ESA Renewables in the News
ESA Renewables is proud to be mentioned by the media. Here are a select few of the articles about our company:
O&M Service Providers Have the Health of the PV Industry in Their Hands After the ribbons are cut, solar plant owners need specialists to care for their assests over the long haul. Tammy Rhode, O&M Manager at ESA Renewables, explains how ESA Renewables delivers O&M Services.
ESA Renewables signs LOI for 24MW photovoltaic solar project, Jamaica. Spain-based turnkey solar solutions provider ESA Renewables has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to provide design and construction services for a solar project in Paradise Park.
OUC customers can buy solar-generated electricity, lock in price for 25 years. Much as neighbors might grow carrots and tomatoes in a single, community plot, Orlando’s municipal utility wants to plant a garden where its customers can harvest individual shares of solar power.
Solar panels could pop up next to former WASTEC facility. A solar farm could be on the horizon for the former WASTEC facility in New Hanover County. ESA Renewables, an international company with offices in Europe and North and South America, has an interest in the area, according to Project Developer Livingston. Construction for the solar farm would create an estimated 50 temporary jobs, according to Livingston. He said the company already has projects in several counties across the state, including Duplin and Sampson counties.
Blairsville Solar Farm is largest in Georgia. Blairsville Solar Farm recently celebrated its grand opening with informative tours, a ribbon cutting, speeches, and delicious food. Over 150 people gathered from around the world to celebrate the opening of the farm and to learn about the future of sustainable energy. Dignitaries from Spain, Florida, Italy, France, and Union County were on hand to show support and answer questions.
A Conversation With Solar Contractor ESA Renewables. Where do you see the solar industry in five years? I expect the industry to reach grid parity in five years, becoming subsidy-free and self-profitable.
Solar power headed to Paradise — Paradise Park, Jamaica, that is. ESA Renewables (ESA) has signed a letter of intent to build, commission and operate a 24 MW PV solar farm in sun-drenched Paradise Park, Jamaica.
Dyer Works to Solarize Orlando and Save Money. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, along with OUC V.P. of Customer & Sustainable Services Byron Knibbs and ESA Renewables, installs solar panels on the City’s Fleet Management Division Building, January 23, 2013.
ESA Renewables Signs on for Five North Carolina Solar Projects in Two Months. North Carolina is a state that is not renowned for year-round sun exposure, but it represents a hotbed of activity for the alternative energy industries. In the past two months, ESA Renewables (ESA), has teamed up with two regional electric utilities — Progress Energy and Duke Energy to install and operate no fewer than five projects in that area.
Seven Days of Solar. Duke purchased the portfolio of three 1-megawatt photovoltaic (PV) projects from ESA Renewables which designed and built the generation sites. ESA Renewables will continue to handle operations, monitoring and maintenance at each of the solar farms.
Partly sunny in Georgia. Trey Pippin, president of Renewable Proper-ties, built a solar farm in 2010 to help lower the cost of irrigating his pecan orchard in Arlington. His development partner in Arlington and for a five-acre location in Blairsville is ESA Renewables, a Spanish solar development company that opened its U.S. headquarters in Lake Mary, Fla., last year. Owned by a Spanish bank, the company has plenty of financing and expects significant growth in the Southeast and the U.S.
Georgia’s largest private solar farm provides electricity to Blairsville homes. If you live in Blairsville, part of your home’s electricity may be provided by solar energy, thanks to a recently opened solar farm on Ed King Road. The farm, built and maintained by ESA Renewables, a company headquartered in Castellon, Spain, is privately owned and takes up 5 acres, making it the largest privately held ground-mounted solar farm in Georgia.
ESA Renewables Completes Solar Farm Construction in North Carolina. The 999 kW solar array is located in the tight-knit community of Murphy in the heart of Cherokee Country, North Carolina. Situated on approximately five acres, almost 4,500 ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) solar modules which will produce estimated 1.3 million kilowatt-hours each year. This is enough to power more than 150 average sized homes.
Holocene Acquires Solar Power Project From ESA Renewables In North Carolina, US. Holocene, LLC, a renewable energy company, completed the acquisition of rooftop solar photovoltaic power project in Fuquay-Varina, Wake County, North Carolina, the US, from ESA Renewables, LLC, a solar energy solution provider. The total installed capacity of the project is 500 KW, comprising 2,016 Canadian Solar 245 W and 250 W CS5P modules. The projects is spread over 55,867 square-feet of the roof of a building. ESA Renewables will provide operation and maintenance services for the duration of the power purchase agreement term. The electricity generated by the project will be sufficient to power 83 homes annually.
