Ohio

Solar could be installed on coalfields in West Virginia if The Nature Conservancy succeeds

Some former surface coal mines in central Appalachia could be repurposed for solar development. The Nature Conservancy, a global land conservancy with $1 billion in annual revenues, is exploring the options.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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