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Solar Farm Will Make Money For Local Community

A community solar power farm has been installed by Anesco at Oxcroft on behalf of Chesterfield Community Energy. Profits made by selling the electricity will be deposited in a community fund to support local residents. The solar farm is expected to generate about 4,000 MW of electricity annually. Additionally, it is anticipated that it will […]

April 27th

NREL Analysis: Extending Tax Credits Impacts Renewable Energy Deployment

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has issued a new analysis exploring the potential impact of recently extended federal tax credits concerning the deployment of renewable generation technologies and related CO2 emissions from the US electric sector. The report, Impacts of Federal Tax Credit Extensions on Renewable Deployment and Power Sector Emissions, details the use of state-of-the-art […]

March 2nd

$25.3 Billion For Corporate Solar Sector Funding In 2015

According to a report from Mercom Capital Group, the amount of global corporate funding in the solar sector in 2015 was $25.3 billion. This figure was down slightly from $26.5 billion in 2014. Some of funding sources were: debt financing, public market financing, yieldcos, and venture capital/private equity (VC). “Overall it was a good year for […]

January 13th

£3 Million Or More Raised For UK Community Renewable Energy Projects

Mongoose Energy is located in Bristol, England and helps renewable energy installations get developed, funded, and constructed. In November, BusinessGreen reported that £3 million had been raised by Mongoose for community renewable energy projects. However, on its own site Mongoose wrote that the amount it raised was £4.810 million and that a record £7.825 million had been raised by […]

December 18th

SoftBank, Sharp Form Joint Venture To Offer Solar EPC Services

Japan’s telecom group Softbank intends to expand its diversification in the solar power sector and offer engineering, procurement and construction services through a new Joint Venture (JV) with Sharp Corporation. Both the Japanese firms are expected to form a joint venture in December with an estimated capital of around USD $1 million. SoftBank’s SB Energy, […]

November 11th