Duke buys a 226 MW solar farm in Texas, QuickBOLT is hiring: pvMB 9/16/19

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Duke buys 226 MW Texas solar farm from Canadian Solar – “Duke Energy Renewables is expanding its solar energy portfolio by acquiring the 200 MWac/ 266-megawatt peak Rambler solar project from Recurrent Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar. The project will be located in Tom Green County, Texas and is expected to achieve commercial operation in mid-2020. The energy generated from the Rambler solar project will be sold to a customer under a 15-year agreement. The 200-MWac project will utilize more than 733,000 of Canadian Solar’s high efficiency bi-facial BiKu modules across approximately 1,700 acres west of San Angelo, Texas. Rambler will power the equivalent of 40,000 homes, and Duke Energy Renewables will provide long-term operations and maintenance services to the project… The project is expected to employ 400 workers at peak construction.” Source: Canadian Solar

 

150 MW APS RFP – Big solar in Arizona, big solar in Arizona! Arizona public service, the state’s largest utility, has released two separate Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for solar and wind resources. The solar RFP is for  up to 150 megawatts of APS-owned solar resources to be in service by Dec. 31, 2021. Projects must employ commercially proven technology and must be designed with the flexibility to add energy storage as a future option. For each RFP, a separate, third-party independent monitor will oversee the entire procurement process. Information about proposal requirements and bidder registration is now available online at www.aps.com/rfp. Source: APS

 

QuickBOLT is hiring salespeople on the East Coast and the Midwest –With the introduction of a new and improved QuickBOLT product at SPI 2019, the company is looking to expand its presence in both the East Coast and Midwest. Over 600,000 QuickBOLTs have been sold in the US already since 2012. The team at QuickBOLT is primed to get over the 1 million mount mark next year with the growth of solar in states such as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. Interviews for full time Outside Salespeople are currently taking place remotely with QuickBOLT’s California Headquarters. Those interested should send an email to gwiener@quickscrews.com with their resume. For more information on Careers at QuickBOLT, go to https://quickbolt.com/careers.” Source: QuickBOLT

 

Fisker brings on Nikolaj Coster Waldau as sustainability advisor – Hold on a minute, that’s Jaime Lannister! Fisker, the electric vehicle designer and manufacturer has announced that it will be adding Nikolaj Coster Waldau as sustainability advisor. Fisker shares that the Kingslayer will serve as a key partner and sustainability advisor to company Chairman and CEO, Henrik Fisker. Source: Fisker