Retail giant Gap is one step closer to its 100% renewable energy goal. Michigan utility Upper Peninsula Power Company adds 125MW of solar to its portfolio. The US Airforce is investing in solar-powered space vehicle research. CleanChoice Capital says yes to solar bees.
CMS Enterprises, a subsidiary of CMS Energy, is purchasing Delta Solar — a 24MW, two-part PV project under construction that will generate renewable energy to the Lansing Board of Water & Light to power 3,300 Michigan homes through a power purchase agreement.
Alterra Power and Inovateus Solar announced Tuesday that they have closed on a US$19.9 million construction loan facility for the 11MW Spartan solar project, which will be developed at the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing, Michigan.
News in Brief: Bill Clinton opens Westchester's largest solar array – a 2.7MW facility at Swiss RE's US headquarters; Nexamp completes a 700kW community solar facility in Massachusetts, Michigan introduces a bill to up its RPS and Solaria deploys its architectural solar products at Cornell Tech's campus in New York.
News in Brief: SunPower collaborates with Michigan's largest utility for a residential pilot programme, UOSSM's Syria Solar Initiative completes a 127kWp solar system to provide electricity to hospitals, an Australian aboriginal community starts construction on a solar-diesel hybrid project backed by ARENA and Utah's Legend Solar acquires Aspire Energy.
News in Brief: The governments of India and Portugal sign an MoU on renewable energy development, solar arrays are installed at MSU and State College, PA, African gold mine IAMGOLD corp signs a PPA for a new solar facility, and a Hawaiian food bank is making big savings with its new solar system.
Solar FlexRack, a PV mounting and tracking manufacturer and a division of Northern States Metals, announced Tuesday that its G3-X smart fixed-tilt racking solution has been installed in the largest solar power generation project in Michigan.
Wolverine Power Cooperative announced that one of its member-owners — Spartan Renewable Energy — will start construction this fall on a 1.2MW PV array in Cadillac, Michigan, across from Wolverine’s headquarters facility.