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Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in #Texas

Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in Texas Solar Plus Development, a subsidiary of Plus Renewable Technologies, Limited, and Avondale Solar LLC have entered into an agreement with J-POWER USA Development Co. to jointly develop a 350 MWac solar PV project in Wharton County, Texas — Red-Tailed Hawk Solar — that they have … Continue reading Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in #Texas

Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage

Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage While it is currently highly dependent on natural gas generation today, about 95% of ISO-New England’s (ISO-NE’s) interconnection request queue—a proposed total capacity of 20.9 GW—comprises wind, solar, and battery projects. That clearly indicates that developers in New England’s wholesale market “are looking to … Continue reading Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage

Lendlease sells 160-MW #Sacramento solar project to D.E. Shaw

Lendlease sells 160-MW Sacramento solar project to D.E. Shaw Lendlease, an international property and infrastructure group, announced that D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) has acquired the 160-MWAC Rancho Seco Solar II project, located in Sacramento County, California. The project, initially developed by Lendlease, has a 30-year PPA in place with the Sacramento Municipal Utility … Continue reading Lendlease sells 160-MW #Sacramento solar project to D.E. Shaw

#New_York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction

New York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he is advancing a 30-day budget amendment to dramatically speed up the permitting and construction of renewable energy projects, combat climate change and grow the state’s green economy. If adopted, the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and … Continue reading #New_York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction

Here’s sun in your eyes: #Kentucky_Utilities completes solar array for whiskey maker

Here’s sun in your eyes: Kentucky Utilities completes solar array for whiskey maker Solar aficionados can toast to this news if they so choose. Kentucky Utilities announced that its joint venture solar array is now online in Loretto. The 560 panels are producing to offset power use by Maker’s Mark whiskey production. The new ground-mounted … Continue reading Here’s sun in your eyes: #Kentucky_Utilities completes solar array for whiskey maker

A Korean Company Wants to Build a Solar Plant on Public Lands in #Arizona

A Korean Company Wants to Build a Solar Plant on Public Lands in Arizona The Trump administration has rolled back many Obama-era environmental programs, but so far, it hasn’t managed to kill them all. A little-known solar-energy program in the West is still kicking, and now, under that program, a California-based subsidiary of South Korean … Continue reading A Korean Company Wants to Build a Solar Plant on Public Lands in #Arizona