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Cypress Creek Renewables Secures $450M Investment

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

Cypress Creek Renewables, an integrated renewable energy firm, has secured a $450 million facility from a consortium of investors including Temasek, an investment company headquartered in Singapore. Cypress Creek says it will use the proceeds to support its ongoing development, [Read More]

Groups Rally Against Solar Trade Case With New Coalition

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

The Energy Trade Action Coalition already includes various groups and companies and claims it will “fight the misuse of trade remedies.”

JinkoSolar Supplies Two Utility-Scale Projects In Virginia

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

China-based module manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. has announced that it supplied 30 MW AC of PV modules for two solar projects in Virginia to Hecate Energy, a developer, owner and operator of power plants. JinkoSolar says its high-efficiency modules [Read More]

Lux Forecasts Cumulative PV Installations Will Double By 2021 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations saw a surge in global deployment and reached 75 GW in 2016, a 49% year-over-year growth, according to a new report from Lux Research. Looking ahead, the report forecasts demand growth will steady, with PV slated [Read More]

D.C. Mayor Kicks Off Low-Income Solar Program, Accepts SolSmart Award

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 25, 2017

On Monday, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the first cohort of Solar Works DC, a job training program that installs cost-saving solar energy systems on the homes of low-income residents. A joint effort between the district’s Department of [Read More]

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]

University Of Virginia Increasing Sustainability With Another Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

The University of Virginia (UVA) will expand its portfolio of carbon-free generation and achieve key sustainability targets with another partnership announced with Dominion Energy. Under a 25-year agreement, the university will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar [Read More]

Environmental Groups, Solar Developer Reach Settlement Agreement

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

The Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife, Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and Panoche Valley Solar LLC (a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Development Inc.) have entered into a settlement agreement concerning the size [Read More]

New York Governor Expects Transmission Upgrade To Boost Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 24, 2017

In an effort to strengthen the reliability of New York’s electric power grid and enable more upstate renewables to connect to the statewide power system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission [Read More]

Key Equipment Finance Backs 16 Community Solar Projects In Mass.

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 21, 2017

Key Equipment Finance, an affiliate of KeyCorp, has announced it provided financing for 16 community solar projects across Massachusetts for developers Clean Energy Collective (CEC) and ENGIE. Using financing from Key Equipment Finance, CEC and ENGIE will own and operate the [Read More]