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Standard Solar installs nearly 1 MW of solar for Flushing Community School District

By Kelsey Misbrener Standard Solar has completed a seven-site solar project for Flushing Community School District in Flushing, Michigan. In a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership, Standard Solar designed, built, financed and will operate and maintain solar arrays at all seven schools within the Flushing Community School District. The renewable energy generated by the 956.8 kilowatts of…

Sizing Up the Corporate Renewables Market

By [email protected] Anyone watching the recent explosion of demand for renewable power from corporations like Facebook, Walmart and even ExxonMobil will have wondered: How far can this go? Much, much further, is the short answer. For all its recent gains, the corporate renewables market is likely in its very early innings, according to a new…

200 big companies review their priorities

By Marco Scarpellino These are indeed interesting times to live in!The Business Roundtable (a group with 200 members generating $7tn in annual revenue) has just dropped the “shareholder primacy” creed (after decades) and has placed the shareholders as one of five stakeholders together with customers, workers, suppliers, and communities. According to the document “Companies should…

Sunnova Partners with California Roofer Ahead of Solar Mandate

By [email protected] A high-profile solar-homebuilder partnership has emerged from the flurry of activity surrounding California’s new solar home mandate, which goes into effect in 2020. Residential solar provider Sunnova and PetersenDean, a California-based company that installs roofs and solar, will work together on solar and storage leases and power purchase agreements in the state. California’s…

NADB publishes Green Bond Impact Report

By Michelle Froese The North American Development Bank (NADB) has published the impact results of its first green bond, issued in 2018. The bond’s total net proceeds of US$126.4 million were used to finance or refinance six renewable energy projects in the U.S.-Mexico border region. All bond proceeds were allocated as of December 31, 2018,…

Opinion | To Make Headway on Climate Change, Let’s Change the Subject

By Matt Chester Important for the clean energy transition– talk to people in the language they understand. Whether that’s personal financial gain, national security, environmental/climate action, or otherwise, there’s lots of good reasons Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on…

Norton Rose Fulbright expands renewables practice in Texas

By Michelle Froese Becky Diffen Norton Rose Fulbright announced that it has expanded its renewable energy capabilities in Texas with the addition of partner Becky Diffen and senior counsel Sam Porter to the global law firm’s Austin office. Diffen and Porter arrive from McGuireWoods, where Diffen served as chair of the firm’s renewable energy practice….

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