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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFVivint Solar has announced it has raised two more rounds of residential solar financing. The funds total $540 million and are provided by two major undisclosed financial institutions. The $540 million announced is in addition to the $200 million of tax equity financing that Vivint Solar announced in August of this year.
  • JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. has announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with the local authority in Electromechanical Industrial Park, Zhenjiang New Area, Jiangsu Province, to develop 120 MW distributed PV power plant within 3 years. It will be the largest distributed PV power plant in China upon its completion.
  • Trina Solar Limited and Argand Energy have announced the completion of a 453 kW solar PV system on the rooftop of Exhibit Resources in Raleigh, North Carolina. This project, commissioned in July, is one of the few third-party owned commercial rooftop projects completed in North Carolina without the SunSense incentive.
  • GridPoint, Inc., a company focused on energy management and sustainability solutions that help customers maximize operational and energy savings, has appointed Board of Directors member Todd M. Raba as Chief Executive Officer to scale the business in its next phase of growth. Raba brings over 30 years of experience leading large, highly competitive organizations, including two Berkshire Hathaway Inc. companies: Johns Manville, where as Chairman he reported directly to Warren Buffett, and MidAmerican Energy Company.
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