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Jaguar Land Rover Makes 100% Renewables Deal With EDF Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc, one of the U.K.’s largest car manufacturers, has reached an agreement with EDF Energy to buy all of its electricity from renewable sources up to March 2020. According to the automaker, Jaguar Land Rover’s electricity supply [Read More]

ET Solutions Starts Construction On 60.9 MW Solar Project In Jordan

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

ET Solutions AG, a subsidiary of ET Energy, an energy solutions provider, has begun construction on a 60.9 MW solar power project in Jordan for ACWA Power, a Saudi-based independent power producer. According to ET Solutions, the project will become one [Read More]

Renewables Developer sPower Purchased By AES, AIMCo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

Salt Lake City-based FTP Power LLC (sPower) – a renewable energy owner, operator and developer – has been sold to AES Corp. and Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo). sPower, which was capitalized by Fir Tree Partners in 2014, owns and [Read More]

Calif. Lawmaker Seeks 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

A bill that seeks to accelerate the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) by five years, as well as establish an ultimate target of 100% renewables, has been proposed in California. S.B.584 was introduced on Feb. 17 by State Sen. Kevin [Read More]

Pruitt Confirmed As EPA Head; Environmental Groups Speak Out

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

Much to the dismay of many environmental advocacy groups, Scott Pruitt was officially sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday. Pruitt succeeds Gina McCarthy, who President Barack Obama named EPA head in [Read More]

Milestone: Vivint Surpasses 100,000 Solar Systems Installed

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Vivint Solar Inc., a full-service residential solar provider founded in 2011, has announced a significant milestone, having surpassed more than 100,000 solar energy systems installed for residential solar customers. “To reach this landmark achievement in less than six years is [Read More]

Affordable Solar Provides More Details On Facebook Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Shortly after Gov. Susana Martinez announced that Facebook plans to use solar energy to help power the tech company’s data center now under development in New Mexico, Affordable Solar has provided some more details about the related solar project. The [Read More]

Vasari Expands Into Texas With 500 MW Solar Target

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

Vasari Energy Inc., a California-based solar energy developer, says it has signed contracts and letters of intent to develop a target of 235 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects in Texas that will sell power into the electric grid. With [Read More]

SMA America Offers New Power+ Solution For Residential Solar

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 22, 2017

SMA America says it has launched its new Power+ Solution to meet the growing demand for fast, cost-effective and high-performing solar solutions. According to SMA America, the new solution combines the proven Sunny Boy US inverter with the TS4-R Module [Read More]

Fronius Introduces Smart Solution With Shade Mitigation, Monitoring

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 21, 2017

Fronius, a manufacturer of battery charging systems, welding technology and solar inverters, has introduced its Fronius Smart Solution for residential and commercial solar systems. According to the company, its new solution offers flexible system design, shade mitigation, NEC compliance, high performance and [Read More]