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  • SunPower, Goldman Sachs Awarded Big JFK Solar Project November 19, 2019
    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has awarded New York City’s single-largest solar energy project – a development at John F. Kennedy International Airport – to SunPower Corp. and Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group. Built in partnership with the New York Power Authority (NYPA), the JFK International Airport Solar Photovoltaic Project will […]
    Michael Bates
  • SunDAT Solar Design Tool Integrated with PV Bid, SunFig November 19, 2019
    FTC Solar says its SunDAT and SunDAT Web Service solar design automation solutions are now integrated with PV Bid and SunFig to include project cost estimation and project financial returns, enabling users to perform a complete economic optimization of their projects. Starting with only a ground or rooftop boundary, the SunDAT Web Service can model […]
    Michael Bates
  • Five-Year Solar ITC Extension Included in Tax Package November 19, 2019
    The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee has released a clean energy tax package that includes a five-year extension of the 30% solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), along with new incentives for energy storage. “The solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) enjoys bipartisan support in the House and is responsible for making solar energy an American […]
    Michael Bates
  • AEP Issues RFP for Solar, Wind Power Projects November 19, 2019
    AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Co., is seeking proposals for offtake from new solar and new or repowered wind facilities located in PJM Interconnection territory. The company is seeking renewable energy purchase agreements of 10, 12 or 15 years for facilities that begin operation between 2020 and 2023. Proposals with […]
    Michael Bates
  • Arizona Utility Backing Pair of Solar-Plus-Storage Projects November 18, 2019
    Salt River Project, the public power utility serving more than 1 million customers in the greater Phoenix area, says it is investing in the solar-plus-battery storage Sonoran Energy Center and Storey Energy Center. Sonoran Energy Center will be an approximately 250 MW system located in Little Rainbow Valley, south of Buckeye. The solar array will […]
    Michael Bates
  • Monster Municipal-Backed Project in Florida Breaks Ground November 18, 2019
    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), along with 12 Florida municipal electric utilities and Florida Renewable Partners LLC, has broken ground on the Florida Municipal Solar Project, one of the largest municipal-backed solar projects in the nation. A total of approximately 900,000 solar panels will be installed at two sites in Osceola County and at one […]
    Michael Bates
  • Panasonic’s Leading Solar Installers and Distributors Earn Distinction November 18, 2019
    Panasonic has announced the winners of its 2019 Customer Appreciation Awards, which are given to leading installers and distributors that demonstrate excellence in installing solar equipment, serving solar end-users and generating business success. Panasonic Premium and Authorized Installers have the opportunity to be recognized in four award categories across each region: Residential Installer of the […]
    Michael Bates
  • NextEnergy Capital Acquires NC 102 Solar PV Project November 18, 2019
    Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., has closed the sale of 99% of the partnership that owns the Class B membership interest in the 102 MWp NC 102 solar photovoltaic project, located in Cabarrus County, N.C, to NextEnergy Capital. NextEnergy Capital indirectly acquired the interest through NextPower III, its third institutional solar fund. […]
    Michael Bates
  • Sunrun Using Enphase IQ Microinverters in Residential Installations November 18, 2019
    Enphase Energy Inc. has signed a strategic supply agreement with Sunrun Inc., a residential solar, battery storage and energy services company, to provide its seventh-generation Enphase IQ microinverters to Sunrun for use in its residential solar business. Enphase’s IQ 7 and IQ 7+ microinverters use Enphase’s software-defined architecture and semiconductor integration to achieve high reliability […]
    Michael Bates
  • More Community Solar Coming to Rhode Island November 14, 2019
    TurningPoint Energy and Nautilus Solar Energy have broken ground on the King community solar project in North Smithfield, R.I. The project, originally developed by TurningPoint Energy and now owned by Nautilus, is being constructed by DEPCOM Power as part of the State of Rhode Island’s Community Net Metering Pilot Program. The project includes two solar […]
    Michael Bates