52 MW Solar Project Under Way For Mississippi Co-op

Origis Energy USA and Cooperative Energy, a Mississippi-based generation and transmission cooperative, have broken ground on a 52 MW project near Sumrall in Lamar County, Miss. The project is expected to create approximately 400 jobs during construction, and the 540-acre solar site will include 206,892 photovoltaic solar panels when completed in December. Origis Energy has …

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Massachusetts Community Solar Project Goes Online

BlueWave Solar, along with financing partners MS Solar Solutions Corp. and National Bank of Arizona, has announced the completion of a 1.37 MW community solar project on Lake Street in Plympton, Mass. Known as the Lake Street project, the solar array covers approximately seven acres and will produce clean energy and generate long-term electricity savings …

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Suniva’s Trade Case Advances As Government Starts Investigation

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has decided to move forward with an investigation into Suniva’s highly controversial trade petition, which seeks new import tariffs and minimum import prices on all foreign-made crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) solar cells and modules, respectively. Last month, bankrupt CSPV manufacturer Suniva filed a petition asking the federal agency to …

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Checking in With Your Budget

When we first started budgeting many years ago, the biggest mistake we made was that we never took the time to check in with our budget. I was under the false assumption that once the budget was… To read more of this, click the article title to see the full post! You can also visit …

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TEP Inks Deal For Large Solar+Storage Project

Arizona-based utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has announced a deal to buy low-cost solar energy from a planned solar-plus-energy storage project it says will be large enough to power 21,000 homes. The new 100 MW solar array and an accompanying 30 MW energy storage system are expected to be in service by the end of 2019. Together …

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Tiny House T-Shirts to Start Conversations

Just a few fun tiny house t-shirt designs – great for starting conversations with people. Available in women’s and men’s styles and a variety of colors to choose from. The shirts are not branded with any business’s brand… just the #tinyhouse hashtag or the words ‘tiny house’ somewhere on the shirt. I’ve been wearing mine this …

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Trump’s Budget Proposal ‘Slashes’ Energy And Environmental Funding

President Donald Trump has released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which includes cuts to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Unsurprisingly, many clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out in response to the proposal, which, as pointed out by the Sierra Club, cuts the EPA’s budget by a …

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Soltec Announces SF7 Single-Axis Solar Tracker

Soltec, a manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers, has announced its next-generation SF7 tracker. The company says it will officially launch SF7 at the upcoming Intersolar Europe trade show in Munich starting May 31, as well as exhibit the new tracker at the Solar Power International show in Las Vegas in September. By eliminating …

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