Solar Energy

Powering Solar to 2025 and beyond

The Technologies and Interventions That Will Drive Solar For the global solar sector, the pandemic hit home much earlier than it did for many other sectors. For even before global lockdowns became the norm, China’s early lockdown in late January, followed by other cities subsequently, was sufficiently disruptive for global shipments of solar equipment, of […]

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Lebanon’s All Woman Solar Team At Rise2030 Breaks Down Barriers

The phenomenal women-led team is creating employment opportunities in their region, helping save planet Earth and clearly empowering women, all that can be expected for solar to thrive. Among the winners of the 2020 UN Global Climate Action Award winners, Lebanon’s RISE2030 is as unlikely as they come. A community-led initiative that aims to empower […]

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Dominion Energy Proposes Largest Slate of New Solar Facilities in Virginia

Dominion Energy Virginia proposed its largest slate yet of new solar projects as the company moves forward to provide customers with more clean energy. The nine solar facilities would bring nearly 500 megawatts (MW) of new renewable energy to customers, enough to power around 125,000 homes at peak output. The proposal comes just months after […]

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Turnkey Capital Signs LOI to Acquire ‘Affordable Solar Solutions’

Turnkey Capital has announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Affordable Solar Solutions (“Affordable Solar”), a solar photovoltaic (PV) design and installation firm currently servicing the Southeastern U.S. Affordable Solar was founded to address the way that society thinks about and uses energy. With a focus on seeking solutions to the world […]

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AEP Energy Signs PPA for Output from New Savion 200-MW Solar Project in Central Ohio

American Electric Power’s (NASDAQ: AEP) AEP Energy Partners subsidiary has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Atlanta Farms Solar Project, currently being developed by Savion, a renewable energy developer, for the project’s planned 200 MW output in Pickaway Co. Ohio. Construction of Atlanta Farms is scheduled to begin mid-to-late 2021, pending the approval of its permit with […]

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Ardian & Skyline Announce 250 MW Solar Project With Consortium Of Financing

Texas project is Skyline’s first solar asset, bringing portfolio to more than a gigawatt of wind & solar Skyline Renewables, a leading North American renewables company, backed by Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, announced today that they will finance and manage the construction of a 250 megawatt (MW) solar project in Central West Texas. […]

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Cost Reduction in Storage is Key for the Next Level of Solar Growth: Pradeep Chauhan

Pradeep Chauhan, Country Manager, Indian Subcontinent for Solarpack Corporacion Tecnologica, SA, the Spanish solar firm making waves finds himself in focus, after his firm made a record low bid of Rs 2.36 to win a 300 MW share at a SECI Auction this year. Solarpack, which has been bidding, and growing aggressively in multiple markets, […]

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Avaada Gets Relief at APTEL Against CERC Order for Maharashtra Project

Back in January this year, we had carried this story on how a CERC order had ruled against Avaada in a petition to stay cancellation of its PSA with SECI. Many of the other key issues in the project, like the  fate of the 28MW already built, or the power generated there, or even the […]

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NV Energy Requests Bids for Major Addition to Renewable Energy Portfolio

NV Energy today issued a request for proposals to add new renewable energy projects to its portfolio. This announcement follows the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada’s (PUCN) December 2019 approval of 1,190 megawatts of new solar energy and 590 megawatts of battery storage to be built in Nevada and serving customers by Jan. 1, 2024. […]

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