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Lightsource bp closes financing on 135 MW solar project in Arkansas and 345 MW solar project in Louisiana

Financing for both projects was facilitated by power purchase agreements. For the Arkansas project, the agreement is with Conway Corp. and for the Louisiana project the agreement is with McDonald’s and eBay.

PosiGen closes $100 million preferred equity financing

Magnetar Capital was the lead investor and will name two new members to PosiGen’s board of directors.

Entergy Louisiana signs up for 350 MW of solar capacity

The solar facilities will be built by D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments under power purchase or build transfer agreements.

Gravity-based energy storage tower developer notches a customer order

Energy Vault signed a $520 million deal to supply 1.6 GWh of energy storage to DG Fuels to produce renewable hydrogen and a variety of fuels.

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Air Products plans $4.5b investment in blue hydrogen facility

The Louisiana project is expected to create 170 permanent jobs and represents Air Products’ largest-ever investment in the U.S.

300 MW solar project proposal receives backlash in Louisiana

The Chalkley Solar Project has raised the ire of Calcasieu Parish who are worried about the project’s size, appearance, and environmental impact.

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Here’s how states recovered from power outages caused by Hurricane Ida

Entergy estimated that Ida damaged 30,000 utility poles, nearly as many as the combined effects of Hurricanes Katrina in 2005 and Laura in 2020.

EDP Renewables builds 39 distributed solar projects for Walmart

The projects span seven states and total 38.3 MW in capacity.

Emergency solar deployment expands across Louisiana

The 12 self-contained solar power stations include 30 solar panels that provide 11,400W, along with an inverter and battery pack that provides up to 27,000 watt-hours of electricity.

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Here’s how you can help bring emergency solar to New Orleans

The Footprint Project is seeking hardware and monetary donations to construct solar power plus energy storage mobile microgrids in New Orleans. It also is the focus of a GoFundMe page.

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