sPower’s Lancaster Little Rock Solar Facility Achieves Commercial Operation
The 7MWdc Project Now Delivering Solar Power to California’s Electric Grid

sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced today that the Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA has achieved commercial operation. The 7MWdc facility will generate enough clean, sustainable power to displace nearly 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide each year, which is the equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions from 22,732,428 miles per year driven by an average passenger vehicle or 3,422 tons of waste sent to the landfill. …Continue Reading


sPower and Camborne Capital Achieve Significant UK Solar Milestones within First 60 Days
Team Acquires Multiple Sites and Awards EPC and Panel Supply Contracts

In September, sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, announced a formal collaboration agreement to deploy significant capital under the UK’s Renewables Obligation Certificate (ROC), Feed-In Tariff (FIT) and Contract for Difference (CfD) programs. In the last sixty days, the team has closed on three solar PV projects acquisitions: two from RGE Energy UK totaling 18.4MWdc …Continue Reading


sPower Purchases nearly 162MWac Beacon Solar Projects from Hecate Energy
First Project under sPower and Hecate Energy Joint Development Agreement

sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, announced a non-exclusive joint development agreement with Hecate Energy, a leading power developer, to develop and own/operate solar PV projects. The first joint initiative is the sale to sPower of a 162MWac portfolio comprised of three projects named Beacon 1, Beacon 3 and Beacon 4. The utility scale projects, near Mojave, CA in Kern County, will be designed …Continue Reading


sPower and SRP Sign 21-Year PPA for 58MWdc Solar Facility in Florence, AZ
sPower Enables Arizona Rate Payers to Benefit from Increasingly Affordable Community-Scale Solar

sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, and Salt River Project (SRP), the third largest public utility company in the nation, announced a long-term power purchase agreement for SRP to buy the entire output of the Sandstone Solar Power Facility when the project completes construction by December 2015. …Continue Reading




sPower and Camborne Capital Complete 28.5MW Solar Module Supply Agreement
Trina Solar Fulfills Module Supply Agreement with more than 105,500 High-Efficiency Honey M Solar Modules

sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, today announced that Trina Solar has completed the supply of 28.5MW of PV modules.

A total of 105,560 of Trina Solar’s 270W monocrystalline DC05A.08 Honey M silicon solar PV modules will be used on Camborne and sPower project sites in the UK. The panels will be installed over the coming months to ensure that the facilities are energized and accredited to meet the March 31, 2015 1.4 ROC deadline. …Continue Reading


sPower and Camborne Capital Continue Solar Site Acquisitions in the UK
Hive Energy sells 6.5MWdc Golden Hill Solar Park Project in Pembrokeshire to sPower and Camborne Capital

sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, today announced the acquisition of a 6.5 MW solar PV project from developer Hive Energy.

The site, located in Pembrokeshire, achieved planning permission in September and construction will commence next month – with the EPC to be appointed shortly. Declan Mackle, CEO of Camborne Energy Group, commented: “We are in full acquisition and delivery mode at the moment to reach our target of 100MW of projects under the 1.4 ROC scheme.…Continue Reading


sPower Breaks Ground on 7MWdc Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA
Little Rock Solar Facility is first sPower project to use high-efficiency thin-film photovoltaic cell modules

sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, announced today recently breaking ground on the 7MWdc (megawatts of direct current) Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA. The project is expected to begin commercial operation mid-December 2014. sPower will use First Solar, Inc (Nasdaq: FSLR) Modules Plus equipment, which includes the company's photovoltaic (PV) thin film solar modules, mounting structures and wiring integration.…Continue Reading


sPower’s Ryan Creamer Selected as Panelist for Solar Power International 2014 CEO Roundtable
sPower CEO to share insights on top solar industry topics Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Las Vegas

sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced today that Ryan Creamer, CEO, has been selected to participate in the CEO Roundtable tomorrow at Solar Power International (SPI) 2014, the largest solar conference and trade show in North America. sPower is at Booth #545 throughout SPI 2014.

The CEO Roundtable panel, featured during SPI's general session, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time, is comprised of an elite line-up of leaders from top solar and electric power companies.…Continue Reading


Borrego Solar and sPower Break Ground on Suffolk County Solar Project
sPower will be the Owner of the Largest Portfolio of PV under Construction in PSEG-LI’s Clean Solar Initiative Feed-In-Tariff Program

Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a leading designer, developer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced that they are commencing construction on a solar project located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.

Upon completion, the facility, located on sPower-owned land in the Town of Riverhead, will have the capacity to produce 6.3MWac (9.1MWdc) of solar energy.…Continue Reading


sPower and JinkoSolar Partnership Brings 34 Megawatts of Solar Power to Antelope Valley, California
sPower Completes Construction on Four Solar Projects in Lancaster and Victorville, California

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, announce details of the first partnership between the two companies.

According to the terms of the contract, JinkoSolar supplied nearly 115,000 of its 305W high efficiency solar PV modules to sPower for the …Continue Reading


sPower and Camborne Capital Acquire First Solar PV Project in the UK
RGE Energy sells 7MWdc PV Project in South Wales to sPower and Camborne Capital

sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, today announced their first joint-acquisition of a 7MWdc solar PV project from developer RGE Energy UK.

