U.S. doubled community solar capacity in 2017, SEPA report says

Community solar capacity in the United States more than doubled between 2016 and 2017, from 347 megawatts (MW) at the end of 2016, to 734 MW at the end of 2017, according to the “Community Solar Program Design Models” report released by the U.S.  Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). At present 228 utilities in 36 states have active community solar programs.

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SunLink and RER Energy Group Build Iowa’s Largest Community Solar Project

More than 1,200 Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) customers have invested in a new 1.5 MW dc community solar project near Prairie Lakes Park in Cedar Falls, Iowa, now completed by SunLink Corporation and RER Energy Group.

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Edinburgh to install largest community-owned urban solar project in the UK

The City of Edinburgh Council announced this week that it is to install what is believed to be the largest community-owned urban renewable energy project ever undertaken in the UK in partnership with the Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative (ECSC), supported by Energy4All.

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