Innovative microgrid platform a step toward next-gen clean energy technologies
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A Black & Veatch-designed microgrid at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston, Texas, is actively powering part of the campus while serving as a critical research tool for Shell International Exploration & Production Company, Inc.’s work to explore the next generation of clean power and distributed energy technologies.
Imagine groups of college students, working together with community leaders around the globe, in a contest to develop cutting edge, small, affordable, solar-powered homes for a pre-determined location.
Imagine 20 of those teams assembling their homes on a micro-grid and opening them for inspection by architects, engineers, and leaders from the community where they will be located, along with thousands of visitors interested in learning more about how they were built and where they will be used.
Free download explores creating a digital grid, data science, distributed generation and other issues to help utilities plan a resilient power supply
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Intelligent devices and super-fast networks have turned electricity customers from isolated spectators to engaged players in a culture of energy transformation. With clicks on a smartphone or a finger-swipe on a tablet, the lights come on, the heat turns up, and our lives are put on a kind of energy cruise control. Sounds simple, right?
Wells Fargo Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance announced it has completed the final $85 million in tax-equity funding for Sempra Renewables’ 200-MW solar generation facility near Fresno, California. The funding represents the last phase of more than $190 million in financing for four solar farms collectively known as the Sempra Great Valley Solar Project.
Sempra Renewables—a subsidiary of energy-holding company Sempra Energy SRE—built and operates the Great Valley Solar Project, a 1,600-acre facility with 860,000 solar modules.
‘New York Solar Marketplace’ simplifies and speeds solar energy experience
SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As consumer interest in solar energy continues to grow, National Grid is now offering its upstate New York electricity customers a convenient online tool to use in researching and purchasing solar energy systems for their homes and businesses. The portal is called New York Solar Marketplace and is part of National Grid’s commitment to the future of the energy landscape and to ensuring a quality customer experience for going solar.
Sun Club shines a light on $1.3 million in sustainability partnerships in four states
HOUSTON, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is charging up and setting out on a cross-country trip to celebrate the completion of its nine new projects. The nonprofit organization will be unveiling $1.3 million in innovative sustainability-related donations to nine nonprofits located across Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.
52-MWAC solar project to produce low-cost, renewable electricity for thousands of homes
SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2018 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance today announced it has completed $49 million in tax-equity funding for the new 540-acre solar generation facility known as MS Solar 3 in Sumrall, Mississippi.