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SunPower installs solar+storage at Gavilan College

By Kelsey Misbrener Gavilan College recently selected SunPower to deploy a fully integrated solar and storage project at its campus in Gilroy, California. A SunPower Helix Carport system totaling about 1.4 megawatts will be installed across two of the college’s largest parking lots, enhanced by a 250-kilowatt (500 kilowatt-hour) energy storage solution from Stem to…

Court blocks Italian offshore; 137MW project off Sicily deemed to interfere with cultural heritage #ITA

By National Wind Watch Italian courts have overturned planning consent for a proposed 137MW wind farm off the Italian island of Sicily due to archaeological concerns. Sicily’s regional administrative court this month voided a construction permit awarded to developer Mediterranean Wind Offshore by Italy’s Infrastructure and Transport Ministry in 2013. The decision follows a four-year…

Cattle Hill wind farm connection agreement finalised

By Goldwind Australia The Connection Agreement sets out the terms and conditions through which the wind farm is able to successfully connect to TasNetworks’ transmission network and is another key step in paving the way for the construction of the 144MW wind farm. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

EDPR and Dairyland kickoff 98-MW Quilt Block Wind Farm in Wisconsin

By Michelle Froese EDP Renewables (EDPR) and Dairyland Power Cooperative celebrated the completion of the Quilt Block Wind Farm at a joint dedication event in Darlington, Wisconsin last week. A number of the wind farm’s stakeholders including landowners, government officials, and others also attended the event that featured several speeches, a ribbon cutting and a…

RES completes 3-MW solar project for San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative

By Kelsey Misbrener Renewable Energy Systems (RES) announced that it has completed construction of the Penitente Solar Project, a 3-MW installation in Saguache County providing power to the San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative (SLVREC). RES developed, constructed, and will operate and maintain the distributed solar photovoltaic system in South Central Colorado. AEP OnSite Partners…

Electric cooperatives light the way toward more community solar

By Kelsey Misbrener CoServ Electric’s solar installation in Texas. Photo courtesy of NRECA. When discussing areas of utility-scale solar growth during a panel at Solar Power International, Mathew Ricci with national utility contractor Arraycon mentioned the Midwest getting a boost in construction thanks to electric cooperatives. According to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, the…

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