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Solar Generation Hits New Record High On California ISO Grid

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on February 28, 2017

The ISO’s all-time solar production peak underscores the ongoing success of California’s renewable portfolio standard.

Solar Advocates Denounce Bill To ‘Undermine’ Georgia Regulators

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 28, 2017

Editor’s note: This news item has been updated to include comments from the bill’s sponsor. Georgia solar industry representatives and clean energy advocates have spoken out against H.B.479, a bill that seeks to remove the Georgia Public Service Commission’s (PSC) [Read More]

Grupo Clavijo And MFV Solar Announce PV Tracker Merger

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 28, 2017

The Spanish companies Grupo Clavijo and MFV Solar, with the support of the Q-Growth Fund, have reached a merger agreement to form NCLAVE. The combined entity will aim to become a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of [Read More]

Duke Energy Indiana’s First Solar Project Goes Online

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 28, 2017

Duke Energy Indiana says its first large-scale solar power plant is now in commercial service and sending clean, renewable energy to customers throughout the utility’s 69-county service territory. The plant, which can generate as much as 17 MW of alternating-current [Read More]

SDG&E Completes World’s Biggest Li-Ion Battery Storage Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 27, 2017

In partnership with AES Energy Storage, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) recently completed what the utility says is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. Located in Escondido, Calif., the 30 MW facility is capable of storing up [Read More]

Mass. Schools, Town To Benefit From Brownfield Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 27, 2017

Renewable energy company Soltage LLC and independent power producer Tenaska have completed a 3.68 MW ground-mounted solar project in Billerica, Mass. According to the companies, the project is located on a brownfield site and will generate 4,445 MWh of clean [Read More]

Bipartisan Legislation Aims To Boost Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Target

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 27, 2017

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, D-Minn., has announced a proposal that would increase Minnesota’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from 25% by 2025 to 50% by 2030. According to an announcement from the office of Smith and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota is [Read More]

SunPower Solar Project To Create About 300 Jobs In Oregon

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 27, 2017

SunPower Corp. has kicked off construction on the 56 MW AC Gala Solar Power Plant in Crook County, Ore. The project, which is expected to be the state’s largest operating solar power plant when completed by the end of 2017, [Read More]

Fla. Steel Fabricator Cutting Costs With Rooftop Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 27, 2017

Tampa Tank Inc.-Florida Structural Steel (TTI-FSS) and partner Solar Advantage have completed installation of a 507 kW solar project atop one of the steel fabricator’s three manufacturing facilities in Tampa, Fla. Solar Advantage installed the 1,492 Canadian Solar panels and [Read More]

Xcel Energy Connects 32 MW Of Community Solar To Grid

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 24, 2017

Utility company Xcel Energy has announced seven new community solar gardens, totaling 32 MW, are now generating power from the Minnesota sun. The solar gardens are part of a larger project that will total approximately 96 MW throughout the Twin [Read More]