NextEra moves deeper into solar power and solar plus storage

The Florida power company is increasingly building large-scale solar through both its deregulated generation arm and regulated utility FPL, including putting its first solar plus storage projects online.

Florida allows Sunrun solar power leases despite 3rd-party ban

Florida regulators have ruled that Sunrun’s 20-year solar equipment lease in Florida is not a retail sale of electricity – opening the door to third-party owned solar.

NextEra reveals 2.75 GW solar module deal with JinkoSolar

The Florida power giant has announced that it is the mysterious counterparty that will be supporting JinkoSolar’s foray into U.S. manufacturing, and Jinko has revealed that its Florida factory will have a 400 MW annual capacity.


Jacksonville approves $3.4 million in incentives for JinkoSolar factory

Council members unanimously approved the city’s portion of an incentive package to bring the Chinese PV maker to Florida.

Duke low-balls renewable energy in its climate plans

The southern power giant’s stunningly unambitious plan for increasing renewable energy generation may be the result of keeping inflexible nuclear power online for unheard-of timelines.


JinkoSolar reveals details of Jacksonville factory in filing

The plant will make modules based on 158.75 mm square P-type mono PERC cells, and JinkoSolar plans to begin operation in October.

NextEra builds largest solar+storage plant in USA

The power company, which recently placed bids to build the largest battery energy storage projects in the world, has connected the largest solar (74.5MW)+storage (10MW/40MWh) project in the United States to the grid.

PetersenDean Roofing and Solar plans expansions in four states

The roofing and solar provider has identified California, Utah, Colorado and Florida as locations where it is “actively negotiating” to acquire companies.


JinkoSolar downsizes plans for Jacksonville, Florida factory

The Chinese PV giant is now planning to employ only 1/4 the number of workers previously planned in one PV module factory, which will be online by the end of next year.


FPL announces sites for 298 MW-AC of solar plants

NextERA-owned Florida Power and Light has announced the location of its next four 74.5 MW-AC solar power installations, which it plans to put online in 2019. The company has continued its ‘Solar Sanctuary’ program with Audubon Society.

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