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Hawaiian Electric Approved To Buy Solar From Three NRG Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 28, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Co.’s application to buy renewable energy from three new solar facilities to be built and operated by NRG Energy Inc. has been approved by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. The projects, located on Oahu and expected to be [Read More]

Judge Approves SunEdison’s Plan To Emerge From Chapter 11

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

More than a year after filing voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, SunEdison has now been granted approval to exit Chapter 11 and reorganize as planned, despite opposition from shareholders and investors. According to a report from Bloomberg, [Read More]

Connecticut Green Bank’s C-PACE Program Reaches ‘Impressive’ Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 27, 2017

The Connecticut Green Bank recently announced its commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) program has reached the milestone of $100 million in total closed project financing. The solar photovoltaic (PV) and energy efficiency projects, which vary in size and scope, [Read More]

Mass. Manufacturer To Cut Electricity Costs With Rooftop Solar 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 27, 2017

Chemetal, a  manufacturer of metal designs and laminates, recently partnered with Massachusetts-based Solect Energy to install a 201.6 kW solar energy system on the roof of its Easthampton, Mass., manufacturing plant. The array consists of 560 solar PV panels, which [Read More]

U.S. Renewables Have Come A Long Way Over The Past Decade

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

A new Environment America report offers some stats highlighting the rapid rise of solar, wind and other clean energy technologies in the U.S.

Ideal Power To Help Deploy Commercial Solar+Storage Project In Texas

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

Ideal Power Inc., a power conversion technology company, and W Energies Solar One, a streamlined solar energy provider, have partnered to develop one of the first commercial solar-plus-storage energy projects in North Texas. The project, which will include grid resiliency [Read More]

Darn It! Inc. Taps Beaumont Solar To Nearly Double Rooftop Array

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

Beaumont Solar, a full-service solar developer and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, and Darn It! Inc., a family-operated distribution and refurbishment business located in New Bedford, Mass., have partnered once again on a successful solar installation. Back in 2011, [Read More]

Federal Court Dismisses Challenge To New York’s Clean Energy Standard

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

A federal court says that New York’s plan to advance clean energy and reduce climate pollution is constitutional, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a [Read More]

S.C. Utility Reaches Customer-Scale Solar Power Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G) has announced its customers are producing 43 MW of electricity from their own solar generating systems – that’s more than 1% of the five-year retail peak demand on SCE&G’s system, exceeding the goal [Read More]

New Hampshire Halts Renewable Energy Rebate Programs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

Citing budget constraints and an influx of waitlisted applications, New Hampshire’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently announced the temporary closure of the state’s Residential Solar and Wind Rebate Program and Commercial and Industrial Solar Rebate Program. According to the regulator, [Read More]