SALT LAKE CITY, UT - December 26, 2015
Is renewable energy development in Utah entering a bubble? The state's largest utility thinks so.
To avoid getting overcommitted to wind and solar, Rocky Mountain Power is asking regulators to shorten required contract terms with …Continue Reading
MONTICELLO, UT - December 13, 2015
A $126 million wind farm is nearing completion in southeast Utah and will begin generating power within weeks.
The Latigo Wind Farm Project is owned and built by Sustainable Power Group (sPower), a renewable energy company headquartered in Salt …Continue Reading
SAN JUAN COUNTY, UT - December 2, 2015
The fact that 92 percent of San Juan County is owned by one government entity or another is a source of endless frustration to local residents.
As we continue to see, the frustration and conflict often results in San Juan County ending up in local, state or national …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - November 30, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, today announced that its Sierra Solar project, sPower’s first in Los Angeles County, has successfully been completed and has started operation. The 22.5MW solar farm is now delivering clean, reliable energy to Southern California Edison (SCE) under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA). …Continue Reading
FLORENCE, AZ - November 26, 2015
"This town has more cows than people" has long been a common observation of certain Midwestern locales.
Substitute solar panels for cattle and you could be talking about Florence. Solar panels outnumber people by a factor of many times, and the number continues to grow.…Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT and SAN DIEGO, CA - November 2, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, and Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a prominent designer, developer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, today announced the completion of and connection to PSEG-LI’s electrical grid of the sPower Sutter and Sterlington solar projects in the Town of Riverhead, Suffolk County, Long Island. …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - October 22, 2015
sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced that it has been awarded a 20-year PPA with Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) to provide 68.8MWdc (55MWac) of solar power. Participating member agencies are the cities of Azusa, Colton, Riverside and Vernon.
The sPower Antelope DSR 1 and 2 facilities …Continue Reading
SAN JUAN COUNTY, UT - October 7, 2015
The Latigo Wind Farm, the largest private construction project in San Juan County history, is taking shape just north of Monticello city limits.
More than 100 workers are on-site, working on an estimated $125 million …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT August 24, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, today announced the appointment of David Shipley as its Chief Financial Officer effective August 24th, 2015 and the hiring of Ray Henger as Senior Vice President of Structured Finance. Shipley takes over as CFO after spending the last several months as sPower’s …Continue Reading
LANCASTER, CA and SALT LAKE CITY, UT - August 12, 2015
Lancaster, CA and Salt Lake City, UT, August 12, 2015 – Lancaster Choice Energy, the City of Lancaster’s new, locally-operated, locally-controlled clean power provider, announced yesterday that it has awarded sPower, a prominent renewable energy company, a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - July 13, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced that construction has begun on its 45-megawatt (MW) Sandstone Solar project in Florence, Arizona. The facility is scheduled to start delivering clean, renewable energy by the end of the year under a 21-year power purchase agreement between sPower and SRP. …Continue Reading
MONTICELLO, UT - July 1, 2015
sPower is moving ahead with plans to install a 27-turbine wind park north of Monticello. sPower officials state that construction is set to begin this month (July), with at least partial completion of the estimated $136 million project by the end of 2015. …Continue Reading
LANCASTER, CA - June 30, 2015
sPower, an independent power producer with several solar projects in the Valley, recently created a solar sculpture and scholarship program for Antelope Valley High School's Green Enterprise Academy, designed to prepare students to become future leaders in the sustainable energy arena, organizers …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - June 22, 2015
sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider based in Salt Lake City, Utah, announced that it has acquired its first wind project, a 62.1MW facility in Monticello, Utah. The announcement is well timed, as last Monday was Global Wind Day, a worldwide event to celebrate the progress of clean, affordable wind energy. …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - June 11, 2015
sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced that it has successfully secured 20-year PPAs for three new solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in California.
The three facilities will be completed and generating clean, sustainable energy in 2016: …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 21, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, today announced that it has broken ground on a 22.5MW solar project in Lancaster, Calif. The Sierra Solar project is sPower’s first in Los Angeles County. …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 12, 2015
sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced its collaboration with, a growing solar company operating across four continents, to develop and own/operate solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the US. The first initiative is sPower’s purchase from Solairedirect of a 26.5MWdc project named Adera. …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT and SAN FRANCISCO, CA - April 21, 2015
sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, and CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities (CRCMS), a leading boutique investment banking services firm, announced today the placement of $168.5 million in back leverage to sPower provided by KeyBank National Association, OneWest Bank and Zions Bank. The back leverage …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT and LONDON, UK - March 31, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, today announced that all three of their UK solar PV projects have achieved commercialization in time to qualify for the UK renewable obligation certificate (ROC) subsidy. …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - March 11, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced today the purchase from FLS Energy, a full service solar energy provider, equity interest in three separate solar portfolios in North Carolina. The fixed tilt ground mount facilities, 16 in total, achieved commercial operation in 2013 and 2014. …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Febraury 24, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, today announced the retirement of company president J.I. “Chip” Everest effective March 31, 2015. As a founder of sPower, Everest served as CFO and later as its president. He has overseen tax equity and other financings during sPower’s rapid growth over the last three years. …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - January 29, 2015
In a time of unprecedented competition, sPower had a blockbuster 2014. Some highlights: developed 34MWdc of solar power in Antelope Valley, CA; partnered with Camborne Capital to expand sPower's footprint across the Atlantic; and strengthened our leadership team with additions of Jigar Shah and Bob Foster to the sPower Board of Directors. …Download PDF
CALIFORNIA and SALT LAKE CITY, UT - January 28, 2015
8minutenergy Renewables, LLC – the nation's leading independent solar PV developer – and sPower – a prominent renewable energy provider – today announced that construction will begin in Q1 2015 on three solar facilities in the 72.9MW-dc Redwood Solar Farm cluster located in Kern County, Calif. 8minutenergy, through its wholly-owned …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT and LONDON, UK - January 26, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, and Camborne Capital, a prominent UK solar developer, today announced the acquisition of a 5MW operational UK solar PV project from developer China Sunergy Co, Ltd (CSUN).
The Higher Tregarne solar farm is located in …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - January 20, 2015
Founded less than three years ago by a group of veterans from the nuclear-energy and coal-plant service sectors, privately-owned sPower has rapidly elbowed its way into a position of prominence among independent solar power producers in the US.
sPower's initial focus was on buying late-stage or fully operational …Continue Reading
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - January 15, 2015
sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced that its CEO, Ryan Creamer, has joined the board of directors for Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Creamer has more than 20 years’ experience successfully pioneering the energy sector. …Continue Reading