Projects & Contracts

City Of Pittsfield, Ameresco Complete Landfill Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 24, 2017

The City of Pittsfield, Mass., and Ameresco Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, have announced that a new municipal solar array is now operational at a former landfill located off of East Street. In 2015, the city contracted [Read More]

UMass Boston To Save Up To $5M With Solar Contract

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 23, 2017

A new 3.9 MW solar installation built atop Boston Business Park is expected to help the University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMass Boston) avoid up to $5 million in energy costs over the next 20 years through virtual net metering, according [Read More]

GE Unit Builds Solar Projects Throughout Northeast

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 23, 2017

Through its Current subsidiary, General Electric (GE) has been building solar projects both for itself and for a diverse range of customers in the U.S. Northeast. The global conglomerate first established Boston-based Current in late 2015 as a start-up unit [Read More]

Minnesota Museum, University Sign Up For Community Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

Minnesota-based renewables developer Geronimo Energy LLC says it has secured several major subscribers for its Nordic Solar Portfolio, which includes over 30 community solar gardens spread across 18 Minnesota counties. Publicly announced subscribers include the University of Minnesota (U of [Read More]

IKEA Complements Solar With Fuel Cells At New Haven Store

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

As it continues installing rooftop solar at its stores across the U.S., home furnishings giant IKEA is also turning to fuel cell technology to further boost its clean energy efforts. IKEA has “flipped the switch” on a fuel cell system [Read More]

SunPower To Provide E-Series Panels For 25 Solar Projects In France

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

U.S. module manufacturer SunPower Corp. says it will supply 130 MW of its SunPower E-Series for 25 ground-mounted and carport solar projects in France, having been selected as the leading solar panel provider in the first round of France’s tender process for large-scale solar [Read More]

Dominion Plans Two New Solar Energy Projects In South Carolina

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

Dominion says that it plans to construct, own and operate 81 MW of solar generating capacity in Jasper County, S.C. Specifically, the company expects to bring two projects – a 71.4 MW facility that would be South Carolina’s largest and a 10 MW array [Read More]

First Solar Commissions 250 MW Utility-Scale Solar Plant On Tribal Land

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

First Solar Inc. and the Moapa Band of Paiutes joined together with several community and energy leaders on Friday to celebrate the commissioning of the 250 MW Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project, located on the Moapa River Indian reservation approximately 30 [Read More]

SolAmerica To Launch New Solar Array On Collum’s Lumber Property

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

SolAmerica Energy, which develops, finances and constructs commercial and utility-scale solar PV projects, says it will activate a new 924 kW single-axis tracker solar array on the property of Collum’s Lumber Products in Allendale, S.C., on March 21. As reported, the [Read More]

Yingli Announces Start Of Construction For 400 kW Bifacial PV Plant

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd., a China-based solar panel manufacturer, says that Tempress Systems B.V., part of the Amtech Group, has begun to construct Europe’s largest bifacial PV plant with a capacity of nearly 400 kW. According to Yingli, the [Read More]