Solar Energy's Dividend King Comes Through Again – Motley Fool

When 8point3 Energy Partners (NASDAQ:CAFD) launched in 2015, it was built to be a dividend stock investors could rely on for the long term. The company primarily buys large, utility-scale solar projects with long-term contracts to sell energy to utilities, and the sun that powers its projects is highly predictable as an energy resource. With First […]

Solar energy company plans to hire 200 in Jasper County – Island Packet

A Virginia-based energy company is looking to invest $ 100 million in Jasper County before the year is out. Dominion, which owns Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, announced plans on Monday for two solar energy projects near Ridgeland to be completed and operational in 2017, according to a company news release. The company plans to build […]

Remington solar energy farm project on track – Fauquier Now

Peering through jet-black safety sunglasses, the veteran Dominion Virginia Power project manager liked what he saw Thursday afternoon. Under a picture-perfect sunny sky, about 70 contract workers methodically — and quietly — went about the business of building the long-awaited solar energy farm on Lucky Hill Road in Southwestern Fauquier. “Creating jobs; creating green power; […]

US Air Force Hilariously Trolls Trump With New California Solar Energy Upgrade – CleanTechnica

Clean Power Published on March 14th, 2017 | by Tina Casey March 14th, 2017 by Tina Casey  The solar-friendly State of California has positioned itself in opposition to Trump Administration policies on energy and climate change, and it looks like the Air Force is in California’s corner. Last week the sprawling Los Angeles Air Force […]

Tesla's new solar energy station will power Hawaii at night – Engadget – Engadget

The Kapaia project is a combination 13MW SolarCity solar farm and 53MWh Tesla Powerpack station on the island of Kauai. In partnership with the KIUC (Kauai Island Utility Cooperative) the project will store the sun’s energy during the day and release it at night. The station (along with Kauai’s other renewable resource solutions including wind […]

Electrek green energy brief: Investment in solar power funds, climate science in 1859, solar 1.4% of US electricity … – Electrek

Foresight targets new 250MW UK pipeline with fresh placing – In essence, the group is selling shares in a cross section of solar projects. I don’t know exactly how it pays out – but it would seem logical to get some sort of payment for the electricity being sold in a near real time basis. What […]

These Marines Beat the Odds to Build a Solar Energy Fund – Fortune

As marines, Rye Barcott and Dan McCready had plenty of experience performing under pressure, but neither had much knowledge about the high stakes world of investing and finance. That didn’t stop them from leaving their well-paying day jobs to start their own firm. Launched in 2013, Double Time Capital invests in utility-scale solar farms in […]

Sandia scientist paving the way for solar energy | KRQE News 13 – KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A local scientists is paving the way when it comes to solar energy. He is hoping we could soon see the technology developed at Sandia Labs in Albuquerque homes. It is a growing field. “It works by getting sunlight in and turning it into electricity,” Murat Okandan, mPower CEO said. Scientist […]

UPS to spend $18M to install 26000 new solar panels – Computerworld

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