Declan Mackle, CEO of Camborne Energy Group, commented, "This represents another milestone in the Camborne/sPower<…Continue Reading


sPower Expands Board with Appointment of Bob Foster, Former Chair of CAISO and ex-Southern California Edison President
Foster to Continue Efforts to Support Renewable Industry through Position on sPower Board

The Board of Directors of sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, today announced the appointment of long-time energy policy leader Bob Foster to its board, effective Oct. 1, 2014.

To become eligible to serve on sPower’s Board of Directors, Foster publicized his resignation from the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) …Continue Reading


Investing in the UK: An interview with Ryan Creamer of sPower

sPower is headquartered in Salt Lake City in the US. Recently it announced a formal collaboration agreement with London-based Camborne Capital in order to develop and acquire utility-scale solar power projects in the UK which the two companies regard as an important growth market. REM talked to sPower CEO Ryan Creamer to find out more. …Continue Reading


sPower Announces Plans to Expand Senior Management
CFO, J.I. "Chip" Everest, promoted to President to focus on domestic and international growth initiatives

sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, today announced the promotion of current CFO, J.I. "Chip" Everest, to President.

sPower's rapid growth (following its merger with Fir Tree Partners-backed Silverado Power) includes an operating portfolio of more than 130 solar assets and greater than a gigawatt between construction and pipeline.…Continue Reading


Newsday.com editorial: Thin arguments from solar-farm foes

A new front has opened in Long Island's NIMBY wars. The target: a proposed solar farm in Shoreham.

This is a striking departure from fights over housing, convenience stores and Sonic restaurants. …Continue Reading


sPower and Camborne Capital Announce Formal Collaboration Agreement to Develop and Acquire UK Utility-scale Solar Projects

Partnership combines Camborne’s knowledge of the UK market with sPower’s global power industry experience and access to capital.

sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider and Camborne, a leading UK solar developer, today announced …Continue Reading


Shoreham solar panel farm seeks town approval

The Shoreham community could see the first solar panel farm in Brookhaven's 2nd Council District by the end of the year.

On Aug. 18, the Brookhaven Town Planning Board will consider a site plan application for a 9.5-megawatt solar production facility, which would be located on a …Continue Reading


Jigar Shah Appointed to sPower (Sustainable Power Group) Board of Directors

Founder of SunEdison to help Fir Tree-backed sPower achieve its aggressive global growth and sustainability goals.

The Board of Directors of sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, today announced the appointment of Jigar Shah, founder of …Continue Reading


East Hampton Airport's Sunny Prospects

In June, the East Hampton Town Board adopted a goal of meeting all of its electricity needs with renewable energy by the year 2020. A proposed wind farm off the coast of Montauk could produce a huge amount of energy for the East End, but East Hampton Town has also decided …Continue Reading


sPower and Borrego Solar Break Ground on 8.3 Megawatts of Solar Projects with Southern California Edison

The Seneca Solar Projects Make sPower the Owner of the Largest Portfolio of Projects Under Southern California Edison's Feed-In-Tariff Program.

Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a leading designer, developer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, today announced that it has broken …Continue Reading


30K Solar Panels Proposed on Calverton Sod Farm

A solar company out of San Francisco has proposed building over 30,000 solar panels on a Calverton sod farm, the second large solar farm in the area pitched in recent weeks.

sPower is planning on buying 45 acres from DeLalio Sod Farms on the east side of Edwards Avenue, just north of Tuthill Petroleum and the …Continue Reading


sPower™ Acquires Bosch Solar Energy Entities in U.S.

sPower (Sustainable Power Group) a leading sustainable energy provider, announced the acquisition of Bosch Solar Energy North America entities with projects actively operating in the U.S. This acquisition will complement sPower's existing distributed generation portfolio. This most recent acquisition follows sPower's acquisition of Tioga Energy's operating assets …Continue Reading


sPower™ (Sustainable Power Group) and the City of Lancaster, CA host solar facility groundbreaking ceremony in Antelope Valley

The City of Lancaster and sPower highlighted the progress the company has made on its recent developments in the Antelope Valley during a press conference held this morning at the company's Summer Solar Facility site, located near the northwest corner of Avenue H and 90th Street West. When complete, this project will generate 17MW, while comprising a portion of Lancaster's grand total …Continue Reading


Town Green Lights Solar Facility

One year after the East Hampton Town Board established a citizens committee to give it advice on how to meet energy efficiency and environmental sustainability goals, it took a major step toward implementing those goals at a meeting last Thursday, giving a proposal for a solar generating facility at East Hampton Airport the green light …Continue Reading


Fir Tree-Backed Silverado Power Announces Merger with sPower

Silverado Power ("Silverado"), a portfolio company of Fir Tree Partners ("Fir Tree"), is pleased to announce it has completed a merger with solar independent power producer Sustainable Power Group ("sPower"). The newly created entity, to be called sPower, possesses the projects, capabilities and capital to compete …Continue Reading