DOE ready to spend $8.25 billion to modernize U.S. transmission grid

The Dept. of Energy today announced the availability of up to $8.25 billion in loans from its Loan Programs Office (LPO) and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) for efforts to expand and improve the nation’s transmission grid — all in support of the Biden Administration’s commitment to modernize the nation’s power grid and infrastructure… […]

Michigan lawmakers introduce bipartisan community solar legislation

Michigan residents and communities would be able to participate in Michigan’s growing solar economy under bipartisan legislation introduced today by state representatives Michele Hoitenga (R-Manton) and Rachel Hood (D-Grand Rapids). House Bills 4715-16 would remove existing policy restrictions in Michigan to allow for the development of small-scale community solar projects that would enable greater access… […]

NYSERDA “Build-Ready” program will turn former mine into 20-MW solar project

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a lease-option agreement for the first build-ready site in New York State. Under this agreement, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority will work closely with the host communities and through New York’s Clean Energy Resources and Development Incentive “Build-Ready” Program to repurpose the formerly mined land in… […]

Array Technologies Secures Solar Tracker Contract from Primoris Services

Array Technologies, a manufacturer of ground-mounted systems used in solar energy projects, has been awarded a contract for up to 4 GW of trackers from Primoris Services Corp., a provider of specialty contracting services.  “We are pleased to expand our relationship with Primoris Renewable Energy,” says Jeff Krantz, CCO of Array Technologies. “This agreement builds […]

Leeward Renewable Energy Acquires Honey Creek Solar Project from TGE

Tri Global Energy (TGE), an originator and developer of utility-scale renewable energy projects, has entered into an agreement to sell two renewable energy projects – the 180 MW Hoosier Line Wind project and the 400 MW Honey Creek Solar project – to Leeward Renewable Energy, a growth-oriented renewable energy company that owns and operates a […]

CS Energy Breaks Ground on Upstate New York’s First Utility-Scale Solar Projects

CS Energy, an integrated energy firm that designs and builds optimized projects in the solar, storage and emerging energy industries, in close partnership with the Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group (GSRP) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), has successfully developed and initiated construction on 216 MW DC of new utility-scale […]

TGA Selects Origis Services as O&M Provider for 500 MW Texas Solar Project

Tokyo Gas America Ltd. (TGA) has selected Origis Services, a provider of operations and maintenance (O&M) and asset management services for solar and energy storage across North America, to manage the firm’s 500 MW AC Aktina Solar project in Wharton County, Texas.   Located near the Houston load center, Aktina is slated to be brought online […]

QuickBOLT’s QB2 Top Mount System Recieves Florida Regulatory Approval

QuickBOLT says its QB2 Top Mount solution has been approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations. Top Mounts are solutions mounted over a shingle, as opposed to lifting and placing them beneath. Now that QB2 has been approved, QuickBOLT says solar installers in Florida can expect an easier permitting process when submitting designs. […]