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IREC Joins Solar Market Pathways Project

Part of the DOE’s SunShot Initiative, Solar Market Pathways is a $14 million effort to spur solar energy deployment across the country. It provides support to multiple awardees to enhance their efforts to increase solar installations and reduce costs, while promoting to a larger audience best practices in solar planning.

First Nation Launches Solar Project In the Heart of the Oil Sands

This Sunday, the Lubicon Lake Band of Little Buffalo will hold a community feast and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the installation of an 80 panel, 20.8 kilowatt solar system that will power the adjacent community health centre with the excess fed into the grid. The community owned and operated solar system was built with support from Bullfrog Power, Canadian Energy, Honour the Earth Foundation, W Dusk Energy Group, Greenpeace Canada, and actress/environmentalist Jane Fonda.

Tell EPA About Your Green Infrastructure Project

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a poster contest to highlight green infrastructure and low-impact development projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. Did your business build a parking garage with a green roof? Do your city government buildings harvest rainwater? EPA wants to hear about projects like these in preparation for the EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference.

Industry Veteran Joins SEIA As Sr. Director Of Project Finance And Capital Markets

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today that Mike Mendelsohn, an energy industry veteran with 25 years of experience, is the trade association’s new Senior Director of Project Finance and Capital Markets.

SEIA, CohnReznick Release Solar Project Valuation Guide

As a tool for investors, financiers, project developers and others, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and CohnReznick, a leading national accounting, tax and advisory firm, today released a guide to the valuation of solar projects for financial reporting purposes.

CPS Energy announces first community solar project

CPS Energy in San Antonio, Texas, said it has chosen Clean Energy Collective as its vendor for the utility’s first community solar project, according to a July 9 news release. Through the community solar program, residential and commercial electricity customers will be able to purchase panels from the 1.2-megawatt shared facility and receive credits on their electricity bills from CPS Energy.

HDC welcomes Senior Project Finance Manager Kris Bryant to our Comprehensive Development Services team.

Housing Development Center is pleased to welcome Kris Bryant to our Comprehensive Development Services team. As senior finance project manager, Kris will work with nonprofits and housing authorities to develop and preserve affordable housing and community facilities, with a focus on assessing feasibility and structuring multisource financing for property development and preservation

BLM Approves Massive Energy Project at Expense of Environment

Today the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the Soda Mountain Solar Project over the objections of wildlife and desert conservation advocates, scientists, the BLM’s Desert Advisory Committee, five former National Park Service superintendents and local citizens.  The project is a massive 264-megawatt solar energy plant located only one mile from the border to the Mojave National Preserve, right in the heart of the California desert

Secretary Salazar Announces Milestone on McCoy Solar Energy Project, Caps Strong Year for Renewable...

WASHINGTON, DC - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above strategy to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the McCoy Solar Energy Project, a proposed 750-megawatt facility in Riverside County that would be one of the largest solar energy projects on public lands in the California desert.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Movember

Hanley Investment Group Raises $30,000­­­ for Movember, Totaling $243,000

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has raised $29,401 during its annual Movember campaign.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.