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Landfill solar project to cover 63% of South Portland’s municipal electricity needs

The brownfield-sited project will bring the city’s municipal electricity to 80% sourced from solar.

Standard Solar and Scout Clean Energy acquired by Brookfield Renewable

Brookfield to invest up to $2 billion in the two renewable energy powerhouses, bringing its development portfolio to 60 GW.

Sunrise brief: Perovskite solar cell achieves 24% efficiency, retains 87% of output after 100 days

Also on the rise: Flyover footage of a 6.5 MW community solar project in Maine. The PV Magazine states of solar tour stops in North Carolina. And more.

Watch: Flyover footage of a 6.5 MW community solar project in Maine

Syncarpha Capital announced it achieved commercial operations for the project, which will supply renewable energy to Central Maine Power customers.

Real-time pricing that balances renewables could save $33 billion per year, study finds

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory study found that allowing customers to opt for real-time power rates, and shift some consumption to lower-priced periods, would lower customer bills 10% to 17%. A pilot study has shown that real-time pricing works, and more pilots are underway.


Nautilus acquires 26 MW of Maine community solar

The projects, split across two portfolios, were acquired from BNRG Maine and bring the company’s capacity of acquired and developed community solar projects within the state to more than 92 MW.

Sunrise brief: Climate, the Texas grid, and solar + batteries to the rescue

Also on the rise: DNV aims to achieve FPV-specific reference standards for floating solar PV. UGE develops community solar project on Maine landfill. DOE seeks input on $508 million long-duration energy storage initiative. BlueWave acquired by infrastructure investment firm, Axium. CommonBond banks on residential solar financing success.

UGE develops community solar project on Maine landfill

The project is part of a larger 38 MW portfolio the company is developing across the state.


7.5 MW solar farm planned on former biomass plant site in northern Maine

Standard Solar and Acadia Energy partnered to repurpose the industrial land.

Dynamic Energy solar project to power manufacturing facility in Central Maine

The 7 MW installation is part of a larger 70 MW portfolio in Maine, purchased by Goldman Sachs in late 2021.


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