HOLT acquires PCI Solar to form new construction firm HOLT Renewables

After acquiring regional solar installer PCI Solar, HOLT Companies has formed a national EPC, now named HOLT Renewables. “HOLT has a heritage of innovation and believes in offering customers the highest level of quality, integrity and service,” explained HOLT CEO and General Manager Peter J. Holt. “We are excited to grow our capabilities and expertly… […]

Raptor Maps Raises Funds for Solar Software

Raptor Maps, a solar software company, has raised a $5 million Series A, co-led by Blue Bear Capital, Data Point Capital and Buoyant Ventures.  Other participants include notable clean energy investors Congruent Ventures, Powerhouse Ventures and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, along with Y Combinator. Raptor Maps solves major growing pains for solar project finance, […]

Leyline, Core Solar Partner to Develop Utility-Scale Solar Projects

Leyline Renewable Capital, a provider of pre-construction capital for renewable energy development, has entered into a financing arrangement with Core Solar LLC, a developer of utility-scale, de-risked solar energy projects.  Under the terms of the deal, Leyline will provide development-stage capital to support development of 600 MW of utility-scale solar projects representing a portion of […]

Under-construction 100-MW solar portfolio is the largest in Maine

Global investment firm The Carlyle Group has acquired a 100-MW portfolio of solar development projects in Maine through a newly-established affiliate, Acadia Renewable Energy, from the global solar independent power producer BNRG. The portfolio is comprised of eight solar projects across southern Maine. The projects will sell power to Central Maine Power and Versant Power… […]

Verizon Enters into Four Long-Term REPAs

Verizon Communications Inc. has entered into four more long-term renewable energy purchase agreements (REPAs) totaling more than 450 MW of renewable energy capacity as part of its commitment to be carbon neutral in its operations by 2035.  These agreements, which are virtual power purchase agreements, will help finance the repowering of wind energy facilities and […]

North Carolina’s largest energy storage system now online in Asheville

Duke Energy has completed the largest battery system in North Carolina. In Asheville, a 9-MWh lithium Samsung battery is now operating next to a Duke Energy substation. With a total cost of less than $15 million, the project will primarily be used to help the electric system operate more efficiently. It will provide energy support to… […]

Verizon signs PPA with First Solar on 296 MW of under-construction solar

Verizon Communications has entered into four more long-term renewable energy purchase agreements (REPAs) totaling more than 450 MW of renewable energy capacity as part of its commitment to carbon-neutral operations by 2035. These agreements, which are virtual power purchase agreements, will help finance the construction of new solar facilities and the re-powering of wind energy… […]

Leyline Renewable Capital financing Core Solar’s 600-MW PV project pipeline

Leyline Renewable Capital, a pre-construction capital financier for renewable energy development, has entered into a financing arrangement with Core Solar, a utility-scale solar developer. Under the terms of the deal, Leyline will provide development-stage capital to support the development of 600 MW of utility-scale solar projects representing a portion of Core Solar‘s pipeline across the… […]

CS Energy reaches 1-GW milestone of U.S. solar installed

CS Energy, an integrated energy firm that designs and builds optimized projects in the solar, storage and emerging energy industries, has reached the milestone of completing the installation of 1 GW of solar energy projects. According to Solar Power World’s Top Solar Contractors rankings, fewer than 10 EPCs on the list have installed 1 GW… […]

Longroad Energy starts construction on Prospero 2 solar project in Texas

Longroad Energy Holdings announced the financial close and commencement of construction of the Prospero 2 Solar Project, a 331-MWDC project located in Andrews County, Texas. Longroad will continue to own the $320 million project, which is expected to come online in the second quarter of 2021. Longroad will also manage the construction. Prospero 2 is… […]