Daily Archives: September 14, 2018

Boralex acquires Invenergy’s interests In Quebec wind farms

By Michelle Froese Boralex Inc. has completed the acquisition of all of the economic interests of Invenergy Renewables LLC in five wind farms in Québec (the “projects”), totaling 201 MW of net installed capacity, for a total cash consideration of $215 million. The agreement is subject to post-closing adjustments to the purchase price under the…

2019 Nissan LEAF pricing unchanged from 2018

By Blagojce Krivevski Nissan has announced U.S. pricing for the 2019 Nissan LEAF, on sale now at LEAF Certified Nissan dealers nationwide. The 2019 Nissan LEAF features a starting MSRP of $29,990 for the LEAF S – with pricing for all three trim levels unchanged from 2018. The Nissan LEAF is the best-selling electric vehicle…

CARB preliminarily awards Port of Los Angeles $41M to launch zero-emissions hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric freight project; total cost $83M

By mmillikin The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) for the Zero-Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) project. The total project cost for this initial phase is $82,568,872, with partners providing 50.2%, or $41,446,612 in match funding. CARB issued its solicitation for ZANZEFF…

2.3-MW community solar array hooked up in central New York county

By Kelly Pickerel New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the largest community solar project in Tompkins County is now complete and fully operational. Located in the Town of Enfield, 373 households and a local church are benefiting from the 2.3-MW solar array which supports Governor Cuomo’s mandate for half of all electricity…

Cypress Creek sells 135-MW North Carolina solar portfolio to Sol Systems

By Kelly Pickerel Sol Systems and Nationwide Insurance announced that their Helios infrastructure joint-venture has executed a framework agreement to purchase a 135-MW portfolio of North Carolina solar projects from Cypress Creek Renewables. Launched in February 2018, Helios invests in utility-scale solar energy assets throughout the United States, combining tax-efficient sponsor capital with highly sophisticated…

California first state to regulate GHGs of ridesharing companies

By mmillikin California has become the first state in the US to regulate the greenhouse gas produced by the surge in popularity of ridesharing. California Governor Brown signed SB 1014, a bill requiring transportation network companies (TNCs) to account for, and reduce, the greenhouse gas emissions of their operations. The explosive growth of ride-hailing companies…

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