Georgia Power Ups Plan for Renewables and Storage After Local Stakeholder Push

Southern Company-owned utility’s larger-than-expected storage rollout points toward a big new market in the Southeast. Georgia’s utility regulators approved a long-term plan that will see Georgia Power drastically expand renewable generation and develop, own and operate up to 80 megawatts of energy storage. The final 2019 Integrated Resource Plan calls for 2,260 megawatts of new […]

Anheuser-Busch Embraces Solar to Power Past Its 100% Renewables Target

The brewing giant announced a 222-megawatt solar project with Recurrent Energy in Texas, a fast-growing hot spot for corporate solar deals. Beer giant Anheuser-Busch announced Tuesday the signing of a 15-year virtual power-purchase agreement with Recurrent Energy for a 222-megawatt (AC) project in West Texas. In 2017, Anheuser-Busch committed to purchasing 100 percent renewable electricity […]

First Solar Slips to Q1 Loss but Sees ‘Tremendous Momentum’ in Global Solar Market

U.S. solar giant to restructure its engineering, procurement and construction business after struggling to contain costs in the first quarter of 2019. First Solar swung to a first-quarter loss due to lower project revenue and escalating costs at its engineering, procurement and construction business, but reassured investors that the roll-out of its critical Series 6 […]

Solar Developer 7X Energy Secures Final Corporate PPA for 690MW Texas Project

Having found early success in the “very competitive” Texas solar market, 7X Energy is quietly pushing into new geographies, CEO says. Solar developer 7X Energy secured a second and final corporate power-purchase agreement for its 690-megawatt Taygete project in West Texas, unlocking what will be the state’s largest solar project as the ambitious developer readies […]