Corporations crave solar more than ever before

Large corporations are purchasing solar in the pursuit of going 100% renewable like never before. However, while solar and wind purchase figures are on the rise, the avenues these purchases come from has changed over the past year.

Trina cells on a championship solar car, LONGi achieves highest bankability rating: pvMB 8/12/19

Happy Monday and welcome to this edition of the pvMB. Today we’ll be looking at Engie’s storage installation for a school district, Virginia’s Fairfax County seeking solar and more!

FPL’s “30 x 30” reaches Kennedy Space Center

The latest addition to FPL’s “30 x 30” plan is hoping to have a home next to the Kennedy Space Center, but the project’s partial wetland location could lead to issues.

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SOMAH reaches capacity on launch day

90% of the available capacity and funding under year one of California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program has been applied for, with waitlists growing by the hour.

Organic Valley goes 100% renewable like nobody has before

With a commitment beyond the company’s own needs, Organic Valley has partnered with OneEnergy Renewables and 13 municipal utilities to bring 32 MW of solar to the Badger State.

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Massachusetts’ (proposed) solar home mandate, Capital Dynamics acquires 180 MW: pvMB 8/7/19

Welcome one and all to the first Hump Day MB of August. Today we’ll be looking at Pivot Energy’s 25 MW community portfolio award, Vision Solar’s expansion and the success of Lightsail 2!

Duke keeps rolling in 2019 with a strong second quarter

Duke Energy’s financial results for Q2 2019 results show strong earnings, driven partially by the exponential year-to-year growth of the commercial renewables sector, as well as a short-term forecast of PV development.

Ranger Power courting buyers to put Nebraska on the solar map

The company has proposed a 230 MW installation just outside of Lincoln and has apparent support from the public, now they need someone to sell the power to.

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Empire Electric catches renewable fever, spreads it to neighbors

The small Missouri utility has proposed massive solar and wind development under its new integrated resource plan, with a focus on distributed solar.

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Microsoft is on a solar shopping spree

The tech giant has signed a power contract for the output of First Solar’s 150 MWac Sun Streams 2 solar plant, bringing its total procurement of solar to nearly 500 MW – but none of these projects have been completed yet.

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