Strata Solar to build largest solar power plant in Washington

The 28 MW-DC plant is part of an upcoming commercial and industrial solar program – Solar Solect – being offered by local power company Avista Utilities. The state expects to triple total solar capacity by the end of 2020.

Coal bankruptcy burns 8Point3 on 20 MW solar power contract

FirstEnergy Solution Corp’s recent bankruptcy filing has put a solar power purchase agreement (PPA) with an annual value of $8 million, and a non-cash book value of $40-48 million at risk.

350 MW solar + 350 MW storage project moves forward in California

Recurrent Energy’s ‘Crimson’ project is proposed for siting on public land, and is moving forward in its environmental review.

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Sunlight Financial raises $225M for residential solar loans

The residential solar finance provider sees the capital covering approximately 9,000 solar loans at $25,000 each.

New York projects 100%+ solar market growth over 2017

State officials reveal that New York State has 693 MW of community solar on the way – and a total pipeline of almost 1 GW. The state further projects 500 MW of that might be installed in 2018.

Sunnova raises $100 million in equity

The Texas-based residential solar company has partnered with a group that focuses on long duration investments. Sunnova has raised more than $2.5 billion since 2012.

RGS Energy seeks $10M to commercialize Powerhouse solar shingles

RGS Energy, which bought global rights to Dow’s Powerhouse 3.0 solar shingles, has seen its timelines slip for UL certification of the product.

Oklahoma grows installed solar 31% with 10 MW project

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co has brought its second solar plant online and sold out the 10 MW-AC community project. The utility is now pondering future growth.

ITEK Energy limits single-use plastic with reusable solar panel packaging

The U.S.-based PV module maker has partnered with EckPack to use its ‘Trio’ packaging technology.

Tesla Solar Roof installations appearing in the wild

One installation in Silicon Valley included a 13.5kWh PowerWall and cost ‘mid-$50k’ after accounting for the 30% tax credit.

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