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Utility SCE&G Taps Developer For 1.62 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 03, 2017

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G) has selected TIG Sun Energy IV to develop a 1.62 MW solar facility in the Otarre development corridor of Cayce, S.C. The solar facility will be located adjacent to the corporate campus of [Read More]

El Paso Electric Issues RFP To Meet Future Energy Needs

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 03, 2017

El Paso Electric (EPE), a utility whose service territory includes West Texas and southern New Mexico, has issued an all-sources request for proposals (RFP) for approximately 370 MW. Resource planning studies conducted by EPE currently indicate that a total of [Read More]

Massachusetts Sets Energy Storage Target

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 30, 2017

The new goal is the result of legislation passed last year, and one state official says energy storage has “the potential to be a game changer for Massachusetts.”

City Of Edmonds Establishes 100% Renewables Goal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 30, 2017

The Edmonds, Wash., City Council has approved a resolution establishing a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2025. According to the Sierra Club, Edmonds represents the first city or town in Washington state to commit to 100% [Read More]

Spruce Finance Names New Leadership, Secures $25M In Funding

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 29, 2017

Spruce Finance Inc., a provider of consumer financing for residential energy efficiency and solar technology, has announced new leadership and a $25 million infusion of capital, as well as the appointment of two independent directors. Steve Olszewski, who previously served [Read More]

Former SunEdison Team Launches New Solar Company

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 29, 2017

Backed by a climate infrastructure investment platform, some former leaders of now-bankrupt SunEdison have launched Summit Ridge, a new development company focused on commercial and industrial (C&I) and community solar projects. Virginia-based Summit Ridge is led by CEO Steve Raeder, [Read More]

Study: It’s Time To Move Beyond The ‘Baseload’ Mentality For The U.S. Grid

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

The Brattle Group study joins a growing list of reports released in response to Secretary Perry’s controversial call for a DOE examination into grid reliability.

Energy Storage Association Appoints First CEO

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has announced that advanced energy industry veteran Kelly Speakes-Backman will become the organization’s first CEO, effective July 1. As CEO, she will lead the association’s efforts to unleash the full potential of energy storage. “As [Read More]

Enel Completes 150 MW Aurora Solar Park In Minnesota

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

Enel S.p.A., through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA), has started operations of its 150 MW DC Aurora solar park in Minnesota. Consisting of 16 PV plants across the state, the Aurora park represents the largest project [Read More]

American Council On Renewable Energy Adds Board Members

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 28, 2017

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has elected two new members to its board of directors: Jacob Susman, vice president and head of origination at EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), and Kevin Walsh, managing director and group head of [Read More]