North America

South Korean Solar Giant Leaps into U.S. Production
Discover the significance of South Korean company Qcell's historic solar investment in Dalton, Georgia and the resulting economic impact on the U.S. solar industry, including incentives from the federal government and potential competition from overseas imports.
Oct 19, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, South Korea, Asia, North America, Qcell
Opdenergy Seals $252M for 260MW Solar Projects
Opdenergy seals $252 million US project finance package - creating 600+ jobs and reducing 260,000 tonnes of CO2 annually. Discover the benefits of clean energy now!
Oct 19, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, OPDEnergy, Solar Project
Flexrack Supplies 182-MW Solar in Canada
Qcells' Flexrack mounting systems are powering two of Canada's largest behind-the-meter solar projects. With 101-MW Saddlebrook and 81-MW Scotford projects, experience total reliability, even in the cold climate, with Flexrack's engineering expertise. Ready for completion by 2023.
Oct 18, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, North America, Flexrack
Amphenol to Make Solar Junction Boxes in US
Amphenol invests $15 million to open a state-of-the-art 58,000-sq.-ft factory in Arizona for solar junction boxes and connectors. 50 specialized jobs created and the capacity to make 1M pieces/month. Get bonus credits for domestic content with 40% American-made components.
Oct 17, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, Amphenol
EDPR Secures PPA for 180-MW Texas Solar
EDPR has signed a 15-year PPA with an unnamed multinational retailer, covering 162MW of a 180MW solar park in Texas. The project will contribute to EDPR's 17GW capacity target for 2023-2026 and is expected to enter into operation in 2025.
Oct 16, 2023 // Plants, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, EDPR
Illinois Shines Brighter: ComEd, SunVest Launch 12 MW Community Solar
ComEd and SunVest have partnered to supply northern Illinois with four new community solar projects with 12 MW of capacity. The projects cover 47 acres and 20,000+ solar panels, with more to follow by 2023. Join the community in powering the future with clean energy!
Oct 16, 2023 // Plants, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, ComEd, SunVest
Suniva Reboots US Solar Cell Production with 1GW Capacity
Suniva Inc, leading US solar cell manufacturer, announced expansion of a Norcross, Georgia factory - creating 240 full-time jobs and 1GW capacity. 2.5GW capacity possible with new financing commitment and wafer supply agreement. US solar manufacturing gets a boost!
Oct 12, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, suniva
Origis Begins 550 MW Solar-Storage Revolution in Mississippi
Origis Energy is set to create a solar-plus-storage site in Mississippi, with 150 MW of solar and 50 MW of battery storage. The Golden Triangle II project will generate enough electricity to power 126,000 homes and have an economic benefit of over $145m. Supported by PPAs from TVA, RES and Mitsubishi Power Americas are providing construction and battery storage services.
Oct 12, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, Mississippi, North America, Origis Energy
GSPP Lights Up Biggest Solar Project in California
GSPP completes largest solar project to date: 26-MWDC Westlands Almond Solar contributing 57 million kWh of clean energy to Amy's Kitchen, with agrisolar and sheep grazing used for vegetation management. Experience the future of renewable energy with GSPP today!
Oct 10, 2023 // Plants, California, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, GSPP
California Takes Step Forward to 100% Renewables
California leads the way to a greener future Governor Gavin Newsom signed a slate of clean energy bills to install highway solar, increase efficiency, tap into wave energy, and fund transportation for the next decade - an ambitious plan to achieve 100% clean energy.
Oct 10, 2023 // Policy, California, USA, North America, Gavin Newsom
"Texas' Lone Charge" - New Leaf Energy's 64-MW Battery Portfolio
New Leaf Energy announces 64MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Texas, featuring 7 standalone batteries and lithium iron phosphate batteries. Interconnection agreements due by 2024, and commercial operation expected by 2025. Interested parties should contact New Leaf Energy via email.
Oct 9, 2023 // Storage, USA, North America, New Leaf Energy
Nebraska's Record-Breaking Solar Project
FTC Solar has been contracted to supply its Pioneer 1P solar tracker for a 225-MW solar project near Columbus, Nebraska. Delivery of the trackers will begin in 2021, with Sandhills Energy's 720 MW of solar projects already developed and 1,500 MW more in its pipeline.
Oct 9, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, ftc solar, Solar Tracker, PV Power Plant, Nebraska
Dominion's 772 MW Solar Push in VA
Discover the future of clean energy: Dominion Energy is seeking approval to add 19 solar projects with 772 MW capacity in Virginia - enough to power 200,000 homes - while creating an estimated 1,600 jobs & investing USD 570 million!
Oct 5, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Dominion Energy, North America
Yellowbud Solar: Amazon Powers Ohio
National Grid Renewables' 274-MW Amazon Solar Farm Ohio-Yellowbud is generating jobs, tax revenue and more. Experience its impact and Amazon's commitment to Ohio, now powered by 100% renewable energy.
Oct 4, 2023 // Plants, USA, Amazon, North America, Ohio, PV Power Plant
NY Mine-to-Solar: St Lawrence County Transformations
Kathy Hochul, Governor of New York, announced the auction of a 12MW solar farm project, facilitated by NYSERDA. Underutilized land will be transformed to create lower-cost, zero emission energy for St Lawrence County residents. NYSERDA will select the project developer to make a significant clean energy impact in the state.
Oct 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, New York, NYSERDA, North America