Roll-A-Rack unveils portable solar racking roll forming machine

Roll-A-Rack, a ballasted solar racking solution, will unveil its first portable, roll-forming machine in October at its virtual Solar Power International 2020 showroom. The new roll-forming machine has been built by Roll-A-Rack manufacturing partner, New Tech Machinery in Denver, Colorado. Like seamless rain gutters, which are cut to length on each installation site by a… […]

FirstEnergy Ohio issues RFP for 373,000 RECs

FirstEnergy issued an RFP to purchase Ohio-compliant Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for its Ohio utilities — Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison. The purchases will help meet the companies’ 2020 renewable energy targets established under Ohio’s alternative energy law. RECs sought in this RFP must be eligible for compliance with the companies’ 2020… […]

Three Massachusetts towns subscribe to local community solar + storage projects

Clearway Energy Group and Clearway Community Solar announced that the Massachusetts towns of Stoneham, Winchester and Natick have subscribed to 11.4 MW of new community solar projects, all paired with energy storage, helping fulfill the state’s renewable energy goals, reduce local dependence on fossil fuels and advance the regional clean energy economy. “Community solar is… […]

New Energy Equity completes first phase of 645-kW Michigan solar project

Solar developer New Energy Equity (NEE) collaborated with Chart House Energy (CHE) to complete the first phase of a 645-kW municipal solar system in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. NEE provided upfront financing and is overseeing the installation of the solar array, allowing the city to pay no upfront costs on the project. NEE will continue to work… […]

Nationwide, Sol Systems Acquire Louisiana Solar Project

Helios Infrastructure, a joint venture between Nationwide and Sol Systems, has acquired the largest solar power project in Louisiana.  The 50 MW system is located in West Baton Rouge Parish and it is now owned and operated by Helios. This acquisition marks the largest single project investment for Helios to date. Entergy Louisiana is purchasing […]

The Peck Company awarded contract for 6.8-MW Maine solar project

The Peck Company Holdings, a commercial solar engineering, procurement and construction company, signed a contract for a 6.8-MW solar project in Maine from a long time customer. The $2.365 million contract for the project, located near Portland, Maine, is scheduled for completion in Q1 2021. Peck’s expansion into Maine has been a highlighted area for… […]

Groundswell, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance partner to localize benefits of corporate solar power purchases

Groundswell and the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) are joining forces to accelerate an equitable clean energy future for all by leveraging corporate renewable energy purchases to deliver local community benefits alongside clean energy. Connecting these large corporate purchases to community-defined clean energy priorities through tools such as Request For Proposal (RFP) language and community… […]

ACCIONA Acquires Texas PV Project

Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company that develops global infrastructure projects, says ACCIONA, a global group that develops and manages sustainable infrastructure solutions, has acquired 100% of a 240 MW AC/315 MW DC photovoltaic (PV) project in development in Fort Bend County, Texas. With the transaction, ACCIONA extends its footprint in U.S. solar generation […]