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NV Energy issues RFP for additional 350+ MW of new renewables

By Kelsey Misbrener On the heels of its May 2018 announcement that it had secured the largest clean energy investment in Nevada’s history, NV Energy today issued a request for proposals (RFP) that could add an additional 350 MW or more of new, renewable energy projects. The request for proposals issued today includes the opportunity…

NYSERDA, Delaware River Solar break ground on 2.7-MW community solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Delaware River Solar today announced the groundbreaking of a 2.7-MW community solar project in Otsego County. The installation will support Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s mandate for half of all electricity consumed to come from renewable sources by 2030. Alicia Barton, president…

Cope Company Salt installs 46-kW solar project on round roof

By Billy Ludt With their patented automatic brine delivery system for commercial water softeners, Cope Company Salt has helped their customers eliminate over 27 million pounds of CO2. Now, with a newly installed solar energy system, they are continuing to build on their legacy of environmental stewardship. Their recently energized 144 panel (46.08 kW) solar…

Sigora Solar powers homes in Haiti with give-back program

By Billy Ludt Sigora Solar is proud to announce the launch of their “Sigora Gives Back” program which will provide clean, renewable electricity to underserved families in Haiti that have never had electricity before. Through this program, Sigora is promising that with every U.S. home that receives the Produce and Reduce package, a whole home…

Pason Power releases solar+storage modeling software

By Kelsey Misbrener A new tool enabling the solar and energy storage industry to deploy with confidence was released by Pason Power today. The Storage Architect modeling software for energy storage project development puts economics first by forecasting a project’s economic value with the same optimization algorithm that runs autonomous energy storage systems in the…

U.S. corporations break 4-GW renewable energy record

By Billy Ludt Large U.S. companies are acting on renewable energy goals at a record pace. Through August of this year, they have already procured nearly 4 GW of utility-scale wind and solar capacity—breaking the previous full-year record, set in 2015, by nearly 750 MW. But the transmission infrastructure pipeline is likely not sufficient to…

DOE announces $46 million for solar generation resiliency research

By Kelsey Misbrener The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $46 million in research funding to advance holistic solutions that provide grid operators the situational awareness and mitigation strategies against cyber and physical threats. With more and more solar generation coming online every day, grid operators need the tools and technologies to ensure…

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…

Black Hills Energy completes two Colorado community solar gardens

By Kelsey Misbrener Black Hills Energy, in partnership with Greenskies Renewable Energy, a Clean Focus company, delivers new renewable energy sources to customers in Southern Colorado with the completion of two fully-subscribed community solar gardens—a 500-kilowatt garden in Rocky Ford, Colorado, and a 2-megawatt facility in Ordway, Colorado. Black Hills Energy has partnered with Greenskies…

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…

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