New & Noteworthy

New York City Surpasses 100 MW Solar Generation Milestone

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 22, 2017

New York City residents and businesses are using the power of the sun to generate more than 100 MW of clean, renewable power, according to utility Con Edison. The company says its customers in the city have completed 9,700 projects [Read More]

SolAero To Power Solar-Soaring UAV For Naval Research Lab

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 21, 2017

SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a provider of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, has delivered its high-performance, lightweight solar cell technology to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to power its Solar-Soaring [Read More]

SMA Recommits To U.S. Solar With New Talent, Product Solutions

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

SMA Solar Technology has announced that it will renew its investment in the U.S. with the addition of two new executives and plans to add many new employees with a major hiring push. According to the company, this action is being [Read More]

NV Energy Shuts Down Coal Plant To Focus On Renewables Development

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 20, 2017

NV Energy has announced that the fourth and final 257 MW unit of its coal-fired Reid Gardner Generating Station will no longer provide energy to the southern Nevada electric grid – representing a significant step in achieving a less carbon-intensive energy future, consistent [Read More]

JinkoSolar, CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital Offer Project Financing

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 17, 2017

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., will partner with CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital to offer long-term project financing to U.S. commercial project customers through the SolarPACE program. According to JinkoSolar, SolarPACE is designed to [Read More]

PG&E Grows Renewables Portfolio For Clean Energy Future

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced that 69.3% of the electricity delivered to its customers in 2016 came from greenhouse-gas-free resources, including nuclear, large hydro and renewable sources of energy. According to the company, PG&E delivered an average of [Read More]

Dominion Expands Solar For Schools Educational Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 16, 2017

As Dominion continues to expand its solar power infrastructure in Virginia, the company says it will more than double the number of sites for its Dominion Solar for Schools program. Sponsored by the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion [Read More]

EDF Renewable Energy Enters Distributed Solar, Storage Business

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the largest renewable energy companies in North America, has created a new business unit to focus on distributed solar and storage projects up to 30 MW. According to EDF RE, the Distributed Electricity [Read More]

Sunnova Secures $80M Investment For New Residential Solar Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Sunnova Energy Corp., a residential solar service provider in the U.S., says it has obtained $80 million in tax equity funding commitments from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corp. (USBCDC), which will enable the development of new residential solar projects with [Read More]

Renewables Developer Geronimo Introduces REP-Units Purchasing Program

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 15, 2017

Geronimo Energy LLC, a utility-scale renewable energy development company headquartered in Minneapolis, has announced its new commercial renewable energy purchasing solution, the Renewable Energy Project Units (REP-Units) program. According to the company, REP-Units are suited for commercial electricity customers who are [Read More]