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  • Details on a 102-MW community solar portfolio in Upstate New York June 4, 2020
    Energy Impact Partners (EIP), an investment firm focused on the sustainable energy transition, and NextPower III, an international fund managed by NextEnergy Capital Group (NEC), closed on a deal for a 102-MW portfolio of community solar projects in upstate New York. This portfolio will be developed under the management ofRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Sunlight Financial eyes $2 billion in solar loans via Tech CU partnership June 4, 2020
    Sunlight Financial, a leading fintech platform for point-of-sale financing, and Tech CU, a Silicon Valley-based credit union, today announced the expansion and extension of the nation’s longest and largest residential solar loan partnership. Tech CU committed to enabling more than 80,000 homeowners to go solar via Sunlight’s network of installersRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • IEEFA: Record-low solar PPAs are another nail in carbon-capture’s coffin June 4, 2020
    In a loud signal on where markets are moving, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission last week approved two record low power purchase agreements (PPA) to buy power from projects proposed to serve southern New Mexico and west Texas customers. One project will add 100 megawatts of solar for $15Read More -- Solar Builder magazine
    David Schlissel
  • Check out this Net Zero home with a McElroy Metal roof, MiaSole solar panels June 3, 2020
    On a mission to construct a long-lasting, low-maintenance Net Zero post-frame home, Corbin Borkholder was careful about the products he selected, including a specific McElroy Metal roofing profile to host the solar laminate panels. Borkholder is a sales representative for Borkholder Buildings, a custom builder based in Nappanee, Ind., whereRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    SB Staff
  • Nautilus acquires 10-MW of Minnesota community solar developed by ReneSola June 3, 2020
    Despite ongoing macro uncertainties, Nautilus Solar Energy and ReneSola Power successfully completed a deal for a 10.4-MW community solar portfolio in Minnesota. ReneSola Power is the developer. Like previous acquisitions, including the 21-MW purchase in 2019 and the two-13.3 MW acquisitions announced in 2017 and 2018, this portfolio also qualifiedRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Kearsarge Energy retains GZA to support brownfield solar project in Massachusetts June 3, 2020
    Kearsarge Energy and the Town of Montague, Mass., have tabbed the engineering serviced of GZA to support the brownfield development of a new 3-MW solar energy farm. The project will also involve capping a long-abandoned landfill in the Western Massachusetts community. The new Montague project will include over 7,000 PV panelsRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Longroad Energy selected by HECO to develop two utility-scale solar, storage sites June 3, 2020
    Longroad Energy was selected by Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) to begin developing two utility-scale solar and battery storage projects for completion in 2023. The proposed projects include the 120 MWac/480 MWh Mahi Solar in Kunia, O’ahu, which would be the state’s largest solar project to date, and the 40 MWac/160Read More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • Encore Renewable starts on second solar project for Vermont Public Power Supply Authority June 3, 2020
    Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) and Encore Renewable Energy announced that construction has begun on a new solar array along Route 100 in Morrisville, on land currently utilized for corn silage. Encore is evaluating the potential for establishing pollinator-friendly wildflower groundcover to provide support for the bees, butterflies andRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • RPCS expands with new logistics facility in Mississippi (its third overall) June 3, 2020
    RP Construction Services, Inc. (RPCS) announced earlier this week the opening of a new logistics facility in Kosciusko, Mississippi. The new facility is now the third distribution yard owned and operated by RPCS in order to serve the U.S. utility scale solar market, complementing RPCS’s Texas and California locations. TheRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell
  • SEIA, other renewable energy associations collab on new advocacy principles June 3, 2020
    Within a decade, it is possible (likely?) that more than half of the electricity generated in the U.S. will come from renewable resources supported by energy storage. Seeing this carrot dangling in the distance, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), National Hydropower Association (NHA), andRead More -- Solar Builder magazine
    Chris Crowell