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Solar News

Read on to learn about the latest solar industry news, get to know our employees and learn how we partner with local communities and charitable organizations to have a significant impact on the environment, job creation and more.
September 6, 2022

Pine Gate Renewables Executes 1 GW of Power Purchase Agreements

Pine Gate Renewables, a leading renewable energy developer for utility-scale solar and storage, has successfully contracted nearly 1 GW of late-stage solar development projects. The combined […]
June 23, 2022

Generate Capital Provides Pine Gate Renewables with $500 Million in Strategic Growth Capital and Asset Financing to Expand Utility-Scale Solar

June 6, 2022

Pine Gate Renewables CEO Reacts to Biden Administration Executive Action on Tariffs

The following is a statement from Pine Gate Renewables CEO Ben Catt in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement regarding its Executive Action to spur domestic […]
March 16, 2022

Pine Gate Renewables Announces Start Up of New Solar Project in Yadkinville, North Carolina

Pine Gate Renewables announced today that its Sugar Solar project is now online and generating 81MWdc/60MWac of renewable energy in the community of Yadkinville, North Carolina. […]
February 11, 2022

5 Questions With… Michael Bates

Michael leads the technology team and is responsible for the technology strategy, portfolio and operational service performance required to fulfill Pine Gate’s commitment to the broad […]
February 3, 2022

Pine Gate Renewables Announces Saluda & Lexington Counties as Home to 20th Solar Project in South Carolina

Pine Gate Renewables announced the financing of Beulah Solar, its 20th project in South Carolina, which will bring 101MWdc/74.98MWac of renewable energy to  Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina. Located […]
January 13, 2022

Fundamental Renewables Provides $500 Million Loan Facility to Pine Gate Renewables

Fundamental Renewables, formerly MMA Energy Capital, an established provider of debt financing for renewable energy projects, and Pine Gate Renewables (“Pine Gate”) today announced an agreement […]
January 12, 2022
5 Questions With Thi Lee

5 Questions With… Thi Lee

“T” Lee leads the Risk Management practice at Pine Gate where she directs insurance placements, supports financial closes, and provides risk management consultation to business units.  […]
December 27, 2021

Pine Gate Renewables and Irradiant Partners Launch Two More Solar Projects in Michigan

Asheville, NC (December 27, 2021) – Pine Gate Renewables and Irradiant Partners, LP (“Irradiant”) announced the financing of two more solar projects in Michigan, which will bring 56MWdc/40MWac of solar energy to the communities of Montague in Muskegon County and Owosso in […]
November 18, 2021

5 Questions With… Andrew Vietze

Get to know us! Each month, we sit down with one of our employees to get their perspective on the industry and share a little more […]
November 17, 2021

Pine Gate Renewables Wins The Cleanie® Awards Silver Award for “Midsized Company of the Year” and Honorable Mention for “Best Corporate Sustainability Program”

Pine Gate Renewables announced that it has won The Cleanie Awards®’ Silver Award for “Midsized Company of the Year” and an honorable mention for “Best Corporate Sustainability Program.” The Cleanie Awards is the leading awards […]
November 15, 2021

Renewable Energy Tax Credit Investors Keep Close Eye on Capitol Hill for Possible Legislative Changes

November 3, 2021

Pine Gate Renewables Announces First Stand-alone Battery Storage Project in the State of Utah

Asheville, NC (November 3, 2021) – Pine Gate Renewables announced that it has won a competitive bid with Logan City Light & Power (LL&P) to build a stand-alone energy storage system with state-of-the-art equipment using the Eos Znyth™ Gen 2.3 battery and Nikola Power’s […]
October 20, 2021
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Pine Gate Renewables Announces Second Solar Project in Stanly County

Asheville, NC (October 20, 2021) – Pine Gate Renewables announced the financing of its second project in Stanly County, NC, which will generate 69.89MWdc/50MWac of renewable energy for the community of Albemarle. […]
October 13, 2021
5 Questions With Casey May, Director of Site Origination, Pine Gates Renewables

5 Questions With… Casey May

Get to know us! Each month, we sit down with one of our employees to get their perspective on the industry and share a little more […]
September 13, 2021
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Biden’s solar goals threatened by supply chain, trade issues

September 11, 2021
5 Questions With Steve Levitas, SVP, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Pine Gate Renewables

5 Questions With… Steve Levitas

Get to know us! Each month, we sit down with one of our employees to get their perspective on the industry and share a little more […]
August 31, 2021
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Combining solar power and beekeeping

August 17, 2021
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Inc. Magazine Names Pine Gate Renewables to Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

 Asheville, NC (August 17, 2021) – Inc. magazine today revealed that Pine Gate Renewables is No. 37 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious […]
August 10, 2021
5 Questions With Michael Delaney, SVP, FP&A and Asset Management

5 Questions With… Michael Delaney

Get to know us! Each month, we sit down with one of our employees to get their perspective on the industry and share a little more […]
August 5, 2021
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Status update: Bateman working behind the scenes on economic development

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New solar panel project in Halifax County could show future of renewable energy for the state

August 3, 2021
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Bacon’s Castle solar farm proposed

August 2, 2021
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Round table: Energy, flipping the switch

July 22, 2021
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Pine Gate Renewables: Leading the way in the clean energy transition

July 20, 2021
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New solar facility comes online in Halifax County, can power 1,000+ homes

July 19, 2021
Stephanie Murr, Vice President, Transactions, Pine Gate Renewables

5 Questions With… Stephanie Murr

Get to know us! Each month, we sit down with one of our employees to get their perspective on the industry and share a little more […]
July 16, 2021
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Pine Gate Renewables’ 108-MW Trent River solar project now online

July 14, 2021
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Pine Gate Renewables’ 108MW Trent River Solar Project Now in Operation and Generating Clean Energy in Pollocksville, NC

Asheville, NC (July 14, 2021) – Pine Gate Renewables announced today that its Trent River Solar project located in Pollocksville, NC, is now online and generating 108MW of energy. The project is one of the first to […]
July 9, 2021
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Solar farm blooming near Lexington County towns

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