CPUC opens proceedings on modifications to California distributed solar + storage

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) officially opened its proceeding to consider additional modifications to the foundational policy for distributed solar + storage, Net Energy Metering (NEM). With a backdrop of COVID-19, blackouts caused by unreliable fossil fuel power plants and wildfires — widely believed to be a sign of the impacts of global warming… […]

Wasatch Energy Group, sonnen Launch VPP Projects in California

Wasatch Energy Group and sonnen have committed to deploying a series of residential virtual power plant (VPP) projects in California.  The Wasatch California VPP Fleet I and II will outfit some 3,000 residential apartment homes with solar generation and sonnen intelligent battery energy storage. In aggregate, the project is set to become the largest apartment-community-based […]

FSI Acquires Stake in Terra-Gen from ECP

First State Investments (FSI), a global investor in infrastructure, and Energy Capital Partners (ECP), a power and renewables private equity investor, say FSI is acquiring a 40% stake in Terra-Gen from ECP. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Terra-Gen, based in New York, develops, constructs and operates utility-scale wind, solar, energy storage and […]

Green Lantern Solar completes 150-kW Vermont solar project

Renewable energy company Green Lantern Solar has completed the construction of a 150-kW solar array in Bristol, Vermont. Bristol will be the off-taker of net metering credits generated by this array, providing a direct benefit to the town’s bottom line by reducing its electricity bills. “The Bristol South project is a great example of how… […]