Sunrun Sees A Bright Future For Solar In Puerto Rico

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, it wreaked havoc on the aging electrical grid supporting the island, taking out power for island residents for months for many. Many new energy companies like Tesla, sonnen, and Sunrun championed a charge into the country in an effort to restore power to the …

Disney Announces New 50 Megawatt Solar Project To Power Two Theme Parks

Walt Disney World Resort has announced that it is partnering with solar project developer Origis Energy USA to develop a new 50 megawatt (MW) that will power two of its four theme parks in Central Florida. The announcement was made last week by Disney’s Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, …

GE Energy Financial Services Will Invest $90 Million Into RattanIndia Solar

GE Energy Financial Services will make a new investment in India’s renewable energy sector. RattanIndia Solar will receive a $90 million investment from GE Energy Financial Services to develop 500 megawatts of solar power capacity across India. The two companies shall jointly develop the capacity. GE Energy Financial Services will …

GTM Predicts 27% Drop In Solar Prices By 2022

A new report from GTM Research has highlighted what is becoming an increasingly common refrain these days — solar prices simply continue to fall, and they’re not slowing down, either, with GTM predicting that average global solar project prices will decline 27% by 2022. The latest to sound this refrain …

First Utility-Scale Project on Tribal Lands to Power 100,000 Homes

First Solar held a commissioning event last week on a 250-megawatt solar facility on the Moapa River Indian Reservation. This is the first utility-scale solar project on tribal lands. Morgan Stanley put together this cool video on the project as part of their series on sustainable solutions called Capital Creates …

Uganda Launches 10 MW Solar Power Plant

Power cuts are common in Uganda with several businesses suffering thousands of losses. In Soroti village located in the eastern part of Uganda, power shortage is common just like any other town in the country. Power shortage has severely affected perishable products that rely on cooling systems powered mainly by …