GM building $2 billion dollar electric vehicle battery factory in Ohio

LG Chem and GM have announced an agreement to build a 30 GWh EV battery factory in Lordstown, Ohio which will employ 1,100 people and come online in 2023.


Ohio’s biggest solar project has a buyer

Developer Innergex Renewable Energy has announced that it has signed a power contract with “an investment grade rated U.S. corporation” for the 200 MWac Hillcrest solar project.

Massive municipal solar for Cincinnati, Ford’s Mach E: pvMB 11/25/19

Hello and welcome to this monday MB you wonderful people. Today we’ll be looking at Alaska’s largest solar installation, AltaGas adding Megapacks, Constellation acquiring most of Agera Energy’s customers.

Ohio now knows what Ohio needs – and it isn’t solar

Regulators in Ohio have Ohio have rejected American Electric Power’s bid to “rate base” its customers for 400 MW of new solar, deeming the generation was not needed.


Big banker thinks “world’s” largest *rooftop bifacial* solar panel install is worth it

JP Morgan Chase has completed a 2.8 MW rooftop bifacial solar panel installation, using Prism Solar modules, on their Columbus, Ohio location that will meet 18 percent of the site’s electricity usage.


First Solar is sold out through mid-2021

The thin film PV maker reported solid third quarter results, following on the opening of its massive 1.3 GW factory in Ohio.

First Solar is officially the Western Hemisphere’s largest solar manufacturer

The thin film PV maker has officially completed its massive manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, which brings it to 1.9 GW of manufacturing capacity in the state. The factory will help to meet the overwhelming demand for Series 6 modules.


ACCIONA buys solar + storage on a national scale

The Spanish company has purchased 3 GW of solar projects and 1 GW of solar + storage from developer Tenaska, with all of the projects concentrated in non-traditional solar markets.


Soltec achieves 16.2% Bifacial Gain, Ohio State makes a potassium battery breakthrough: pvMB 9/18/19

Happy Wednesday, folks and welcome to the pvMB. Today we’ll be checking out 7 Michigan school districts moving to electric bus fleets, Extensible Energy’s virtual battery, net metering protests in The Big Easy and more.

San Francisco offers for PG&E electricity infrastructure, Urban Grid closes on $100 million: pvmb 9/9/19

Welcome back to the workweek and the pvMB. Today we’ll be taking a look at a collaboration between ArcVera Renewables, NRG Systems and Harness Energy, NextEra selling $1.5 bil in equity units, Sierra Club’s ad campaign calling out Duke Energy and more!


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