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Secure Solar Futures installs 313-kW array atop Virginia homeless shelter

By Billy Ludt This month, CARITAS began powering its one-of-a-kind recovery and homeless services facility in Richmond, Virginia, with solar power. Secure Solar Futures of Staunton installed 782 Heliene photovoltaic solar panels, comprising the largest solar power system at any facility serving homeless people in Virginia, and possibly on the East Coast. The 313-kW solar…

KOMIPO completes 160-MW Concho Valley Solar project in Texas

By Kelsey Misbrener KOMIPO America announced it completed construction of the 160-MW Concho Valley Solar project in San Angelo City in Texas and started commercial operation in October. The solar project will provide power to Targa Resources’ natural gas processing plant in West Texas. Construction began in November 2021. The Concho Valley Solar is the…

45-kW solar project supports Connecticut women’s outreach center

By Billy Ludt Verogy, a Hartford, Connecticut-based solar energy developer, completed a rooftop solar project at the Women and Families Center (WFC) in Meriden. “The Women and Families Center has been a great partner on this solar project,” said Will Herchel, CEO at Verogy. “WFC does amazing work and we’re pleased that by adopting clean…

Commerce suggests antidumping tariffs be extended to solar cell and panel imports from Southeast Asia

By Kelly Pickerel The Dept. of Commerce today released its preliminary decision, stating that certain Chinese solar cell and panel producers in four Southeast Asian countries are indeed working in those countries to avoid paying duties on Chinese-made solar goods. Commerce has suggested an extension of antidumping/countervailing duties (AD/CVD) to solar cell and panel imports…

Leeward completes 100-MW Rabbitbrush solar + storage project in California

By Billy Ludt Leeward Renewable Energy (LRE) has completed construction and commenced operations of its 100-MW Rabbitbrush Solar Facility located in Kern County, California. The facility also includes a 20-MW, 50-MWh battery energy storage system. The energy generated by the project will serve two not-for-profit, community-owned electricity providers, Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE) and Silicon…

Long-closed New Jersey landfill hosts 25.6-MW solar project

By Billy Ludt NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV), the renewable energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, completed the construction of a new 25.6-MW solar project — one of the largest capped landfill solar arrays in North America and the largest in New Jersey. Located on the site of the former Combe Fill North Landfill in…

Energy storage manufacturer EnerSys invests in 3.8-MW solar array at Pennsylvania HQ

By Kelsey Misbrener Correlate Infrastructure Partners has announced a solar project totaling 3.8 MW at EnerSys’s global headquarters in Pennsylvania. EnerSys is a global energy storage manufacturer helping to meet the growing demand for energy efficiency, reliability and sustainability. While the company’s products help address some of the world’s largest challenges, including the efficient and…

Final Mile Solar rooftop PV delivery offered through Inxeption

By Billy Ludt Digital commerce company Inxeption has partnered with Utah-based Final Mile Solar to create an end-to-end solar panel offering that covers financing, international logistics, warehousing, rooftop installation and post-install steps. “Final Mile has proven over the past three years that installers around the nation value innovation and services that increase efficiency and decrease…

Moss enrolls first participants in new Florida solar apprenticeship program

By Kelsey Misbrener This month, Moss Construction enrolled the first 20 participants in its innovative solar apprenticeship program that will train the future leaders of the booming utility-scale solar energy construction field. “The Moss Apprenticeship Program was developed in response to the labor needs facing our growing industry as well as to address the recently…

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