CA Building Code Requires Rooftop Solar for New Apartment Buildings

CA Building Code Requires Rooftop Solar for New Apartment Buildings

The California Energy Commission voted unanimously this week to update the state’s building code to require rooftop solar panels on all new apartment building and condo construction starting January 1, 2020.

American Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Exploding, BRC Reports

American Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Exploding, BRC Reports

Corporate renewable energy procurement has grown and diversified rapidly in the past decade, the Business Renewables Center reported in a new State of the Market Update published this week.

Texas Commercial Building’s Solar Roof Saves Owners $1.25 million

Texas Commercial Building’s Solar Roof Saves Owners $1.25 million

A new rooftop solar array for the Northtown Professional Plaza in Laredo, Texas, is expected to offset 43% of the building’s energy needs, saving the owners $1.25 million over the system’s lifetime.

US Army Targets Energy Resiliency Through Microgrid Projects

US Army Targets Energy Resiliency Through Microgrid Projects

The US Army is using clean energy projects to begin targeting resiliency through microgrids, executive director of the US Army’s Office of Energy Initiatives Michael F. McGhee said at the recent Microgrid Global Innovation Forum in Washington, DC.

Microsoft Signs Deal for Power From Singapore’s Largest Solar Project

Microsoft Signs Deal for Power From Singapore’s Largest Solar Project

Microsoft signed a deal to purchase 100% of the output from a new 60-MW solar project in Singapore for its data centers. The agreement with Sunseap Group will draw from the country’s largest rooftop solar project, and it marks Microsoft’s first renewable energy deal in … Read more…

Georgia Power and First Solar Sign PPA for Region’s Largest Solar Project

Georgia Power and First Solar Sign PPA for Region’s Largest Solar Project

Under a PPA with Georgia Power, photovoltaic systems provider First Solar will begin developing and building the largest standalone PV solar plant in the southeastern United States. Once completed, the 200-MW plant is expected to generate more than 450 GWh of electricity each year. The … Read more…

Developing a Self-Sustaining Microgrid: Q&A with Stone Edge Farm’s Craig Wooster

Developing a Self-Sustaining Microgrid: Q&A with Stone Edge Farm’s Craig Wooster

Stone Edge Farm is a 16-acre estate owned by Mac and Leslie McQuown in Sonoma, California, that includes a winery known for producing Cabernet Sauvignon from organically-grown grapes. In 2013, Mac and experienced electrical engineering contractor Craig Wooster embarked on an open-source microgrid project to … Read more…

Wynn Las Vegas Signs Solar PPA with Enel Green Power North America

Wynn Las Vegas Signs Solar PPA with Enel Green Power North America

Wynn Las Vegas has signed a PPA with renewable energy company Enel Green Power North America to buy energy from a 27-MW solar facility under construction in Nevada. “The energy produced by the new facility will be used to meet up to 75% of Wynn … Read more…

FERC: 116 GW of Solar and Wind Generation Additions by 2020

FERC: 116 GW of Solar and Wind Generation Additions by 2020

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s most recent Energy Infrastructure Update shows that proposed utility-scale solar and wind generation additions are expected to equal nearly 116 GW of capacity by 2020, taking into account expected retirements. FERC’s update, which includes data through the end of last … Read more…

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