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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFCanadian Solar Solutions Inc. will provide 4 megawatts/2.76 megawatts/hour of stationary on-grid bulk energy storage to Independent Electricity System Operator (“IESO”) to support the Ontario grid. The project will provide an energy storage solution for ancillary services applications in Ontario by leveraging Canadian Solar’s extensive project development expertise and success in the Canadian energy market. In addition, this project was one of twelve selected by IESO in a competitive application process that was completed in July 2014.
  • Dominion has acquired Pavant Solar, a 50-megawatt solar energy project, from juwi solar. Pavant Solar is Dominion’s first solar development in Utah and is expected to enter service in the second half of 2015. The project has secured a 20-year power purchase agreement and an interconnection agreement.
  • The New England-Canada Business Council will hold its 22nd Annual Energy Trade and Technology Conference on Thursday, Friday, November 13-14, 2014 at the Seaport Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts. Current issues to be covered include: Keystone XL oil pipeline and cross-border siting issues; proposed hydro and wind electricity projects for the New England market; proposed natural gas pipelines; and how regional cost disadvantages impact citizens and businesses.
  • PSEG Solar Source has announced that completion of the PSEG Essex Solar Energy Center. The facility is located roughly four miles northeast of Burlington, Vermont, and has a capacity of 3.6 MW-dc. The solar farm was developed and constructed by juwi solar Inc. It has a 25-year power purchase agreement with Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., as part of the Vermont Sustainably Priced Energy Enterprise Development (SPEED) program.
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