Renewable energy company proposes $1B solar investment in N.J.

June 7 2019

“Dakota Power Partners, a renewable energy company with offices in Millville and Denver, Colorado, announced recently it has proposed a $1 billion utility-scale solar investment in the state.

The company has proposed to create a portfolio of low-cost, utility-scale solar and solar and battery storage projects in New Jersey. Collectively, the new solar projects will total more than 1,000 megawatts and will produce enough energy to power 175,000 homes, it said.”

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Millville plugs solar power future for utility land

May 22 2019

“The city is endorsing a solar power developer as the best possible purchaser of a roughly 1,330-acre property that Atlantic City Electric owns in western Millville, with officials swayed significantly by a projection of sizable tax revenues for at least 30 years.”

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United States Surpasses 2 Million Solar Installations

May 09 2019

“The U.S. is now home to more than 2 million solar PV installations, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today. The mark comes just three years after the industry completed its 1 millionth installation, a feat that took 40 years to accomplish.”

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U.S. Solar Market Adds 10.6 GW of PV in 2018, Residential Market Rebounds

March 13 2019

“For the third year in a row, the U.S. solar industry installed double-digit gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, with 10.6 GW coming online in 2018.

The amount was a 2 percent decrease from 2017. However, the forecast shows the market rebounding in the years ahead, according to the newly released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2018 Year-in-Review Report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).”

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Proposed $75M solar farm in York County gets green light from zoners, would be largest in Pa.

March 13 2019

“A proposed solar farm in York County won a crucial approval Monday, the Central Penn Business Journal has reported.

Conewago Township’s Zoning Hearing Board unanimously approved a special exception for the $75 million Strinestown Solar Farm, to be developed by Dakota Power Partners.

Dakota Power next will submit a land development plan to the township for approval, a project official told LNP.”

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