What the Wonderful Wizard of Oz Can Teach Solar. At the recent Intersolar North America conference held in San Francisco each July, the conference organizers presented awards to the top three solar projects during the previous year. The projects that won provide examples of the value that solar brings to communities. The winners included ESA Renewables, for a PV solar farm in North Carolina that provides income to a school including paying the salaries of two teachers.
Solar-farm builder ESA Renewables submits plans to Smithfield. ESA Renewables, which is already working with Selma leaders on a solar farm there, hopes to continue its expansion into Johnston County with a 35-acre farm near Smithfield.
Duke Energy buys 3MW solar portfolio in North Carolina. Duke Energy Renewables has doubled its PV portfolio in North Carolina by buying three systems, with a combined capacity of 3MW, from turnkey developer ESA Renewables. The Murphy Farm, Wingate and Holiness solar projects have been installed this year and each has a capacity of 1MW.
Selma to Welcome Solar Power from ESA Renewables. The Selma Town Council has cleared the way for construction of the town’s first solar farm. The council voted unanimously last week to add solar farms to the list of allowed uses in two zoning categories – industrial and residential-agricultural.
ESA Renewables Commissions Georgia’s Largest Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic System. Designed, engineered and constructed by ESA Renewables, LLC and developed by Trey Pippin of Renewable Properties, LLC the solar farm spans across a total of approximately five acres. “This major milestone project is a significant step forward for the development of the clean energy industry in Georgia.
Duke Energy Digs Deeper Into Renewables, Stock Worth $21. Duke has purchased 3 MW installations from ESA Renewables in North Carolina  and has also set up for the sale of the purchased power to Tennessee Valley Authority, a public utility that provides electricity to southern states in the country.
St. John Resort Installs American Made Solar. St. John, the smallest and least commercialized of the US Virgin Islands, is the most recent in a series of U.S. island territories to install commercial-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems using US-made equipment. ESA Renewables, a Lake Mary, Forida-based solar company, announced the installation of a 16-kilowatt (kW) PV system at Eco Serendib Villa and Spa, an eco-friendly, “luxury villa frequented by discerning visitors from around the world.”
ESA Renewables Opens 1.3M kWh Solar Array in Blairsville, Georgia. ESA Renewables has selected Blairsville, Georgia, for the site of the state’s biggest ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system. The array will produce 1.3 million kilowatt hours of power each year, which will be sold back to the Tennessee Valley Authority. Green Power Switch subscribers will be able to utilize the power the project generates. These users include homeowners and businesses.
ESA Renewables Commission Georgia’s Largest Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic System. ESA Renewables, LLC, a leading turnkey solar photovoltaic (PV) system provider, and Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency monocrystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced the commissioning of a 1MW solar farm. Located approximately 100 miles northeast of Atlanta in Blairsville, GA, the project constitutes the largest privately held ground mounted connected system in Georgia.
ESA Wins Intersolar AWARD. The Intersolar Award recognizes projects, both large and small, which utilize advanced technology, incorporate aesthetic and architectural concepts and exemplify outstanding services and products. ESA was presented the Intersolar AWARD for solar projects in recognition of its Martins Creek Elementary School Solar PV project which demonstrated strong innovation.
PCX Corporation generates solar energy. The project started last summer when the building’s owner, The Walthom Group, took a call from ESA Renewables, LLC, looking for space to house their latest project. The available room at PCX was a good fit, according to its General Manager and Vice President Gary Pollock. PCX Corporation, located at 33 Pony Farm Road, now shares their rooftop with of one of the area’s largest industrial solar arrays. Over 2,000 solar panels were recently installed on the roof of the 70,000-square-foot building to form a 500-kilowat rooftop system.
Georgia Gets On Solar Power Bandwagon. We cover plenty of solar developments in California and Arizona, but Georgia? Not so much. That’s why we’re happy to report that ESA Renewables and Suniva will be teaming up to build a 1 megawatt (MW) solar farm located approximately 100 miles northeast of Atlanta, which, upon completion, is expected to constitute the largest privately held ground-mounted system in thbe state of Georgia.
Renewable Revolution. ESA Renewables’ range of work includes project development, financing, design and engineering construction, commissioning, monitoring, operation and maintenance through the life cycle of each install. They’ve been trusted to take on such a wide-range of tasks and projects because they have proven how well they can perform on all of them. Not all companies in the alternative energy market have earned that faith. ESA owns a portfolio of PV investments, so we have a good understanding of the investment criteria that investors are looking for.