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Electriq Power files for bankruptcy, liquidates assets
17 Jun 2024 at 3:05pm
by Kelsey Misbrener
Small-scale energy storage manufacturer Electriq Power filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on May 3, 2024, and has now engaged with Moecker Auctions to liquidate over $18 million in assets. Electriq Power was founded in Silicon Valley in 2014. Last year, the manufacturer merged with publicly traded acquisition company TLGA. Items to be auctioned include extensive… The post Electriq Power files for bankruptcy, liquidates assets appeared first on Solar Power World.

Residential installer Titan Solar Power closes doors
17 Jun 2024 at 11:56am
by Kelly Pickerel
An email shared on Reddit and across social media is claiming that residential solar dealer Titan Solar Power has shut its doors. Consistently ranked as a Top Solar Contractor based on volume, Titan began its solar construction business in 2013 in Arizona and installed solar in over 20 states. The shared email states that Titan… The post Residential installer Titan Solar Power closes doors appeared first on Solar Power World.

Mayfield Renewables launches education summit this fall
17 Jun 2024 at 11:45am
by Kelly Pickerel
Engineering consultant Mayfield Renewables is launching an education summit and will hold its inaugural event at The University of Texas at Austin Commons Conference Center on Oct. 3, 2024. The summit will feature notable education and technical training partners, including The University of Texas at Austin Energy Institute, NABCEP, Heatspring, Solar Energy International, Hammond, Megger,… The post Mayfield Renewables launches education summit this fall appeared first on Solar Power World.

5-GW solar panel plant coming to Tennessee
14 Jun 2024 at 12:03pm
by Kelly Pickerel
A new brand will be setting up a 5-GW solar cell and panel manufacturing facility in Portland, Tennessee. ReCreate is a joint venture between European solar panel brand Recom and Create Energy, a supporter of American renewable energy manufacturing founded by Dean Solon, the founder of eBOS manufacturer Shoals. Solon announced the ReCreate brand today with… The post 5-GW solar panel plant coming to Tennessee appeared first on Solar Power World.

Pisgah Energy installs solar for NC furniture company
13 Jun 2024 at 3:16pm
by Kelly Pickerel
Vanguard Furniture and Pisgah Energy teamed up again to design and install two roof-mounted solar projects at Vanguard’s Frame Plant 2 facility in Conover, North Carolina. These systems, totaling 188 kW, build on Vanguard’s previous solar installations. Frame Plant 2 now boasts 438 solar panels augmenting power to the building. With the addition of this… The post Pisgah Energy installs solar for NC furniture company appeared first on Solar Power World.

Renewables account for 99% of new electricity connected to U.S. grid in 2024
13 Jun 2024 at 12:11pm
by Kelly Pickerel
According to the latest data released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewables have provided nearly all – 99.2% – new U.S. generating capacity since the beginning of 2024 through April. The SUN DAY Campaign reviewed the data and found that in the first four months of 2024, solar and wind added 7,899 MW… The post Renewables account for 99% of new electricity connected to U.S. grid in 2024 appeared first on Solar Power World.

New finance company will help small businesses access IRA tax credits
13 Jun 2024 at 12:00pm
by Kelly Pickerel
Climate fintech company Giraffe Financial has launched a service specifically focused on making Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) tax credits accessible to underserved small- and medium-sized businesses and tax-exempt organizations such as local governments, schools and nonprofits. Giraffe streamlines the process of finding, claiming and monetizing IRA tax credits to help these organizations navigate what can… The post New finance company will help small businesses access IRA tax credits appeared first on Solar Power World.

Empact updates IRA compliance software with new energy community bonus rules
13 Jun 2024 at 11:58am
by Kelly Pickerel
Empact Technologies has released a software update that incorporates support for the latest Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) energy community bonus credit compliance management and reporting requirements. “The IRA provides an unprecedented opportunity for community and utility-scale developers, EPCs, and tax equity investors, but keeping up with the evolving guidance and managing project tax compliance is… The post Empact updates IRA compliance software with new energy community bonus rules appeared first on Solar Power World.

PV Hardware supplying trackers for 200-MW Texas solar project
12 Jun 2024 at 12:46pm
by Billy Ludt
PV Hardware USA, a developer of solar trackers, structures and control solutions for utility-scale solar power plants, will supply over 200 MW of its AxoneDuo Infinity solar trackers to Moss for an upcoming solar project in Texas. “We are very pleased to collaborate with Moss on this important project,” said Rodolfo Bitar, VP of business… The post PV Hardware supplying trackers for 200-MW Texas solar project appeared first on Solar Power World.

