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University Of Virginia Increasing Sustainability With Another Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

The University of Virginia (UVA) will expand its portfolio of carbon-free generation and achieve key sustainability targets with another partnership announced with Dominion Energy. Under a 25-year agreement, the university will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar [Read More]

Environmental Groups, Solar Developer Reach Settlement Agreement

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

The Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife, Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and Panoche Valley Solar LLC (a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Development Inc.) have entered into a settlement agreement concerning the size [Read More]

New York Governor Expects Transmission Upgrade To Boost Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

In an effort to strengthen the reliability of New York’s electric power grid and enable more upstate renewables to connect to the statewide power system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission [Read More]

Key Equipment Finance Backs 16 Community Solar Projects In Mass.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Key Equipment Finance, an affiliate of KeyCorp, has announced it provided financing for 16 community solar projects across Massachusetts for developers Clean Energy Collective (CEC) and ENGIE. Using financing from Key Equipment Finance, CEC and ENGIE will own and operate the [Read More]

U.S. House Rolls Out 100% Renewable Energy Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

The House version of a landmark 100% clean energy bill rolled out earlier this year has been introduced by U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.; Jared Huffman, D-Calif.; and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. According to the lawmakers, the “100 [Read More]

SolarWorld Americas Launches Secondary Warranty Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Oregon-based manufacturer SolarWorld Americas Inc. has announced the SolarWorld Assurance Warranty Protection Program, which the company says features supplemental protection plans for residential and small commercial customers. SolarWorld Americas’ standard coverage includes a 20-year product warranty and a 25-year performance [Read More]

Connecticut Wire Manufacturer Adds Rooftop Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Kingspan Energy, a subsidiary of Ireland-based Kingspan Group, has completed a rooftop solar project for Ulbrich Shaped Wire, a division of Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, in North Haven, Conn. Kingspan says it installed over 500 Hanwha 72-cell 330W [Read More]

California Moving Too Slowly On Customer-Sited Energy Storage

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Written by Laura Gray on July 20, 2017

Despite strong support and a creative push by CALSEIA at Intersolar N.A., a promising energy storage bill has died in committee.

University Of Notre Dame Powers Facility With New Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 20, 2017

Inovateus Solar has completed a 144.72 kW solar photovoltaic installation for the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. The ground-mounted system is located at the Kenmore Warehouse storage facility and is the largest solar array built by the university to [Read More]

Could Smart Inverters Play A Large Role In Illinois’ Energy Future?

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Written by Rebecca Goold on July 20, 2017

Last week, a federal judge protected Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act, which is expected to grow the state’s solar capacity to over 3,000 MW by 2030 – enough to power approximately half-a-million homes. The expected influx in distributed resources like [Read More]