Tagged Renewable

Palmetto to add rooftop solar to 207-home South Carolina development

By Kelsey Misbrener Palmetto announced that it will provide solar panels for Quinn Residences’ first renewable energy build-to-rent community, Durham Farms, in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This partnership marks the launch of Palmetto’s offerings in the build-to-rent (BTR) and single-family rental (SFR) community development sectors. Durham Farms has 50 of its 207 homes built, with an…

SOLV Energy constructing 1st phase of 1.3-GW solar project

By Billy Ludt SOLV Energy has been contracted to provide EPC services for Doral Renewables’ Mammoth North project, the first phase in a three-part, 1.3-GWAC solar development in Northwestern Indiana. The Mammoth North solar farm specifically is expected to have a generation capacity of approximately 400 MWAC of energy, enough to power approximately 75,000 Midwestern…

GE unveils 3-MW onshore turbine built for North American market

By WPED Staff GE Renewable Energy has developed Sierra, an onshore wind turbine platform designed specifically for the North American region. Credit: Rich Crowder/GE The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a 140-m rotor and at a range of hub heights, including a 500 ft option and includes GE’s two-piece blade GE has today manufactured, installed and…

Solar developer pursues battery energy storage alternatives to lithium-ion

By John Engel Pine Gate Renewables, a North Carolina-based utility-scale solar and storage developer, said it is taking steps to diversify its battery supply for solar-paired and standalone energy storage projects with two agreements for non-lithium ion solutions. The company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Urban Electric Power for up to 4,550 MWh…

How data is unlocking the next frontier for renewable energy

By Renewable Energy World Contributed by Lau Skovgaard, Director of Renewables, Cognite The energy transition is well underway. Today, we have more renewable energy generation than ever before and investment in this generation is expected to make up more than 70% of all investment dollars for 2021, far surpassing all other supply types. All this…

Q CELLS to double solar manufacturing capacity in the U.S.

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle The Q CELLS solar module manufacturing facility, seen here from above, is the largest in the U.S. with a capacity of 1.7 GW per year. (Courtesy: Q Cells) Korean solar energy giant Hanwha Solutions, the parent company of Q CELLS, said it plans to nearly double its U.S. manufacturing capacity….

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