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C2 Energy Capital Completes Community Solar Projects in New York Expanding Locals Access to Lower-Cost, Renewable Energy

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:38pm

NEW YORK, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --C2 Energy Capital LLC, a rapidly growing investor and developer in renewable energy and storage assets, announced the completion of two community solar projects totaling 5.5 megawatts.

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  • NEW YORK, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --C2 Energy Capital LLC, a rapidly growing investor and developer in renewable energy and storage assets, announced the completion of two community solar projects totaling 5.5 megawatts.
  • Located in the towns of Johnstown and Caledonia, New York, the solar power generation systems are owned and operated by C2 Energy Capital.
  • Community solar projects are designed to provide solar access to residents and businesses who may not own property or have ideal roof conditions to support solar panels.
  • "C2 Energy Capital is proud to announce that these community solar projects are contributing to the state-wide initiative of 6 gigawatts of distributed solar by 2025," said Candice Michalowicz, co-founder and managing member of C2 Energy Capital.

MC Squared Energy Services Announces Additional Community Solar Project as Exclusive Subscription Manager

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

MC2 announces additional community solar site located in Will County, Illinois

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  • MC2 announces additional community solar site located in Will County, Illinois
    Company to serve as exclusive subscription manager for Dukane Community Solar, bringing subscribers, both residential and small commercial, to the project
    CHICAGO, May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MC Squared Energy Services, LLC (MC2), announces an additional community solar project in Will County, Illinois.
  • MC2 will serve as the official subscription manager for Dukane Precasts Community Solar Project, bringing subscribers, both residential and small commercial, to the over 1,600 kW project, as well as managing all billing and customer care functions.
  • MC2 was the first retail electric supplier in the state of Illinois to fully subscribe a community solar project.
  • About MC Squared Energy Services, LLC
    Established in 2008, MC Squared Energy Services, LLC (MC2) is a certified, retail electric-service provider headquartered in Chicago.

U.S. Light Energy Community Solar Project in New York Now Operating, Brings Clean Energy to Hundreds of Lewis County Residents

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 2:00pm

DENMARK, N.Y., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --U.S. Light Energy, a leading New York solar energy company specializing in the development of solar electric and community solar systems, along with its project partners, today announced the completion of the Denmark Community Solar Project Lewis County, New York's first community solar project.

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  • DENMARK, N.Y., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --U.S. Light Energy, a leading New York solar energy company specializing in the development of solar electric and community solar systems, along with its project partners, today announced the completion of the Denmark Community Solar Project Lewis County, New York's first community solar project.
  • This project went live on February 27, 2020 and marks U.S. Light Energy's second completed community solar project in New York.
  • With the completion of the Denmark, NY project, U.S. Light Energy is responsible for developing the two largest DG community solar projects in the state.
  • As part of New York State's Community Solar Program, the electricity generated by the Denmark Community Solar Project can be supplied to customers anywhere in National Grid's existing distribution system.

Source Power Company Announces Exclusive Partnership With TJA Clean Energy for Community Solar Subscriber Acquisition and Management

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 3:00pm

GREENWICH, Conn., April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Source Power Company, a leading community solar company in New York, has been chosen by TJA Clean Energy as their exclusive partner for subscriber acquisition and management for their New York community solar portfolio.

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  • GREENWICH, Conn., April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Source Power Company, a leading community solar company in New York, has been chosen by TJA Clean Energy as their exclusive partner for subscriber acquisition and management for their New York community solar portfolio.
  • Source Power Company will provide subscriber acquisition and management for TJA Clean Energy's 80 MW New York-community solar portfolio, located primarily in the National Grid service territory.
  • "We look forward to partnering with TJA Clean Energy on this huge opportunity for continued community solar growth," said Victor Ferreira, CEO at Source Power Company.
  • TJA Clean Energy is an elite commercial and community solar development company based in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

PowerMarket Launches Clean Energy Partnership with Solar One

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 12:35pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerMarket, a community solar company connecting electric utility customers to clean energy projects, partners with Solar One to provide Con Edison customers guaranteed savings on their electric bills.

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  • BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerMarket, a community solar company connecting electric utility customers to clean energy projects, partners with Solar One to provide Con Edison customers guaranteed savings on their electric bills.
  • This partnership involves the development of a new community solar project on a mixed income, multi-family building near Coney Island Nostrand Community Solar.
  • Removing the credit score requirement challenges conventional industry practices and supports the missions of both PowerMarket and Solar One to provide solar to more diverse communities.
  • Our services and Platform are used by publicly traded utilities, energy retailers, and solar developers to create community solar programs nationwide.

