Green Power EMC, Silicon Ranch announce 200MW PV portfolio in Georgia

Renewable energy supplier Green Power EMC and IPP Silicon Ranch plan to bring an additional 200MW of PV generation online by 2020.

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Sunrun expands operations into Florida

Residential solar, storage and energy services company Sunrun announced that it has expanded its operations into Florida.

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US ROUND UP: Westchester’s largest solar array, Community solar in MA, Michigan 50% by 2035 RPS

News in Brief: Bill Clinton opens Westchester’s largest solar array – a 2.7MW facility at Swiss RE’s US headquarters; Nexamp completes a 700kW community solar facility in Massachusetts, Michigan introduces a bill to up its RPS and Solaria deploys its architectural solar products at Cornell Tech’s campus in New York.

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EDF Energies Nouvelles acquires 80% interest in Canadian Solar’s Pirapora II project in Brazil

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar has said that EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN)has acquired an 80% interest in its 115MW Pirapora II PV power plant project in Brazil.

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Florida officially enshrines solar tax break into law

Florida governor Rick Scott officially signed AB 90 into law on Friday – the bill that implement’s 2016 Amendment 4 by making solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning next year.

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NV Energy issues RFP for 50MW of utility-scale solar

NV Energy announced last week that it has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for 50MW of utility-scale solar within the state of Nevada.

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US ROUNDUP: Nevada bill, Amazon’s 2MW solar array, First New York K-Solar project, Vivint in Vermont

News in Brief: Governor Sandoval will give Nevada’s rooftop solar industry the rubber stamp today, Amazon completes another rooftop installation at a national fulfilment centre and Cuomo’s school solar initiative completes its first rooftop project.

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Construction begins on FPL’s nearly 600MW portfolio of PV projects in Florida

Florida Power and Light announced Wednesday that construction has started on its next eight solar power plants in Florida — continuing the company’s PV expansion in the eastern US.

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Greenbacker acquires US$6 million solar portfolio from TerraForm Power subsidiary

Kansas City, Missouri-based developer Greenback Renewable Energy has acquired a portfolio of operating residential PV assets worth around US$6 million from an unnamed TerraForm Power subsidiary.

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SunLink to supply 500MW of PV projects in Minnesota, Florida

Energy solutions provider SunLink has been selected by Blattner Energy as the project supplier for a 500MW portfolio of PV projects in Minnesota and Florida.

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Neoen to build Washington’s largest utility-scale solar project

French solar developer Neoen is developing the state of Washington’s largest solar PV project to date – a 20MW site to be built on former Hanford Nuclear Reservation land near Richland.

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