First Solar, Inc. announced that it has entered into a Membership Interest Purchase Agreement with NovaSource Power Services, a portfolio company of Toronto-based private equity firm Clairvest Group Inc., pursuant to which NovaSource will acquire First Solar’s North American operations and maintenance (O&M) business.
EDF Renewables North America today announced the signing of a 22-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Nevada utility NV Energy for a 200 megawatt (MWac) solar photovoltaic project coupled with a 180 MW, four-hour battery storage system. The Chuckwalla Solar+Storage project expects to come online by the end of 2023 and deliver enough clean electricity annually to power 45,000 average Nevada homes.
- Solar Power World magazine’s annual list includes Cincinnati-based solar installer.
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States — Although the COVID-19 pandemic is the immediate crisis, mitigating climate change is also an urgent issue. Solar installations are one way to help reduce greenhouse gases from fossil fuel-based power generation. Solar Power World has recognized the efforts of solar contractors across the United States in its 2020 Top Solar Contractors list, where local solar installer Melink Solar achieved a rank of 69 out of 407 companies.
Sunrun, a leading provider of residential solar, battery storage and energy services in the Unites States announced it has entered into into a definitive agreement with Vivint Solar, a full-service residential solar provider headquartered in Utah, under which Sunrun will acquire Vivint Solar in an all-stock transaction.
- RPCS to provide mechanical installation services for Today’s Power, Inc. Project
Monterey, California —Today’s Power, Inc. (TPI) announced earlier this week their partnership to build two solar arrays for General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (OTS), a Florida-based aerospace and defense company, and two Battery Energy Storage Systems for Ouachita Electric Cooperative (OECC). The solar arrays, each totaling 1.2 MWdc, will be constructed near General Dynamics-OTS’ facilities in Hampton, Arkansas. RP Construction Services (RPCS) will serve as the mechanical installation partner supplying the racking for the solar portion of the project. The two battery energy storage systems will store electricity from the two solar facilities, and will have an output of 2.4 MW for two hours.