Longroad Energy Reaches Financial Close on Muscle Shoals Project

Longroad Energy, a U.S.-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, has reached the financial close and sale of the Muscle Shoals Solar project, a 294 MW DC project located in Colbert County, Ala.   Ørsted, the global renewable energy company, acquired… Read moreLongroad Energy Reaches Financial Close on Muscle Shoals Project

DTE Electric’s New Renewables Plan Approved by MPSC

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has approved DTE Electric Co.’s amended renewable energy plan (Case No. U-18232), expanding the company’s portfolio of wind and solar power generation facilities and addressing concerns raised by the commission in previous orders, including… Read moreDTE Electric’s New Renewables Plan Approved by MPSC

Alliant, DOE and IEDA Support Solar+Storage Solution

Alliant Energy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) have jointly supported an innovative solar+storage solution in Decorah, Iowa. The project looks to seamlessly connect customer-owned solar while maintaining reliable electrical service across the… Read moreAlliant, DOE and IEDA Support Solar+Storage Solution

Conservation Groups Take Legal Action in Arizona Court of Appeals

Five climate and energy-conservation groups have taken legal action in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge an Arizona public power utility’s discrimination against rooftop-solar customers. The Salt River Project recently raised electricity rates for rooftop-solar customers by 60%…. Read moreConservation Groups Take Legal Action in Arizona Court of Appeals

Metro Reaches Solar Carport Deal with SunPower, GSRP

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro), a tri-jurisdictional government agency that operates transit service in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, has reached a deal worth up to $50 million over 25 years with SunPower Corp. and Goldman Sachs Renewable… Read moreMetro Reaches Solar Carport Deal with SunPower, GSRP

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