Archive for renewables – Page 3

Calif. School District To Break Ground On Solar Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on June 19, 2017

Taft Union High School District, located in Taft, Calif., plans to break ground this summer on a solar project that will be designed and built by REC Solar. Sage Renewable Energy Consulting Inc. has been retained to aid in the [Read More]

EDF Unit Nets Ownership Interest In Pirapora Solar Project

Posted by Michael Bates on June 19, 2017

EDF EN do Brasil, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has acquired an 80% ownership interest in Canadian Solar Inc.‘s Pirapora II solar energy project in Brazil. The 115 MW project will start construction in fall 2017 and is expected [Read More]

Toy Maker Hasbro Commits To 100% Renewables, Carbon Neutrality

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Hasbro Inc., a global toy maker whose brands include Nerf, Play-Doh, Monopoly and My Little Pony, has set a goal of achieving 100% renewable energy and carbon neutrality across its owned and operated global operations. Hasbro, which is headquartered out [Read More]

Florida Power & Light Gets To Work On Big Solar Portfolio

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has commenced construction on its next eight solar projects, which total nearly 600 MW of combined capacity. Each of the eight facilities will be capable of generating 74.5 MW of power, according to the [Read More]

ACORE Co-Founder Named CEO Of Global Solar Council

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

The Global Solar Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to coordinating the international advocacy efforts of the world’s solar energy associations, has named Jodie Roussell its new CEO. Roussell, who will assume the new role on Aug. 1, currently serves as [Read More]

Greenbacker Acquiring More Residential Solar From TerraForm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Through a wholly owned subsidiary, Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. LLC has signed a $6 million purchase and sale agreement for 1,252 operating residential PV solar systems from a subsidiary of TerraForm Power. The systems have an aggregate generating capacity of [Read More]

D.C. Launches Low-Income Solar Program With GRID

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

The Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) and the Department of Employment Services (DOES) have partnered to develop Solar Works DC, a low-income solar installation and job training program in Washington, D.C. To implement the first year of the program, [Read More]

SunPower To Provide E-Series Panels For 25 Solar Projects In France

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

U.S. module manufacturer SunPower Corp. says it will supply 130 MW of its SunPower E-Series for 25 ground-mounted and carport solar projects in France, having been selected as the leading solar panel provider in the first round of France’s tender process for large-scale solar [Read More]

Minnesota Gov. Vetoes Bill That Would Have Hurt Solar Growth

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

If passed, the legislation would have allowed the state’s electric cooperatives to set their own fees without state oversight, enabling them to jack up charges for solar customers.

SolAero To Power Solar-Soaring UAV For Naval Research Lab

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a provider of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, has delivered its high-performance, lightweight solar cell technology to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to power its Solar-Soaring [Read More]