Archive for renewables – Page 5

Dominion Expands Solar For Schools Educational Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

As Dominion continues to expand its solar power infrastructure in Virginia, the company says it will more than double the number of sites for its Dominion Solar for Schools program. Sponsored by the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion [Read More]

FPL Selects Blattner Energy, Black & Veatch To Build Eight Solar Plants

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has chosen Blattner Energy and Black & Veatch – two major U.S. providers of renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services – to build its new universal solar projects. As reported, Blattner Energy will be [Read More]

Trump’s Budget Proposals Will Slice EPA Spending By One-Third

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out against the Trump administration’s newly released 2018 budget proposals for discretionary spending – which, among other things, would cut U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spending by one-third. Among the proposals, President [Read More]

EDF Renewable Energy Enters Distributed Solar, Storage Business

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the largest renewable energy companies in North America, has created a new business unit to focus on distributed solar and storage projects up to 30 MW. According to EDF RE, the Distributed Electricity [Read More]

Sunnova Secures $80M Investment For New Residential Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sunnova Energy Corp., a residential solar service provider in the U.S., says it has obtained $80 million in tax equity funding commitments from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corp. (USBCDC), which will enable the development of new residential solar projects with [Read More]

PV Inverter Manufacturer Demonstrates New Energy Storage Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sungrow, a China-based PV inverter manufacturer, recently showcased its energy storage system solutions for residential, commercial and utility-scale applications at Energy Storage Europe in Germany, one of the world’s largest trade shows for the energy storage industry. According to Sungrow, [Read More]

Renewables Developer Geronimo Introduces REP-Units Purchasing Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Geronimo Energy LLC, a utility-scale renewable energy development company headquartered in Minneapolis, has announced its new commercial renewable energy purchasing solution, the Renewable Energy Project Units (REP-Units) program. According to the company, REP-Units are suited for commercial electricity customers who are [Read More]

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]