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Cooperative Solar Powers Mississippi

Cooperative Energy Powers Mississippi HATTIESBURG, Miss. – May 23, 2017 – Hattiesburg-based Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy USA began construction in May on a 52MW solar energy facility, which will provide clean energy to the generation and transmission cooperative’s 423,000 members across Mississippi. Origis Energy has developed and will install and operate the electric generation [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Press Releases|

Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Comes in at $9.1 Billion in 2016

For full article see: Mercom Capital Group Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in 2016. Total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including venture capital/private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market financing, [...]

January 18th, 2017|News|

Hattiesburg Shines with Massive New Solar Farms and Jobs Growth

For full article, see: Hattiesburg Business Today The greater Hattiesburg area is quickly becoming a solar hub of the state and region with two, $100-million solar farms covering 1,000 acres current under construction that are expected to come online producing 100 megawatts of electricity by the summer of 2017, said Chad E. Newell, president of [...]

December 13th, 2016|News|

How Walmart is Leveraging DERs for its 100% Renewable Energy Goal

For full article, see: UtilityDive Walmart is known for large stores and low prices. It is also has a strong reputation as one of the largest purchasers of renewable energy in the United States, dethroned by Target for solar consumption only this week. With that as its reputation, it's only a matter of time before more [...]

November 30th, 2016|News|

Origis Energy CEO at Solar Finance & Investment USA

Origis Energy Chief Executive Officer and President, Guy Vanderhaegen, will be featured as a panelist at the upcoming Solar Finance and Investment USA event in New York, 25-26 October 2016. The panel on 26 October will focus on the "Developer's Perspective on Tax Equity, PPAs and Buyers" and will include these discussion topics: PPAs: Utilities [...]

October 12th, 2016|News|

Innovation a Key Theme at USM-Gulf Park Energy Summit

For full article see: Mississippi Power News Energy is complex. That’s according to Jay Hakes, a leading American energy expert and author who has studied the sector and documented his results for most of his professional life. “To try and simplify it, look at energy as a three-legged stool,” said Hakes, who served as part of [...]

September 14th, 2016|News|

Mississippi Co-ops Adding Solar

For full article see Electric Co-op Today, April 15, 2016 The members want renewables, so this G&T is delivering. “South Mississippi Electric is in the solar power generation business,” Jim Compton, general manager and CEO, declared during the recent dedication ceremony for a solar array. The small-scale project outside the headquarters of Delta Electric Power Association in Greenwood [...]

April 15th, 2016|News|

Developments Taking Shape in Merrill

For full article see Herald and News, April 13, 2016 MERRILL – Progress is being made on a Dollar General store off of Highway 39 in Merrill as well as a proposal to construct a more than 60-acre solar farm near the town. The store is scheduled to be finished in May if everything goes [...]

April 13th, 2016|News|

Solar Power Coming to South Mississippi

For full article see SunHerald, November 10, 2015 GULFPORT -- Three solar farms will be built in Mississippi, including one in Gulfport, to generate energy for Mississippi Power. The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved construction of the farms in Gulfport, Sumrall and Hattiesburg at a total cost of about $208 million. Each of [...]

November 10th, 2015|News|

PSC Approves Mississippi Projects

For full article see PR Newswire, November 10, 2015 The Mississippi Public Service Commission approved the largest solar installations in Mississippi today, making Mississippi Power the largest partner in renewable energy in the state. Mississippi Power is collaborating with three solar energy businesses and the U.S. Navy to build 105 MW of utility-scale solar electric generating farms [...]

November 10th, 2015|News|