Bright outlook for community renewable energy with new asset manager

Bright Renewables has bought the asset management business of Mongoose Energy

Los Angeles to replace natural gas with renewable energy

It is abandoning its plan to replace three ageing gas plants – Scattergood, Haynes and Harbor – with newer technology

EDF Energy to pilot solar energy trading in Brixton

It aims to increase customers’ renewable energy use and enable them to buy and sell electricity to neighbours

Sun shines on giant new £780m solar farm in Japan

It consists of 900,000 panels, which are expected to generate enough power for 80,000 homes

Lightsource BP to build 70MW solar plant for US university

The 150,000 solar panels will provide 25% of Penn State University’s electricity requirements

Australian gold mine digs solar energy and battery storage

The hybrid system is projected to reduce fuel consumption by between 10% to 13%

EU approves €600m French public funding for solar energy

The initiative will support the deployment of 350MW of capacity

ENGIE inks 25-year PPA for solar energy projects in Senegal

They have a total capacity of 60MW and is part of the Scaling Solar initiative

US awards $53m to advance solar energy technologies

The projects aim to lower the cost of solar power and support a growing workforce

US provides $9m for tribal energy infrastructure projects

They include the installation of solar arrays and wind turbines