Tagged Construction

X-ELIO acquires 103-MW South Carolina solar project

By Billy Ludt Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that it represented Spain-based solar developer X-ELIO in the acquisition from National Renewable Energy Corporation of Lily Solar, owner of a 103-MWdc solar project under development in South Carolina. Eversheds Sutherland also assisted X-ELIO with the negotiation of the engineering, procurement and construction contract and the…

SEIA updates tax guide for solar industry

By Kelsey Misbrener Known throughout the industry as the must-have guide for solar tax and finance issues, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is now releasing Version 9.0, the first comprehensive update of the SEIA Solar Tax Manual since 2016. Among several updates, the new guide incorporates the commence construction guidance issued by the IRS…

Company spotlight: RBI Solar wants to make installation easier for EPCs

By Kelly Pickerel Known mostly for its racking product delivery and engineering assistance on large ground-mounts, RBI Solar has established itself as a standout in solar construction. But with the recent acquisition of balance-of-system product provider SolarBOS, RBI shows it wants to be bigger than just racking. Established a decade ago, RBI Solar is a…

5.7-MW solar project now producing energy on former landfill in Vermont

By Kelly Pickerel A 5.7-MW solar project is not energized on a Brattleboro, Vermont, former landfill. The project was jointly developed by Sky Solar and Encore Renewable Energy. Sky Solar Holdings, a global solar investment company, designed, funded and managed the project construction, and will serve as the long-term owner and operator. The solar project…

Pattern Development’s New Mexico wind projects approved

By Michelle Froese The Public Regulation Commission (PRC) recently voted to approve the location control permit for Pattern Development’s Corona Wind Projects in a 4-0 vote. As a result, construction can begin on an estimated 950 wind turbines that will produce about 2,200 MW of power. As a result of the 4-0 vote, Pattern Development…

Sharp’s 48MW PV project in Vietnam begins operation

A 48MW PV project in Vietnam, serving as a joint construction project between Sharp Energy Solutions Corporation, the Thanh Thanh Cong Group and the Gia Lai Electricity Joint Stock Company, began commercial operation in the final week of September. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Borrego Solar to construct 2-MW solar array for Clif Bar’s Idaho bakery

By Kelly Pickerel Clif Bar Baking Company of Twin Falls, Idaho, has begun construction of the region’s largest onsite solar power system, which when completed next June will supply 30% of the 300,000-square-foot commercial bakery’s power annually from clean solar energy. The 2-MW system will feature five acres of ground-mounted solar panels and generate an…

Stop the Shock: AWEA launches new worker safety campaign

By Michelle Froese AWEA’s October 2018 Safety Campaign, Stop the Shock: Stay Current and Avoid the Current, kicks off this week. The campaign will raise electrical safety awareness for wind energy workers and equip them with the knowledge they need to work safely and efficiently. With a record amount of wind-power capacity under construction in…

Deepwater Wind launches multi-million dollar offshore geotechnical engineering program

By Michelle Froese GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA), a multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water, and construction management services, announced that it has begun a multi-million dollar offshore geotechnical engineering program for Deepwater Wind in Rhode Island Sound. GZA’s team of engineers will spend 30 days off Rhode Island’s coast drilling and evaluating seafloor samples…

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