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Solar  -  November 22, 2019 - By Dan Misleh, Catholic Climate Covenant

Catholic Charities Benefits from Largest Ground-based Solar Array in DC

In direct response to a plea from Pope Francis, Catholic Climate Covenant developed a Catholic Energies program. This column from Dan Misleh discusses a venture to tap a huge portfolio—over 70,000 Catholic-owned buildings in the United States—and focus on both energy efficiency and solar energy.
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Energy Efficiency  -  November 21, 2019

Richmond City Council approves clean energy loan program

The Richmond, Va., City Council has approved the city's first C-PACE program, which will allow commercial property owners to gain loans to pursue clean energy improvements on their buildings.
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Solar  -  November 20, 2019

JFK moves forward with largest NYC solar installation

Development of New York City’s largest solar project is underway at John F. Kennedy International Airport, where a 13 MW solar installation will allow multiple surrounding communities to access clean power at reduced rates.
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Solar  -  November 20, 2019

Facebook to power Ga. data center with solar

Facebook will begin to supply its data center in Newton County, Ga., with 100% renewable energy through an agreement signed Nov. 19 with a local consumer-owned utility.
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Solar  -  November 18, 2019

Target achieves 500 rooftop solar projects ahead of schedule

Target announced Nov. 17 that it reached its goal to have 500 rooftop solar systems across its locations by 2020 with the competition of a 240 MW installation on the roof of the Napa, Calif., retail store.
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Energy Storage  -  November 18, 2019

Calif. school district celebrates new energy program

Hayward Unified School District in California launched a sustainable energy program that includes a 5.3 MW solar and integrated electric vehicle and battery storage project, alongside the rollout of several building efficiency improvements.
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Energy Storage  -  November 15, 2019

Salt River Project plans Arizona's largest battery project, with solar

Salt River Project (SRP) is planning a 250 MW solar system in Little Rainbow Valley, Ariz., which will charge an attached 1 gigawatt-hour energy storage system, the largest battery storage system adding power to the state grid.
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Solar  -  November 14, 2019

Sprint targets carbon neutrality by 2025

Sprint announced Nov. 14 its new commitment to source 100% renewable electricity across its entire operations by 2025 following several PPAs and efficiency initiatives in the last year.
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Solar  -  November 14, 2019

Denver campus installs 779 kW rooftop solar

The Auraria Campus in Denver, Colo., announced Nov. 12 the near completion of a 770 kW solar project on its library rooftop, the largest single-roof solar array in downtown Denver.
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Solar  -  November 13, 2019

Clorox to reach 50% RE with new solar VPPA

The Clorox Company has signed a 12-year, 70 MW VPPA with a solar project under development in Texas, which will account for about half of the clean power needed for the company to reach its 2025 goal of 100% renewable electricity.
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