Major solar project: NJR Coca Energy Ventures completes major Mt. Olive | Whuff News

We’ll save you from the trash-to-treasure line and just say this: Finding creative ways and new places to create clean energy will be key to fighting climate change. NJR Clean Energy Ventures, the renewable energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, is doing just that. On Wednesday, it announced the completion of construction on a new … Read more

West Virginia is now ready for solar energy | Whuff News

“Technology has come by leaps and bounds since the ’80s and ’90s,” said Dan Conant of Solar Holler. (Photo: Dawid ZawiƂa) Perhaps surprisingly, most of West Virginia enjoys about 85 percent as much sunlight as Miami, Florida, which means it’s well-suited for solar energy use, said the founder and CEO of West Virginia-based Solar Holler. … Read more

Leeward Renewables Completes Construction, Begins Commercial Operations at Rabbitbrush Solar + Storage Project | Whuff News

100-megawatt solar plant with 20 MW/50MWh storage to provide renewable energy to CCCE and SVCE Rabbitbrush Solar brings significant economic and environmental benefits to Kern County through community donations and local partnerships DALLAS, November 30, 2022Leeward Energy Renewable Energy (“LRE” or the “Company”) today announced that it has completed construction and is commissioning the 100-megawatt … Read more

The Alaska Energy Authority is investing $4.9 million in a large solar farm | Whuff News

The Houston solar project is under construction. (Courtesy of Alaska Energy Authority) Residents of Matanuska-Susitna Borough will get more energy from the sun next summer. Construction is expected to be completed in Houston on what will be the world’s largest solar farm, estimated to generate enough energy to power 1,400 homes. The state’s Alaska Energy … Read more

Idealab, Heliogen founder Bill Gross sold solar energy equipment in 1973 | Whuff News

Idealab and Heliogen Founder Bill Gross speaks on stage during Vox Media’s 2022 Code Conference on September 08, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California. Jerod Harris | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Bill Gross is best known for founding the technology incubator Idealab in 1996, after starting a few companies in the software, educational technology … Read more

Leeward Energy Renewable bags funding for 296MW of US solar projects | Whuff News

Active solar project in Ohio. Image: United Renewable Energy. Texas-headquartered developer Leeward Renewable Energy has closed financing for 296MW worth of PV projects in Ohio and North Carolina, adding to its portfolio of 24 renewable energy installations across the US. MUFG Bank and Wells Fargo provided financing. MUFG put up about US$420 million in construction … Read more

Major Solar and Battery Efforts to Save 2,000 MW to Meet UK Energy Demand | Whuff News

Global E&C supplier Black & Veatch was called upon for technical expertise LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / November 28, 2022 / Black & Veatch has been awarded a leading role in the development of the first 2GW of solar and battery storage by UK-based developer Amberside Energy. Black & Veatch will provide technical advice and … Read more

Maine Compass: Interstate solar arrays will produce clean energy and lower costs | Whuff News

If you’ve driven through Augusta on I-95 lately, you’ve probably noticed the work the Maine Department of Transportation is doing to install solar panels in the median rights-of-way at exits 109 and 112. The state-owned land between these highway interchanges has remained vacant since the creation of the international system in the 1950s. Cannot be … Read more

Minnetonka allows solar energy systems throughout the city | Whuff News

Solar energy systems are now officially permitted throughout Minnetonka, including schools and churches, following a city code change the City Council approved on November 14. The extent to which solar energy systems can be installed in the city is increasing, which already allows them in commercial and residential areas but has yet to be formally … Read more

Athol Daily News – Climate Change at Home: Towns using solar energy from Mass Clean Energy Extension | Whuff News

AMHERST – It takes a lot of planning to get a solar panel installed. Municipalities must locate solar facilities in their town, create GIS maps to identify suitable solar sites, evaluate solar financing options and conduct financial studies – all before a solar developer can come on board. As small towns without skilled green energy … Read more