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First Solar Commissions 250 MW Utility-Scale Solar Plant On Tribal Land

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

First Solar Inc. and the Moapa Band of Paiutes joined together with several community and energy leaders on Friday to celebrate the commissioning of the 250 MW Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project, located on the Moapa River Indian reservation approximately 30 [Read More]

NV Energy Shuts Down Coal Plant To Focus On Renewables Development

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

NV Energy has announced that the fourth and final 257 MW unit of its coal-fired Reid Gardner Generating Station will no longer provide energy to the southern Nevada electric grid – representing a significant step in achieving a less carbon-intensive energy future, consistent [Read More]

SolAmerica To Launch New Solar Array On Collum’s Lumber Property

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

SolAmerica Energy, which develops, finances and constructs commercial and utility-scale solar PV projects, says it will activate a new 924 kW single-axis tracker solar array on the property of Collum’s Lumber Products in Allendale, S.C., on March 21. As reported, the [Read More]

Yingli Announces Start Of Construction For 400 kW Bifacial PV Plant

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd., a China-based solar panel manufacturer, says that Tempress Systems B.V., part of the Amtech Group, has begun to construct Europe’s largest bifacial PV plant with a capacity of nearly 400 kW. According to Yingli, the [Read More]

JinkoSolar, CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital Offer Project Financing

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., will partner with CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital to offer long-term project financing to U.S. commercial project customers through the SolarPACE program. According to JinkoSolar, SolarPACE is designed to [Read More]

PG&E Grows Renewables Portfolio For Clean Energy Future

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced that 69.3% of the electricity delivered to its customers in 2016 came from greenhouse-gas-free resources, including nuclear, large hydro and renewable sources of energy. According to the company, PG&E delivered an average of [Read More]

New York VDER Order Is An Important First Step For Solar

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Written by Sean Gallagher on March 16, 2017

Moving forward, state leaders should ensure this program is implemented in a way that expands clean energy access and its benefits to all New Yorkers.

Dominion Expands Solar For Schools Educational Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

As Dominion continues to expand its solar power infrastructure in Virginia, the company says it will more than double the number of sites for its Dominion Solar for Schools program. Sponsored by the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion [Read More]

FPL Selects Blattner Energy, Black & Veatch To Build Eight Solar Plants

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has chosen Blattner Energy and Black & Veatch – two major U.S. providers of renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services – to build its new universal solar projects. As reported, Blattner Energy will be [Read More]

Envision Solar Completes First Solar Tree Installation In Florida

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

San Diego-based Envision Solar International Inc. says that it has completed the first Florida installation of its Solar Tree product at 1810 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa. According to Envision Solar, the patented Solar Tree product was installed by Tampa Bay [Read More]