Headline Solar installing solar array on Illinois pasta manufacturing facility

Headline Solar is installing its largest commercial solar project to-date, a 113-kW array in DuPage County at Mazzone Pasta in Bloomingdale, Illinois. The 30,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility will have 286 solar panels covering 7,793 sq ft of rooftop and generate an estimated 143,120 kWh in electricity annually for the next 30 years. The facility plans to… […]

Recent solar graduates install first Illinois Solar for All project in Peoria

Last week, three graduates of the Illinois Solar Pipeline Training Program installed the first Illinois Solar for All project on the roof of Heaven’s View Christian Fellowship in Peoria, Illinois. These graduates are now employed by StraightUp Solar, a local solar installation firm. Illinois Solar For All brings resources for solar project development to environmental… […]

Georgia Power Expands Renewable Energy with New Solar Program

Georgia Power, the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Co., says it will continue to expand renewable energy in Georgia through its new Customer-Connected Solar Program (CCSP), a 25 MW distributed generation customer-sited program.  “We are excited to offer programs that help renewable energy grow and thrive in Georgia,” says Wilson Mallard, director of renewable development […]

ArcVera, VIM Partner to Provide Latin America with Assessment Services

ArcVera Renewables, a provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar and energy storage projects, has completed a partnering agreement with VIM Energy, a Panama-based renewable energy development services company with additional operations in Colombia and Mexico.  With this partnership, the companies will be able to provide clients in Latin America with turnkey solar […]

New Columbia Solar adds solar to GW rooftops as part of Solar for All program

A new solar project at George Washington University (GW) will increase solar electricity in Washington, D.C., and provide financial assistance to low-to-moderate-income residents across the District. The university provided rooftop space on five campus buildings for solar photovoltaic panels, while New Columbia Solar (NCS), a D.C.-based solar energy company, owns the solar panel system. The… […]

Georgia Power seeking 25 MW of solar project proposals

Georgia Power is partnering with solar developers through its Customer-Connected Solar Program, which plans to bring 25 MW of distributed generation customer-sited solar to the state. “We are excited to offer programs that help renewable energy grow and thrive in Georgia,” said Wilson Mallard, director of Renewable Development for Georgia Power. “This program will provide… […]

New Mexico utility replacing coal plant with solar + storage portfolio

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) unanimously approved replacement of the electricity that the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) receives from the San Juan Generating Station with a combination of solar generation, energy storage and demand response. The portfolio of resources approved by the Public Regulation Commission was developed by the Coalition… […]

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Launches Renewable Infrastructure Fund

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, an alternative asset management firm with over $30 billion under management, has launched the Kayne Anderson Renewable Infrastructure Fund (KARIX), a registered, open-end mutual fund offering daily liquidity.  The fund’s investment strategy is distinct in the marketplace, as it focuses exclusively on investing in companies that develop, build, own and […]

Solar Spotlight: CPS thinks string inverter warranties must evolve

In this special edition of Contractors Corner, solar inverter manufacturer CPS talks about the status of inverter warranties and how they need to improve to better serve project owners. Below is a portion of the company’s Solar Spotlight podcast with Solar Power World, but be sure to listen to the full episode here or on your… […]