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  • Aviva Powers Solar Carport Array with Q CELLS Modules November 24, 2020
    Aviva, one of the U.K.’s largest insurers, has completed one of the largest solar-powered carports in the U.K. at the company’s Scottish headquarters in Perth. The 1.07 MW carport array was built by RenEnergy, a renewable energy developer, using 3,283 Q.PEAK DUO-G5 solar modules from Q CELLS, a total energy solutions provider in the solar […]
    Michael Bates
  • Dominion Energy Inks PPA with Savion for Virginia Solar Project November 24, 2020
    Savion LLC, a company that develops utility-scale solar and energy storage projects, says Dominion Energy Virginia has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to receive 75 MW of renewable solar power with Wythe County Solar Project LLC, located in Wythe County in Southwest Virginia.  The PPA is subject to approval from the Virginia State Corporation […]
    Michael Bates
  • PV-ezRack Launches High-Rise Solar Mounting Solution November 24, 2020
    PV-ezRack by Clenergy has launched the SolarBalcony mounting system for PV installations on high-rise balconies. Manufactured using 6005-T5 aluminum alloy and 304 stainless steel in different anodized thicknesses, the PV-ezRack SolarBalcony touts a high resistance to corrosion. SolarBalcony has an adjustable range, making it compatible with commonly sized balconies with metal railings. Pre-assembled parts allow […]
    Michael Bates
  • Trina Solar Makes Monocrystal Silicon Wafer Purchase from Zhonghuan November 23, 2020
    Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co. Ltd., a photovoltaic (PV) and smart energy total solution provider, and Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor Co. Ltd. have signed a framework contract.  Under the contract, Trina Solar intends to purchase 210 mm monocrystal silicon wafers from Tianjin Huanou International Silicon Material Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Zhonghuan. During the proposed procurement […]
    Matthew Mercure
  • Boralex Enters Binding Agreements to Acquire Interests in Seven U.S. Solar Plants November 23, 2020
    Boralex US Solar CIA LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boralex Inc., has entered into binding agreements with Centaurus Renewable Energy LLC (CRE) and other investors to acquire controlling interests in seven solar plants, located in the U.S., for a purchase price of $216.5 million.  CRE and other investors will retain certain non-controlling interests in […]
    Matthew Mercure
  • LONGi High-Efficiency Bifacial Module Shipments Reach 10 GW November 20, 2020
    Shipments of LONGi Solar’s high-efficiency bifacial modules have now reached 10 GW, with expectations that production will reach 12 GW by the end of the year. Bifacial modules are a significant development in solar panel technology. Thanks to their low LID and high-efficiency, they are now on track to become the standard PV modules. In […]
    Michael Bates
  • Savion Completes Agreement to Sell Virginia Solar Project November 19, 2020
    Savion has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Westmoreland Solar Project in Westmoreland County, Va.  Falck Renewables North America Inc. and Eni New Energy U.S. Inc., through Novis Renewables Holdings LLC, a partnership with 51% and 49% shares respectively, signed an agreement with Savion to acquire the ready-to-build 30 MW DC (20 MW AC) […]
    Michael Bates
  • GP JOULE Completes Construction on Alberta Solar Project November 19, 2020
    GP JOULE Canada Corp., a subsidiary of GP JOULE GmbH, has completed construction on the 25.4 MW Innisfail Solar project in Red Deer County, Alberta.  GP JOULE partnered with Elemental Energy Inc., the British Columbia-based renewable energy developer, investor and project owner – along with community stakeholders – to successfully complete this novel merchant solar […]
    Michael Bates
  • Invenergy Samson Solar Energy Center Poised to Be Largest in U.S. November 18, 2020
    Invenergy, a privately held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, says its new 1,310 MW solar energy generation facility will be the largest in the U.S. upon completion. Currently under construction in northeast Texas, the Samson Solar Energy Center will support the sustainability objectives of five major consumer brands and supply power to […]
    Matthew Mercure
  • Nexamp Powers First Community Solar Project in Illinois November 18, 2020
    The first of nearly two dozen Nexamp community solar projects under construction in Illinois is now live and generating clean electricity in Edison’s service territory.  The project, located along Route 76 in Poplar Grove, offers local utility customers an opportunity to support clean energy and save substantially on their annual electricity costs. It is among […]
    Michael Bates