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In the News 2017-10-25T12:39:06+00:00

Recent Press

Xcel claims nation’s largest community solar capacity (Industry News) with NRG mention

https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2017/10/05/xcel-claims-nations-largest-community-solar-capacity/

Xcel Energy Announcement (Industry News) with NRG mention

https://www.xcelenergy.com/company/media_room/news_releases/xcel_energy_community_solar_garden_program_is_the_largest_in_the_country

GreenTechMedia Announcement (Industry News)

https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/how-nrg-is-tapping-into-the-state-by-statecommunity-solar-market

Utility Dive (Industry News) with NRG mention

http://www.utilitydive.com/news/subscriptions-or-sales-which-community-solar-approach-promisesthe-best-gr/434051/

American Planning Magazine (Industry News) with NRG mention

(note from Erik Linden – to be made public in March 2017) – Reporter with American Planning Magazine wrote a long-form piece about community solar. This kind of national earned media is good exposure for us as its readership consists primarily of city/municipal planners, many of whom are just learning about community solar – folks we need up to speed on the technology.

Pepperell solar array has lots of folks smiling

http://www.lowellsun.com/sports/ci_30143115/pepperell-solar-array-has-lots-folks-smiling

NRG Energy brings on community solar project in Massachusetts

https://www.hubs.com/power/explore/2016/07/nrg-energy-brings-on-community-solar-project-in-massachusetts

Monks Open Solar Farm in Spencer, Massachusetts (Video)

http://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/WEB-Glenn-Spencer-Solar-5PM_NECN-401963405.html

NRG opens solar array at St. Joseph’s Abbey (Local News)

http://www.telegram.com/news/20161128/nrg-opens-solar-array-at-st-josephs-abbey

NRG Energy Launches a Community Solar Business With 100MW in the Pipeline (Industry News)

https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/nrg-energy-launches-a-community-solar-play-with-100mw-in-the-pipeline

NRG community solar project powering 160 residential customers (Local News)

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150727/news/150729554

NRG Signs Up Major Companies For Community Solar

http://solarindustrymag.com/nrg-signs-up-major-companies-for-community-solar


NRG builds five solar projects in Minnesota ranging up to 5-MW (ac) in size

https://www.hubs.com/power/explore/2016/09/nrg-builds-five-solar-projects-in-minnesota-ranging-up-to-5-mw-ac-in-size


Red Wing Shoe Company Embarks on 25-Year Solar Energy Partnership with NRG
(NRG News on Red Wing Shoes)

http://www.nrg.com/news/executive-blog/post/red-wing-shoe-company-embarks-on-25-year-solar-energy-partnership-with-nrg


County approves solar energy deal

http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/county-approves-solar-energy-deal/article_8c4cd6f7-d745-50b7-9caa-6a318ac813d4.html


Two solar gardens in store for Red Wing Shoes
(Local)

http://www.republican-eagle.com/news/business/4228738-two-solar-gardens-store-red-wing-shoes


Solar garden brings renewable energy to Byron
(TV)

http://www.kttc.com/story/33730966/2016/11/16/solar-garden-brings-renewable-energy-to-byron


Solar farm is under construction in Pine Island
(Local News)

https://www.zumbrota.com/articles/2016/11/02/solar-farm-under-construction-pine-island


Xcel Energy flips switch on new plant, more than doubling solar energy generation in Minnesota
(Local News)

http://www.startribune.com/xcel-energy-flips-switch-on-new-plant-more-than-doubling-solar-energy-generation-in-minnesota/408073486/

Business and Residential Demand Strong for Affordable Community Solar in Minnesota (Local News)

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160927005390/en

A Checkup on Xcel’s 2-Year-Old Community Solar Program (Industry News)

https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Xcels-Community-Solar-Program-Turns-Two

Solar garden options rolling out for Xcel Energy customers in Minnesota (Local News)

http://www.startribune.com/solar-garden-options-rolling-out-for-xcel-energy-customers-in-minnesota/347919831/

NRG Energy, SunShare celebrate new Denver Community Solar Garden (Local News)

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2015/04/20/nrg-energy-sunshare-celebrate-new-denver-community.html

NRG partners with SunShare on community solar in Colorado
(Industry News)

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2015/01/28/nrg-partners-with-sunshare-on-community-solar-in-colorado_100017957/

How NRG Is Tapping Into the State-by-State Community Solar Market
(Social Media)

https://twitter.com/greentechmedia/status/786903746420862976

Community Solar on the Rise (NRG)

http://www.nrg.com/news/breaking-news/post/community-solar-on-the-rise

NRG News

http://www.nrg.com/news/

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