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Solar  -  April 6, 2021

City of Perry Gains Solar Project on former Brownfield Site

The city of Perry, Iowa, will install a 1-megawatt solar facility on the town's western edge. The site is a remediated brownfield area where the city has worked for several years to build a renewable energy project.

Solar  -  March 30, 2021

Facebook and General Motors add solar from TVA project

Facebook and General Motors will participate in the Tennessee Valley Authority's Green Invest renewable energy program, allowing the TVA to build the Logan County solar farm, featuring the largest solar plus storage project in its Kentucky service area.

GHG Emissions  -  March 30, 2021

Jeep expands EV access at off-road trailheads

The Jeep® brand announced March 26 that it is installing Jeep-branded EV charging stations at or near the trailheads of off-road trails over the next year, in conjunction with the launch of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid.

Solar  -  March 29, 2021

New Solar Initiatives & Technologies to Cut Costs for DOE Goal

The US Department of Energy announced a target to cut the cost of solar energy by 60% in the next ten years, along with nearly $128 billion in funding to lower costs, improve performance, and speed the deployment of solar energy technologies.

Sourcing Renewables  -  March 27, 2021

Weekend reads: Biden looks to clean energy in recovery plan; Powering Scottish EVs with ocean waves

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.

Sourcing Renewables  -  March 26, 2021

Olathe, Kansas, installs public EV chargers through federal funding

The City of Olathe, Kansas, announced March 25 that it has deployed six solar-powered EV charging systems at public locations in the city.

Microgrids  -  March 26, 2021

Tasteful Selections installs 5 MW microgrid at California facility

Tasteful Selections announced March 25 that it is installing a 5 MW solar, natural gas and battery microgrid system at its specialty potato plant in Arvin, Calif., to cut its power bill by up to 40%.

Solar  -  March 24, 2021

Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute aids state in solar generation

The Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSEI) announced March 23 that it is supporting the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's effort to establish more solar power capacity as nine of the state agencies it services will participate in the commonwealth’s new program.

Solar  -  March 23, 2021

NYC Housing Authority apartments receive community solar installations

Solar installations totalling 1 MW of energy capacity are being installed on the rooftops of three New York City Housing Authority developments by a newly-trained team of NYCHA residents.

Solar  -  March 22, 2021

Rhode Island Airport Corporation to source power from new solar plant

A 4.95 MW solar project that will provide power to the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) achieved commercial operation March 22.

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