Study: Connecticut could conserve land by installing solar above parking lots

A study published in the current issue of Solar Energy shows that Connecticut could generate more than a third of the state’s annual electricity consumption with solar canopies built over large, existing parking lots.

Solar + storage provider unveils new financing structure for C&I, community solar projects

Under the framework, Q Cells will provide capital investment in exchange for the rights to future grid services revenue expected to be generated by the portfolio in California.

Anheuser-Busch begins construction on largest brewery solar project in U.S.

The solar project will generate 10% of the brewery's total electricity use and create 16 new jobs at the facility. Anheuser-Busch's Los Angeles brewery supports more than 100 brands.

Facebook building solar-powered data center in Arizona

Facebook will bring new solar projects totaling 450 MW to the local grid.

Ørsted, Microsoft enter into power purchase agreement for solar in Texas

Microsoft will buy power from Ørsted’s 430 MWAC solar energy center Old 300, which is expected to come online next year. The project is located on 2,800 acres of privately-owned land in Needville.

Interactive map shows how states can meet 50% of energy demand with solar

The analysis suggests that oversized solar photovoltaic can meet 50% of U.S. energy demand “firmly and affordably,” while occupying just .25% of the continental U.S. land surface.

Lagunitas brewery’s innovative 2.1-MW solar array brings a wealth of benefits

Lagunitas Brewing Company, where thousands of people congregate annually for live music, food and of course — craft beer — produces millions of barrels a year, and as a result uses a great deal of power.

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