Duke to decommission a nuke, solar coming to the Centre County jail: pvMB 5/30/19

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Duke to decommission the Crystal River nuclear plant earlier than scheduled –“Today, Duke Energy announced a plan to decommission its previously retired Crystal River Nuclear Plant in Florida by 2027 – nearly 50 years sooner than originally scheduled. The plan has no impact on customer bills. Duke Energy’s accelerated decommissioning plan is subject to approval by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Florida Public Service Commission. The process will take about a year to complete. If approved, decommissioning work will begin in 2020 and end in 2027. Duke Energy previously announced its decision to retire the plant on Feb. 5, 2013, and to decommission it by 2074.” Source: Duke

 

Peak Electric announces completion of 4 projects and 2.6 MW in Q1 – Peak Electric has annpunced the completion of the first of its slate of projects, with the aim of completing 30 MW by the end of the year. The Vermont based company successfully put on-line two 1.3 MW projects, one in Morrisville, VT and the other in Windsor, while also completing a 20.6 KW installation in Burlington and a 12.8 KW installation in Jericho. Source: Peak Electric

 

Solar array coming to roof of Centre Country jail – Breweries, schools, stadiums jails, rooftop solar is popping up everywhere. Today, the Centre County, Pennsylvania jail announced plans to install a  1,196 kw solar array on the roof of the facility. The project is anticipated to cost the county $1.6 million to install. The project will be developed by Centre County Solar Partners, LLC. Source: Centre Daily Times