The 415 MW Radian project in Texas and the 313 MW Athos III project in California are expected to begin construction later this year, and will enter service in 2022.
Also on the rise: A 500 MW pumped storage project gets seed money from California, supply chain issues are pushing up prices and delaying projects, and Pine Gate Renewables completes a 108 MW project in North Carolina.
Sun Streams 2 is one of four Arizona projects that Longroad acquired from First Solar. The PV and storage portfolio totals roughly 900 MW with the potential for 1-2 GWh of battery storage.
Also on the rise: A big solar + storage project in New Mexico secures construction financing, and racking and tracker company OMCO Solar offers a business update.
With the market for solar modules ever-evolving, Array Technologies and PVEL released a study looking at the different module characteristics that affect site-wide tracker costs.
A Q1 market report said the biggest impact has been on utility-scale projects, with some developers trying to rework PPAs. It warned that “compounding cost increases across all materials are just beginning to affect installers.”
The projects will be used for the entity’s Green Invest program, which helps large-scale energy buyers meet their renewable needs.
Also on the rise: Sunlight opens a 2 GWh capacity lead and lithium battery plant in North Carolina, Bloom Energy deploys its hydrogen-based SOFC, and Schneider Electric is building a microgrid at a Connecticut campus.
The deal came through the company’s second partnership with Entegrity Energy Partners.
Check out this week’s list of some of the newest announcements related to clean energy products.