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Excelsior, Unico Form Partnership to B-O-O 250 MW of Solar Projects

Excelsior Energy Capital and Unico Solar Investors have closed on a long-term partnership to build, own and operate a 250 MW pipeline of C&I solar projects Excelsior Energy Capital, a leading independent North American renewable energy investor, and Unico Solar Investors, a solar energy systems developer and investor, have announced the closing of a long-term programmatic joint-venture […]

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The Top 10 US Cities Spearheading Solar Energy for America

Here we take a look at the top 10 US cities based on the installed solar energy capacity (rooftop and utility-scale) within the city limits. Solar energy is expanding at an astonishing rate worldwide thanks to two main reasons. The first being the technological advancements that are being made throughout the supply chain from modules […]

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ArcVera Renewables Hires Ron Nierenberg – Wind Industry Veteran, Meteorologist

ArcVera Renewables, a leading provider of consulting and technical services for renewable energy projects, has hired Ron Nierenberg in its wind energy team. He is an award-winning wind industry veteran and meteorological specialist with four decades of experience. Ron has more than 40 years of experience with meteorological consulting in wind energy. His expertise ranges from prospecting […]

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GE to Sell its 130-Yr-Old Lighting Biz to Savant Systems

American multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) on Wednesday said that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its 130-year-old Lighting business, GE Lighting, to Savant Systems, a leading player in the smart home space. However, the financial details of the transaction were not disclosed by the company. For many years the company was looking […]

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Full Value of Small Scale Solar Plus Storage yet to Realised: DNV GL

BTM Solar Plus Storage systems can be advantageous to many types of customers, but energy providers have not accessed their full value yet. Behind the Meter (BTM) Solar Plus Storage systems can be advantageous to many types of customers, from individual homeowners to Fortune 500 companies with large portfolios and footprints, but energy providers have […]

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Alliant Energy Planning for 6 Solar Projects Worth 675 MW in Wisconsin

Alliant Energy has announced its plans to acquire and advance 675 MW of solar projects in mostly rural areas in six counties of Wisconsin. Alliant Energy has announced its plans to acquire and advance 675 megawatts (MW) of solar projects in mostly rural areas in six Wisconsin counties: Grant, Jefferson, Richland, Rock, Sheboygan and Wood. […]

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15 GW Renewable In Two years In The EU to Recover From Pandemic

The European Commission or EU, is planning a massive 15GW push for renewable energy tenders in the next 2 years to pull the union out of the recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The EU has suffered the highest mortality counts as of now, and countries across the continent have struggled to manage wide, extended […]

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Polyamide Backsheets From Tomark-Worthens Join the Fray for Backsheets Market

Backsheets, literally the backbone of your solar modules, have been on their own trail of innovation and improvements, ever since the cell and modules part of the business picked up pace. Importantly, with the relentless pressure on the solar sector to match costs of competitors like thermal and others, every part of the supply chain […]

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Belectric Builds Solar System for Netherlands’ 1st Green Hybrid Project

German solar power specialist Belectric undergoes construction of a solar power system for Vattenfall’s first complete hybrid power plant called Haringvliet Zuid energy park. This park will consist of a wind farm of 22 MW of capacity, a battery storage system of 12 MW of capacity and a large-scale photovoltaic (PV) system constructed and commissioned […]

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