Daily Archives: December 2, 2019

The Greatest Generation 2.0?

By Lincoln Bleveans Tom Brokaw called them “The Greatest Generation” and he was right. thebostoncalendar.comThey were born in the horrific shadow of World War I only to see their parents and families devastated by the Great Depression. They had already experienced plenty of hardship when war came to Europe and Asia again in the late…

NextEra starts construction on largest solar project in Arkansas

By Kelsey Misbrener A subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas announced the start of construction of Arkansas’ largest universal, utility-scale solar energy project — the Chicot Solar Energy Center. The Chicot Solar Energy Center, when complete, will be bigger than the Stuttgart Solar Energy Center, which came online in 2018 as the state’s…

The Myth of Whole-Home Battery Backup

By [email protected] Battery backup systems coupled with solar are being hailed as the best solution to public safety power shutoffs in California — not to mention our archaic electric grid. Not only are these systems ideal for powering a home when the power goes out, but they also help reduce electricity costs and provide grid…

Sol Systems completes 3-MW solar project for Under Armour

By Kelsey Misbrener Sol Systems, Under Armour and Greenbacker cut the ribbon on a newly completed 3-MW solar project in Capitol Heights, Maryland, on Friday, November 22. Joined by United States Senator Chris Van Hollen, Congressman Anthony Brown, and several Prince George’s County, Maryland officials, the ceremony cleared the way for the system to now…

Ralph Lauren pledges to run on 100% renewable energy by 2025

By Kelsey Misbrener Ralph Lauren announced a series of pledges related to sustainability, including a commitment to power all of its globally owned and operated offices, distribution centers and stores with 100% renewable electricity by 2025 and join RE100, a group of the world’s most influential businesses committed to the use of renewable power. Building…

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