community energy

April 24, 2020
Power purchase agreements (PPAs) have been signed between First Solar and two community energy utility groups for energy from a 100MW solar power plant with 50MWh of energy storage in California’s Kern County.
April 15, 2020
The University of Pennsylvania has signed a long-term power purchase agreement to procure clean electricity from what’s claimed to be the commonwealth’s largest solar project.
December 18, 2018
Clean energy developer Community Energy’s 70MW PPA has been approved to power government facilities in Philadelphia.
November 1, 2018
Two community energy groups in California have partnered to buy the energy output of a 150MW solar farm with 180MWh of battery energy storage from Recurrent Energy, the US-based utility-scale solar project developer subsidiary of Canadian Solar.
September 24, 2018
Acme commissions 200MW in Rajasthan, BlueWave Solar sells 24MW community solar portfolio to Goldman Sachs, TIU Canada starts building 13.5MW solar project in Ukraine using LONGi modules.
May 3, 2018
A new report from the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) noted that community solar within the United States doubled between 2016 and 2017 – surging from 347MW to 743MW.
November 22, 2017
Verv, an energy monitoring and AI company, has laid claim to launching the UK’s first energy trading community at a housing estate in Hackney, East London.
May 18, 2017
News in Brief: NV Energy partners with CLEAResult for a low-income solar pilot programme, San Jose green lights California’s largest community choice programme, Crius Solar partners with Solar Alliance and Campbell's Soup gets a 4.4MW solar array.
December 8, 2016
A 105MW solar power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed by a California-based community energy group with independent power producer sPower.
September 14, 2016
Community solar is emerging as a promising new source of demand in the US, opening up access to solar among previously excluded groups. John Parnell reports on the prospects for a new market segment whose time seems to have come.

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