Going Solar in Low-Income Communities Could be Easier with a Push From Utility Companies

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

However, despite this reputation, there's a lot more potential for solar to save people money than is commonly thought.

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  • However, despite this reputation, there's a lot more potential for solar to save people money than is commonly thought.
  • In the state of Illinois, the 2017 Future Energy Jobs Act created a program with the goal of bringing solar and solar jobs to low-income and environmental justice communities.
  • So, she wants to provide this information to offset the stigma and help these communities see that they can actually save by going solar.
  • Green Solar Technologies is a solar provider that already works with utility companies all over the country to offer rebates, incentives, and tax breaks to homeowners switching to solar.

Standard Solar Deploys Smart Financing for Multi-State, Multi-Site Solar Project Portfolio to Provide Renewable Energy to Iron Mountain’s Business Operations

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 1:30pm

To both maximize and optimize the amount of renewables implemented for Iron Mountain, this portfolio of projects required a holistic approach.

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  • To both maximize and optimize the amount of renewables implemented for Iron Mountain, this portfolio of projects required a holistic approach.
  • Standard Solars strategy, in partnership with CBRE and OnSwitch , included on-site systems, exploring remote/virtual net-metering options, community solar structures and more.
  • Through our partnership with Standard Solar, we have been able to build a holistic program that allows Iron Mountain to seamlessly install on-site solar in multiple states.
  • Standard Solar, Inc. is a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide.

SPI Energy Announces Submission of Projects to Oregon Community Solar Program

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 9:30am

HONG KONG and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPI Energy Co., Ltd. ("SPI Energy" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SPI), a global provider of photovoltaic (PV) solutions for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors, today announced the submission of the previously closed solar projects (18MW) in the Oregon Portfolio to the newly formed Oregon Community Solar Program.

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  • HONG KONG and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPI Energy Co., Ltd. ("SPI Energy" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SPI), a global provider of photovoltaic (PV) solutions for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors, today announced the submission of the previously closed solar projects (18MW) in the Oregon Portfolio to the newly formed Oregon Community Solar Program.
  • Following the acceptance and approval from the Public Utility Commission of Oregon, SPI, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Solar Town, will begin offering Community Solar Subscriptions to Businesses, Non-Profits & Homeowners in the Portland General Electric (PGE) utility territory.
  • The goal of the Oregon Community Solar Program is to expand the states renewable energy portfolio and make solar energy available to customers across the state who previously did not have access to this renewable resource.
  • Mr. Xiaofeng Peng, Chief Executive Officer of SPI Energy, commented, "We are happy with the progress of the Oregon Community Solar Program and look forward to providing PGE customers with more cost effective options for their electricity with our Community Solar Gardens.

CIT Leads $42.8 Million Financing for True Green Capital Management's New York Solar Portfolio

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

The solar portfolio one of the largest of its type comprising 10 projects across six different sites is owned by True Green Capital's 3rd fund.

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  • The solar portfolio one of the largest of its type comprising 10 projects across six different sites is owned by True Green Capital's 3rd fund.
  • Debt financing for the portfolio was also provided by NY Green Bank, a state-sponsored financial entity working to increase investments into New York's clean energy markets.
  • "We are excited to be working in this vital industry and pleased to assist True Green Capital with a financing package that supports the growth of community solar power in New York."
  • "NY Green Bank is pleased to be continuing its support of the rapidly growing community solar market in New York State by providing debt financing to TGC's 70-megawatt portfolio," said Alfred Griffin, NY Green Bank president.

SimpliPhi Power and Pepco Design Community Microgrid

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SimpliPhi Power , a leading provider of safe, cobalt-free, non-hazardous energy storage systems, has partnered with Pepco and New Partners Community Solar to launch one of the first resiliency centers in Washington, DC that is powered by solar and SimpliPhi Power's batteries at a new justice housing development, The Maycroft.

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  • Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SimpliPhi Power , a leading provider of safe, cobalt-free, non-hazardous energy storage systems, has partnered with Pepco and New Partners Community Solar to launch one of the first resiliency centers in Washington, DC that is powered by solar and SimpliPhi Power's batteries at a new justice housing development, The Maycroft.
  • Resiliency centers are expected to become more commonplace as communities respond, prepare, and adapt to our new climate reality.
  • The Maycroft's Resiliency Center includes a 70.2 kW rooftop solar array combined with a 46 kW/56 kWh battery system that seamlessly disconnects from the grid and provides power for up to three days during an unplanned power outage.
  • Pepco will manage the interface between the SimpliPhi batteries and the solar installation, allowing the company to learn more about using this technology in future applications.