Nexamp announces 6 storage projects, Solar FlexRack closes on half a GW in 2019: pvMB 9/19/19

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Nexamp announces 6 storage projects – With more than 51 MWh of capacity, Nexamp has announced that it is deploying its first energy storage projects across sites in New York and Massachusetts. Nexamp was was awarded 40 percent of the capacity available in the first block of the NY-Sun program. Source: Nexamp

 

Solar FlexRack closes half a GW in business in 2019 –Solar FlexRack announced today that the company will close over a half a gigawatt of business in 2019 with sales for the firm spanning North America. Solar FlexRack’s contracts cover the utility-scale and commercial & industrial market segments, and also include projects in landfill solar, agriculture, municipalities and community solar… The company’s solar tracker orders have soared in 2019, amounting to approximately half of the company’s annual sales. Solar FlexRack’s TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker, an economical and structurally stable tracking technology, led the field followed closely by the FlexRack Series G3-X, one of the best field-assembled fixed tilt, ground-mount racking systems available. The company also closed several milestone solar projects in 2019 that included a 105 MW project in North Carolina, a 50 MW project in Connecticut, a 28 MW project in New Jersey and 26 projects in Georgia Power’s REDI Program.” Source: Solar FlexRack

 

100 CEOs sign Climate Action support statement – B Corps has coordinated a collective action among business leaders to demonstrate the business community’s support for the students’ climate strikes and their call for climate action. While most of the signees are Canadian or from the U.K., there are a handful of Americans on the list. The full list of CEOs and businesses that have signed this statement for climate action now is available here. Source: Climate Action Now

 

Solar Frontier Americas acquires 50.5 MW project from Samsung Solar Energy – “Solar Frontier Americas announced that it has further expanded its power generation portfolio with the acquisition of a 50.5 MWDC solar project purchased from CS Solar, joint venture company of Samsung Solar Energy. The project is located in Stanislaus County, California, a few hours southeast of San Jose. Power from the project will be supplied to Silicon Valley Power (the not-for-profit municipal utility of Santa Clara, California) through a power purchase agreement (PPA). Construction on the Central 40 solar project is expected to begin in 2020 with the project coming online later that year. Solar Frontier Americas will be the long-term owner and operator.” Source: Solar Frontier Americas

Constellation signs 175 MW of purchase agreements –Constellation has announced an agreement with three major commercial customers to power their operations with renewable energy. At 175 megawatts, this project is the largest of its kind for Constellation, an Exelon company. Major commitments from Johns Hopkins University; McCormick & Company, a global leader in flavor that manufactures, markets and distributes flavorful products to the entire food industry; and the TJX Companies, Inc., a major off-price apparel and home fashion retailer, resulted in Constellation’s agreement to purchase the renewable power and project-specific renewable energy certificates (RECs) from the Skipjack Solar Center. Skipjack Solar Center is a large new solar plant being developed in Charles City County, Va., on former working timber land. Expected to come online in 2021, the solar project is being built by sPower, an AES and AIMCO Company, and a national leader in the development, construction and operation of solar power facilities.” Source: Constellation