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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian serves as the editor of Solar Industry, as well as sister publications NGT News, North American Windpower and Unmanned Aerial Online. She has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.

Gainesville Goes All In On Renewable Electricity

On Thursday, the city commission of Gainesville, Fla., unanimously passed a resolution committing the city to be powered by 100% renewable electricity by 2045,...

Community Solar Garden Duo Completed In Southern Colorado

Two recently completed community solar gardens in Colorado will add a combined 2.5 MW of power to Black Hills Energy's southern Colorado system.The natural...

NV Energy Seeks Nevada Renewable Energy Projects

On the heels of its May announcement that it had secured the largest clean energy investment in Nevada's history, NV Energy has issued a...

Dominion Seeks Input On 3 GW Solar And Wind Plans

Dominion Energy is seeking information from non-residential customers about their interest in renewable energy. The input will help the company finalize plans to develop...
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Wake County, N.C., Commits To 100% Renewables

On Monday, the Wake County, N.C., board of commissioners voted to commit to transition county operations to 100% clean and renewable energy countywide by 2050.According...

City Of Austin Green-Lights Major Solar Deal

Today, by a 9-1 vote, the Austin (Texas) City Council approved a 144 MW solar contract for Austin Energy.According to the City of Austin,...

Ameren Missouri Launches Community Solar

Ameren Missouri has launched a new community solar program, designed for residential and small-business customers who support renewable energy but don't have the space available...

Susquehanna University Employs Sheep At New 3.9 MW Solar Project

Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa., has flipped the switch on its 3.9 MW solar array, supplying 30% of the university's electricity needs.Built by WGL Energy...
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Reno Solar Project Employs Local Residents, Veterans

On Tuesday, northern Nevada business and government stakeholders gathered to celebrate the creation of over 100 jobs for Nevada residents, thanks to the construction...

Kern County Project Switches Hands From First Solar To DESRI

An affiliate of D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC (DESRI) has acquired the 100 MW AC Willow Springs Solar Project in Kern County, Calif., from...

Washington State Agencies Make Big Commitment To Solar, Wind

Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., has announced that eight state agencies will purchase over 100 million kWh of electricity by 2021 from wind and solar...
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Washington Governor OKs Five-Site Columbia Solar Project

Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., has issued a letter approving the site certification agreements for the Columbia Solar Project in Kittitas County.The Energy Facility Site...