North America

Capital Dynamics continues United States flurry with 4.8 GW strategic collaboration with IPP Tenaska
Asset management firm Capital Dynamics has struck a calculated partnership with Nebraskan independent power producer Tenaska to advance 4.8 GW of solar in the Midwest and Southeast United States.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Capital Dynamics, USA, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, investment, finance, North America, Benoit Allehaut, Tenaska, miso, serc
US sodium-ion battery programmer raises $35M as storage space financial investment surges
Start-up Natron Energy is constructing a battery using Prussian blue analogue electrodes and also a sodium-ion electrolyte. Capitalists include ABB Technology Ventures, NanoDimension Capital, Volta Energy Technologies, Chevron, Khosla Ventures, and also Prelude Ventures.
Jul 9, 2020 // Storage, USA, North America, Chevron, startup, Form Energy, QuantumScape, Natron Energy, ABB Technology Ventures, NanoDimension Capital, Volta Energy Technologies, Khosla Ventures, Prelude Ventures, Colin Wessells, Eos Energy Storage, Quidnet
First-half solar funding fell by a quarter as Covid-19 little bit
The current PV financing report released by Mercom Capital had solar investment dropping virtually entirely across the board with the number of new solar funds introduced in the last 3 months providing an unusual piece of excellent information.
Jul 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Market Research, California, USA, Arizona, Engie, Virginia, Asia, Singapore, North America, Taiwan, covid-19, Arkansas, United States, Mercom Capital
8minute Solar Energy completes Texas launching with 280MW Duke collaboration
Solar and also storage developer 8minute Solar Energy has actually completed its initial utility-scale solar project in Texas.
Jul 8, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, storage, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Texas, hybrid, Duke Energy, North America, 8minute Solar Energy, Tom Buttgenbach, colocation
US$ 1.3 bn financing package for storage R&D, demonstrators, making recommended
More than a billion bucks in financing for power storage space research study, demo jobs and production has been accepted by a United States federal government subcommittee.
Jul 8, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Policy, USA, North America
There's something fishy about this flow battery development
Researchers led by MIT have suggested chitin, a carbon and also nitrogen-rich material made from waste shrimp coverings, might create sustainable electrodes for vanadium redox flow batteries as well as other energy storage innovations.
Jul 7, 2020 // Technology, Storage, USA, Massachusetts, MIT, North America, Francisco Martin-Martinez
Sunrun to acquire Vivint Solar for $3.2 billion in all-stock deal
The brand-new, bigger Sunrun will certainly have 500,000 clients and greater than 3 GW of solar energy properties. Is there value in range in residential solar?
Jul 7, 2020 // Residential, USA, Sunrun, vivint solar, David Bywater, North America, Lynn Jurich, Ravi Manghani
Large floating solar array set for US sand miner Clayton
US business RETTEW has reveal the implementation of agreements with SolMare, LLC for the building and construction of one of the biggest US floating solar arrays for Clayton Sand Company in Jackson Township, New Jersey. SolMare, LLC will own and also run a 3.2 MWdc floating solar array at Clayton Sand Company's sand mining center, supplying all power needs with New Jersey's Net Metering program. This is the 2nd floating solar array to be formally introduced in New Jersey by RETTEW, following an effective project in the Borough of Sayreville (4.4 MWdc).
Jul 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, USA, floating PV, North America, RETTEW, Jason Wert, SolMare, LLC, Bill Clayton, Joe Forestieri
Duke Energy to provide solar access to consumers while reducing costs in time
Duke Energy Florida (DEF) has actually filed a proposed brand-new Clean Energy Connection (CEC) Program with the Florida Public Service Commission. The news is the current improvement in Duke Energy's dedication to solar power.
Jul 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance, USA, Duke Energy, Florida, North America, Rick Kriseman, Ben Pratt
Engie strikes bargain to market 49% equity stake in US renewables portfolio
French utility Engie has accepted market a minority 49% risk in a US-based renewables profile including 500MW of utility-scale solar.
Jul 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, Engie, North America, Hannon Armstrong
Solar-friendly United States facilities bill inches ahead as it passes House
A costs which assures to spruce up solar assistance frameworks as well as stimulate investment in grids in the US has actually removed its very first difficulty, passing your house of Representatives.
Jul 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, USA, SEIA, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, Gregory Wetstone, ACORE, grids
Trina signs 970 MW, 35-plant, multi-nation project contract
The solar supplier has landed its greatest engineering, purchase and construction services offer and will certainly work on solar centers in Europe as well as Latin America which will certainly come online before 2023.
Jul 2, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Spain, Chile, South america, Europe, Mexico, North America, Trina, Colombia
Extra utilities bypassing natural gas bridge and going straight to renewables
Utilities that are transitioning far from coal are beginning to see the development of a gas "bridge" to renewable resource as an unneeded step.
Jul 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, North America
Canadian Solar signs up with the 500 W-plus panel club
The Chinese-Canadian firm has actually unveiled a series of high-power modules which are readied to go into automation by very early following year. The collection consists of a commercial and commercial rooftop-dedicated item using a reported 405 W.
Jul 2, 2020 // Manufacturing, Canada, Canadian Solar, China, Asia, North America
Mexican head of state orders fraudulence problems against solar as well as wind firms - report
Renewable energy companies running in Mexico are to be formally charged of scams in the latest twist in a simmering conflict between the nation's federal government and also solar as well as wind programmers.
Jul 1, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Iberdrola, neoen, Mexico, North America, policy, renewables, regulation, president, López Obrador