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Major New 270-Acre Solar Facility Now Online, Providing Clean Energy to Walt Disney World Resort

For full article see the Disney Parks Blog By Angie Renner, Environmental Integration Director We’ve got some big news to share from the Sunshine State today. Built in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement District and Origis Energy USA, a massive new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility is officially online and providing renewable clean energy [...]

2019-03-08T12:28:06-07:00February 20th, 2019|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

Why Disney World is Betting on Clean Energy

For full article see: Forbes BY: Jake Hiller Sustainable Finance Manager, EDF+Business “Environmental stewardship and conservation were engrained in The Walt Disney Company from the beginning,” Angie Renner recently told me. Angie is an Environmental Integration Director at Walt Disney World Resort, and today she says the company is investing in new technologies and renewable energy [...]

2019-02-04T14:51:14-07:00January 28th, 2019|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

Consensus Emerging Behind Large-Scale Solar in Georgia

For full article see: PV Magazine USA Last week was a week of superlatives. The largest battery systems in the world were approved in California, and Entergy (an unlikely actor) signed a contract with Canadian Solar for the largest solar plant in Mississippi. If one more of these stories were to break, we might have to [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:48-07:00November 16th, 2018|GA 4 Twiggs County, News|

Twiggs Co. Will Be Home to One of the Largest Solar Plants in Georgia, Creating Jobs for Rural Georgia

For video and full article see: NBC TV 41 Twiggs County will soon be home to one of the largest solar panel projects, east of the Mississippi River. First Solar and Origis Energy are bringing clean, renewable energy to the Peach State. "We really are proud of this. It is going to be more green energy [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:48-07:00November 16th, 2018|GA 4 Twiggs County, News|

First Panel Installed at New Solar Facility Providing Power to Walt Disney World Resort

For full article see the Disney Parks Blog. One down, 499,999 to go! We are excited to announce that the first of half a million solar panels was recently installed at the previously-announced new 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility, which is being developed in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement District and Origis Energy USA to [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:49-07:00October 19th, 2018|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

SunCast: The First Storage-Coupled Community Solar Project in MA

Link to the full podcast and show notes, via SunCast Welcome to Episode 107 of SunCast, Solar Warrior! Today's conversation is a first for SunCast! We're going to be looking at a first of its kind solar+storage project deployed earlier this year by the city of Sterling Massachusetts, through the eyes of the developer of [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:50-07:00September 11th, 2018|News|

Origis Energy USA Named Second Largest U.S. Solar Developer

Full details at Solar Power World Top 500 Solar Contractors 2018 Origis Energy USA has been ranked the second largest solar developer in the United States in Solar Power World’s annual Top 500 Solar Contractors list. The 2018 report was released on July 24. The Top 500 Solar Contractors list is the most recognized annual [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:50-07:00August 2nd, 2018|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 District and solar project developer [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:50-07:00April 19th, 2018|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

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 allowing the utilities to keep [...]

2018-12-17T12:08:51-07:00April 10th, 2018|News|