DOE Goes to Work on Standardizing and Automating Solar Permitting Process

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched development of the Solar Automated Permit Processing Plus (SolarAPP+) tool: a free, web-based platform that gives local governments the ability to expedite their review and approval of residential solar installation permits. Delays in obtaining rooftop solar installations permits have been responsible for heavy costs incurred by solar […]

Solar Paired with Natural Gas at Pittsburgh Airport Microgrid Project

Work has wrapped up on a unique microgrid project at the Pittsburgh International Airport that features natural gas and solar energy generation. The power generated at PIT is the primary supply for the entire airport, including the terminals, airfield, Hyatt hotel and Sunoco. The airport will remain connected to the traditional electrical grid as an […]

CleanCapital Puts Financing Behind Borrego Project in Maine

CleanCapital has partnered with developer, EPC contractor and O&M provider Borrego to construct a 6.7 MW distributed generation solar project in Maine. The project will leverage Maine’s Net Energy Billing (NEB) kWh Program and will sell power to residential off-takers at a fixed discount to the prevailing utility rate for a 20-year term. CleanCapital will […]