NextEra: Four former Ranger Solar projects will be operating by end of 2019

NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is moving forward on four large solar projects in Maine that are expected to be commercially active by 2019. The company acquired Yarmouth-based Ranger Solar’s portfolio earlier this year.

Brooklyn OKs tax deal for solar project

The Board of Selectmen approved a resolution to accept what could be a $7 million tax deal with the Quinebaug Solar Project.

The two-page resolution outlines the payment schedule for the town over 20 years and First Selectman Rick Ives said it could bring in the town up to $7 million, depending on how much of the project ends up in Brooklyn.

State approves solar array that will be Vermont’s largest

State regulators have approved a massive Windsor County solar array that will be four times the size of any such project built in Vermont so far.

The Coolidge Solar project, to be built in Ludlow and Cavendish, will be capable of producing 20 megawatts of power. The largest existing array in Vermont is just under 5 megawatts, according to state officials

Ranger Solar advances its 50MW solar project at Sanford airport

Sanford City Council on Tuesday approved an updated lease agreement for 390 acres of city-owned property at Sanford-Seacoast Regional Airport on which Ranger Solar of Yarmouth plans to develop a utility-scale solar project that would be one of the largest in Maine and one of only 25 similar solar projects at airports in the United States.

This region can lead in making energy affordable, clean

I have spent the past several months going door to door, talking with New Hampshire voters throughout state Senate District 8. As a Republican candidate for this seat, I have discussed my vision to bolster vocational training, lower business taxes, develop a smart energy plan and address the opioid crisis. Listening to my fellow Granite Staters, one thing is clear — a united desire to keep New Hampshire’s high standard of living intact for future generations.

Solar Array Development Should Be Part Of Energy Puzzle

As local opponents of fracked gas and oil — and of the continued use of fossil fuels in general — applaud the demise of the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project and fret about the prospect of the state allowing energy firms to charge ratepayers up-front for their construction costs, we again note the advisability of diversifying the type of energy generation in the region

Maine City Reaches Deal To Establish New England’s Largest Solar Farm

If all goes well, Ranger Solar will begin construction in 2018 on a 50-megawatt, utility-grade solar array designed to sell energy to the power grid.

The City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize City Manager Steve Buck to execute a land lease for 226 acres at Sanford Regional Airport to Ranger Solar LLC, which will do business locally as Sanford Solar LLC