Alliant Energy Introduces the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa

Alliant Energy has introduced the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa, a path for accelerating their transition to cleaner energy for customers.  The blueprint outlines the company’s plans to increase the use of renewable resources, including solar power, add more battery storage and build out the connected energy network. The company’s new roadmap also includes plans […]

SMA achieves 1 GW solar service portfolio with Brookfield Renewable

Following the execution of a Framework Agreement in November 2019, SMA America and Brookfield Renewable have successfully executed service agreements pertaining to an extensive 1 GW solar portfolio consisting of over 500 solar facilities across North America. The service agreements will focus efforts to maximize energy production and revenue creation using an innovative framework that… […]

Ardian, Skyline Renewables to Finance, Manage the Galloway I Solar Project

Skyline Renewables, a North American renewables company, backed by Ardian, a private investment house, say they will finance and manage the construction of a 250 MW solar project in Central West Texas. The Galloway I Solar Project, acquired from 8minute Solar Energy, is scheduled for operation by end of 2021. “The Galloway project is an […]

Expanding Transmission Across Eastern U.S. Supports Least-Cost Electricity Sector

By enabling more transmission across the Eastern U.S., there could be an almost entirely decarbonized electricity sector that employs 6 million more Americans and saves over $100 billion by 2050, according to a study recently released by Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG), Grid Strategies and Vibrant Clean Energy LLC (VCE), a company that […]

AEP Energy Signs Long-Term PPA with Atlanta Farms Solar Project

American Electric Power’s AEP Energy Partners subsidiary has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Atlanta Farms Solar Project, currently being developed by Savion, a renewable energy developer, for the project’s planned 200 MW output in Pickaway County, Ohio.   Construction of Atlanta Farms is scheduled to begin mid-to-late 2021, pending the approval of its permit […]

Arkansas Advanced Energy Association now official SEIA state affiliate

SEIA announced today that the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association (AAEA) is now an official SEIA state affiliate. AAEA becomes the 19th SEIA affiliate and builds on a growing network of solar advocacy groups in the Southeast region. These formal partnerships help to connect regional groups to additional resources and the national effort to promote solar… […]

Sun Valley Solar installs 350-kW PV carport at Arizona office project

Voya Financial’s newly constructed Chandler, Arizona, office features solar carports that are expected to offset more than 663.6 MWh of electricity in its first year of operation alone. In the first year of operation, the 350-kW SunPower solar carports are expected to provide 32% of the facility’s total energy, offsetting purchased utility power by the… […]

Heliene releases 500-W bifacial solar module

North American solar panel manufacturer Heliene has released a 96-cell bifacial solar module with a 500-W front output. The Canadian company has a 140-MW manufacturing plant in Mountain Iron, Minnesota, in addition to its plant in Ontario, Canada. The bifacial panel joins its 96-cell line of monofacial modules. The newest bifacial model uses M2 wafers… […]

Alliant Energy releases plan to add 400 MW of solar to Iowa’s grid by 2023

Alliant Energy introduced the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa, a path for accelerating its transition to cleaner energy for customers. The Blueprint outlines the company’s plans to increase the use of renewable resources, including solar power, add more battery storage and build out the connected energy network. The company’s new roadmap also includes plans to… […]

AEP Energy signs PPA for full output of 200-MW Ohio solar project

AEP Energy Partners, a subsidiary of utility American Electric Power, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Atlanta Farms Solar Project, which is currently being developed by Savion in Pickaway, Ohio, for the project’s planned 200-MW output. Construction of Atlanta Farms is scheduled to begin mid-to-late 2021, pending the approval of its permit with… […]