National Land Realty, LandGate partnership will help developers site solar projects

National Land Realty (NLR) and LandGate (LG) have announced a strategic partnership to expand services, data intelligence and marketing capabilities within the land industry. “LandGate has developed incredible tools and valuation models for mineral, wind, solar, water and other resource segments that will allow National Land to offer our customers an end-to-end source for land… […]

Lightsource bp, McCarthy Building Partner on Bighorn Solar Project

In Sept. 2019, Xcel Energy and Lightsource bp signed a long-term power contract for a new solar power facility in Pueblo, Colo. One of the largest solar infrastructure projects in the state, the 300 MW Bighorn Solar project is being developed and financed by Lightsource bp, who will be the long-term owner and operator. McCarthy […]

TVA: New Solar Facility to Support Facebook Operations

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) says the new 70 MW solar facility in Madison County, Tenn., will support Facebook’s operations in the region. TVA is partnering with Nashville-based solar developer Silicon Ranch to develop the carbon-free energy. “TVA is building the energy system of the future by contracting 1,300 MW of utility-scale solar in the […]

Masdar, EDF Renewables Partner on Clean Energy Portfolio

EDF Renewables North America and Masdar, a global clean energy developer and a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Co., have agreed to partner on Masdar’s second strategic investment in the U.S. – a deal with EDF Renewables North America that will see it acquire a 50% stake in a 1.6 GW clean-energy portfolio. Under the terms […]

SEIA says organization is strong despite no 2020 in-person SPI

Although 2020’s Solar Power International conference will be all-virtual, hampering traditional exhibition and attendee revenue, the organization is still in a strong position going forward, said Jen Bristol, SEIA’s director of communications. Solar Energy Trade Shows (SETS) is the management company behind Solar Power Events and is co-owned by SEIA and SEPA. This year, the… […]

Saturn Power, UPower Begin Construction on Texas Solar Portfolio

Construction has begun on a portfolio of seven distribution-connected ground mount solar projects that will service the territories of five electric cooperatives in central and west Texas.  Renewable energy developers Saturn Power Inc., headquartered in Ontario, Canada, and UPower Energy, based in Austin, Texas, have worked collaboratively to develop this 7.5 MW solar portfolio which […]

HOMER adds new proposal writing feature to energy modeling software

HOMER Energy by UL, the global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, released a new HOMER Pro feature that eases the creation of information-rich proposals. Through its new proposal writer, system designers can quickly and efficiently produce professional reports that illustrate cost savings from distributed renewable energy projects, as well as technical… […]

Entegrity to develop 375-kW solar system for Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Solar developer Entegrity will install a 375-kW solar system in Carroll County, Arkansas, for the City of Eureka Springs. “We’ve been working with Entegrity since last fall to bring this project to fruition. We were impressed with the company’s experience and expertise,” said Eureka Springs Mayor Butch Berry. “We evaluated proposals from multiple energy services… […]