Minnesota

National Grid's 160-MW Solar Park Approved in Minnesota
Minnesota regulators greenlight 160-MW solar park by National Grid Renewables, boosting jobs and tax revenue while advancing state's renewable energy objectives.
May 20, 2024 // Plants, USA, North America, Minnesota, PV Power Plant
Xcel Triples Solar with 710MW Sherco Park
The Minnesota PUC has announced a USD-406-million plan to expand Xcel Energy's Sherco Solar Park to 710 MW, which will triple the amount of solar energy available in the Upper Midwest and power over 150,000 homes annually. Construction has already begun and should be completed by 2025.
Sep 25, 2023 // Plants, USA, North America, Minnesota, Xcel Energy, PV Power Plant, Sherco Solar Park
Minnesota legislature passes $80 million omnibus renewable energy bill
The bill consists of funding for Minnesota's first energy storage incentive program as well as far more.
May 24, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Minnesota
EDF Renewables wins permit for 200-MW solar project in Minnesota
Minnesota energy regulators have actually okayed to a 200-MW solar park project suggested by EDF Renewables in the US state's Dodge County.
Mar 15, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, Minnesota, EDF Renewables, Solar Project
Heliene opens 420-MW solar panel assembly line in Minnesota
Heliene officially unveiled its new solar panel assembly lines to the general public this week in Iron Mountain, Minnesota. The Canadian photovoltaic panel company has actually been running a 150-MW manufacturing facility in Minnesota because 2018. Those lines are still making typical 60- and 72-cell panels using legacy equipment, but now directly next door, brand new equipment will be making mono- and also bifacial panels with half-cut cells at a 420-MW annual capacity plant.
Oct 28, 2022 // Manufacturing News, USA, solar panel, North America, Minnesota, heliene
Greenwood, SolarGen JV to establish 40-MW PV project in Minnesota
Allied Solar, a new joint venture between Greenwood Sustainable Infrastructure (GSI) and family-owned power advancement organization SolarGen, recently revealed strategies to create a 40-MW solar project in Minnesota.
Oct 11, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, PV project, North America, Minnesota, SolarGen, Greenwood
Minnesota fuel refinery will be powered by 45-MW solar project
DEPCOM Power was gotten to develop a 45-MW solar installment for Flint Hills Resources to power the firm's Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota. The refinery supplies Minnesota as well as the Upper Midwest with fuel, diesel and also jet fuel, heating fuels, asphalt, fertilizer and also the chemical-building blocks made use of in hundreds of everyday items.
May 11, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, Minnesota, Solar Project, DEPCOM Power, Jeff Ramsey, Justin Bloch
Heliene to establish 400MW mono PERC module production line in Minnesota
Canadian solar business Heliene prepares to spend US$ 21 million in a brand-new module assembly line in Minnesota, taking its total manufacturing ability as much as 900MW.
Sep 9, 2021 // Manufacturing News, USA, PV module, mono perc, North America, Minnesota, heliene
Xcel Energy Proposes $3 Bn in Energy Investments in Minnesota
Minneapolis based Utility Xcel Energy has actually announced its proposal for one of the largest plans of energy financial investments in Minnesota
Jun 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Minnesota, Xcel Energy, Ben Fowke, Chris Clark
Nautilus Solar Energy acquires 10.4-MW Minnesota solar portfolio
Nautilus Solar Energy, a national owner-operator of solar jobs, obtained a 10.4-MW area solar profile from ReneSola Power, a fully-integrated solar job programmer as well as provider of energy-efficient products.
Jun 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Minnesota, Yumin Liu, Nautilus Solar Energy, John Ewen, ReneSola Power
CIT backs up 76 MW solar pipeline with USD 200m
CIT is investing around USD200mn in 76 megawatts of photovoltaic projects developed by Clearway Energy – one of the U.S.’s leading renewables operators and developers.
Jan 22, 2020 // Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Massachusetts, North America, Minnesota, Illinois, CIT, CIT Group, Clearway Energy, NY
Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association now a formal SEIA affiliate
SEIA announced that the Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association (MnSEIA) is now a formal SEIA state affiliate. This past year, SEIA has also added state affiliate groups in Kentucky, Alabama and Vermont.
Oct 26, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, SEIA, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, Minnesota, MnSEIA, David Shaffer
Sherburne County may require solar farms to be pollinator-friendly
New solar farms in Sherburne County may soon have to do more than just produce energy from the sun.
Sep 30, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, Minnesota, Sherburne, Marc Schneider, Rob Davis
The US tops 37.9 GW of large scale solar
That record figure of utility scale PV was under contract at the end of June with 8.7 GWdc under construction. However, installation levels fell slightly, year-over-year.
Sep 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, USA, ITC, Texas, Wood Mackenzie, North America, Minnesota