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Best of Both Worlds: Economic Experts Say Solar Projects Are Good for Environment and Industrial Development

Best of Both Worlds: Economic Experts Say Solar Projects Are Good for Environment and Industrial Development For full article see: the Dispatch Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said over the last two decades, he's worked with about 20 companies looking to bring solar farms to Lowndes, Oktibbeha or Clay counties. Until [...]

2020-06-12T15:02:30-07:00June 2nd, 2020|MS Solar 5 Golden Triangle, News|

GM’s Spring Hill Manufacturing to Run on the Sun

GM’s Spring Hill Manufacturing to Run on the Sun For the full press release see General Motor's release. General Motors’ Spring Hill Manufacturing plant is expected to be powered by 100 percent solar energy beginning in late 2022. This green tariff agreement with the Tennessee Valley Authority is expected to supply up to 100 [...]

2020-05-14T05:40:07-07:00May 14th, 2020|MS Solar 5 Golden Triangle, News|

TVA Selects Solar Developers for Knoxville Utilities Board Project

TVA Selects Solar Developers for Knoxville Utilities Board Project For full article see: TVA.gov KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today that it selected First Solar and Origis Energy to develop 212 MWAC of solar power to fulfill the Knoxville Utilities Board’s March 2020 commitment to new renewable energy. KUB is using [...]

2020-04-27T11:10:41-07:00April 27th, 2020|MS Solar 5 Golden Triangle, News|

Tennessee Valley Authority Adds 484MW of Solar Plus 50MW of Batteries

Tennessee Valley Authority Adds 484MW of Solar Plus 50MW of Batteries For full article see: greentechmedia.com The Tennessee Valley Authority announced this week that it has contracted for 484 megawatts of solar power in the past two months, part of its push to expand its clean energy portfolio and reduce its reliance on coal [...]

2020-03-03T11:32:04-08:00March 3rd, 2020|MS Solar 5 Golden Triangle, News|

The Economic Development Implications of Solar Power

In this Site Selectors Guild podcast episode, host Rick Weddle, President and CEO of the Guild, interviews William Hearn, Director of Site Selection and Real Estate at Origis Energy, about the current and future impact of solar energy on economic development. With Will’s site selection support and real estate negotiation, Origis Energy was just [...]

TVA Grows Solar Portfolio by 44% in December, January

TVA Grows Solar Portfolio by 44% in December, January For full article, see TVA.gov KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – In its latest quarterly financial call, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced the addition of 484 MW of new contracted solar capacity since December, an increase of 44%. These five new projects resulted from TVA’s 2019 request for [...]