba City, Calif., has completed the implementation of an energy efficiency and solar power program with OpTerra Energy Services. The city expects to save over $6 million, over a 30-year term, in energy and utility costs as [Read More]

Central School District To Meet Majority Of Power Needs With Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 18, 2016

Central School District has announced the completion of the first phase of an aggregate 1.5 MW solar generation project. The system is designed to generate more than 2 million kWh of electricity in the first year and meet 75% of [Read More]

SunPower Solar Panels Achieve Sustainability Certification

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 18, 2016

SunPower says it now manufactures 100% of its direct-current E-Series and X-Series solar panels to meet Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver standards. Administered by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, the certification evaluates a product across five categories: material [Read More]

Meteodyn, Steadysun Partner On Energy Production Forecasting

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 18, 2016

Meteodyn, a wind resource assessment and energy production forecast company, and Steadysun, a solar production forecast company, say they have signed a commercial and technological cooperation agreement to offer a comprehensive solution for renewable energy operators and network managers. The [Read More]

Partners Start Building 3.2 MW Floating Solar Project In N.J.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 18, 2016

Project partners have started work on a 3.2 MW floating solar array in the Borough of Sayreville, N.J. New York-based Power Grid Capital LLC is developing the project, with New York-based Monticello Energy Finance LLC providing project financing and Pennsylvania-based [Read More]

Oregon Establishes Another Solar-Friendly Law

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 17, 2016

Not long after signing a 50% by 2040 renewable portfolio standard (RPS) into law, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation that will establish an incentive program for large-scale solar projects in the state. At the Pendleton Early Learning Center [Read More]

IRENA: Doubling Renewables By 2030 Would Save Trillions Of Dollars

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 17, 2016

Doubling the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 is not only feasible, but also cheaper than not doing so, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report finds the effort [Read More]

50 MW CSP Project Goes Online In South Africa

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 17, 2016

Trade ministers from South Africa and Saudi Arabia have jointly inaugurated the 50 MW Bokpoort concentrating solar power (CSP) project, developed by a consortium led by ACWA Power in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Equipped with more than [Read More]