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11.16.18

The Future Is Bright: Albertus Magnus College Installs Solar Panels

College expected to offset approximately 30 percent of annual electricity consumption

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10.29.18

Washington’s largest solar plant comes online

Avista Utilities, Strata Solar and SRE build a 28 MW-DC single axis tracker facility in Adams County, Washington.

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10.29.18

Swinerton Renewable Energy to Lead Construction of 200MWdc Mount Signal 2 Solar

Project partners broke ground on Mount Signal 2 in Southern California’s Imperial Valley.

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10.26.18

Avista, Strata Welcome new 28-MW Solar farm in Eastern Washington

Partners celebrated the completion of a 28 MW solar farm in eastern Washington.

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10.12.18

Peninsula Clean Energy starts work on 200-MW Central Valley Solar Farm

Peninsula Clean Energy has broken ground on a 200-MW solar project in the Central Valley of California.

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08.30.18

Leadership must act now on climate change

The Legislature should act to ensure that the utilities remain financially healthy.

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08.06.18

Solar EPC, O&M Contractor Targets Battery Storage

Craig R. Horne joins Swinerton Renewable Energy as Senior Director, Energy Storage.

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07.31.18

Swinerton Renewable Energy Hires Craig Horne to Lead Energy Storage Expansion

Swinerton Renewable Energy is pleased to welcome Craig R. Horne to the SRE team.

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07.25.18

Swinerton Renewable Energy Ranked No. 1 Solar Contractor in the U.S.

Solar Power World named SRE the No. 1 solar contractor in the United States in its 2018 Top Solar Contractors list.

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06.28.18

GEORGETOWN’S ENERGY 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE WITH SOLAR PLANT

Buckthorn Solar, constructed by Swinerton Renewable Energy, will power Georgetown, Texas.

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05.23.18

Ground broken on state's largest solar farm project in Lind

Ground has been broken on the project to build the state’s largest solar farm in Lind.

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04.22.18

Solar project brings over 150 summer jobs to Lind

Over 150 summer construction jobs are coming to the small town of Lind, about an hour southwest of Spokane.

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04.12.18

Green Street Power Partners and Swinerton Renewable Energy complete 315 kW solar array for Gann Academy

Green Street and Swinerton Renewable Energy celebrate the completion of a 315 kW rooftop solar system at Gann Academy.

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03.20.18

The U.S. solar power market, moving past Section 201

Solar F&I conference provides a view into how the U.S. solar industry is adapting to the Section 201 tariffs.

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03.20.18

A Prospective Model for Sustainable Solar Energy, Project Development Rises in Mexico's Chihuahuan Desert

Construction of one of the largest solar PV power plants in the Americas is well under way in the Chihuahuan Desert.

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03.18.18

NEXTracker Achieves 100% On-Time Delivery of 754 MW of Solar Trackers to Enel Green Power’s Villanueva Solar Power Plant

The Villanueva project began generating and selling electricity in December 2017, nine months ahead of schedule.

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03.06.18

100-MW Redwood solar cluster officially completed by 8minutenergy, Swinerton

8minutenergy Renewables celebrated a ribbon-cutting event at 26-MWdc Redwood 4 located in Kern County, California.

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03.06.18

8minutenergy Celebrates Completion of 26 Megawatt Redwood 4 Solar Farm

First project to deliver clean energy to California residents through PG&E’s Solar Choice Program

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02.13.18

Trump’s solar tariffs impacting the Californian market

CGTN’s May Lee reports from California, the biggest solar market in the U.S.

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02.06.18

Jobs report: Market uncertainty caused U.S. solar employment to dip 3.8% last year

U.S. solar industry employment declined in 2017, while jobs increased in numerous states with emerging solar markets.

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01.23.18

U.S. Workers Lose Out in President's Decision on Solar Tariffs

The 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels will have serious consequences for industry and hardworking Americans.

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01.20.18

3 Reasons Trump Should Pull the Plug on Solar Tariffs

An expansive trade case is finally on its way to President Trump’s desk for a decision.

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01.17.18

Trump says solar tariff decision coming soon, stakes huge for industry

Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels.

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01.17.18

SEIA President and CEO Sends Personal Plea to Pres. Trump to Preserve Solar Jobs by Rejecting High Tariffs

SEIA President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper sent a letter to President Donald Trump.

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01.16.18

Solar industry makes last-minute plea to Trump

The solar energy industry made a plea to President Trump not to impose restrictive new tariffs on solar panel imports.

