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Utility Con Edison Wins Approval For Low-Income Solar Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2017

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved utility Con Edison’s proposed pilot program to build solar arrays on company-owned rooftops and properties to make renewable energy available to low-income customers. Con Edison says it expects to begin [Read More]

Powin Energy To Supply Systems For Solar+Storage Projects In Hawaii

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2017

Energy storage solutions company Powin Energy says it has been selected by Adon Renewables to provide 2.4 MWh of energy storage systems for a portfolio of seven solar+storage projects in Hawaii. According to Powin, the projects feature prominent customers such [Read More]

SunPower Decides To Offload 8point3 Yieldco

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2017

Citing “feedback from the market,” SunPower Corp. has decided to stop seeking a replacement partner in 8point3 Energy Partners, a yieldco established with First Solar Inc., and instead follow First Solar in attempting to sell off its stake in the [Read More]

New Project Helps Florida Co-ops ‘Harness The Power Of The Sun’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2017

Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc., a Tampa, Fla.-based generation and transmission cooperative, has announced that its 2.2 MW Cooperative Solar project is operational. The project is located in Hardee County, Fla., south of the Polk County line near Seminole’s Midulla Generating [Read More]

Grid Operator PJM Says It’s Prepared For The Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2017

The operator of North America’s largest power grid says it is prepared to ensure reliable electricity supplies during a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, when solar power resources will fall temporarily. Although the eclipse will reduce solar power generation, [Read More]

SEPA Snapshot Report Highlights Utilities’ ‘Critical Role’ In U.S. Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2017

The U.S. currently has 33.4 GW of solar online – and more than a quarter of that, 9.4 GW, was interconnected to the grid by American utilities just in 2016. Those figures, as well as a wealth of other market [Read More]

Partners Complete 3.4 MW Solar Farm In Wisconsin

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2017

Project partners groSolar, CMS Energy, Dairyland Power Cooperative and Price Electric Cooperative have announced the commercial operation of the 3.4 MW Flambeau Solar project in Flambeau, Wis. The project features single-axis trackers and is expected to produce approximately 5,000 MWh of [Read More]

EnSync, University Partner On Solar At Honolulu Marketplace

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2017

EnSync Energy has announced a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) to build a 310 kW solar PV system on the rooftop of the Aloha Tower Marketplace in downtown Honolulu. Under the agreement, EnSync Energy will [Read More]

N.Y. Power Authority Helps City Install Solar Atop Ice Rink

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 01, 2017

The New York Power Authority (NYPA), in partnership with the City of Buffalo, N.Y., has completed a 40 kW rooftop solar system that is bringing clean, renewable power to the city’s community center campus. NYPA says the solar array, which [Read More]

Three Major Themes From The First Community Solar Summit

Written by Tom Hunt on August 01, 2017

In this guest article, developer Clean Energy Collective offers some key takeaways from last week’s industry event in Denver.