Governor Whitmer sets goal for Michigan to become carbon neutral by 2050

On Sept. 23, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-182 and Executive Directive 2020-10 to create the MI Healthy Climate Plan. The governor’s comprehensive plan will protect Michiganders’ public health and the environment and help develop new clean energy jobs by putting Michigan on a path toward becoming fully carbon-neutral by 2050. “The science is… […]

JPee Selects First Solar Modules for Labarde Plant

First Solar Inc., a global provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions, says JP Energie Environnement (JPee) is using its advanced Series 6 photovoltaic (PV) solar modules to power the 59 MW DC Labarde solar power plant. The facility is being built on the site of a former open-air municipal landfill in Bordeaux, France. The land […]

Catalyze Launches REenergyze to Accelerate Adoption of Solar+Storage

Catalyze, a developer and independent power producer (IPP) of renewable distributed generation (DG) and storage projects, has launched its proprietary origination-to-operations software integration platform, REenergyze, to help accelerate and scale the nationwide adoption of commercial and industrial (C&I) solar+storage. “Historically, scaling in the C&I renewables sector has presented unique challenges for developers and IPPs due […]

Nestle Waters North America Planning to Construct Maine Solar Installation

Nestlé Waters North America says it intends to construct a 10 MW AC (12.97 MW DC) renewable energy project at its Poland Spring bottling plant in Hollis, Maine.  This proposed solar energy installation, currently in the permit application process, will supply enough clean electricity to meet approximately 20-25% of the current energy needs of the […]