Capital Dynamics secures funding for 383-MW Eagle Shadow Mountain solar project

Clean Energy Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Capital Dynamics, has closed financing a solar photovoltaic project, located on the Moapa River Indian Reservation in Nevada. The Eagle Shadow Mountain project builds on the initial collaboration with 8minute Solar Energy, which continues to oversee project development. The project is anticipated to generate up to 400 new jobs… […]

Enel X to install solar + storage system at Eaton manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico

Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, and power management company Eaton announced plans for microgrid development in Puerto Rico. The initial 5-MW solar, 2.2-MWh storage project will be housed at Eaton’s Arecibo plant, which manufactures circuit breakers used in homes, buildings and a range of industrial applications. “We continue to see… […]

Cypress Creek Renewables sells 6.35-MW Massachusetts community solar portfolio to CarVal Investors

Cypress Creek Renewables announced it has completed the sale of two Massachusetts community solar projects totaling 6.35 MW to CarVal Investors. The projects, which are located in Bristol and Franklin counties, are community solar projects that Cypress Creek developed under the state’s Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program. “This expansion of the existing relationship between… […]

DSD Acquires New York Community Solar Portfolio from Source Renewables

Distributed Solar Development (DSD) has acquired a three-project, 17 MW community solar portfolio from Source Renewables, a New York-based developer focused on community solar assets.  The three projects, one of which includes solar+storage, were developed by Source Renewables from greenfield and are expected to reach commercial operation next summer. “DSD was drawn to the Source […]

CPS Energy Issues RFP Seeking Solar, Energy Storage

CPS Energy, a municipally-owned, fully-integrated electric and gas utility, has formally launched a request for proposal (RFP) seeking to add up to 900 MW of solar, 50 MW of energy storage and 500 MW of firming capacity as part of the utility’s new FlexPOWER Bundle initiative. The FlexPOWER Bundle is part of CPS Energy’s Flexible […]

KACO new energy releases two new utility-scale string inverters

KACO new energy announced the release of two new utility-scale solar PV inverters with outputs of 155 and 165 kW featuring silicon carbide power transistors. This thermally optimized semiconductor material results in cost savings for the construction and operation of utility-scale solar power plants. The blueplanet 155 TL3 and 165 TL3 offer 15% more power… […]

Cuomo Adopts New Regulations to Strengthen Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has adopted new regulations to strengthen the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation’s first regional program to cap and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector.  The regulations, which have been adopted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York State Energy Research and Development […]

McCarthy will support apprentice program to recruit more military veterans for careers in solar

Large-scale solar contractor McCarthy Building Companies is partnering with Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) to recruit and train veterans for careers in the construction trades, addressing a national workforce shortage. Together, the two organizations will identify and enroll veterans with military occupational specialties in an apprenticeship program that can lead to full-time employment with McCarthy. McCarthy… […]

Solar Basics (At Home!): What are solar charge controllers?

Solar Basics is a video series by Solar Power World created to help installers learn about the business, tools and tricks of the solar power trade. Customers who want a hybrid solar + storage system that can sell solar-generated electricity during the day and store that power for use at night, during an outage or… […]