Archive for smart-grid

National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid

Posted by Amanda Fava on July 25, 2017

The National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid focuses on the business and policy facets of demand response and provides roundtable discussions regarding trends and various business developments within the industry. Demand response experts engage in a professional [Read More]

Fla. Public-Private Solar Partnership Is Building 120 MW On Military Land

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 20, 2017

Work is well under way on a 120 MW solar project portfolio sited on U.S. Department of Defense property in northwest Florida. During a ceremony earlier this week, executives from Florida-based utility Gulf Power and Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, [Read More]

Google Powers Chilean Operations With 100% Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 20, 2017

Under a long-term contract with Acciona Energia, Internet giant Google is powering its operations in Chile with renewable energy from a newly commissioned solar project. Spain-based Acciona Energia says a portion of the output from its El Romero Solar plant, [Read More]

sPower Completes More Solar For SoCal Power Authority

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 20, 2017

sPower, a Salt Lake City-based independent power producer (IPP), has announced that its Antelope DSR 1 and 2 solar facilities went online by the end of 2016. The projects, totaling 68.8 MW, are now providing solar power to the Southern [Read More]

Appalachian Power Seeks Its First Utility-Scale Solar Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 20, 2017

Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for what could become the first utility-scale solar projects in the company’s portfolio. The utility’s RFP calls for up to 25 MW AC of ground-mounted [Read More]

Vivint Solar Expands Footprint Into New Hampshire

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 20, 2017

Residential solar provider Vivint Solar Inc. has expanded into New Hampshire, with services beginning in the Manchester, Nashua and Concord areas. The company says it now operates in 15 states (Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New [Read More]

Solar Grows To 2 GW In The Garden State

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 19, 2017

New Jersey’s utility regulator suggests the major solar milestone is due, in large part, to friendly policies from the Christie administration.

Corporations Worldwide Transition Toward 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 19, 2017

The rapidly expanding corporate sourcing of renewable electricity could prove to be a major driver in the world’s transition to a zero-emissions economy, according to a new report released by RE100, a global initiative of companies committed to 100% renewable [Read More]

Constellation Builds 13.8 MW Solar Project For Arizona Co-op

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 19, 2017

Constellation, a competitive retail energy supplier and subsidiary of Exelon Corp., and Mohave Electric Cooperative have announced the completion of a 13.8 MW solar project in Fort Mohave, Ariz. The ground-mounted installation is located across 84 acres and fitted with [Read More]

World Bank Launches Online Tool Mapping Solar Potential

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 18, 2017

The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), has launched the Global Solar Atlas, a free, Web-based tool to help investors and policymakers identify potential sites for solar power generation virtually anywhere in the world. According to [Read More]