Origis in the Solar News

Major New Solar Facility to Service Walt Disney World Resort, Powering Two Theme Parks

For full article see the Disney Parks Blog. With Earth Day right around the corner, I’m thrilled to share details with you about the next milestone in Disney’s continued commitment to environmental stewardship. Walt Disney World Resort recently embarked on a new initiative in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement [...]

Georgia Power Kicks Off “Green Tariff” Program with 177 MW of Solar Projects

For full article see PV Magazine. As more and more corporations begin to demand that their operations be supplied with renewable energy, utilities across the United States are adapting by creating “green tariff” programs. These programs enable corporations to procure electricity from wind and solar projects through long-term agreements, while [...]

Massachusetts Lands First Community Solar+Storage Project

For full article see PV Magazine Amid all the controversy surrounding changes to its system of compensating homeowners for their excess solar electricity, Massachusetts will soon have its first community solar+storage project – and it has the town of Sterling to thank. Sterling has long been a leader in solar [...]

Tallahassee Solar Farm Set to Go Live, Light up Thousands of Homes

For full article see: Tallahassee Democrat It may be a long, cold lonely winter, but here comes the sun. On Jan. 1, a $33.2 million, 20 megawatt solar farm will be connected to Tallahassee’s energy grid, giving thousands of customers the option of lighting up their lives with energy harvested [...]

TOP 100 — Cooperative Energy Prepares to Open Solar Farm Near Sumrall

For full article see: Mississippi Business Journal In recent years, customer surveys for the 11 rural electric cooperatives in Mississippi that purchase power from the not-for-profit Cooperative Energy (formerly South Mississippi Electric Power Association) have indicated a higher interest in using “green” power — electricity generated from alternative energy sources [...]