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Sunrise brief: Georgia Power RFP seeks 1 GW of renewables

Also on the rise: Canadian Solar wins 52 MW project with Colombia Ministry of Energy, and a Solar co-op launches in the Twin Cities. November 9, 2021 Ryan Kennedy PV on the Georgia Tech aquatic center. Image: Wikimedia Commons Canadian Solar wins 52 MW project with Colombia Ministry of Energy. The solar project Caracoli was …

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Polar Racking chosen by Branson group for St. Thomas solar rebuild

The 6.4 MW Donoe Solar Farm in St. Thomas, damaged in 2017, will use Polar’s PRU fixed-tilt racking system. April 16, 2021 Tim Sylvia Canadian solar mounting system supplier Polar Racking has been selected by BMR Energy as its racking & foundation supplier and mechanical installer to re-build the 6.4 megawatt Donoe Solar Farm in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The Donoe Solar …

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The Dominican Republic’s largest solar installation will use Trina modules

Trina has shared that it will be supplying 268,200 430/450 W double-glass TSM-DEG17M modules to the 120 MW Sunflower Solar Park, set to be constructed in the country’s San Cristobal province. January 20, 2021 Tim Sylvia One of the largest solar installations in the Caribbean is set to be constructed using Trina Solar panels, according …

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Hardware Brief: Solar mandate in real life, two types of weird new racking, 50/150 cell 500 watt module, more!

Module pricing is flat this week as the Chinese New Year approaches, Acme Express won $1 million to design new C&I racking, Unirac is testing a new connection technique, and Trina is deploying the largest and newest solar cell type. USA-Editors@pv-magazine.com gets your gear in here! January 24, 2020 John Fitzgerald Weaver Our featured image …

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Morning Brief: Virginia fills third-party pilot, S.C. House calls for Santee Cooper to go clean

Hello one and all and welcome to the first morning brief of your work week. Today we have BoxPower delivering microgrids to earthquake-affected communities in Puerto Rico, and Sullivan Power winning an award for its UC Irvine installation. January 19, 2020 Tim Sylvia Image: Boxpower Virginia third-party solar pilot full: Established in 2013, the state …

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Morning Brief: EV expansion in New Jersey, Visa is 100% renewable

Hello readers and welcome to another Hump Day morning brief. Today we’ve got Pepsico going 100% renewable, Sonnedix closing $15 million financing in Puerto Rico, JLC Infrastructure buying out Greenskies and more! January 15, 2020 Tim Sylvia NJ likely to pass EV law: Starting off in the Garden State, which by all accounts is set …

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NYSERDA, Solar Foundation and PathStone launch solar recovery and resilience program in Puerto Rico

The three groups, along with the U.S. Economic Development Administration will be providing $4.5 million to aid in job creation, education and resiliency and recovery measures in the wake of the two major hurricanes that have rocked the island. December 13, 2019 Tim Sylvia With a total of $4.5 million committed, The New York State …

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Montana utility wants gas units; Sierra Club suspects biased modeling

In developing its resource plan, NorthWestern Energy apparently used modeling assumptions that favor gas-fired generation, says the Sierra Club. The group has filed a legal motion requesting access to the modeling inputs, and to the model itself. November 6, 2019 William Driscoll Northwestern Energy, which serves most Montana residents, has submitted a resource plan that …

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Gas crowding renewables in Puerto Rico, EDF acquires PowerFlex, pvMB 9/4/19

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the pvMB. Today we’ll be checking out Three 10 MW installations coming to Missouri, Baker University’s 1 MW project, a SEIA permit process survey and more! September 4, 2019 Tim Sylvia Unapproved gas projects in Puerto Rico could crowd out renewables – While Puerto Rico’s energy law calls for 20% …

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Sunnova launches $300-350 million IPO

Sunnova has put some numbers on how much it expects to raise as it goes public. July 15, 2019 Christian Roselund On Friday, the fourth-largest provider of residential loans and leases in the United States moved forward as a public company, launching an initial public offering (IPO) of 17.6 million shares of common stock, with …

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