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Insider's Guide to Energy 162: From Landfills to Power Generators: Unconventional Solar with Annika Colston
In an insightful episode of our podcast, we delve into the transformative realm of renewable energy with Annika Colston, a pioneering leader and the esteemed founder and CEO of AC Power.
A super solar project in New Jersey
A recently completed landfill community solar project in New Jersey is a win on a number of fronts, including delivering clean renewable energy to utility customers, such as lower income residents of the Garden State.
Alternative Energy Projects at Superfund Sites: Status Update and Highlights from Across the Country
The Global Sanitary Landfill Superfund site covers 57.5 acres. Much of the site is bordered by wetlands and residential areas are located north and west of the site.
States boost solar installation on former landfills
A handful of states, mostly based in the Northeast, have incentivized, or at the very least encouraged, solar development on decommissioned landfills within their borders. These plots of land are often untouched and otherwise unfit for commercial development that requires even minor civil work because their soil is capped and should not be penetrated.
NJR Clean Energy Ventures celebrates 1st community solar project in New Jersey
NJR Clean Energy Ventures, the renewable energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, and AC Power, a woman-owned brownfield solar developer, are making clean energy more accessible to customers with the recent dedication of a new community solar project in Old Bridge.
CASE STUDY: How solar installations give new life to blighted brownfields
In Old Bridge Township, New Jersey, what was once an abandoned waste site now has a new lease on life. Designated a Superfund site by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Global Sanitary Landfill has been a burden to the Township for decades. Today, however, solar panels line the landscape, offering clean energy to the surrounding community.
Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure starts work on nearly 13-MW brownfield solar portfolio
Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure (KSI) is partnering with AC Power and GreenSpark Solar on two brownfield solar sites in upstate New York that total 12.9 MW. The two sites each re-purpose brownfield properties into productive clean energy-producing projects.
AC Power Welcomes Christy Searl as Chief Revenue Officer
AC Power LLC, a New York City-based brownfield solar redeveloper, is excited to announce the addition of Christy Searl as Chief Revenue Officer. This new role represents an investment in AC Power's executive leadership team, positioning the mission-driven firm for rapid, sustainable growth. With an impressive career spanning law, finance, business development and strategic planning, Christy brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to AC Power.
AC POWER ANNOUNCES SALE OF OLD BRIDGE SOLAR PROJECT TO NJR CLEAN ENERGY VENTURES
The Global Sanitary Landfill in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey moved another step closer to becoming a solar energy facility this month with AC Power's sale of the solar project, and its 25-year lease, to NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV). Meanwhile, Superfun LLC, an AC Power affiliate, took title to the real estate. This site will become the first New Jersey community solar project in CEV's portfolio and the first superfund site in AC Power's ownership structure.
AC Power Announces Kyle Miller as Chief of Staff
New York City based brownfield solar redeveloper AC Power announced last week that Kyle Miller will be immediately appointed Chief of Staff, moving up from his position as Sr. Director of Project Development where he led the Project Development team. Kyle joined AC Power in January, 2020 as Director of Project Development to help complete the development tasks for three projects under site control that had been awarded a place in the highly competitive New Jersey community solar program.
Vita Nuova, AC Power Combine Forces to Develop Solar Facilities on Underutilized Land
Vita Nuova LLC and AC Power, LLC are excited to announce a strategic alliance that will leverage each firm's expertise to deliver innovative renewable energy solutions on formerly contaminated sites and build more resilient, healthier communities.