Recurrent Energy Sells Two Texas Solar Projects

Canadian Solar Inc.’s Recurrent Energy LLC subsidiary has sold the Maplewood 1 and Maplewood 2 solar projects to an annuity and life insurance company from the U.S. Both projects, located in Pecos County, Texas, with a combined capacity of 250 MW AC, are currently under construction. They are expected to reach commercial operation before the […]

National Grid Secures Growth for Renewable Energy Portfolio

National Grid’s Emerald Energy Venture LLC joint venture has secured a $150 million portfolio revolving facility, with a feature that will allow an increase to $250 million beginning in mid 2022, to support the growth of its U.S. renewable energy portfolio. The new financing will support the construction of solar, battery storage and wind projects […]

Duke Energy Florida to Develop Four New Solar Power Projects

As a part of its renewable generation portfolio expansion, Duke Energy Florida has released the locations of its four newest solar power plants. Each of the new developments will be 74.9 MW facilities with single-axis tracking bifacial solar panels. The Hildreth Solar Power Plant will be built on 635 acres in Suwannee County, Fla. Once […]

Enable Energy Relaunches as BayWa r.e. Power Solutions

BayWa r.e. has formally launched BayWa r.e. Power Solutions Inc. following its recent acquisition of the former Enable Energy Inc. The new division is a solar and battery energy storage systems engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) provider. BayWa r.e. Power Solutions has installed more than 100 MW of solar and 175 MWh of storage, with […]

Cenovus Energy Signs Power Purchase Agreement with Cold Lake First Nations

Cenovus Energy Inc. has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) to buy solar power and the associated emissions offsets from a partnership between Cold Lake First Nations (CLFN) and Elemental Energy Inc. The PPA is for the output of a 150 MW project in southern Alberta that is expected to begin producing electricity in […]

Major Solar Developments to Replace Coal-Fired Generation in Northern Nevada

Avangrid Renewables LLC and Primergy Solar LLC have confirmed a sale agreement for a 600 MW AC portfolio of solar generation and energy storage projects currently under development in Humboldt County, Nev. Avangrid Renewables initiated this portfolio in 2017 after announcing the anticipated closure of its 522 MW coal-fired North Valmy Generating Station. The company […]

Energy Storage Association to fold into American Clean Power Association

The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. ACP launched in 2021 as a new trade association unifying the wind, solar, storage and transmission industries. Previously, ACP… […]

Solar + storage installer Enable Energy changes name to BayWa r.e. Power Solutions

BayWa r.e. Power Solutions Inc., the new brand identity for the former Enable Energy, launches today after BayWa r.e. acquired Enable in September 2020. BayWa r.e. Power Solutions is now a national solar + storage EPC for the commercial, industrial and utility sectors. The new-named BayWa r.e. Power Solutions has installed more than 100 MW… […]

At current growth rates, the U.S. unlikely to reach Biden’s 80% clean energy by 2030 goal

After reviewing 10 years of data from the EIA and FERC, including future forecasts by both agencies, the non-profit SUN DAY Campaign has determined the United States will fall short of President Biden’s clean power goals for 2030 unless growth of renewables is accelerated. EIA’s most recent “Electric Power Monthly” report reveals that renewable energy… […]