Tagged Solar

O3 Energy constructing 7.5-MW solar portfolio for electrical co-ops

By Billy Ludt O3 Energy and UPower Energy are moving forward with a 7.5-MW utility-scale solar portfolio in Texas that is being financed by AVANA Capital. This portfolio gives five Texas rural electrical co-ops the ability to offer renewable energy via solar power to thousands of residential and commercial customers throughout Central and West Texas….

Vote Solar, Eversource and others propose updating Massachusetts guidelines to expand low-income solar access

By Kelsey Misbrener Eversource Energy, the Low-Income Weatherization and Fuel Assistance Program Network, Nexamp, Vote Solar, the City of New Bedford, People Acting in Community Endeavors and National Consumer Law Center have all signed on to comments submitted to the Department of Energy Resources Monday supporting revisions to the guidelines for solar sited in low-income…

Distributed Solar Development acquires four solar projects from Oak Leaf Energy

By Kelsey Misbrener Distributed Solar Development has acquired a four-project, 7.9-MW community solar portfolio from Oak Leaf Energy Partners. Located in Arapahoe and Adams counties in the greater Denver area, the portfolio is DSD’s first third-party acquisition from a development partner as the company continues to expand its larger asset acquisitions strategy. “We’re thrilled to…

RETTEW, SolMare planning 3.2-MW New Jersey floating solar project

By Billy Ludt Engineering firm RETTEW and SolMare have executed contracts for the construction of one of the nation’s largest floating solar arrays for Clayton Sand Company in Jackson Township, New Jersey. SolMare will own and operate a 3.2-MWdc floating solar array at Clayton Sand Company’s sand mining facility, providing all power needs through New…

House passes infrastructure bill with key solar, storage provisions

By Kelsey Misbrener On July 1, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 2, the act to rebuild the country’s infrastructure. The Moving Forward Act contains key solar and storage legislation that the solar industry has lobbied for in the midst of COVID-19, including an extension of the ITC, a direct pay option and…

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