Solar

Inovateus Solar, a solar developer, and En-Trust, an energy service and finance company for K-12 education, announced last week that they are collaborating on ten solar and energy efficiency projects for six Ohio school districts. Inovateus is in the process of completing 10 solar installations at the Ayersville, Elida, Holgate, Liberty, Wauseon and Millcreek-West Unity...
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Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) filed an application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) for a 20-MW solar array in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. The O’Brien Solar Fields project will provide solar energy to local businesses, municipalities and public institutions under MGE’s Renewable Energy Rider (RER). Six organizations have agreed to receive the clean solar...
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Amazon  recently announced five new renewable energy projects in China, Australia and the U.S. that further support Amazon’s commitment to reach 80% renewable energy by 2024 and 100% renewable energy by 2030, as well as to reach net zero carbon by 2040. Amazon’s first renewable energy project in China is a 100-MW solar project in Shandong. Once complete, the project is expected to...
C&I

The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Institute and Brattle Group have released a new report suggesting multiple clean energy policy pathways increase access, lower costs, and drive decarbonization of the electricity sector. According to the Renewable Energy Policy Pathways Report, expanding competitive supply options, utility subscription programs and renewable energy portfolio standards can provide attractive near and long-term...
Solar

Maryland-based solar energy company, Standard Solar Inc., announced its completion of a 3.2 MW, 17-acre solar project in Wallingford, VT. The project will be owned and operated by Standard Solar and provide clean energy to Vermont’s utilities under the states Standard Offer Program. The company partnered with developer MHG Solar on the project and Positive...
Solar

Installations to fall 18% in 2020 The coronavirus pandemic will have a significant impact on the global solar PV market. Construction and development is slowing as countries around the world enforce unprecedented lockdowns. As the world economy faces severe economic disruption, Wood Mackenzie has downgraded its forecast for 2020 installations from 129.5 gigawatts (GW) to...
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Last month, Inovateus Solar said it completed three solar projects for Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO). The projects, which are the utility’s first solar installations, include a ground-mount solar array at NIPSCO’s Merrillville, IN headquarters. Consistent with NIPSCO’s steps toward a more sustainable energy future, Inovateus Solar achieved zero-waste construction by recycling equipment packaging...
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Axpo reports the Canton of Glarus in Switzerland has approved the construction of a 2-MW solar plant on Muttsee Dam, which impounds water for the 1,000-MW Limmern pumped storage plant The Glarus South municipality and Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) were also involved in the approval procedure and have approved the project. Axpo says...