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Sempra Acquires California Solar Project From Recurrent Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 08, 2017

Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., has announced that Sempra Renewables LLC, a unit of Sempra Energy, acquired its 200 MW-AC Great Valley Solar project, previously called Tranquillity 8. “We are pleased to work with a [Read More]

Utilities Work To Keep Up With An Ever-Changing Grid

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Written by K Kaufmann on August 07, 2017

“[W]e know the riskiest place to be is to take no risk at all,” said one utility exec at SEPA’s recent Grid Evolution Summit.

Hawaiian Electric Plays Matchmaker For Project Developers And Landowners

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 07, 2017

To help achieve Hawaii’s renewable energy goals, Hawaiian Electric recently sought out landowners to determine their willingness to host renewable energy projects. As a result of that effort, the utility company says it has compiled a list of potential sites [Read More]

N.Y. Communities Benefit From Expansion Of Solarize Campaigns

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 04, 2017

On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., announced that 850 solar projects have been installed or are in development in communities across New York through the second round of locally organized “Solarize” campaigns. Launched by the governor in December 2014, [Read More]

Climate, Clean Energy Policies Create Economic Boon For California’s Inland Empire

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 04, 2017

A new study on the economic effects of existing climate and clean energy policies in California’s Inland Empire estimates a net benefit of $9.1 billion in direct economic activity and 41,000 net direct jobs from 2010 to 2016. When accounting [Read More]

Another Pro-Solar Bill Dies In Maine

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Written by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2017

For the second consecutive time, state lawmakers narrowly failed to override the governor’s veto of compromise legislation meant to help boost rooftop solar.

Global Energy Storage Market Poised For Strong Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2017

The global grid-connected energy storage market remains poised for growth, with the market outlook strengthening until 2025, when it will reach a total installed base of 52 GW, according to a new research note from IHS Markit. Authored by Julian [Read More]

Utility Con Edison Wins Approval For Low-Income Solar Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2017

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved utility Con Edison’s proposed pilot program to build solar arrays on company-owned rooftops and properties to make renewable energy available to low-income customers. Con Edison says it expects to begin [Read More]

Powin Energy To Supply Systems For Solar+Storage Projects In Hawaii

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2017

Energy storage solutions company Powin Energy says it has been selected by Adon Renewables to provide 2.4 MWh of energy storage systems for a portfolio of seven solar+storage projects in Hawaii. According to Powin, the projects feature prominent customers such [Read More]

SunPower Decides To Offload 8point3 Yieldco

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 02, 2017

Citing “feedback from the market,” SunPower Corp. has decided to stop seeking a replacement partner in 8point3 Energy Partners, a yieldco established with First Solar Inc., and instead follow First Solar in attempting to sell off its stake in the [Read More]