large-scale generation

The U.S. Army to Get 90 MW of Solar for Less Than the ‘Avoided Cost’ of Fossil Fuels

Source: Greentech Media Georgia Power, the state’s biggest electricity supplier, is planning to build three 30-megawatt PV solar installations for the U.S. Army for a remarkably low cost. The Army’s Georgia 3×30 initiative will build installations at Fort Stewart, Fort

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SC utility board says ‘yes’ to natural gas, ‘no’ to solar

Source: The State A state utility board gave approval to Duke Energy to build a natural gas plant at the energy giant’s current coal-burning plant in Anderson County, but denied a request from two environmental groups that wanted Duke Energy

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Xcel releases RFP for 100 MW of solar in Minnesota

Source: Xcel Energy Xcel is now accepting proposals for large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar projects totaling up to 100 MW to be installed by Dec. 31, 2016, prior to a reduction in the federal Investment Tax Credit for solar. Specifically, the utility

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Hawai’i PUC Releases Renewable Procurement Policy Evaluation

Published in January, the Hawai’i Public Utilities Commission (PUC) report, Evaluation of Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Policy and Procurement, aims to provide a foundational analysis on the estimated economic costs and benefits of Hawaii’s various renewable energy procurement programs, which include the state’s net metering program, feed-in tariff, and competitive bidding framework for large-scale energy generation. This initial report is considered the first phase of a larger effort.

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