Archive for renewables – Page 6

Ohio Utility Includes Renewables Mechanism In Proposed Electricity Plan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (AEP), has filed a proposal with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to extend its current Electric Security Plan (ESP), with modifications, through May 2024. The ESP would otherwise expire in [Read More]

Survey: U.S. Latino Voters ‘Overwhelmingly’ Support 100% Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

The Sierra Club and GreenLatinos have released the results of a post-election survey finding that 88% of Latino voters want the U.S. to meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement. In addition, 82% back the continuation of the Clean Power [Read More]

Connecticut Manufacturer Turns On 1.12 MW Solar Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

TOMZ Corp., a technology manufacturing company based in Berlin, Conn., is now being powered by a 1.12 MW solar project. TOMZ owns and operates the system, which was developed and built by turnkey energy solutions provider Dynamic Energy. TOMZ, whose [Read More]

JinkoSolar Picks Up IEC Certification For China PV Facility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

JinkoSolar’s Shangrao, China, production facility has received International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) TS 62941, which certifies the quality of photovoltaic module manufacturers’ management systems. The IEC TS 62941 specification, launched in early 2016, is administered by the IEC. The technical certification [Read More]

SunEdison’s Indian Solar, Wind Projects Snagged By Greenko

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

India-based Greenko Energy Holdings, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the country, has completed the acquisition of SunEdison’s 587 MW Indian solar and wind projects for a cash payment of $42 million and the assumption of project-level debt [Read More]

Tucson Electric Issues RFP For Additional Solar, Wind Assets

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is seeking bids for the design and construction of new large renewable energy resources, including a community-scale solar array that the company says could power more than 21,000 homes. Specifically, TEP has issued a request [Read More]

NEXTracker Inks MSA With Biosar For Solar Tracker Tech

Posted by Amanda Fava on November 07, 2016

Solar tracker manufacturer NEXTracker has signed a master services agreement (MSA) to deliver its solar tracker technology to Biosar, an engineering, procurement and construction firm and part of the Aktor Construction Group. The project for which the technology will be [Read More]

New York Lays Out Plan Of Action For Growing Solar, DERs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

As part of the state’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources initiative, New York’s Department of Public Services (DPS) has delivered to state regulators recommendations that outline a road map for growing solar and other distributed energy resources (DERs) in the [Read More]

Clemson Explores State’s Potential For Utility-Scale Solar Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Clemson University has conducted new research that shows where exactly South Carolina is best suited to bring on more utility-scale solar – and how feasible it is to keep growing the state’s industry. Industrial engineering major Amanda Farthing led the [Read More]

Western Energy Imbalance Market Continues Spreading Wealth Of Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has reported that benefits of the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) for the third quarter of this year were $26.16 million. This brings the total benefits since the western regional market was launched in [Read More]