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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|

DSM Firmly on Course to Achieve 75% Renewable Electricity with Largest PPA Partnerships to Date

DSM Firmly on Course to Achieve 75% Renewable Electricity with Largest PPA Partnerships to Date For full article see: www.dsm.com Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces that it will reduce its CO2 emissions by approximately 85,000 tons/year through the signing of its largest renewable energy Power [...]

2020-04-21T11:00:21-07:00April 21st, 2020|News, TX Solar 3 Rockhound Solar C|

Taking Stock: Business Outlook

Taking Stock: Business Outlook For original webinar/audio recording see: Norton Rose Fulbright Project Finance Currents Podcast For full transcript of this discussion see: Coronavirus: Power sector outlook. This was expected to be a peak year in new capacity additions for wind and solar projects – before coronavirus hit. How has the outlook changed? Is [...]

2020-04-06T13:22:06-07:00March 25th, 2020|News|

New Addition at Tallahassee Int’l Creates World’s Largest On-Airport Solar Farm

New Addition at Tallahassee Int’l Creates World’s Largest On-Airport Solar Farm For full article see: Airport Improvement Magazine Building the world’s largest airport-based solar farm doesn’t come without challenges. There were lots of moving parts, an aggressive schedule and unexpected environmental and design complications. But the team developing the new 320-acre, 42-megawatt (MWac) solar [...]

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 [...]

CAP Diversifies Power Portfolio with Solar Energy

CAP Diversifies Power Portfolio with Solar Energy For full article, see Know Your Water News By Nick Walter Whether it’s a farmer, botanist, or fisherman navigating a river, sometimes the best business asset is that perpetual, thermonuclear explosion we know as the sun. Arizonans enjoy more peak sun hours than any state in the [...]

2020-02-13T16:03:50-08:00February 13th, 2020|AZ Solar 1 Salome Solar, News|

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 [...]