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U.S. Commercial Solar Installations Reach Second-Highest Level In 2019

U.S. commercial solar installations reached the second-largest year ever during 2019, rising by 10%  year-on-year to 1,286 Mega Watts (MW), according to a report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), an industry body of US solar players. The report claims that around half of all the solar corporate solar capacity that has been installed […]

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Facebook Signs PPA to Purchase Power From Apex’s 300 MW Wind Project

Apex Clean Energy has executed a PPA with Facebook for approximately 170 MW of renewable power from its 300 MW Lincoln Land Wind project in Illinois. Apex Clean Energy has announced that Lincoln Land Wind has executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Facebook for approximately 170 MW of renewable power from the Illinois-based wind […]

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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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DESRI Closes Financing of 80 MW Sigurd Solar Project in Utah

With the beginning of construction on its fourth utility-scale solar project in Utah, D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) has closed the financing of the 80 MW Sigurd Solar project by securing both construction debt and tax equity financing. Commenting on the closing of the financing, David Zwillinger, CEO of DESRI, said that “the COVID-19 crisis […]

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DESRI Acquires 100 MW Utah Solar Project from Community Energy

In continuation of its 5th transaction with Community Energy, D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) has acquired the Hunter solar project of 100 MW capacity in Utah from a Pennsylvania-headquartered renewable energy project developer. Besides acquisition, DESRI has also closed on the financing and a tax equity commitment for this solar project. Further, this Hunter […]

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Facebook Green Energy Goals Speeding Transition in New Mexico: IEEFA

Construction of a major Facebook data center in New Mexico has lifted the local economy and accelerated the state’s transition toward renewable electricity Construction of a major Facebook data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico, has lifted the local economy and accelerated the state’s transition toward renewable-powered electricity, concludes a report published recently by the Institute […]

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Facebook Adds 9th Dominion Energy Solar Facility in Virginia to its Portfolio

Dominion Energy and Facebook are continuing their joint effort to increase renewable energy generation by adding a new solar facility in Virginia Dominion Energy and Facebook are continuing their joint effort to increase renewable energy generation by adding a new solar facility in Greensville County, Virginia, to the list of those that will be dedicated to Facebook. […]

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Walton, Silicon Ranch Announce 125 MW Solar Projects for Facebook

Walton EMC has executed contracts with Silicon Ranch on behalf of Facebook for two new solar projects totaling 125 MW for Facebook’s data center in Georgia. Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), a consumer-owned utility with a reputation for energy innovation, has executed contracts with Silicon Ranch on behalf of Facebook for two new solar projects […]

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Facebook’s 102.5 MW Solar Farm Commissioned in Georgia

Facebook’s first solar project in the state of Georgia, the 102.5 megawatts (MW) solar farm is now operational in Early County. Facebook‘s first solar project in the state of Georgia is now operational in Early County. Facebook representatives joined Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) and Silicon Ranch to “flip the switch” on the 102.5 megawatts […]

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