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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|

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 such as wind, hydro-electric and [...]

November 2nd, 2017|News|

Cooperative Energy, Origis Energy Donate to Lamar County Education Foundation

For full article see: Solar Power World By Kathie Zipp Cooperative Energy and Origis Energy today made a joint donation of $25,000 to the Lamar County Education Foundation. The donation will support students throughout the Lamar County school district in Mississippi. “This donation is our way of saying thank you to the residents of Lamar [...]

November 2nd, 2017|News|

Solar Panels to Provide Half of Campus Energy

Original article source: TheHoya.com Georgetown University has partnered with Origis Energy USA to build a solar power system off campus that could provide nearly 50 percent of the campus’s electricity by the 2019-20 academic year. The agreement, announced Monday, aligns with the university’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Origis will install 105,000 solar panels [...]

September 22nd, 2017|News|

New Off-site Solar Project to Provide Nearly Half of Georgetown’s Electricity Needs

For full article see: Georgetown.edu September 18, 2017 – Georgetown and Origis Energy USA today announced a power purchase agreement to develop a 32.5-megawatt offsite solar power system that will provide almost 50 percent of campus electricity needs and help the university fulfill its sustainability mission. The project reinforces Georgetown’s June 2017 announcement with other [...]

September 18th, 2017|News|