Tag: solar farm

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy’s largest solar farm is now online

March 8, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy’s largest solar farm to date is now operating in Navarro County, Texas. Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions developed and owns the 250 MW Pisgah Ridge Solar project. The engineering and construction for the project was performed by Moss. Three […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Solar Powers Entire Town In South Australia, Slashes Energy Costs

March 7, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

William Creek in South Australia is no metropolis. It has a campground, two motels, one of the world’s most remote pubs, and a solar farm. The town has 10 permanent inhabitants, although a full census might get that number up […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey brownfield redeveloped as 17 MW solar farm

February 21, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A former contaminated industrial site in New Jersey has been remediated and redeveloped as a 17 MW solar farm. The fixed-tilt solar array was constructed in two phases on a site that previously housed a paper mill complex in Holland. […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Meta signs PPA for Ohio solar farm’s output

January 10, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Work is underway on the 134 MWdc (107 MWac) Arche Solar project in Fulton County, Ohio, near Toledo. The project is being developed under a 50:50 partnership between bp America and Lightsource bp. bp America said it secured a power-purchase […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Four Large-Scale Solar Projects Fined $1.34M for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations

November 17, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have settled to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act with four separate large-scale solar farm owners in Alabama, Idaho, and Illinois. The solar farm owners—all subsidiaries of […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

5 things to know about developing solar on unusable land

June 8, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

When it comes to what to do with unusable, underutilized, and impaired properties like Brownfields, landfills, gravel pits, petroleum tank farms, parking lots, and the concrete slabs of old factory sites, one of the best options available today is to […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Construction complete on 100 MW solar project in Mississippi

June 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Construction is complete on a 100 MW solar project in Mississippi, making it the largest operating solar farm in the state. The Sunflower Solar Station will generate enough energy to power 16,000 homes within Entergy Mississippi’s system. Entergy Mississippi CEO […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

73 MW solar farm comes online in California

May 31, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A 73 MW solar project has reached commercial operation in California’s Central Valley. Located in Tulare County, the Luciana Solar Project is expected to generate enough clean power equivalent to the needs of 20,000 California homes. East Bay Clean Energy […]

News and Policies, State

ACCIONA wins approval to build 188-MW Fleming County solar farm for Amazon

June 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

This week, ACCIONA said it has received the go-ahead to construct its first Kentucky solar farm from the state’s siting board. The 188-MW Fleming County project is one of four in Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois that were part of a […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Clearway announces activation of community solar farm

April 19, 2021

Via: Energy Global

Clearway Energy Group has announced the completion of its first Illinois community solar farm, expanding access to local and affordable renewable energy in the US state. Clearway will energise the 3 MWdc Southland Solar Farm, just outside of Kankakee, and […]

News and Policies, State

Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

April 6, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Innovative Solar Systems – Renewable Energy Developer Offers 125MW and 300MW Mega Solar Farm Projects In Texas

December 10, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is offering for immediate acquisition two large-scale solar PV projects in Texas. One project is a 125MW solar PV farm located in Fisher County, Texas, with an expected IA of January 2020 and a COD of […]

News and Policies, State

Construction Underway on the Largest Solar Plant in Texas

March 1, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Enel Green Power North America reports starting construction on the 497-MW Roadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas. The Enel Group’s US renewable subsidiary says that when completed, it will be the largest solar project in the state — and […]

News and Policies, State

Mississippi Announces Construction of Largest Utility-Owned Solar Farm in the State

November 8, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

The sunlight that fuels cotton, corn and soybean growth in the Mississippi Delta will soon fuel a 100-megawatt solar energy farm. This project will be the largest utility-owned solar farm in the state, pending approval of the Mississippi Public Service […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Peninsula Clean Energy starts work on 200-MW Central Valley Solar Farm

October 12, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

Peninsula Clean Energy has broken ground on a 200-MW solar project in the Central Valley of California. The company called it the largest California solar installation being built exclusively for a community choice aggregation (CCA) agency. The Wright Solar facility […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Dark Skies For American Solar Power? ITC Recommends China Tariffs In Suniva Trade Case

November 7, 2017

Via: Forbes

Like a cloud casting a shadow over a solar farm, import tariffs may soon darken the skies for the renewables sector. In weighing remedial alternatives in the Suniva trade case, the Trump Administration may err on the side of protecting […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar Power More Lucrative Than Crops at Some US Farms

April 6, 2016

Via: Renewable Energy News

For more than a century, Dawson Singletary’s family has grown tobacco, peanuts and cotton on a 530-acre farm amid the coastal flatlands of North Carolina. Now he’s making money from a different crop: solar panels. Singletary has leased 34 acres of […]