Nebraska

Midwest and Northern Tier states added 400 MW of small-scale solar in 2019

Solar contractors added far more small-scale solar in the 19-state area than in 2018, when they added 250 MW. Solar policy groups aim to improve opportunities for distributed solar in Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota and Montana.

Tri-State to add more than 700 MW of solar by 2024

Tri-State Generation and Transmission has revealed new aspects of its Responsible Energy Plan, including the addition of 1 GW of wind and solar by 2024 and a 90% carbon emission reduction from Colorado-based generation by 2030.

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Nebraska utility approves plan to up state’s solar profile 2,000%

A 7-1 vote by the Omaha Public Power District has paved the way for up to 600 MW of utility scale solar to come to the state that boasts just under 30 MW to its name so far.

Balancing solar development and preservation of agricultural lands in the Midwest

In this op-ed for pv magazine, Sara Bergan and Thomas Braun, attorneys at Stoel Rives LLP discuss the difficult balancing act of solar and agriculture in the emerging Midwestern market.

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Ranger Power courting buyers to put Nebraska on the solar map

The company has proposed a 230 MW installation just outside of Lincoln and has apparent support from the public, now they need someone to sell the power to.

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Tri-State dumps coal, eyes wind and solar as new fling

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has announced it is creating an aggressive “Responsible Energy Plan,” one which begins with the retiring of the 100 MW Nucla Coal Plant in early 2020.

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SC Solar Freedom Act clears senate committee, Hormel Foods on the road to renewables: pvMB 4/10/19

Hello and welcome to your hump day pvMB. Today we’ll be looking at CVE North America’s success in community solar under Massachusetts’ SMART progam, Anaheim, California’s schools going solar and so much more!

Supersized solar in the Midwest

Long seen as a slow region for solar deployment, the U.S. Midwest has seen an explosion of project development in recent years. And while there is still a lot of speculation and uncertainty, one way or another this region is going to see major development.

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pvMB 2/4/19: Massive solar projects in Nebraska and Wyoming, GAF energy adding to its R&D leadership…and more!

Hello and happy Super Bowl Monday. In today’s pv magazine USA morning brief we a take a look at PowerOptions and Solect Energy renewing their partnership, a 1 MW plant in Rhode Island and the rest you need to start your week.

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More community solar planned for the Cornhusker State

Fremont, Nebraska, is asking for proposals for a community solar project less than a week after Omaha revealed the structure of its planned community solar program.

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