NRG Energy acquires San Francisco-based solar developer
NRG Energy Inc. has acquired San Francisco-based Solar Power Partners, a leading developer of commercial and industrial distributed solar projects. Solar Power Partners will become an integral part of NRG subsidiary NRG Solar.
Solar Power Partners’ portfolio includes 30 MW of distributed solar projects in operation or under construction. NRG will also secure development rights to Solar Power Partners’ extensive pipeline of development projects in California,Hawaii,Arizona,Connecticut,New Mexico,Massachusetts,New Jersey,Ontario and Puerto Rico.
Dennis K. Burke opens first electric car charger in Chelsea, Massachusetts
Dennis K. Burke Inc. has opened the first Electric Vehicle charging station in Chelsea,Massachusetts. The charger is powered by a 50 kW solar panel array installed on the company’s rooftop. Well established in the biofuels industry, Dennis K. Burke is one ofNew England’s largest suppliers of diesel fuel, gasoline and motor oil products.
Sybac Solar selects Solectria Renewables’ inverters
Sybac Solar LLC, theU.S.subsidiary of Sybac Solar GmbH, has selected Solectria Renewables LLC’s SMARTGRID Inverters. Sybac Solar will utilize Solectria Renewables’ inverters on twoFloridaprojects under the Gainesville Regional Utilities feed-in-tariff (FIT) program.
The first project is a 665-kW rooftop array atUnitedTruckingCenterutilizing two SGI 300’s, while the second project is a 2-MW ground mount array at the Murphree Solar Farm.
ECOtality to install EV charging stations at Walmart stores
ECOtality and Walmart will partner to install Blink Pedestal electric vehicle charging stations at select Walmart stores in California,Oregon, and Washingtonfor The EV Project.
ECOtality will install Blink charging stations at more than 10 Walmart locations for The EV Project. Most sites will have two Blink Pedestal chargers available for EV use, with the exception of one site in Oregon which will install a Blink DC Fast Charger. The Blink Network of charging stations provides EV drivers the freedom to travel as they choose and conveniently charge at Blink commercial locations along the way.