Keeping the Lights on With Solar Energy

2016-06-15T19:46:52-07:00September 24th, 2015|News|

For full article see Mississippi Business Journal, September 24, 2015 SUMESH ARORA — In my last column I shared the nationally acclaimed story about how the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center (MBMC) in Jackson kept its lights on in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina by relying on their combined heat and power system.  Another tiny ray [...]

Chile Central Solar Desierto Upgrades PV Project

2016-06-15T19:47:33-07:00September 23rd, 2015|News|

For full article see SeeNews Renewable, September 23, 2015 The environmental authorities in Chile's Atacama region on Tuesday accepted for evaluation the expansion by 22 MW to 42 MW of the Chaka photovoltaic (PV) project, managed by Central Solar Desierto I SpA. The project, designed to supply the central system SIC, will be developed northeast of [...]

South Mississippi Electric to Buy Output

2016-06-15T19:48:05-07:00September 4th, 2015|News|

For full article see SeeNews Renewables, September 4, 2015 Hattiesburg-based power firm South Mississippi Electric (SME) said Thursday it will purchase the electricity generated at a Origis Energy 52-MW photovoltaic (PV) plant near Sumrall. The facility will be designed, developed, installed and operated by the solar company. Construction of the PV park, located close to [...]

Mississippi Cooperative Inks Deal With Origis Energy

2016-06-15T19:48:33-07:00September 3rd, 2015|News|

For full article see Solar Industry, September 3, 2015 South Mississippi Electric (SME) says it plans to grow its renewable energy portfolio through a 52 MW solar facility to be located in Lamar County, Miss. The nonprofit cooperative has signed a letter of intent with Origis Energy USA to proceed with further negotiations toward a final agreement, whereby [...]