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Utility Scale PV

Leeward Renewable signs PPA for 72 MW solar, 144 MWh storage

The project is Leeward’s fourth PPA serving customers of community choice aggregators in the Kern County area north of Los Angeles.

Sunrise brief: Solar PPA prices to continue to rise as headwinds persist

Also on the rise: Mindful action is needed to increase Hispanic participation in solar, and a Hy Stor venture is the latest to join the growing list of hydrogen projects in the Gulf States.

Pfizer signs 15-year deal for 310 MW of Texas solar

The solar energy will be generated from Vesper’s 500 MW Hornet Solar project in west Texas.

REV Renewables gains backing from South Korean conglomerate

The deal will include a $300 million to $400 million investment to support REV’s portfolio of renewable power and energy storage projects.

Sunrise brief: Customer-sourced power makes it into a utility’s resource plan

Also on the rise: SolRiver Capital buys an Oregon solar development portfolio, Swell Energy expands its distributed power plant model, and a shift in focus is coming to a DOE loan program.

Sunrise brief: Koch JV expands its move into battery energy storage

Also on the rise: SEG Solar expands its module production in Cambodia, Kentucky’s solar pipeline looks impressive, and Summit Ridge starts work on a community solar portfolio.

Lightsource bp brings 300 MW of solar into service for steelmaker

The Bighorn Solar project is one of the largest on-site solar facilities in the U.S. dedicated to a single customer, with more than 750,000 solar panels on 1,800 acres near Pueblo, Colorado.

Middlebury College closes in on renewable energy goal with solar installation

The installation will provide the College with about 30% of its total electricity usage and bring Middlebury to 100% renewable power upon completion.

Sunrise brief: Funding rounds fuel international firms’ U.S. expansion plans

Also on the rise: DOE back a Shell-led group in a liquid hydrogen test project, and registration is open for our 2021 Roundtables USA event.

Sunrise brief: SEIA program aims to broaden solar’s workforce diversity

Also on the rise: PVEL adds hail stress test for modules, Wolverine signs PPA for 150 MW of capacity, and smart inverters are starting to strut their stuff.