Ohio-based racking manufacturer Solar FlexRack has delivered steel racking solutions for the 71MW Brantley solar farm, an installation owned by Cypress Creek Renewables that is 30 miles east of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Cypress Creek Renewables and NRG Energy will begin work on a joint project in Texas that will see Cypress Creek develop and operate 25MW of PV projects for NRG in order to support commercial and industrial customers.
Cypress Creek Renewables, which developed 1GW of PV projects in an 18-month stretch up to the beginning of this year, has used Lockheed Martin’s lithium-ion battery storage solutions in a dozen just-completed solar-plus-storage projects.
PV module manufacturers hoping to get new technologies taken up by the market quickly and at scale need to generate as much information as possible from testing houses and certification bodies for the finance community to consider their product, according to a representative of one of the world’s largest solar developers.
Cypress Creek Renewables is set to launch a partnership with Greenville Technical College in order to grow South Carolina’s PV workforce and spur the state’s economy. This partnership will assist the state’s PV sector by helping to train and prepare the next generation of energy workers.
Australian PV company New Energy Solar is set to acquire 14 utility-scale PV projects, totaling 130MW, from US solar farm developer Cypress Creek (CCR). Cypress Creek will develop the 14 projects, which are expected to be commercially operational in 2018.
Inverter supplier SMA America has signed off on a 10-year Master Service Agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables, under which SMA will take part in inverter preventative maintenance services for a portfolio of solar projects, primarily located in North Carolina.