Monthly Archives: September 2015


Utility-Scale Solar in Hawaii, Batteries Included

Solar power, even after the sun goes down? A new utility-scale solar project with battery storage will supply power to the island of Kauai, Hawaii in the evening hours of 5-10 p.m., helping to meet peak demand after sunset while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In 2016, SolarCity will construct a 17-megawatt photovoltaic solar array on [...]

By | 2015-09-26T15:12:29+00:00 September 26th, 2015|

Florida Courts Now Set to Weigh Two Competing Solar Ballots

It isn’t officially autumn until September 23, but summer pretty much feels like it’s over. When it comes to energy news, it feels like summer was hardly here at all. The White House certainly didn’t slow down, announcing the final version of theClean Power Plan rule on August 3. President Obama then traveled to Nevada, [...]

By | 2015-09-26T15:08:12+00:00 September 26th, 2015|

IDB Funds Major Climate Change Project

Jamaica is to benefit from a US$20-million pilot climate-change adaptation programme to be funded mainly by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which will be implemented by the Ministry of Land, Water, Environment and Climate Change, working with selected, allied state agencies and non-government organisations. The overall objective is to increase Jamaica's resilience to climate change, [...]

By | 2015-09-25T15:29:50+00:00 September 25th, 2015|

Wisynco To Commission Solar Farm

Wisynco Group is to commission its one-megawatt solar energy system on Thursday. The facility was developed on five acres of land adjoining the company's warehouse and distribution outlet in Spanish Town, St Catherine, said chairman William Mahfood. A quarter of the solar panels are mounted on the roof of the distribution building, while some are [...]

By | 2015-09-23T15:21:07+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|