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Leeward Renewable places 100 MW solar + storage project in service

By Renewable Energy World Leeward Renewable Energy said it completed construction and started operations of its 100 MW Rabbitbrush Solar Facility in Kern County, California. The project includes a 20 MW, 50 MWh battery energy storage system. Energy generated by the project will serve two not-for-profit, community-owned electricity providers, Central Coast Community Energy and Silicon…

Leeward completes 100-MW Rabbitbrush solar + storage project in California

By Billy Ludt Leeward Renewable Energy (LRE) has completed construction and commenced operations of its 100-MW Rabbitbrush Solar Facility located in Kern County, California. The facility also includes a 20-MW, 50-MWh battery energy storage system. The energy generated by the project will serve two not-for-profit, community-owned electricity providers, Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE) and Silicon…

Long-closed New Jersey landfill hosts 25.6-MW solar project

By Billy Ludt NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV), the renewable energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, completed the construction of a new 25.6-MW solar project — one of the largest capped landfill solar arrays in North America and the largest in New Jersey. Located on the site of the former Combe Fill North Landfill in…

Siemens unit invests in li-ion battery maker KORE Power

By Renewable Energy World Idaho-based lithium-ion battery producer KORE Power said it closed on an initial $75 million tranche of a private placement anticipated to total $150 million. Siemens Financial Services was the lead investor. It was joined by Quanta Services, Nidec Motor Corp., Honeywell Ventures, Trog Hawley Capital and an unnamed utility-scale energy storage…

Enel launches retail energy business for C&I customers

By Renewable Energy World Enel North America said it launched a retail energy business in Texas with a focus on commercial and industrial customers. The venture aims to enable customers to buy renewable energy directly from Enel’s generation assets without having to make a long-term financial commitment through a more conventional power purchase agreement (PPA)….

Leeward Renewable lines up financing for two solar pv projects

By Renewable Energy World Dallas-based Leeward Renewable Energy said it closed around $420 million in construction-to-term financing from MUFG Bank Ltd. and a $195 million tax equity commitment from Wells Fargo for its Big Plain Solar Facility in London, Ohio and its Oak Trail Solar Facility near Moyock, North Carolina. MUFG served as the green…

Moss enrolls first participants in new Florida solar apprenticeship program

By Kelsey Misbrener This month, Moss Construction enrolled the first 20 participants in its innovative solar apprenticeship program that will train the future leaders of the booming utility-scale solar energy construction field. “The Moss Apprenticeship Program was developed in response to the labor needs facing our growing industry as well as to address the recently…

Port projects to support offshore wind gain federal financial backing

By Renewable Energy World The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded more than $100 million for infrastructure projects to support offshore wind energy projects in and around the Atlantic Coast and Great Lakes. The awards were part of more than $703 million in funding to improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program….

Adriers conteste le projet éolien #FRA

By National Wind Watch La commune d’Adriers a décidé de porter jusqu’au bout sa contestation du projet de construction de dix éoliennes sur son territoire. C’est donc le Conseil d’État qui s’est penché le 17 novembre à Paris, sur ce projet porté par la société Ferme éolienne de Tageau, retoqué dans un premier temps par…

New Logan County wind farm draws threat of lawsuit #IL

By National Wind Watch Beason, Ill (WAND TV) – The Logan County board has approved a proposed wind farm in a 5-4 vote, but opponents of that wind farm are considering legal action to stop the construction of dozens of wind turbines. Wind farms have been a spark to controversies burning in communities across the…

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