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Canadian Solar Touts Alberta PV Solar Power Agreement (Ind. Report)
Canadian Solar, Direct Energy
Date: 2019-08-19
Guelph, Ontario-headquartered solar power specialist Canadian Solar Inc. is reporting an agreement with Centrica PLC subsidiary Direct Energy for the purchase of electricity from its 32 MWp/23 MWac Suffield solar facility in Southeastern Alberta. The Suffield solar facility is anticipated to be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) facility in Alberta when fully operational in 2020.

The Suffield project will incorporate Canadian Solar's high efficiency BiKu bifacial solar modules that produce electricity from both sides of the solar panel as well as single-axis trackers,

As previously reported, the Suffield project received $15.3 million in funding through Natural Resources Canada's Emerging Renewable Power Program. (Source: Canadian Solar, Others, newkerala, 18 Aug., 2019) Contact: Centrica PLC,; Canadian Solar Solutions,; Direct Energy, Mike Senff, VP, (416) 758-8700,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Canadian Solar,  Solar,  Direct Energy,  

NYSERDA Selects Direct for Energy Management Program (Ind. Report)
NYSERDA,Direct Energy
Date: 2017-08-11
Qualified Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) vendor Direct Energy reports it has been selected by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for its Panoramic Power technology program. NYSERDA's RTEM program supports the installation of energy systems and information services that collect energy usage data that can be used to optimize a building's energy consumption.

Direct Energy Business will work with customers throughout the program's process including project scoping, submission of the NYSERDA application and installation. Direct Energy Business will also provide real time energy monitoring and quarterly reports. Eligible buildings include office buildings, health care facilities, and state and local governments. NYSERDA has dedicated $30 million to this program and it will be open until June 2021, or until all funds have been allocated. (Source: Direct Energy, PR, Aug., 2017) Contact: Direct Energy,; NYSERDA, John B. Rhodes, Pres., CEO, (518) 862-1090,

More Low-Carbon Energy News NYSERDA,  Direct Energy,  Energy Management,  

Direct Energy Solar Shutters Maryland HQ Office (Ind. Report)
Astrum Solar, Direct Energy Solar,
Date: 2017-07-31
Columbia, Maryland-based solar energy specialist Direct Energy Solar, formerly known as Astrum Solar, is reporting the closure of its HQ as it it shifts it business plan from residential solar installation to community solar projects and energy storage systems. (Source: Direct Energy Solar, CTBR, 29 July, 2017)Contact: Direct Energy, Mike Senff, VP, (416) 758-8700,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Astrum Solar,  Direct Energy Solar,  Solar,  

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