Indianapolis-based power wholesaler poised to purchase 100 percent of output from proposed Shelby County solar farm

Wabash Valley Power, the wholesale electric supplier to 19 Indiana not-for-profit electric cooperatives, has committed to purchase 100 percent of the energy produced by the proposed 199-megawatt Speedway Solar project in Shelby County, Ind. When completed, it will be one of the largest solar developments in the state, generating enough power to serve approximately 35,000 households throughout Indiana, including cooperative members in nearby Rush and Hancock Counties.

Proposed Shiawassee solar farm would cover 1,200 acres in two townships

A development company is proposing the construction of a massive solar farm covering 1,200 acres in two townships that border western Genesee County.

Representatives of Ranger Power said Tuesday, Oct. 16, that they have lease agreements or purchase options for the contiguous, mostly farm and vacant land in Hazelton and Venice townships, and expect to request a special use permit to allow for the $250-million project by the end of this year.

Wabash Valley Power, Ranger Power extend partnership with additional 99 MW solar power purchase agreement

Ranger Power and Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) have expanded their partnership with a new 30-year agreement for WVPA to purchase 99 MW of power from a second solar project being developed by Ranger Power in Illinois. The newly expanded partnership follows WVPA and Ranger’s recently announced 99 MW power purchase agreement for the Prairie State Solar project.

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.