LS Power Expands Portfolio of Clean Energy Holdings

LS Power affiliate Quattro Solar LLC has acquired 25 solar power facilities totaling 467.8 MW DC from Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG). The portfolio spans 14 states and five regional transmission organizations, benefiting from power off-take agreements with a variety of utilities, electric cooperatives and other large energy suppliers: 12 facilities in PJM (198.7 […]

Nautilus Buys 21 Community Solar Installations in New York, Maryland

Owner-operator Nautilus Solar Energy LLC has acquired 21 fully operational solar projects in New York and Maryland totaling almost 60 MW DC of capacity – one of the largest acquisitions of an operating community solar portfolio to date, the company says. The 16 projects in New York and five in Maryland currently provide community solar […]

Paradise Energy Solutions installs 53.6-kW solar array at Pennsylvania retirement community

Menno Haven, a retirement community based in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, is now partially powering its facilities with a recently energized 53.6 kW solar panel system. The 134 solar panels were installed atop Menno Haven’s Life Center by Paradise Energy Solutions. There were two reasons Menno Haven decided to invest in solar energy: to save money and… […]

New MCE community solar programs serving disadvantaged California populations

MCE has launched Community Solar Connection and Green Access, programs that can offer qualifying customers living in designated disadvantaged communities access to 100% renewable energy and a 20% discount on their electricity bills for up to 20 years. Both programs will be supported by the development of an additional 5.92 MW of new local clean… […]

WRISE launches Speakers Bureau to help diversify renewable conference panels

Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainability (WRISE) launched its new Speakers Bureau today. The Speakers Bureau is a public, searchable database of qualified speakers willing to speak, present and engage on renewable energy topics. The database will be an invaluable resource for conference and event organizers seeking to bring more diverse perspectives into the public… […]

Non-residential solar projects now have more time to secure ITC with latest safe harbor extensions

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance this week that extends safe harbor provisions for non-residential solar projects under Section 48 of the investment tax credit (ITC). This addresses impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, which included project delays and supply shortages, that prevented some large projects from meeting deadlines to secure tax… […]

Heilind Electronics now offers HellermannTyton In-Line Ratchet P-Clamps for solar providers

Heilind Electronics, a premier distributor of electronic components worldwide and an authorized distributor for HellermannTyton, has introduced the in-line Ratchet P-Clamp to its portfolio of cable management products. Engineered for heavy-duty applications, it creatively solves wire bundling challenges in OEM, automotive and solar installations. The HellermannTyton Ratchet P-Clamp features an adjustable ratchet clamp mechanism and… […]

South Carolina PSC rejects Duke Energy resource plan after SEIA testimony

On June 30, the South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC) rejected Duke Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for the Carolinas and directed the utility to modify its existing and future IRPs in response to input from the solar industry. The IRP contained several measures important to the solar industry, including decisions that would have impacted… […]

Avoiding business extinction: Leverage the brain power of employee assessments

By Wendy Sheaffer, Chief Product Officer, The Omnia Group Final Jeopardy music swelled as the vehicles swiveled. On the screen at the front of the oversized room appeared the words, “This is the one source of energy that will never run out.” We were at Disney’s EPCOT Center, at the very end of the Universe of… […]