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With climate change a hot topic and the Green New Deal providing a possible pathway for progress, solar power may be a more viable — and profitable — source of energy than ever before . . . Network News Wire holds no shares of any company named in this news release.
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ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
- Texas’ largest solar project, a behemoth of national scale, breaks ground, PV Magazine
Texas is about to enter into a prolific solar boom and this project is just the start.
- North Dakota’s first commercial solar energy project gets OK, Grand Forks Herald
The [200MW] Harmony solar project, 15 miles west of Fargo, is estimated to generate $24 million in direct economic impacts over 20 years, including $5.7 million in revenues to school districts and $2 million to the county over the period, according to Geronimo Energy of Edina, Minn., a renewable energy developer.
- ‘Committed to sustainability:’ Common Council approves solar energy systems at 3 libraries, Fox6 Now. Alderman Nik Kovac, primary sponsor of the legislation and member of the Milwaukee Common Council’s Public Works Committee said the city would own 100 percent of the solar systems and use an existing capital appropriation from the Better Buildings Challenge capital account and Focus on Energy rebates to fund the construction.
Wisconsin’s Focus on Energy
- Solar arrays to be built in three Illinois municipal-run electric territories, Energy News Network
Demonstration solar projects like the ones just announced — which incur minimal cost for the agency and municipalities — are a chance for the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency and its members “to get real experience in developing a project and studying the solar energy output of the facilities.”
- Maryland Advances “Customer-Centric” Solar & DER Planning, CleanTechnica
- Donated solar power system to help local food bank, Mohave Valley Daily News
The system is expected to cut the food bank’s summertime power bills by $500 a month.
- California Solar Rights Bill Up for March Hearing, CleanTechnica
- UI issues request for bids for Solar Farm 2.0 project, Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
The University of Illinois has issued a request for proposals for a second large solar array to help meet its clean-energy targets.
- Northwest campus to add solar panels, Northwest Missourian
- Deloitte sees drivers for continued renewable energy growth, American Public Power Association
- The green new deal that the market loves, Axios