Largest California solar-plus-storage project agreement signed

“Canadian Solar Inc. recently announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy LLC, has signed two 15-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power for a 150-megawatt solar power system with 180 megawatt-hours (MWh) of battery storage. This joint procurement effort represents the largest contracted solar-plus-storage project in California…

SV Clean Energy signs major contracts for California’s largest solar-plus-storage projects

“Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) signed two long-term agreements for the largest utility-scale, solar-plus-storage projects to be built in California. The two projects will provide 153 megawatts (MW) of solar and 47 MW of storage and will be developed by Electricité de France (EDF) and Recurrent Energy Development Holdings, LLC. (Recurrent). These projects will come…

Florence’s brutal winds will test the Carolinas’ solar boom

“The nation’s second-biggest solar region is facing the first real-time test of its systems, with Hurricane Florence threatening the Carolinas with winds well in excess of 100 miles per hour and torrential rains. SunPower has already begun preparations, including shifting the angles of its solar-power trackers, according to Werner. It’s a type of preparation new…

Escondido high schools shifting to solar power

“For the Escondido Union High School District, it started as a way to save money on its monthly bills. Yet, in so doing, the district has embarked on a broader plan to transition toward using more solar power as part of its energy portfolio. The current iteration of that effort is being led Mark Cavassa,…

Brighter Future: A Study of Solar in U.S Schools

The Solar Foundation, Generation 180, and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) prepared this second edition of the report, Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools, first published in 2014. This latest study represents the most comprehensive inventory of solar schools across America. The primary goals of this report are to: -Show the…
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