SunLink Corporation announced Wednesday that it has been selected by Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) to provide its GeoPro fixed tilt solution for a 165MW portfolio of three ground-mounted solar projects in Florida.
Florida Power & Light Company, the largest generator of solar energy in Florida, announced Monday that it is planning to develop eight new universal solar projects in the state — with completion set for early 2018.
Florida’s Senate committee has unanimously approved SB 90, a bill that would implement Amendment 4, which makes solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning in 2018.
News in Brief: NRG commissions a 3.15MW Florida solar plant with Lakeland Electric, Power Africa reaches 30,000 new solar connections in Nigeria, PayGo solar company Azuri nets US$5 million for off-grid expansion in Africa, UPS will expand its solar capacity five-fold and India's BHEL bags its biggest single rooftop PV order.
Washington-based environmental organisation the Sierra Club is taking Florida Power & Light to court over a US$811 million rate hike over the next four years that “bilks millions of customers and further locks the Sunshine State into an over reliance on financially risky, climate-disrupting gas,” the group said.
Mexico's energy ministry is targeting distributed generation with new guidelines to boost small-scale solar and achieve savings. Minnesota and South Carolina break solar records in 2016 and Ikea installs Washington's largest rooftop solar array, while Duke Energy is to build its third PV facility in Florida.