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01.04.18

Swinerton completes 72 MW-AC solar project in Alabama

The Alabama Solar A project will provide electricity to Walmart through a long-term contract.

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01.02.18

Chambers County solar project now serving Walmart

One of the state’s largest solar facilities, built in partnership with Alabama Power, is running in Chambers County.

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12.26.17

Swinerton announces completion of solar farm

AL Solar A is the largest solar farm in Alabama and is equal in size to other megawatt solar farms in the South.

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12.12.17

SOLV Ranked #1 Global Solar O&M Service Provider by GTM Research

SOLV® has been named the #1 Service Provider in the global operations & maintenance market for a second year in a row.

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10.29.17

Real Jobs on the line: George Hershman of Swinerton RE

George Hershman speaks to the potential and current affects on the U.S. utility-scale sector by the Section 201 case.

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10.17.17

Energy/Industrial Best Project: Three Peaks Solar

Three Peaks Solar is an 80-MW solar facility constructed on 739 acres near Cedar City

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10.15.17

Partners Kick Off Construction On Arizona Solar Project

The 46 MW-AC project is expected to reach commercial operation in the second quarter of 2018.

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10.03.17

Apache Solar Project to provide solar energy to Cochise County and beyond

Electric power from the panels now flows into the nearby Apache Generating Station, and then onto the power grid.

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10.02.17

ITC hearing coverage part 2: Don’t harm the U.S. market to save a few companies

SEIA and its allies made a compelling case against Suniva and SolarWorld’s proposed trade remedies

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09.21.17

ITC rules foreign solar panels damaging U.S. industry

SEIA maintains that the tariff proposed by Suniva would harm job growth in an industry that employs 250,000 people.

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09.19.17

The Section 201 trade case ruling is this week, here’s a final update from SPI

This week, the solar industry finds out its fate.

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09.13.17

Trade Case Causes Stir at International Solar Conference

The petitioners argue that imports of foreign solar modules have made it impossible for them to compete in the industry.

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09.11.17

In New Video, American Solar Workers Speak to Importance of Industry to Families, Communities and Growth in Other Sectors

Some of the 38,000 U.S. solar manufacturing workers in CA, MD, MS and NC share their stories.

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08.29.17

ENR Mountain States Announces Project of the Year Finalists for 2017

Finalists for Project of the Year in both the Intermountain area and Colorado/Wyoming and the Dakotas are announced.

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08.29.17

Innovators and Influencers: Sanjay Srestha, optimizing solar plant production

SOLV is driven by a commitment to innovation exemplified by its unofficial team motto, “Stay relevant.”

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08.28.17

Swinerton Renewable Energy hosts BBQ for employees

Swinerton Renewable Energy hosts a barbecue for employees working at AL Solar in LaFayette, Alabama.

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08.04.17

Swinerton Renewable Energy Recognized as Top Solar Contractor in the U.S.

SRE is proud to be named one of the top three solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine.

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07.10.17

Swinerton Renewable Energy’s New Website Honors the People of Solar

Swinerton's new imagery-forward site highlights not only the company’s projects, but also its people.

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05.22.17

SOLV Unveils Newly Built Renewable Energy Operations and Control Center

SOLV, a Swinerton company, is pleased to announce the completion of its new Operations and Control Center in San Diego.

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05.22.17

Chinese Solar Makers Shown $55 Million Path to Avoid Tariffs

Suniva’s factory equipment offered in sale to end trade case.

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04.13.17

Design, Build and Operate

Swinerton sees bright future in monitoring, O&M as well as construction

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04.13.17

25-MW Duke Energy project completed by Swinerton, Array Technologies

The Caprock solar project will bring renewable energy to about 5,000 homes across Quay County.

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03.23.17

Northern Lights: Large-Scale Solar Power is Spreading Across the U.S.

Once confined to the Southwest, utility-scale solar plants are being built everywhere from Minnesota to Alabama to Maine

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03.22.17

Swinerton’s O&M division SOLV deploys Qantum software to monitor and support 1-GW solar portfolio

SOLV, a solar O&M service provider, has begun deployment of QOS Energy’s Qantum software.

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03.15.17

IHS Markit Releases List of U.S. Installers of PV in 2016

Megawatt-scale PV installations jumped by 125 percent from 2015 to 2016

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01.23.17

Is it finally time to add energy storage to your solar services?

Energy storage has moved from being an “industry buzzword” into something to finally seriously consider.

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