North Dakota secures solar relevance, support mounts for the Clean Energy Jobs Act: pvMB 7/22/19


Majority of IL Senate co-sponsors the Clean Energy Jobs Act –  It’s not a popularity contest, but it may as well be, as Illinois’ proposed Clean Energy Jobs Act has officially reached 30 cosponsors in the Illinois senate, which is a majority. You can read about the bill here. Source:



Biggest and first solar installation in North Dakota – North Dakota, welcome to the world of solar relevance! It’s great to have you. GivePower led the effort to build the CannonBall Community Solar Farm in partnership with Empowered by Light, a non-profit focused on solar micro grids for developing communities. Located three miles from the Dakota Access Pipeline and on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in CannonBall, North Dakota, the 300 kilowatt solar farm is a demonstration of the Sioux Nation Tribe’s long history of advocacy for the sovereignty of their land, renewable energy sources and environmental justice. Additional project partners include Indigenized Energy, which promotes renewable energy within the Sioux Nation, Jinko Solar, a commercial solar panel manufacturer and the Wallace Global Fund, a private foundation supporting engaged citizenry.” Source: GivePower



Soltage and Basalt launch fund to deploy 200 MW of solar – Leading independent power producer, Soltage LLC (“Soltage”) and the second flagship Basalt fund (“Basalt II”), an infrastructure equity investment fund, announced the launch of a new funding vehicle, Helios Power, which is expected to fund the construction of 200 megawatts (MW) of solar assets across the U.S.” Source: Soltage

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