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In Pennsylvania, Ukraine invasion and urgent climate report drive new interest in renewables, efficiency – EQ Mag Pro

Pennsylvania’s renewables industry may have an opportunity to sell more solar panels or wind turbines as prices of fossil fuel-powered energy spike in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and warnings of climate chaos intensify, analysts said. With U.S. natural gas prices at their highest in more than a decade, and electricity costs rising in […]

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Glidepath Ventures Breaks Out With 1GW Solar Portfolio Sale

The developer is betting big on Pennsylvania, where relatively little solar has been built to date. Pennsylvania-based solar developer Glidepath Ventures told Greentech Media it has sold its first projects: a 278-megawatt, 12-project portfolio to Canada’s Grasshopper Solar, plus another four projects totaling 887 megawatts to an unnamed independent power producer (IPP). All of the […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Penn State and Lightsource BP Start Construction on One of the Largest Solar Projects in Pennsylvania

Landmark project will provide the University millions of dollars in energy savings over its 25-year contract with Lightsource BP, while maximizing the sustainability impacts of solar farming PHILADELPHIA: A unified mission Penn State, consistently ranked as a top 25 research university in the United States, in partnership with Lightsource BP, a global solar leader, are breaking […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Lightsource BP makes major Brazil solar acquisition

The London-based firm, in which BP holds a 43% stake, said in a statement it bought 1.9 gigawatt of projects from independent renewables developer Enerlife for an undisclosed sum LONDON: Solar energy developer Lightsource BP has acquired a large number of projects in Brazil with a potential to nearly double its current global capacity. The […]

NSEFI Welcomes Announcement of Pump Storage Policy in Union Budget 2024-25 – EQ

Study Finds Replacing 10% of Pennsylvania’s Electric Generation with Solar Would Result in More Than $300 Million Net Savings Annually and Create 65,000 Jobs

RADNOR, Pa.: A new report commissioned by Community Energy, Inc. finds that transitioning 10 percent of Pennsylvania’s electric generation to solar would decrease the state’s wholesale electric costs by $619 million annually, while costing less than half that amount to make the transition, and would lower wholesale electric prices across the multi-state utility power grid, […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Exelon Statement on Pennsylvania Joining the U.S. Climate Alliance and Releasing Its Climate Action Plan

HARRISBURG, Pa.: Exelon Corporation issued the following statement in response to Pennsylvania joining the U.S. Climate Alliance and releasing its Climate Action Plan: “As the nation’s largest producer of emissions-free energy, Exelon commends Governor Wolf’s decision to join the U.S. Climate Alliance and set ambitious carbon reduction goals for the Commonwealth. We agree that any […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Pennsylvania awards Pittsburgh $200,000 electric-vehicle grant

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, a coalition of public and private partners, called Drive Electric PA, recently awarded Pittsburgh more than $200,000 to support its electric-vehicle fleet. The city was awarded $135,160 for eight additional electric-vehicle charging stations in its fleet parking lot and $67,500 for the purchase of nine electric vehicles, nearly double […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure