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Energy Northwest, Tucci Energy Will Build Solar Project

Energy Northwest and Tucci Energy Services are planning a new partnership to develop what could become Washington's largest utility-scale photovoltaic solar project. The companies signed a letter of intent for Energy Northwest to lease Tucci Energy Services 300 acres of land, located north of Richland, that would allow Tucci Energy Services to build around 75 megawatts of photovoltaic solar panels, which could provide electricity to more than 11,000 homes....


Samson Solar Energy Center: Largest Solar Project in U.S.

Invenergy, a privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, recently announced a 1,310-megawatt solar energy generation facility that will be the largest in the United States upon completion....


Pipeline Company Building Solar Project in West Texas

Canadian Solar Inc. recently announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy LLC, is currently constructing the 28 MWac Maplewood 2 Solar Project for Energy Transfer, a Dallas-based Fortune 100 midstream energy company....


Construction Under Way on Solar Plant in Pinal County

Salt River Project (SRP) and sPower, a leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP), announced construction is under way on "East Line Solar," a new solar plant which will bring $10 million in 25 years of tax revenue and up to 350 construction jobs to Pinal County....


Western Earthworks Develops 12 Acres for New 3.5-Megawatt Solar Farm

Residents in Lunenburg, Mass., will soon enjoy expanded renewable solar power. A new 3.5-megawatt commercial solar farm is under way along Electric Avenue — no pun intended. Located in northern Massachusetts, Lunenburg, pop....


New Mexico Utility Unveils 50-MW Solar Facility to Power Facebook

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) The largest electric provider in New Mexico has unveiled its latest solar array, a 50-megawatt facility that was built to power Facebook's Los Lunas Data Center with renewable energy....


Prospero 2 Solar Project in Andrews County Underway

Longroad Energy Holdings announced the financial close and commencement of construction of the Prospero 2 Solar Project, a 331-MWDC project located in Andrews County. Longroad will continue to own the $320 million project, which is expected to come online in the second quarter of 2021....


Enel Green Power Starts Next Phase of Its Solar Project

Enel Green Power has started operations at the 245-MW second phase of its Roadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas. The first 252-MW phase was completed last last year. The overall 497-MW project is the largest operational solar farm in Texas and the company's largest in the United States....


Renewed Interest in Energy Buoys Outlook

As American Wind Week 2020 kicked off with a tribute to the wind industry workforce the week of Aug. 9, the outlook for the renewable energy sector as a whole is strong. A multitude of both wind and solar projects as well as retooling plans launched this summer across the country have buoyed the heavy machinery industry, creating both temporary and ongoing construction jobs....


Energy Companies Bring Solar Job Online in Nolan County

8minute Solar Energy and Duke Energy Renewables announced that the 280-MWDC Holstein solar project in Nolan County, Texas, has begun commercial operation. Holstein is 8minute's first solar project to come online in Texas, marking a significant milestone as the company expands its operational footprint outside of California....