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Open C-PACE Program Goes to Work in New York

Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate has closed $507,000 in C-PACE financing for the development of a 102 kW solar array atop a mixed-use industrial office...

Co-Op Will Hit 100 Percent Daytime Solar Ahead of Schedule

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) has finalized an agreement with Torch Clean Energy to purchase and develop two new solar array and storage facilities for a...

CIGS Thin-Film Solar Module Nears 19 Percent Efficiency

MiaSolé says the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has independently confirmed an 18.64% aperture area conversion efficiency rate on one of its...

SunPower Splits, Creating Maxeon Solar Technologies

Solar PV module maker SunPower says it is splitting the company in two: SunPower on one side, and the newly formed Maxeon Solar Technologies on the...

DTE Restructures to Support Growth of Renewable Energy Portfolio

DTE Energy has made three senior executive moves that the company says are aimed at accelerating its progress toward enhancing its renewable energy business, development strategies...

Grasshopper Solar, BrightNight Energy Join SEIA Board

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, says multinational solar project developers Grasshopper Solar and BrightNight Energy...

‘This Is What the Future of Energy Looks Like’

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is partnering with 8minute Solar Energy LLC to build the Eland Solar & Storage Center –...

Georgia Power Inks PPA for New 195.5 MW Development

The U.S. division of RWE Renewables has entered into a 30-year power purchase agreement with Georgia Power Co. for RWE's Broken Spoke Solar project, a 195.5...

Nautilus, Borrego Working Toward 17.2 MW of Community Solar

Nautilus Solar Energy LLC has acquired a 17.2 MW community solar portfolio from Borrego Solar. The portfolio, which has been awarded NYSERDA Megawatt Block allocations and...

200 MW Sandrini Solar Park Nets 15-Year PPA

EDP Renewables SA (EDPR), through its EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA) subsidiary, and Shell Energy North America (US) L.P. (SENA) have closed on a...

Large Rooftop PV System Comes Online on Long Island

Dynamic Energy Solutions LLC has completed the installation of a rooftop solar array at Autronic Plastics Inc. in Central Islip, N.Y. The 852 kW rooftop system,...

Partnership Aimed at Enhancing Solar-Plus-Storage Projects

Stem Inc. has finalized a master supply agreement with NEC Energy Solutions, whereby Stem will resell and integrate its Athena AI platform with NEC’s GSS end-to-end...

DNV GL’s Battery Performance Scorecard Looks at Performance, Safety

DNV GL has released its second annual Battery Performance Scorecard, which provides an independent ranking and evaluation of different types of batteries based on...

Prism Solar Supplying Modules for JPMorgan Chase PV Installations

Genie Energy Ltd., a provider of energy services, says its Prism Solar Technologies solar manufacturing subsidiary has received additional purchase orders from JPMorgan Chase to supply...

CPPIB Acquiring Pattern Energy Group

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is acquiring Pattern Energy Group Inc., a large independent power company that owns a portfolio of 28 renewable...

Bye-Bye, Bifacial

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative last week announced that it is eliminating the exclusion of bifacial solar panels from the 25% tariff...

SolarEdge Files Lawsuits Against Huawei in China

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. has filed three lawsuits for patent infringement against Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in China. The lawsuits, filed in the Regional Courts of Jinan...

SunPower Inks Safe-Harbor JV Covering 200 MW of Product

SunPower has entered into a joint venture with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. to acquire and deploy 200 MW of safe-harbored panels, preserving the federal...

QuickBOLT Seeking Salespeople on the East Coast, Midwest

With the introduction of a new and improved QuickBOLT product at SPI 2019, the company is looking to expand its presence on both...

Largest Solar Development in Tennessee Comes Online

Tennessee’s largest solar farm is now operational at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South in Millington. The project is the result of a public-private partnership among...

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