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RPCS uses workflow management platform TrackVia to streamline solar installation

By Kelly Pickerel Workflow management platform TrackVia is now streamlining the data collection processes of solar tracking installer RP Construction Services (RPCS) with custom-built software applications. These mobile-ready applications help RPCS collect and analyze job site data in real-time and with greater accuracy. With the help of Sol Rebel, a solar consulting services firm, RPCS…

Proposed wind project meets strong opposition in Boulevard #CA

By National Wind Watch A proposed wind project is up against a squall of opposition in Boulevard where county planners are processing the first large-scale wind renewable energy project to be built on private land in San Diego. The San Diego County Planning Commission denied Friday a strongly-worded appeal from the Boulevard Community Planning Group,…

Wind farm killed by new government following legal battle #ON

By National Wind Watch A few days after the new Conservative government introduced legislation last month to kill a major wind turbine project in Prince Edward County, a lawyer for the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change was in court to defend the initial approval process. The Divisional Court panel dismissed the application by…

Cattle Hill wind farm information centre now open in Bothwell

By Goldwind Australia Construction of the 48-turbine Cattle Hill Wind Farm commenced recently, with the project aiming to be fully operational in 2019. The project is expected to have up to 150 jobs on site during construction peaks on site and employ up to 10 permanent staff when operational. The post Cattle Hill wind farm…

Farmland Protection Built Into New Solar Bills In Illinois

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent The latest solar bills in Illinois – an emerging market thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act – hopes to balance farmer concerns about land use with the development of large-scale ground-mounted utility and small commercial projects. Under the legislation signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner…

Wells Fargo to finance Origis Energy’s FL Solar 5 project

By Kelsey Misbrener Wells Fargo announced it has committed the capital in construction debt, as well as the tax-equity funding of $35 million for the new solar generation facility, known as FL Solar 5 in Orange County, Florida. This solar facility will include half a million solar panels and will also reduce greenhouse gas emissions…

Xcel Energy breaks ground on Foxtail Wind

By Michelle Froese Xcel Energy celebrated the construction of its newest 150-MW wind facility in central North Dakota. The event featured local landowners, company representatives, U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, and other state and local officials. Xcel Energy’s Foxtail Wind project will provide low-cost wind energy to nearly 80,000 homes when it’s completed next year. The…

Coronal Energy to build its first solar project in South Carolina

By Kelly Pickerel Coronal Energy announced plans for the construction of the Rankin Solar Center in Florence County, South Carolina. The new development is projected to bring approximately $15 million of capital investment. The Rankin Solar Center will generate 10 MW and is expected to come online in the fourth quarter of 2019. “The Rankin…

Vineyard Wind All About That Base

By Offshore WIND Vineyard Wind officials have visited the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant as part of efforts to explore its potential role in the construction of the company’s 800MW offshore… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full…

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