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January 19, 2018

Padres go to bat with solar power

Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres welcomes the largest solar power system in Major League Baseball, larger than systems installed by seven other teams combined.
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January 18, 2018 - By Peyton Boswell

The U.S. Tax Overhaul: What Does It Mean for Corporate Solar Projects?

With the first major overhaul of the U.S. tax code in over 30 years, changes to tax policy are having a significant impact on the feasibility of companies “going solar” in the U.S. This column from EnterSolar discusses key impacts of the new tax code on corporate solar projects.
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January 18, 2018

Facebook’s NM data center to add wind and solar

Facebook’s data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico is expected to welcome the addition of two new wind farms and a solar facility, expected to add 266 MWh of renewable energy.
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Utilities  -  January 17, 2018

Xcel Energy receives “shockingly low bids” for solar and wind

Xcel Energy has received bids from renewable energy developers at the lowest prices in the U.S., with energy storage priced below costs for coal-generated power.
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Wind  -  January 15, 2018

IRENA: Renewable technologies competitive by 2020

The cost of offshore wind power has declined by around 25% since 2010, making it comparable to other energy sources, according to a new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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Solar  -  January 10, 2018

Tesla begins solar roof production at gigafactory

Tesla Inc. has begun production of electricity-producing shingles, more than a year after the company introduced the concept, according to a report from Bloomberg News.
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Solar  -  January 10, 2018

Airports continue the switch to renewable energy

With energy-hungry airports constantly in need of power sources, Mother Nature Network reports that more airports are switching, at least partially, to solar or wind power.
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Finance  -  January 8, 2018

Church pension fund adds $17M to RE fund

The Church Pension Fund, a financial services organization serving the Episcopal Church, announced an investment of $17 million in the Social Investment Managers & Advisors Off-Grid Solar and Financial Access Senior Debt Fund I B.V.
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Power Prices  -  January 6, 2018

Weekend reads: Nat gas prices surge; Siemens bets on blockchain; a utility megamerger & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web (our first batch in 2018 - happy new year).
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Solar  -  January 4, 2018

Alabama Power, Walmart solar project starts up

Nearly 18 months after initially announced, one of Alabama's largest solar projects is up, running and providing renewable energy to Walmart through a long-term contract with Alabama Power.
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