PowerOptions, Solect Partner on Large-Scale Solar

PowerOptions, the largest energy-buying consortium in New England, has expanded its relationship with Solect Energy to offer large-scale solar and storage to its members. Solect, one of the top 10 commercial solar developers in the U.S., has been PowerOptions’ partner… Read morePowerOptions, Solect Partner on Large-Scale Solar

Nautilus Acquires Community Solar Development Portfolio

Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, a community solar owner and operator, has acquired a 15.1 MW community solar development portfolio from SGC Power, a full life-cycle set provider of products that help solar asset owners invest, build and operate projects which… Read moreNautilus Acquires Community Solar Development Portfolio

CIT Serves as Lead Arranger for Harts Mill Solar Project

CIT Group Inc. says its Power and Energy business served as lead arranger on a $118.5 million financing for the utility-scale Harts Mill Solar project in Edgecombe County, N.C. The project is owned by Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors L.P., an… Read moreCIT Serves as Lead Arranger for Harts Mill Solar Project

Capital Dynamics, Tenaska Enter Strategic Relationship

Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, says its Clean Energy Infrastructure business has signed an agreement with Tenaska to enter into a new strategic relationship, increasing its greenfield solar footprint in both the Midwest and Southeast U.S…. Read moreCapital Dynamics, Tenaska Enter Strategic Relationship

NREL Researchers Develop Novel Machine Learning Tech

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a novel machine learning approach to quickly enhance the resolution of wind velocity data by 50 times and solar irradiance data by 25 times –… Read moreNREL Researchers Develop Novel Machine Learning Tech

Central Hudson Partners with Sensus to Expand DER Capabilities

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. has selected Sensus, a Xylem brand, as its provider for grid monitoring technologies. Sensus’ remote telemetry module (RTM II), a wireless communication processing tool, was initially deployed to monitor grid conditions and protect against… Read moreCentral Hudson Partners with Sensus to Expand DER Capabilities

Sunrun Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Vivint Solar

Sunrun, a provider of residential solar, battery storage and energy services, and Vivint Solar, a full-service residential solar provider, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sunrun will acquire Vivint Solar in an all-stock transaction, pursuant to which each… Read moreSunrun Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Vivint Solar

Renewvia Launches New Operations and Maintenance Division

Renewvia Energy Corp., a global solar developer, has launched its U.S. Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Division.  This new division will provide customers across the U.S. with customized maintenance plans to optimize solar system uptime and improve overall performance, ultimately maximizing… Read moreRenewvia Launches New Operations and Maintenance Division

Holstein Solar Project Achieves Commercial Operation in Texas

8minute Solar Energy, a company that specializes in solar+storage solutions, and Duke Energy Renewables say the 280 MW Holstein solar project in Nolan County, Texas, has begun commercial operation.  Holstein is 8minute’s first solar project to come online in Texas,… Read moreHolstein Solar Project Achieves Commercial Operation in Texas

COVID-19 Results in the Construction of Fewer Solar Panels

The COVID-19 crisis has resulted in the construction of fewer new wind farms, solar panels and other facilities to produce renewable energy, according to a recently published article by ResearchAndMarkets.com, a global source for international market research reports and market… Read moreCOVID-19 Results in the Construction of Fewer Solar Panels