Virginia

Over 200 MW of solar approved in Virginia, 140 MW for Cypress Creek

A trio of projects have been approved by the state of Virginia which could greatly increase the state’s solar capacity.

$37 for new solar in Vermont, BOfA to build 60 projects, module pricing stable – more!: pvMB 6/7/19

Put your car on cruise and lay back ’cause this is summertime, but Idaho Power is attacking net metering, while Fellowship Energy is winning a prize, Gillibrand is backing a carbon plan, and more!

San Francisco to bid on PG&E, the Colts go solar: pvMB 5/15/19

Hello and welcome to your hump day pvMB. Today we’ll be checking out EVGo breaking ground on a new Virginia fast-charging hub, Cool Earth Solar getting Sunpower’s Dealer of the Year award SPI’s new agriculture company and looming 5 MW project and much, much more. Buckle up!

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Solar + storage bypassed in Dominion Virginia’s resource plan

By excluding storage from its resource plan, the Virginia utility also excluded solar + storage, proposing up to 3.2 GW of gas-fired peaking units instead. Separately, a solar association and the utility agreed that modeling should use a solar capacity factor higher than the 23% value specified by regulators.

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The Solar Decathlon winner designs solar+lifestyle living space

Virginia students have won the 2019 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge with their treeHAUS highly sustainable solar+storage+trees+food waste+sound and so much more design, focused on expanding their local campus’ student housing resources.

Facebook brings more solar to Virginia & North Carolina

Dominion is building three solar projects and acquiring two more completed plants. Add in one recently completed, and the utility will be supplying 350 MWac to feed the tech giant’s desire for emissions-free electricity.

Spotsylvania solar fully approved, Cypress Creek teams up with Starbucks: pvMB 4/16/19

Good morning! In today’s pvMB we also bring you Enphase’s upgrade program hitting 2,500 users, the mayor of South Miami going off-grid, and more!

Spotsylvania solar project back in action

Don’t call it a comeback: The largest single section of sPower’s proposed 500 MW solar project in Spotsylvania County, Virginia has been approved by the county after initially being recommended for denial.

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Harry Atwater to receive IEEE award, Nautilus acquires 21 MW in Minnesota: pvMB 4/8/19

Hello and thank you for starting your workweek with the pvMB. Today we’ll be looking at SEIA’s response to the ongoing Hanwha ITC investigation, a potential vote on the 500 MW Spotsylvania project, a free utility planning model from Arizona State and everything else you need to know in the onset of this week in the solar industry.

Facebook’s solar fake news, Recurrent secures $50 million and more: pvMB for 4/3/19

Hello and welcome to the slightly-retooled pvMB. Today we’ll be looking at commercial development coming to southern Virginia, Dynapower’s new 500 kW DC-DC converter, the development of PJM and Argonne National Lab’s solar guidelines and everything else you need today.

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