Archive for renewables – Page 10

JinkoSolar Seals U.S. Module Supply Deal With Con Edison

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2016

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. has entered into a master module supply agreement (MSA) with Consolidated Edison Development Inc. (CED), a New York State-based developer, owner and operator of large-scale renewable energy projects. In accordance with the MSA and multiple purchase orders, [Read More]

NRG Wins Court Approval For 2.1 GW SunEdison Renewables Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

NRG Energy has received court approval from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein to move forward with agreements to acquire bankrupt SunEdison’s interests in a portfolio of 2,138 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind projects in the U.S. NRG will [Read More]

Duke Energy’s Latest Florida Solar Project Comes Online

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Duke Energy’s 5 MW Perry Solar Facility, located in Taylor County, Fla., is now producing power for Duke Energy Florida (DEF) customers. The company says its newest solar project, located on 22 acres, is the size of 17 football fields [Read More]

IKEA Finishes Tennessee’s Biggest Rooftop Solar Array

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

IKEA has announced the completion of a 1.46 MW solar system atop its new Memphis, Tenn., store, which is opening later this fall. Once commissioned, the project will be the largest solar rooftop project in Tennessee, according to the home [Read More]

Solar Comes To San Francisco ‘Painted Lady’ Home

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2016

Sunrun has announced that one of San Francisco’s famous Painted Lady homes – recognized from the opening scenes of TV sitcom Full House – has gone solar. The house, which sits on a row of classic Victorian homes, is one [Read More]

For Coal Workers, The Solar Future Is Bright

Written by Nora Caley on September 15, 2016

A new study says coal industry workers can easily be retrained to work in solar careers.

Clean Energy Groups: Feds’ New Desert Plan To Have Damaging Repercussions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

After eight years of work, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) newly released Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) will effectively foreclose development of renewable energy resources on millions of acres of federally managed [Read More]

DOE’s SunShot Announces Another Big Round Of Solar Funding

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

Through its SunShot Initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $107 million in funding for new solar projects and technology advancement. Under its Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), the DOE says it will [Read More]

SCE Bringing 40 MW Of Energy Storage Systems To LA Basin

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) has been tapped for a 40 MW grid services project to help manage circuit loads and integrate solar energy in electricity-constrained areas of the Los Angeles Basin. Under five new power purchase agreements, AMS will build [Read More]

SEPA: How To Further Utility-Solar Cooperation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is releasing a new report aimed at providing utilities and distributed technology organizations with plans for working together on new energy market structures. The report, “Blueprints for Energy Market Reform: Building a Structure for [Read More]