Civic Renewables launches as new residential solar dealer network
12 Jun 2024 at 12:39pm
by Kelly Pickerel
A new residential solar dealership program launches today in the United States. Civic Renewables, founded by former leaders of Tesla Energy, SolarCity and Sunrun, will act as the parent company to local clean energy businesses, integrating the efficiencies and resources of a large organization. Civic has completed its first two acquisitions of local solar installation… The post Civic Renewables launches as new residential solar dealer network appeared first on Solar Power World.

Arizona electric co-op taps Stem software to manage new energy storage system
12 Jun 2024 at 12:25pm
by Kelsey Misbrener
Stem and Arizona Electric Power Cooperative (AEPCO), in partnership with Prometheus Power, announced the successful deployment of a co-located storage and solar project to help deliver clean, reliable power to its distribution co-ops and public power members. The project for Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-op (SSVEC), an AEPCO member co-op, includes a 40-MWh energy storage… The post Arizona electric co-op taps Stem software to manage new energy storage system appeared first on Solar Power World.

California disability services provider invests in community solar with PowerMarket
12 Jun 2024 at 11:58am
by Kelsey Misbrener
PowerMarket announced that it has been chosen by Redwood Family Care Network (RFCN), a provider of intellectual and developmental disability services, to deliver access to community solar-generated clean energy at 35 residential facilities in Southern California.  Through PowerMarket, RFCN has subscribed to the Inyokern Community Solar project, the largest community solar project in the State of… The post California disability services provider invests in community solar with PowerMarket appeared first on Solar Power World.


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Wind turbine blade recycling is underway in Iowa
17 Jun 2024 at 5:50pm
by Renewable Energy World
The strength of wind turbine blades makes them tricky to discard when they have exceeded their typical 20-year lifespans or when companies replace them with more-efficient versions.



Work is underway for Canada’s first commercial green hydrogen, ammonia facility
17 Jun 2024 at 5:37pm
by Sean Wolfe
The project will include the development of up to 530-turbine wind farm with the ability to generate 3.5 GW of electricity and 150 MW solar PV. The facility will have the capacity to produce 165kta of hydrogen and 5000 metric tons per day of ammonia.



Dear Climate Corps: Workforce development lessons from a women-led hydrogen developer
17 Jun 2024 at 4:57pm
by Renewable Energy World
The ACC is a paid service program that will provide jobs and training for 20,000 young people, particularly in low-income communities.



Maryland Senate president takes job with solar energy company
17 Jun 2024 at 3:50pm
by Renewable Energy World
Could Ferguson’s new gig could help elevate renewables in upcoming legislative sessions?



Nearly all 50 states face local opposition to renewable projects, report finds
17 Jun 2024 at 3:43pm
by Sean Wolfe
A new edition of Columbia Law School's Sabin Center’s Opposition to Renewable Energy Facilities in the United States report identified 378 renewable energy projects across 47 states that have encountered significant opposition.



Data centers offer energy peril and promise, with the Midwest increasingly in the crosshairs
17 Jun 2024 at 2:21pm
by Renewable Energy World
A massive Microsoft complex in Wisconsin hypercharges debate over data centers’ impacts on energy reliability.



Microgrids seen as crucial to sidestep EV charging roadblocks, survey finds
14 Jun 2024 at 5:34pm
by Sean Wolfe
Xendee, a design and operation platform for distributed energy systems and Electric Vehicle (EV) fast-charging infrastructure, released the findings of its 2024 Commercial EV Charging Market Survey, the second in the series of annual research studies.



Transmission utilities profiting from generator-paid network upgrades ‘may be unjust,’ FERC says
14 Jun 2024 at 5:33pm
by John Engel
FERC specifically called out the MISO, PJM, SPP, and ISO New England in the order and required responses within 90 days.



Nation’s largest microgrid transit depot breaks ground in Maryland
14 Jun 2024 at 5:00pm
by Paul Gerke
By 2035, the depot is projected to accommodate 200 zero-emissions buses, most powered by hydrogen fuel cells.



Ameren Missouri doubles its subscription-based renewables program with 150-MW solar acquisition
14 Jun 2024 at 4:48pm
by Sean Wolfe
The Cass County Renewable Energy Center will be used to double the size of Ameren Missouri's Renewable Solutions subscription-based program that allows eligible businesses and organizations to replace up to 100% of their total energy use with renewable sources.




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