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Intersect Power names equipment suppliers and EPC for California and Texas solar projects

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.

Sunrise brief: Longroad brings 200 MW of solar online for Microsoft

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 enters service with Microsoft as long-term offtaker

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.

Sunrise brief: Rooftop solar in Hawaii gets a boost from a new incentive program

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.

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How do factors related to solar modules impact site-wide tracker costs?

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.

Supply chain constraints are starting to hit the solar industry, SEIA says

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.”

TVA releases RFP for 200 MW of new solar + storage and retrofits

The projects will be used for the entity’s Green Invest program, which helps large-scale energy buyers meet their renewable needs.

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Sunrise brief: Array Technologies to supply 4 GW of trackers for at least 10 solar projects

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.

OMCO Solar to provide 15 MW of trackers to Arkansas projects

The deal came through the company’s second partnership with Entegrity Energy Partners.

Cleantech roundup: EV battery, Archtech Solar tracker, and LineVision sensors

Check out this week’s list of some of the newest announcements related to clean energy products.