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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 [...]

November 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 [...]

November 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 [...]

October 19th, 2018|FL Solar 5 Reedy Creek, News|

The Magic Kingdom Is Going Green

For full article, see New York Times. Even the visionary Walt Disney probably could not have imagined this one. The Walt Disney Company is just months away from generating enough renewable solar energy to fully power two of its four parks at the Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida. Before the end of 2018, [...]

October 9th, 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 [...]

September 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 [...]

August 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 [...]

April 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 [...]

April 10th, 2018|News|

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 adoption, having so much 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 from the sun. The solar [...]

December 29th, 2017|News|