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Enel starts construction of Peru’s largest solar PV plant

Enel, through its Peruvian renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), has started the construction of Rubi, which will be the first solar PV plant to be built by the Group in Peru and, once completed, will be the country’s largest PV facility with an installed capacity of 180 MW. “The start of construction […]

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Ameresco Commissions 5.3 MW Solar Project at Knox County Facilities

Ameresco has announced the completion of a $12.45 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC). In the spring of 2015, Ameresco was selected by Knox County to install more than 5 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic systems on the rooftops of 11 schools plus the Knox County Central Building, and ground-mount solar arrays at the Detention […]

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Nexamp Completes 2.6 MW Community Solar Project in Sutton, MA

Nexamp has today announced the completion of a 2.6 megawatt Community Solar project located on the Sutton-North bridge town line in southeastern Massachusetts. Consisting of over 8,000 panels, the project is one of the largest Community Solar projects in the Northeast serving local homes, nonprofits and small businesses. The new solar array is built on […]

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Dominion Announces Significant Expansion of Solar Energy in Virginia in Collaboration With Amazon

Dominion has announced a major expansion of its solar alliance with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Inc., an Amazon.com company, to add 180 megawatts of solar generating capacity in five Virginia counties. Construction of the facilities will be enabled through long-term power purchase agreements between Dominion subsidiary, Dominion Energy, Inc., and an affiliate of Amazon’s cloud […]

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Renewable Energy Policy FiT Analysis: Installed Capacity and Targets to 2020

Countries worldwide are planning to promote renewable energy in one way or the other in order to reduce dependency on fossil fuels. Hence, mandatory renewable energy targets are being laid down by the governments to ensure that the power producers produce certain proportions of the total electricity generation from renewable energy sources. For instance, the […]

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New York Auto Dealership Turns to Sun for Savings with Standard Solar

Yonkers, NY-based auto dealer Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln Mazda Subaru is turning to solar to save on its energy bills. Working with leading solar energy company, Standard Solar, the dealer installed a 1,272 panel, 394 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system. In addition to the 253kW array on its rooftop, the system also features two […]

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Geostellar Partners with Progressive National Baptist Convention and Together Solar to Launch Nationwide Community Solar Program

Geostellar, the nation’s original online solar energy platform, announced today a partnership with the Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC), a vital Baptist denomination with an estimated membership of 2.5 million people, and Together Solar, a developer of shared-solar energy generation projects, to offer clean, renewable power through PNBC member churches to their communities and congregations. […]

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First Solar, Inc. Announces Acceleration of Series 6 Solar Module Production to 2018; Restructures Operations; Updates 2016 Guidance & Provides 2017 Guidance

First Solar, Inc. announced an acceleration of Series 6 production into 2018, with approximately 3 Gigawatts of production expected in 2019. Over the course of 2017 and 2018 the Company’s existing production facilities will be converted to Series 6 production and the current Series 4 product will be phased out. As a result of the […]

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Biodico Completes Resource Assessment of ‘Zero Net Energy Farm’ in California

Biodico Inc. today said that it has completed its resource assessment to support the next stage of development for its “Zero Net Energy Farm” project, which is funded in part by the California Energy Commission to create environmentally sound energy solutions for the state’s agricultural industry. Based on the results, Biodico will proceed with the […]

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