Dominion acquires 95 MW in Virginia, PG&E pays Topaz Solar: pvMB 9/27/19

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Dominion acquires 95 MW in Virginia – Dominion has closed on two solar projects located in virginina, buying them from Savion LLC. The two projects are the 15 MW Myrtle Solar project, located on about 120 acres in the City of Suffolk is expected to enter service in the second quarter of 2020, while he 80 MW Greensville Solar facility will occupy more than 1,000 acres near Emporia, Va., and is targeted to come online in late 2020. Power generated at the two sites, as well as the renewable energy credits, will go to telecommunications company T-Mobile USA, Inc., under long-term contracts. Source: Dominion 

 

174 Power celebrates impending opening of company’s first solar + storage project – “174 Power Global, this week is dedicating the imminent completion of its Imeson Solar (dba SunPort Solar), nine megawatt (MW) DC solar plus battery energy storage system (BESS) generation facility, in Jacksonville, Florida. 174 Power Global will own and operate the facility, from which the power will be purchased by Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) for the next 25 years.” Source: 174 Power Global

 

PG&E pays Topaz Solar – Despite all of the concerns around the utility’s bankruptcy, PG&E yet again is maintaining payments on the Topaz Solar farm. Topaz received full contract payment this week for its August 2019 energy deliveries to PG&E. Source: Topaz Solar Farm LLC

 

CS Energy completes New Jersey community solar project – “CS Energy (formerly Conti Solar) a leading integrated energy company that develops, designs and builds optimized projects in the solar, storage and emerging energy industries, announced the completion of the Cinnaminson Township capped-landfill solar project for Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) New Jersey’s largest electric and gas utility. The 13 megawatt-dc (MW-DC)Cinnaminson Township site is the largest solar development project undertaken to date in Burlington County. Built over a Superfund site, the 25-acre project is part of PSE&G’s Solar 4 All program, which is concentrating on turning landfills and brownfields green by building solar farms on otherwise unusable sites. The program aims to develop 158 MW-DC of universal solar capacity, enough energy to power more than 25,000 New Jersey homes, and as with every Solar 4 All project, the Cinnaminson project will provide clean, renewable energy to all PSE&G customers, including those without existing solar systems.” Source: CS Energy

 

Enel X brings EV chargers to UMass Boston – “Enel X signed an agreement with the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Boston to install a 1 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) facility integrated with a 0.5 MW/2.0 MWh lithium-ion energy storage system, as well as 11 Enel X JuiceBox electric vehicle (EV) smart charging stations at the campus. The project is expected to be operational by the first half of 2020.Under the terms of the agreement, Enel X will purchase, install and operate the system on behalf of the University. The 1 MW rooftop solar facility, designed and developed in partnership with leading US provider of solar photovoltaic solutions EnterSolar, is expected to generate up to more than 1,200 MWh annually of renewable energy.” Source: Enel X