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Virginia Governor Signs Bundle Of Clean Energy Bills

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 09, 2017

Joined by clean energy industry stakeholders and several bill patrons on Monday at the Executive Mansion, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., ceremoniously signed 11 bipartisan bills passed by the state legislature earlier this year that promote the use of solar and [Read More]

Indiana Power Agency Cuts Ribbon On 5 MW Solar Park

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 05, 2017

Surrounded by local school children on Tuesday, officials from the City of Anderson, Ind., and the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA) cut the ribbon on the Anderson 1 Solar Park. The 5 MW solar project is the 13th such facility [Read More]

Dominion Acquiring 79 MW Solar Project From Cypress

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 05, 2017

Virginia-based energy company Dominion has announced plans to purchase a 79 MW solar energy facility under construction in Anson County, N.C., from Cypress Creek Renewables LLC. “Dominion is pleased to expand its solar power portfolio in North Carolina,” says Paul [Read More]

Dominion Virginia Power Plans Major Solar Boost

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 02, 2017

Citing the declining costs of solar, the utility has proposed adding at least 5.2 GW of the renewable energy over the next 25 years.

Partners Complete Microgrid At Native American Reservation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 27, 2017

Blue Lake Rancheria, a century-old Native American reservation in northern California, has launched its low-carbon community microgrid that is helping power government offices, economic enterprises, and critical Red Cross safety shelter-in-place facilities across 100 acres. In collaboration with Humboldt State [Read More]

The Top Utilities Of 2016 For Solar And Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

The Smart Electric Power Alliance reveals which U.S. utilities led the pack for the most new megawatts installed.

PG&E Seeks Project Developers For Renewable Energy Program

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has issued a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. PG&E says its Regional Renewable Choice program will expand renewable energy [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric Touts Renewable Energy Milestones

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 25, 2017

To mark Earth Day 2017, utility company Hawaiian Electric highlighted its progress in replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy and reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. The company, including subsidiaries Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, provides power to 95% of residents [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric And NRG Reach Deal On 49 MW Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Co. has reached a power purchase agreement (PPA) with developer NRG Energy Inc. to buy electricity generated by the Kawailoa Solar facility on the north shore of Oahu. Upon completion, the 49 MW Kawailoa Solar array will be [Read More]

SEPA Utility Conference

Posted by Amanda Fava on April 24, 2017

The SEPA Utility Conference presents an opportunity for utilities to devise strategies, discuss service solutions and exchange ideas in order to foster and promote long-term distributed energy planning. In this utility-only setting, professionals learn from experts without industry pressure or [Read More]