NV Energy seeks bids for solar, storage to be installed by 2024

NV Energy today issued a request for proposals to add new renewable energy projects to its portfolio. This announcement follows the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada’s (PUCN) December 2019 approval of 1,190 MW of new solar energy and 590 MW of battery storage to be built in Nevada and serving customers by January 1, 2024.… […]

Net zero home design from Suntuity will use dual PV/thermal solar panels

New Jersey-based contractors Suntuity Solar and Suntuity Home have begun construction on a unique LEED Platinum-Certified home, the first of many planned under Suntuity Home’s Net Zero brand. The 100% solar-powered structure will become the first self-sustaining residential net zero energy project in central New Jersey to be built with cost-effective and environmentally-friendly BuildBlock ICF (Insulating Concrete Forms). Once… […]

Canadian Solar Launches Series 7 Modules

Canadian Solar Inc. has launched its Series 7 high-power, high-efficiency modules, with a power output of up to 665 W.  The new modules are set to deliver one of the industry’s most competitive levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) as it further reduces the balance of system (BOS) and other costs for solar power plants. The […]

Clenera Selects RES as EPC Partner for Wapello Solar Project

Clēnera, a privately held renewable energy company, has selected Renewable Energy Systems (RES) as its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner for the 127.5 MW Wapello Solar project in Iowa. Wapello Solar is expected to be operational by the end of the year. “At Clēnera, we depend on strong EPC partners that are innovative and […]

Direct Solar of America Signs Agreement with Soligent Distribution

SinglePoint Inc. says the company’s solar subsidiary, Direct Solar of America, has signed an agreement with Soligent Distribution LLC. The agreement provides Direct Solar of America the ability to sell, finance and supply contractors with project materials directly. “The effect of this agreement changes the entire dynamics for the company,” says Pablo Diaz, CEO of […]

Danville Utilities, Partners Complete Utility-Scale Solar Project

Danville Utilities, in partnership with CS Energy LLC, Navisun LLC and TurningPoint Energy, has completed a 14 MW DC utility-scale solar project in Danville, Va. The renewable energy project is the city’s largest solar development to date. The solar project is located in Pittsylvania County and comprises two adjoining sites: Irish Road and Whitmell. The […]

Cypress Creek and CalCom alumni launch new development company White Pine Renewables

Solar industry veterans from CalCom and Cypress Creek Renewables announced the launch of White Pine Renewables, a renewable energy development company that will provide competitively priced, long-term power purchase agreements to commercial, industrial and public-sector customers. Focusing on projects ranging from 1 to 20 MWDC, White Pine originates, develops, finances and operates projects throughout the… […]

SunPeak installs Pennsylvania’s largest rooftop solar project

Ashley Furniture Industries committed to a multi-phase effort last year to reduce the company’s energy footprint, and completed a 28,776 roof-mounted solar panel system on its Leesport, Pennsylvania advanced manufacturing and distribution facility. The array will produce more than 9,630,600 kWh of electricity per year, roughly equivalent to the power consumed by 786 average American… […]

New SunRaise community solar project in Maine now accepting subscribers

SunRaise Investments, a New England solar developer, has reached an important milestone on its community solar project, which is now accepting applications for subscribers to participate in the solar garden. The 4.9-MW, 20-acre solar project has completed early construction and is currently awaiting solar panels to be installed. The system will provide low-cost solar energy… […]

Renewables companies assist Virginia city utility with 14-MW solar project

Danville Utilities, in partnership with CS Energy, Navisun and TurningPoint Energy, completed a 14-MWdc utility-scale solar project in Danville, Virginia. The renewable energy project is the city’s largest solar development to date. The solar project is located in Pittsylvania County and is composed of two adjoining sites: Irish Road and Whitmell. The 100-acre project will… […]