Powin storage systems to be used in Massachusetts solar + storage projects

Powin Energy will supply its products to a portfolio of four solar + storage projects under development by Amp in Massachusetts. This portfolio represents Powin’s first projects incorporating its proprietary DC-coupled solar + storage solution. Construction is projected to start in early 2021.  Powin’s DC-coupled architecture incorporates Dynapwer DC/DC converters to charge the batteries with… […]

Madison Gas and Electric receives approval for 20-MW solar project in Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) received approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) for a 20-MW solar array to be built in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Known as the O’Brien Solar Fields, the project will provide locally generated solar energy to local businesses, municipalities and public institutions under MGE’s innovative Renewable Energy Rider (RER). “Clean… […]

Lightsource bp Closes on Bighorn Solar Financing Package

Lightsource bp has successfully closed on a $285 million financing package for the Bighorn Solar project – which will be located on EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel mill property in Pueblo, Colo. Xcel Energy, as the electricity provider for the steel mill, will purchase the power generated by the solar facility under a long-term contract with […]

Roll-A-Rack to Unveil Portable Racking Solution

Acme Express Inc., a technology company that develops applications for renewable energy industries, says it will soon unveil its faster, lower-cost, ballasted solar-racking solution. Acme Express Inc., dba Roll-A-Rack, will unveil its first portable, roll-forming machine in October at its virtual SPI 2020 showroom. The new roll-forming machine has been built by the company’s manufacturing […]

Albany Medical Center subscribes to 7.9 MW of community solar from Nexamp

Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center, has chosen to enroll in the Nexamp community solar program to support local clean energy projects while simultaneously saving money on its electric costs. Under the agreements, Albany Med will receive energy credits generated from four Nexamp solar farms located across National Grid’s service… […]

FirstEnergy Issues RFP to Purchase Ohio-Compliant RECs

FirstEnergy Corp., an electric utility headquartered in Akron, Ohio, has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to purchase Ohio-compliant renewable energy credits (RECs) for its Ohio utilities – Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Co. and Toledo Edison. The purchases will help meet the companies’ 2020 renewable energy targets established under Ohio’s alternative energy law. RECs sought […]