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Solar project helps to reclaim site of notorious Boston-area toxic waste case

A cluster of cancer cases in Woburn, Massachusetts, in the 1980s prompted a major pollution lawsuit that eventually inspired a book and subsequent movie. Now, a community solar project is bringing “new, positive life” to the site.
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Dominion Energy proposes its largest expansion of solar and energy storage

Dominion Energy has informed Virginia regulators of its plan to add 11 utility-scale solar projects, two small-scale distributed solar projects, one solar+storage project, and one stand-alone energy storage project.
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Solar, storage lead MISO’s record-setting interconnection queue

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator has received a record 487 applications for interconnection this year, with renewable energy representing 64 gigawatts, or 83%, of the proposed new generating capacity.

Seeking solar power for all Puerto Rican homes

Residents of Puerto Rico are ready for energy democracy. Specifically, a resilient, renewable electricity system with equitably shared benefits.
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France to add 3.7GW of solar capacity with €5.7bn aid

France is set to expand its portfolio of renewable energy capacity with an additional 3,700MW of solar energy using €5.7 billion ($6.7 billion) in funding approved by the European Commission.
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Lululemon signs agreement to reach 100% renewable electricity for North American operations

Lululemon has signed a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its North American operations.
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Babcock & Wilcox acquiring Illinois-based solar project builder

In another strong sign of the times, longtime conventional power equipment supplier Babcock & Wilcox is strengthening its move into renewable energy technologies with the acquisition of a solar construction firm. Ohio-based boilermaker B&W has...
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New York activates its largest opt-out 100% renewable energy program

New York's largest program automatically providing residents with 100% locally sources renewable energy has been activated in Rochester.
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The policies that could send the global rooftop solar market to 2,000 GW

The global rooftop solar market has the potential to exceed 2,000 GW of generation and 1,000 GWh of energy storage by 2050 through careful policy design, according to a new report.
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Utility-scale solar project planned for former coal mine

A former coal mine in Southwest Virginia will be redeveloped as a 50-megawatt utility-scale solar project.