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February 9, 2022
Community solar deployment in the US is set to be boosted by support programmes and clean energy commitments from state governments, according to Wood Mackenzie, which has increased its install projections in spite of interconnection challenges facing the segment.
February 2, 2022
US solar developer Sol Systems has acquired a 540MW portfolio of PV plants in Illinois from renewable asset manager Arevon Energy.
September 14, 2021
The Senate of Illinois has passed legislation that will commit the US state to reaching 50% renewables by 2040 and 100% carbon-free electricity by 2045.
April 7, 2021
Energy technology company AES Corporation has secured a US$301 million debt facility to finance the development of a community solar power project portfolio totalling 215MWdc capacity.
December 17, 2020
US home improvement company Lowe’s plans to procure renewable energy from a solar project for the first time after securing a deal with developer Swift Current Energy.
December 4, 2020
The Illinois Commerce Commission voted 4-1 on Wednesday (3 December) to overturn a utility company's decision to block new solar customers from accessing credit through net metering.
September 29, 2020
US utility Ameren will invest nearly US$8 billion to develop renewable energy over the next 20 years as it targets net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 across all operations in Missouri and Illinois.
October 8, 2019
Ameresco will develop a 27MW PV project in the village of DePue, Illinois that will be the largest PV installation in Bureau County upon completion.
July 11, 2019
Insurance helps firm secure fresh debt for Grand Ridge Solar, built earlier this decade and joined by storage facility since 2015.
May 17, 2019
Pivot Energy has been awarded 11 community solar projects in Illinois with a combined generation capacity of 29.3MW. The installations were awarded through the Illinois Adjustable Block Lottery Program.

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