SolSmart brings in four new advisor organizations to help cities remove barriers to solar growth The new advisors will focus on expanding solar in Ohio, Utah, Idaho and Puerto Rico.

The national SolSmart program has selected four new advisor organizations to provide hands-on local assistance helping communities from Idaho to Puerto Rico encourage the growth of solar energy. SolSmart is also announcing three new national partners that will help local governments across the nation go solar. The SolSmart program offers no-cost technical assistance to help… […]

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Tom Wu, Invaleon Solar

For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How’d you get started in solar? During my senior year of college, I had to make a very difficult decision. There were two options available: enter the highly… […]

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Ash Padilla, SunRenu Solar

For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How’d you get started in solar? My uncle worked for SunRenu as the general manager, which introduced me to the company. They were a growing commercial solar installation… […]

Recurrent Energy Sells Two Texas Solar Projects

Canadian Solar Inc.’s Recurrent Energy LLC subsidiary has sold the Maplewood 1 and Maplewood 2 solar projects to an annuity and life insurance company from the U.S. Both projects, located in Pecos County, Texas, with a combined capacity of 250 MW AC, are currently under construction. They are expected to reach commercial operation before the […]

National Grid Secures Growth for Renewable Energy Portfolio

National Grid’s Emerald Energy Venture LLC joint venture has secured a $150 million portfolio revolving facility, with a feature that will allow an increase to $250 million beginning in mid 2022, to support the growth of its U.S. renewable energy portfolio. The new financing will support the construction of solar, battery storage and wind projects […]

Duke Energy Florida to Develop Four New Solar Power Projects

As a part of its renewable generation portfolio expansion, Duke Energy Florida has released the locations of its four newest solar power plants. Each of the new developments will be 74.9 MW facilities with single-axis tracking bifacial solar panels. The Hildreth Solar Power Plant will be built on 635 acres in Suwannee County, Fla. Once […]

Enable Energy Relaunches as BayWa r.e. Power Solutions

BayWa r.e. has formally launched BayWa r.e. Power Solutions Inc. following its recent acquisition of the former Enable Energy Inc. The new division is a solar and battery energy storage systems engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) provider. BayWa r.e. Power Solutions has installed more than 100 MW of solar and 175 MWh of storage, with […]

Cenovus Energy Signs Power Purchase Agreement with Cold Lake First Nations

Cenovus Energy Inc. has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) to buy solar power and the associated emissions offsets from a partnership between Cold Lake First Nations (CLFN) and Elemental Energy Inc. The PPA is for the output of a 150 MW project in southern Alberta that is expected to begin producing electricity in […]