National Solar Tour will be hosted online and in-person this year

The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) announced the 2021 edition of the National Solar Tour. This annual grassroots solar event will take place virtually and in neighborhoods nationwide the weekend of October 2. The ASES National Solar Tour is a collection of “Local Solar Tours,” as well as standalone “Solar Sites” across the country. It… […]

Wells Fargo Purchasing Solar Capacity from North Carolina Project

Wells Fargo has become the latest large energy user to execute a renewable power agreement under Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage (GSA) program – building on the solar expansion in North Carolina. Wells Fargo will purchase more than 58 MW of solar capacity from the Blackburn Solar project, a planned facility on 600 acres in […]

DSS Launches Alset Solar to Develop Utility-Scale Solar on Underutilized, Unused Land

Document Security Systems Inc. (DSS), a multinational company operating businesses in brand protection technology, blockchain security, direct marketing and securitized digital assets, has launched Alset Solar Inc. Alset Solar was formed to pursue development of utility-scale solar farms, providing a clean energy future to polluted or underutilized properties to supplement the power grid or provide […]

174 Power Global, Black Hills Energy Enter PPA to Develop Colorado Solar Facility

174 Power Global, a solar energy company, has entered into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Black Hills Energy to develop a 200 MW solar power production facility – Turkey Creek Solar – in Pueblo County, Colo. Once operational, the facility will contribute to Black Hills Energy’s Renewable Advantage plan, a clean energy growth […]

Wells Fargo sole off-taker on 58-MW solar project developed by NextEra Energy

Wells Fargo signed a 20-year PPA on a 58-MW North Carolina solar project being developed by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources. The banking company will take the total output of the Blackburn Solar Project, which is planned for a 600-acre plot in Catawba County and will operate under Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage program.… […]

PowerMarket rolls out new community solar marketplace website

PowerMarket launched its new website, which aims to have the most trusted marketplace for people to buy their power from local sources like community solar. Users will experience a redesigned marketplace of clean energy projects to help them select and enroll in a local project in minutes, along with updated news, team, and FAQ pages.… […]

Three solar sales model innovations in response to COVID

Sponsored content by Folsom Labs COVID-19, and all the restrictions that went with it, was a curveball for the entire world. As a result, solar developers across the globe have tried a variety of strategies to figure out how to grow in spite of the uncertainty. The team at Folsom Labs surveyed 50 of our… […]

Schneider Electric’s XW Pro Solar Hybrid Inverter Now SGIP Eligible

Schneider Electric Solar, a company that specializes in solar technology and energy management, says its XW Pro solar hybrid inverter is now eligible for California’s energy storage rebates.  Customers can install the XW Pro at low cost through the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP), which provides rebates to support homeowners and communities in acquiring affordable energy […]

Pine Gate Closes Financing on Massachusetts Agrovoltaic Projects

Pine Gate Renewables, a fully integrated utility-scale solar development company, has closed financing on two new dual-use solar projects that will bring 9 MW of solar energy and storage to the community of Carver, Mass., while also maintaining the ground for cranberry farming.  Solar Carver 1 will be built on a 70-acre site that will […]