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AES Issues RfP Seeking 1 GW of Carbon-Free Energy Projects

AES has issued an RfP, seeking new and repowered carbon-free projects for its customers in the PJM area, inclusive of its strategic alliance with Google. AES has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP), seeking new and repowered carbon-free renewable energy projects for its customers in the PJM area, inclusive of AES’ strategic alliance with Google. […]

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Galehead Originates 100 MW Solar Project for Clearway Energy

Galehead has announced that it has completed its scope on the joint development of a 100 MW utility-scale solar project with Clearway Energy Galehead Development, an independent Boston-based energy development platform, has announced it has completed its scope on the joint development of a 100 MW utility-scale solar project with Clearway Energy, one of the […]

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US Solar Systems Prices Falling Faster Than Expected: WoodMac

Solar PV systems prices in the US are falling faster than expected across all market segments, primarily driven by module price reduction. Solar PV systems prices in the United States (US) are falling faster than expected across all market segments, primarily driven by module price reduction, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie. Residential system […]

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Trump Administration Lags Obama Record for RE Approvals: CAP

A new analysis has revealed that the Trump Administration has approved about half as many wind and solar energy projects as the Obama administration had at the same point. A new analysis by the Center for American Progress (CAP) has revealed that the Interior Department of the Trump Administration has approved about half as many wind […]

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Wells Fargo Inks Deal with Shell, MP2 Energy to Buy Renewable Power

USD 1.98 trillion company Wells Fargo has signed a structured renewable energy (RE) agreement with Shell Energy North America (Shell Energy) and its arm MP2 Energy, to purchase about 1,50,000 MWh of renewable energy every year. The deal will enable the company to use renewable power to meet 100 per cent of its energy consumption […]

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CIT Arranges $85 Mn Financing for 80 MW Solar Project in Colorado

Financial holding company CIT Group through its Power and Energy unit has arranged USD 85 million financings for an 80 MW Pioneer Solar project located in Colorado. CIT further served as sole lead arranger for financing on behalf of project sponsor Idemitsu Renewables, a leading solar project developer that has successfully built and sold hundreds of […]

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Targeted Public Spending, Policy Action will Bring Immediate Jobs, Boost GDP: Report

Governments can align immediate economic stimulus needs with medium to long-term decarbonisation and sustainable development objectives by targeting policy measures and public spending towards the energy transformation said the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in its newly published report. The intergovernmental agency, IRENA, in its report “Post-COVID recovery: An agenda for resilience, development and equality” outlines […]

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Silicon Ranch Begins Work on 20 MW PV Project to Power FB Data Centre

Silicon Ranch and PCL have begun construction on the 20 MW Odom Solar Farm, located near the city of Moultrie in Colquitt County, in Southwest Georgia. Silicon Ranch Corporation, one of the largest independent solar power producers in the US, and PCL Construction Services, one of the largest contractors in North America, have announced that […]

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Canadian Solar Inks 2 PPAs for 274 MW PV Projects in Brazil

Canadian Solar, a leading solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer, has recently entered into two private power purchase agreements (PPA) with Braskem S.A. and COPEL Energia for an aggregate 274 MW of capacity of solar power projects in Brazil. Braskem is a Brazilian petrochemical company and is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas. It […]

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