Led by tech firms and retailers, corporations installed 1,286MW of new solar capacity in the US in 2019, the second highest amount on record, a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has revealed.
Dominion Energy is set to develop six new PV projects that will generate renewable energy for Facebook. The solar projects will be built in Dominion Energy's service area in Virginia and North Carolina and will gradually come online by mid-2020.
Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has signed off on contracts with two solar developers for three new PV projects as part of its agreement to supply 100% renewable energy for Facebook's data center in Newton County, Georgia.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has signed off on an agreement with First Solar and NextEra Energy Resources to develop the largest solar installations in Tennessee and Alabama at 150MW and 227MW, respectively for Facebook.
Leading CdTe thin-film module manufacturer First Solar is building a 58MW (AC) PV power plant using its next-generation large-area Series 6 modules and single-axis trackers for Facebook’s Prineville Data Center located in Oregon.