Tag: solar arrays

Bucknell University Dedicates 1.76 MW Solar Energy Facility in Central PA

By Michael Taromina, The Bucknellian On October 6, 2022, Bucknell University formally dedicated its new 1.76 MW solar energy facility in Union County, Pennsylvania.  The article first appeared in The Bucknellian on October 7, 2022 Bucknell University is known for many things—stellar academics, superb… Continue Reading “Bucknell University Dedicates 1.76 MW Solar Energy Facility in Central PA”

New Federal Climate, Energy Law Makes Going Solar Well Within Reach

By Sharon Pillar, Executive Director PA Solar Center | October 4, 2022 The recently passed [federal] Inflation Reduction Act offers a number of incentives that make transitioning to solar power very attractive to homeowners, businesses, and other organizations. It offers financing tools and opportunities… Continue Reading “New Federal Climate, Energy Law Makes Going Solar Well Within Reach”

Resilience: Solar-Powered Florida Community Endured Hurricane Ian

No loss of power and minimal damage to Babcock Ranch solar array operated by Florida Power and Light The CNN story on October 2, 2022 by Rachel Ramirez reports: The storm [Hurricane Ian] obliterated the nearby Fort Myers and Naples areas with record-breaking surge and winds… Continue Reading “Resilience: Solar-Powered Florida Community Endured Hurricane Ian”

Massive Wind-Solar-Battery Power Plant in Oregon

A small town in Oregon has just commissioned a utility-scale, renewable-energy, ‘hybrid’ plant — the first of its kind in North America — combining solar power, wind power and massive batteries to store the energy generated. Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facilities (PDF Source)

Landowners Urge Pa. Lawmakers to Pass Real Community Solar Energy Bills

To Give $1.8 Billion Boost to Pa. Economy and Help Farmers By David E. Hess | PA Environment Digest Blog | September 19, 2022 With solar energy policy on the agenda of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee on September 20, dozens… Continue Reading “Landowners Urge Pa. Lawmakers to Pass Real Community Solar Energy Bills”