Tagged Solar

New NRDC tool calculates cost of electricity by resource & region

By Michelle Froese The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has launched a new tool that can help utilities, institutions, state, and local policymakers, and the public get better answers about the changing economics of today’s power sector. With NDRC’s new tool, users can elect a state and compare the cost of building and operating a…

Duke Energy Renewables powers on 14.1 MW of Georgia solar projects

By Billy Ludt Duke Energy Renewables announced that nine solar projects developed with SolAmerica Energy totaling 14.1 megawatts have begun commercial operations across central Georgia under Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative. “We’re excited to complete these projects and look forward to developing even more clean, renewable energy projects in Georgia in the future,” said…

ENGIE signs renewable energy deal with New Jersey school

By Michelle Froese ENGIE Resources, one of the top commercial electricity providers in the nation, announced a five-year energy agreement with Princeton Day School, which provides the campus with budget certainty while also encouraging the development of renewable energy, including wind farms and solar arrays. The new agreement is expected to provide the campus with…

Walmart lawsuit takes aim at Tesla solar panels

By [email protected] (Eric C. Evarts) Walmart sued Tesla on Tuesday, alleging that solar panels that Tesla installed on seven Walmart stores caught fire. The lawsuit accuses Tesla of breach of contract, negligence, and failing to live up to industry standards, according to the court filing. Walmart alleges that the fires resulted in evacuations, and damage…

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…

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