Utility Scale PV

Illinois issues RFP for utility-scale and brownfield solar

An RFP due in August for solar larger than 2 MW plus brownfield solar projects of any size. Draft program rules for Illinois community solar programs are also expected in August.

Strata Solar implements total quality management program

North Carolina’s largest installer of utility- and commercial-scale solar systems spent two years developing and refining a total quality management program to showcase their commitment to getting projects done right the first time.


SunPower to build a 10 MW PV plant in… Oklahoma?

This will be the first plant of its size in the state, which has had a negligible solar market to date.

Duke to build its first solar plants in Kentucky

The company says that the plants will begin construction later this summer, with plans to complete the 6.8 MW of solar by the end of 2017.

EDF acquires 179 MW-AC of Nevada solar from First Solar

The renewables arm of the French energy giant has bought the Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 projects for an undisclosed sum.

NRG does (another) u-turn on renewables

The power giant is embracing a business plan that includes selling 50-100% of its renewables business and yieldco NRG Yield as part of a massive unloading of assets and investments.

8minutenergy and Capital Dynamics Announce 328 MW Mount Signal 3 Solar Project

Third phase of Mount Signal Solar Farm, among the largest PV projects worldwide, will be developed by 8minutenergy and owned by Capital Dynamics

PV plant built on nuke site as renewables surpass nuclear in March, April

The 1 MW plant on the site of half-built nuclear power plant in Tennessee is a harbinger of things to come in the U.S. and global electricity mixes, as demonstrated in March and April.

Yieldco 8point3 in holding pattern pending strategic review

The solar project holding company continues to shell out generous dividends, but project acquisition is on hold pending conclusion of the company’s strategic review.

New Jersey solar relatively steady in the first five months of 2017

Despite slower solar numbers in its monthly reports, NJ BPU expects a decline of at most 15% by the time data is finalized.

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