iSun invests in commercial solar developer Encore Renewable Energy

iSun continues its company expansion now with a minority investment in commercial solar developer Encore Renewable Energy. The investment will accelerate iSun’s C&I business while allowing Encore to expand its geographic reach. “This…

Summit Ridge Energy completes the country’s largest rooftop community solar project

Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday to celebrate completing the nation’s largest rooftop community solar project. Credit: Summit Ridge Energy The 9.2-MW solar project, operated by SRE and jointly owned with…

Koch Industries subsidiary buys utility-scale solar installer DEPCOM Power

Koch Engineered Solutions (KES), a unit of Koch Industries, has acquired utility-scale solar EPC and O&M provider DEPCOM Power. A recently completed DEPCOM Power project in Virginia “The acquisition of DEPCOM is a milestone for KES,…

California Public Utilities Commission authorizes community microgrids outside of high fire areas

PG&E As part of its mission to build a stronger, more resilient energy grid for the hometowns it serves, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is paving the way for more community-proposed microgrid projects to be constructed in…

New York plans massive renewable energy and transmission line project to decarbonize its grid

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) finalized contracts for the construction of its Clean Path NY (CPNY) and Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) projects that will greatly alter the state’s energy mix. If…

Raptor Maps rolls out new productivity, performance features for software

Raptor Maps has launched several new features for its analytics and insights software platform, Raptor Solar, aimed at improving productivity, lifting performance and increasing ROI of solar assets. Their software-as-a-service platform for…

kWh Analytics announces new bonus program for solar asset performance

Energy insurance provider kWh Analytics announced it has launched its new Solar Generation Advance today. The Solar Generation Advance allows solar asset owners to receive upfront “bonus” payments in return for maintaining asset performance.…

Natural gas and coal still make up 60% of nation’s power, while renewables contribute one-fifth

The SUN DAY Campaign analyzed the latest data from the U.S. EIA and found that renewable energy sources accounted for 20.45% of total U.S. electrical generation in the first three quarters of 2021. Credit: Billy Ludt/Solar Power World Solar…

Altus Power, Shell New Energies Partner on Launching Sustainability Solutions

Elisabeth Brinton Altus Power Inc., a clean electrification company, and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) are collaborating to bring integrated renewable energy and storage solutions to…

iSun Invests in Encore Renewable Energy to Advance Solar Projects

Encore Renewable Energy's Vermont Electric Cooperative solar project iSun Inc., a solar energy and clean mobility infrastructure company, has reached a definitive agreement to make a strategic…