Greenpenny steps up outreach campaign for solar energy financing options

Greenpenny, a virtual and carbon-neutral bank, has launched a campaign to build awareness around solar energy system financing and sustainable banking solutions. Although available to customers nationwide, greenpenny is using its new “Bright Light” campaign to focus on  communities in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin  to assist them in adopting solar energy systems to power… […]

RPCS to install trackers on Energix’s Virginia solar portfolio

RPCS has partnered with Energix for the installation of Array Technologies trackers at Energix solar projects in Virginia: Hollyfield II (17 MW), Mt. Jackson (22 MW), Buckingham II (28 MW) and Leatherwood (25 MW). The two companies intend to collaborate on two additional projects, totaling approximately 50 MW. Renewable energy project developer and owner Energix… […]

Ecoppia installs solar panel cleaning robots for AES project in California

Ecoppia announced that it has completed the installation of its panel-cleaning robots at a solar site in California operated by AES Clean Energy. The site will feature the lightweight Ecoppia T4 solution, designed especially for single-axis trackers. The autonomous T4 robots operate nightly, cleaning large-scale solar arrays without the use of water, human operators or… […]

NYSEIA: Regulatory Barriers Impeding New York Community Solar Market

New York could build on its strong community solar track record and expand solar access to hundreds of thousands more New Yorkers by lowering regulatory barriers and improving compensation for distributed solar generation, according to a new report by the New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA).  The NYSEIA report, Realizing the Potential for Community […]

Local Amazon facility is sole offtaker of 375-MW Lightsource bp project in Western Ohio

Lightsource bp has executed a power purchase agreement with Amazon for a new 375-MWDC solar project under development in Ohio. Once complete, the solar facility is expected to deliver nearly 600,000 MWh annually of additional renewable energy for Amazon operations locally. The project will be located in Auglaize and Allen Counties. It is expected that the… […]

Iowa’s largest solar project begins commercial operation

Clēnera announced Iowa’s largest solar project, Wapello Solar, entered into commercial operation on March 8. The 127.5-MW project was constructed by Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and progressed with little to no delays despite beginning construction during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Wapello Solar highlights RES’s vision to create a future where everyone has access to affordable zero… […]

National Grid Renewables constructing 275-MW solar + storage project in Texas

Three power purchase agreements were signed on National Grid Renewables‘ under-construction Noble solar + storage project sited in Denton County, Texas. Noble will be 275 MW of solar and 125 MWh of battery storage. The Home Depot and NRG have each executed individual 100-MW solar PPAs and The Hershey Company has contracted for a 50-MW… […]