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Shell buys solar and energy storage developer Savion

Savion (Source: Shell).Shell has signed an agreement to purchase 100% of Savion LLC (Savion), a large utility-scale and energy storage developer. Savion, based in Kansas City, Missouri, specializes in developing solar power and energy storage projects. It currently has more than 18 gigawatts of solar power and battery storage under development, including for utilities and major commercial and…
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Financing renewable energy in developing economies

Series C funding included Sunbelt Rentals and National Grid Partners.By Kamogelo Motse, Researcher, Climate Council In 2015 at the United Nations General Assembly, 17 Sustainable Development Goals were established. The purpose of the Sustainable Development Goals is to…
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AES acquires Community Energy Solar

Community Energy developed the 100 MW Amazon Solar Farm in Virginia.The AES Corporation said it is acquiring Community Energy Solar, LLC in a move expected to further bolster its renewable energy expansion efforts. Terms were not disclosed. With offices in Radnor, Penn.
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Solar backers pan California’s net metering plan, hint at a possible federal challenge

Solar energy advocates reacted strongly to proposed changes to California’s net metering program. Residential solar developer Sunrun in its initial response appeared to frame a potential federal-level challenge to the proposal, which was issued December 13 and is scheduled for a January 27 vote. “The proposal includes a raft of complex changes which, if approved, would put rooftop solar far…
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Plug Power partners to develop a hydrogen fuel cell city bus

Electric car maker Edison Motors signed an agreement with hydrogen provider Plug Power to develop and bring to market a hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric city bus. Plug Power’s 125kW ProGen fuel cell engine will be used to power to Edison Motors’ electric bus platform. The companies expect to have a fuel cell electric bus prototype completed by the second half of 2022. The could launch a…
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Israeli investors scoop up Texas, Idaho solar projects

Reactivate would use a subscription model to deliver solar power to LMI communities.Ashtom Group and Kenlov Renewable Energy (KenLov) plan to purchase four U.S. solar projects from Texas developer OnPeak Power. The projects have a combined planned capacity of about 1.1…
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SEIA elects new board members from 15 companies

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced new at-large and elected board members. Solar and Storage companies Enphase Energy, Freedom Forever, Nautilus Solar and Array Technologies are among those becoming SEIA at-large board members. Representatives from 15 companies were elected to the board. The elected board members will serve two-year terms as division chairs and vice chairs…
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