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ENGIE North America secures financing from Goldman Sachs for 75 MW of distributed solar and storage projects in the U.S.

ENGIE North America’s Distributed Solar team today announced this week the closing of an investment from Goldman Sachs’ Alternative Energy Investing Group into a partnership managed by ENGIE to deploy of up to 75 MW of distributed solar and distributed solar plus battery systems across multiple states in the U.S., including California, Nevada, Minnesota, Illinois, Texas, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.
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Freedom Solar Power launches first-of-its-kind solution in Texas to finance commercial solar projects

Texas-based solar power contractor Freedom Solar LLC announced that  Freedom Solar Financial Services LLC, the first solar financial vehicle of its kind in Texas,  has raised an initial round of $7.5 million in funding to finance commercial solar projects.

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Study finds solar and wind can competitively serve 70% of Minnesota’s electrical load by 2050

A new study commissioned by and submitted to the Minnesota Commerce Department finds that Minnesota could achieve 10 percent solar energy by 2025 at costs comparable to natural gas generation. The study’s findings also suggest that expected cost reductions for solar, wind and storage could enable Minnesota to achieve 70 percent solar and wind by 2050.

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SunLight General Capital’s Community Solar Project Goes Live in Montrose, New York

Solar project developer SunLight General Capital, headquartered in New York,  announced in September that the Westchester County’s second community solar project was connected to the electrical grid. SunLight General Capital built the 147kW project on the roof of a manufacturing company, Quality Circle Products.

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Entergy to build largest utility-owned solar farm in Mississippi

Utility company Entergy Mississippi, Inc. announced this week that it has partnered with Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., to  build the the largest utility-owned solar farm in the state of Mississippi, pending approval of the Mississippi Public Service Commission.

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