New York City to develop largest private multi-family rooftop PV array in US

StuyTown Property Services (SPS), the manager of Manhattan’s largest residential property, will install a 3.8MW PV energy system across the eight hectares of rooftops of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village.

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ABP invests over US$384 million in three utility-scale PV projects in US

Netherlands-based pension fund Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP has agreed to invest over US$384 million in three PV projects in the US, with the trio of installations representing a combined generation capacity of 858MW.

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Mosaic closes US$307 million residential solar loan securitization

Residential solar loan financing company Mosaic has completed its largest solar loan securitization issued to date, with US$307 million in bonds sold across four tranches.

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PSE&G installs, commissions 1MWh battery system for microgrid project in New Jersey

Eos Energy Storage has installed and commissioned a 1MWh Eos Aurora battery system at a wastewater treatment plant in Caldwell, New Jersey.

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SunPower PV solution chosen for Hawaii’s biggest solar-plus-storage project so far

A large-scale solar-plus-storage project on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i will be built using SunPower’s scalable Oasis Power Plant platform after the PV technology provider was chosen by AES Distributed Energy.

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Mercom: VC funding doubled in first nine months of 2017 over same period last year

The amount of VC funding invested in battery energy storage companies in the first nine months of this year has more than doubled from the equivalent period of 2016, according to a report from Mercom Capital.

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Hawaii’s PUC approves expanded rooftop PV and energy storage offerings

The Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission has approved two new programmes expanding its customers’ abilities to install rooftop PV and energy storage systems, while also clarifying the terms of its existing programmes.

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Sonnen seeks to work with US utilities, not replace them

In its home territory of Germany, energy storage provider Sonnen is making a play to replace utilities, but its business models in the US will instead emphasise cooperation with existing energy suppliers.

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Hawaii’s PUC expands rooftop solar and energy storage offerings

The Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission has approved two new programmes expanding its customers’ abilities to install rooftop PV and energy storage systems.

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Ohio utility launches RfP for 400MW of solar

AEP Ohio, part of major US utility American Electric Power, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 400MW of solar capacity in Ohio.

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Vionx completes ‘revolutionary, safe and reliable’ 3MWh flow battery installation at Holy Name High

Vionx, National Grid and the US Department of Energy have teamed up to install a 3MWh flow battery-based energy storage system in Massachusetts.

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