Illinois electric utility publishes online map of potential solar capacity

ComEd, Illinois subsidiary of Exelon, posts a Hosting Capacity Map showing solar potential based on infrastructure capabilities on a local basis.

North Carolina community seeks (more than) $250 million solar facility

Adani Solar USA is looking for 2,940 acres of land to build the second largest solar plant east of the Rocky Mountains. Local commissioners are moving prudently, initially stopping progress, but recent town meetings have shown support.

Wind and solar projects pump investment grade portfolio returns

Ullico has purchased part of a 1.3 GW wind+solar portfolio, originally developed and sold by sPower. The transaction, and other optimizations surrounding the portfolio, have increased the return on investment to 13% for one of the investment groups involved.

Consensus emerging behind large-scale solar in Georgia

The largest solar project in Georgia and the 2nd-largest east of the Mississippi has broken ground, as part of the ongoing growth in solar markets in the U.S. South. And at the project’s groundbreaking, the array of officials present shows widespread support for large-scale solar.

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Entergy to get Mississippi’s largest solar project

Recurrent Energy will construct a massive solar project for the Deep South power giant under a build-transfer agreement.

Investment grade solar power gets $362 million in green bonds

Dominion Energy has closed on a private round of bonds whose purpose is to cover the utility’s investments in 20 solar projects totaling 574 MW-AC, all of which hold long term contracts.

After more than a decade, the 500 MW Palen Solar Project is approved

EDF Renewables has gotten final approval from the Bureau of Land Management to move forward on its 500 MW-AC / 627 MW-DC solar power facility in Riverside County, California.

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Sunshine state makes solar powered moves

Florida regulators have given approval to Tampa Electric for 260 MW-AC of solar power across five single axis tracker facilities, as the company aims to deliver 600 MW-AC by the beginning of 2020.

Devil went down to Georgia for $89 million of solar power

The wholesale power buyer for 38 electric cooperative has signed a 30 year agreement to buy power from 106 MW-AC of solar at two projects in rural Georgia near the Alabama border.

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460,000 solar panels on their way in the Imperial Valley

Swinerton has begun work on the 200 MW-DC Mount Signal 2, one of a number of massive solar plants in Southern California’s Imperial Valley.

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