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Oregon 3.2 MW community solar project to test goat grazing for mowing

Developer and investor SolRiver Capital is helping an Oregon town offset its carbon emissions and save money on electricity through the Canyonville Solar project.

Sunrise brief: Exponential growth for long-duration energy storage investment 

Also on the rise: Solar power crosses the political aisle–$75 million for agrivoltaics research. Orsted to recycle all the solar modules in its U.S. portfolio. And more.

50 states of solar incentives: Oregon

Oregon’s solar market grew from under 100 MW of installed capacity per year to a respectable 1.4 GW, with more than 176 MW deployed in 2022, ranking 21st in the U.S. for solar generation.

Nickel-zinc battery systems paired with hydrogen, EV charging

ZincFive is supplying its battery systems into a hydrogen fueling microgrid and a pilot DC fast charging station project of Advanced Power & Energy in Greenville, Pennsylvania.

Powin signs manufacturing agreement with Jabil to produce 2 GWh U.S. storage systems

Powin has selected Jabil as its manufacturing partner to produce Powin’s Stack750 Centipede energy storage systems. Beginning in Q4 2023, Jabil will produce an initial annual capacity of 2 GWh, with plans to ramp up production to 4 GWh per year.

Sunrise brief: Solar testing group warns of degradation risk for TOPCon 

Also on the rise: Big PV plants may have positive climate impact in deserts, say researchers. California bill to mandate bidirectional chargers for all EVs sold after 2026. And more.

Oregon utility’s IRP calls for 400 MW energy storage development

The 400 MW nameplate capacity projects can provide enough clean power for 260,000 homes at four-hour intervals during peak power usage times such as weeknights from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunrise brief: Enel chooses Oklahoma for solar module and cell factory

Also on the rise: Oregon’s largest solar farm at 205 MW comes online. 106 MW regenerative agrivoltaic project at White Oak Pastures in Georgia. And more.

Oregon’s largest solar farm at 205 MW comes online

The 162 MWac (205 MWdc) former Montague Solar Farm, developed by Avangrid, will power Portland General Electric’s (PGE) Green Future Impact customers.

Oregon utility files IRP, inaugural clean energy plan

To address its clean energy goals, Portland General Electric forecasts a significant power capacity of 1.14 GW in summer, 1 GW in winter, and up to 2.5 GW nameplate capacity clean energy assets by 2030.