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Standard Solar Adds Community Solar Project to Bring Clean Energy to Maine Businesses

More than 20 Maine-based commercial and institutional organizations are reducing their energy costs and contributing to the clean energy economy through a new community solar project in Bethel, Maine. The project, which is complete and operational, was financed and is owned and operated by Standard Solar and developed in partnership with ECA Solar. This new […]

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Heliogen, Woodside Collaborate on Innovative Solar Technology Project

Heliogen, a provider of AI-enabled concentrated solar energy, has taken further steps toward deployment of its new solar energy technology with Woodside Energy (USA) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian energy producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd. Woodside has granted Heliogen a limited notice to proceed (LNTP) to begin procurement of key equipment for a 5 […]

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Antin Infrastructure Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Origis Energy

Funds managed by Antin Infrastructure Partners, an infrastructure investment firm, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Origis Energy, a U.S. renewable energy platform, from its CEO and president Guy Vanderhaegen, and Global Atlantic Financial Group. The company focuses on developing, building and operating utility-scale solar and storage assets, as […]

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GE Research, Prolec GE Team Up for First Large Flexible Transformer to Enhance U.S. Grid

In what represents a major step toward modernizing the foundation of the U.S. grid, GE Research and Prolec GE have teamed with Cooperative Energy to develop and install the world’s first flexible large power transformer at the utility’s major substation in Mississippi. This substation is part of a service network that delivers power to nearly […]

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Electricity Sector Leaders Start Alliance to Meet Canadian Emissions Targets

Six associations representing the leading suppliers of electricity to consumers and markets in Canada have announced the creation of Electricity Alliance Canada (EAC), a coalition promoting the power of electrification to lead the way to a sustainable energy future. The founding members are Canadian Electricity Association, Canadian Nuclear Association, Canadian Renewable Energy Association, Electricity Human […]

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Renewables Will Make Up Majority of Global Generation Increases, EIA Projects

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2021 (IEO2021) report suggests that renewable resources – particularly solar and wind – will be the largest contributor to the growth in electricity generation through 2050. However, certain regions will still mainly use coal resources for electricity generation. Of the world’s existing coal-fired generating capacity, 99% […]

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NREL, Mines Research Could Indicate Ways to Manufacture Better Silicon Solar Panels

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Colorado School of Mines are applying a new technique to identify defects in silicon solar cells that cause a drop in efficiency. The lessons learned at the atomic level could lead to improvements in the way manufacturers strengthen their products against what […]

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Nautilus Solar Energy, Veolia Develop Solar Power for Public Housing Authorities

Nautilus Solar Energy and Veolia North America (VNA) are joining forces to support members of the Public Housing Association of Rhode Island (PHARI) in a project that will provide guaranteed energy savings to area housing authorities and bring electricity to thousands of low-income residents across the state from renewable solar projects. The effort, one of […]

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Sulus Solar Sells Oregon Solar Portfolio to SolRiver Capital

SolRiver Capital, a national solar investment fund, has acquired a portfolio of community solar and utility-scale solar PV projects from developer Sulus Solar. The portfolio consists of 14 projects in Oregon totaling 38 MW DC. Once completed, the projects will produce over 60 million kWh of electricity annually. The portfolio includes a combination of utility-scale […]

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Solar Alliance Contracts to Plan and Install Tennessee Solar Project

Solar Alliance Energy Inc. has signed a contract for a 526 kW solar system in Tennessee. Solar Alliance will design, engineer and install the project, which is scheduled to begin construction this month. The project is targeted for completion by the end of 2021. “This is one of our largest projects to date and it […]

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European Renewables Investment Manager Officially Opens U.S. Operations

Greencoat Capital LLP, a renewables investment manager in Europe with around $10 billion of assets under management, has announced its entry into the U.S. renewables sector with the opening of two new offices in New York and Chicago. Greencoat has also hired a senior U.S. team and has already invested $500 million into wind farm […]

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Electricity Sector Leaders Start Alliance to Meet Canada’s Emissions Targets

Six associations representing the leading suppliers of electricity to consumers and markets in Canada have announced the creation of Electricity Alliance Canada (EAC), a coalition promoting the power of electrification to lead the way to a sustainable energy future. The founding members are Canadian Electricity Association, Canadian Nuclear Association, Canadian Renewable Energy Association, Electricity Human […]

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