Archive for renewables – Page 7

DESRI Starts Building Newly Acquired Solar Farm In Mississippi

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 15, 2016

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC (DESRI) has commenced construction on a newly acquired solar project in Mississippi. The company bought the 52 MW Mississippi Solar 2 facility, located three miles away from the town of Sumrall in Lamar County, [Read More]

U.S. Interior Dept. Aims To Spur Renewables In The West

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 14, 2016

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced new steps with Western states meant to spur the development of renewable energy, efficiently deliver that electricity to the market and meet the growing consumer demands for clean energy. Under a [Read More]

SolarPower Europe: Top 10 Policy Priorities For Solar Plus Storage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 28, 2016

SolarPower Europe is calling on the European Commission to address the needs of solar power and storage technology in the commission’s upcoming Energy Union Package. Specifically, the association says its Task Force on Solar & Storage has created 10 policy [Read More]

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]