Exosun Expands Its Operations In Solar Tracking And Opens A subsidiary in South Africa

Exosun Expands Its Operations In Solar Tracking And Opens A subsidiary in South Africa

January 26, 2015

Exosun, leading provider of solar tracking technologies for utility-scale ground-mounted solar plants, is pleased to announce the expansion of its international presence with the opening of a subsidiary in Cape Town.  Exosun South Africa (Pty) Ltd’s local team will provide sales, engineering support, as well as training on installation andRead More

With the addition of Renusol GmbH and Renusol America to its portfolio, Cincinnati-based RBI Solar, already a leader in ground mount solar, expands into the roof mount market. Pictured here is a completed RBI Solar project in White River Junction, Vermont. It is a 2.54 MW ground mount array with 10,270 solar modules.

Residential, Europe on RBI Solar’s Radar Following Renusol Acquisition

January 22, 2015

Already a leader in utility and commercial ground-mount solar solutions, RBI Solar recently made a big move to become a leader in the roof mount realm as well. The company had two choices: work internally to develop mounting solutions or acquire a company already in that business. Through a EuropeanRead More

Bright Future for Nation’s Capitol Office Building, Launches Largest Solar Array of It’s Kind

Bright Future for Nation’s Capitol Office Building, Launches Largest Solar Array of It’s Kind

January 26, 2015

Astrum Solar and The Tower Companies recently flipped the switch on a newly-installed photovoltaic (PV) system at the The Millennium Building, in Washington D.C. The project, a first of its kind in Washington, D.C., will help improve the district’s environmental footprint and reduce the building’s operating costs. Both Tower Companies andRead More

Groups Petition Hawaiian Utility: Don’t Let Merger Slow Down Solar Advances

Groups Petition Hawaiian Utility: Don’t Let Merger Slow Down Solar Advances

January 16, 2015

Yesterday, a coalition of clean energy groups petitioned the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to complete its ongoing work to plan Hawaii’s energy future before considering the proposed acquisition of Hawaiian Electric Industries by the Florida-based NextEra Energy. The coalition includes Sierra Club, represented by Earthjustice, Blue Planet Foundation, Hawai‘i PVRead More

Washington Gas Energy Systems Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies in Georgia

Washington Gas Energy Systems Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies in Georgia

December 16, 2014

Washington Gas Energy Systems Inc. just announced the completion of 20 solar projects, totaling more than 15 megawatts, that will produce renewable energy for Georgia Power. The company held ribbon cutting ceremonies at their sites in Donalsonville and Richland, Ga. on Thursday, Dec. 11, and another event in Greenville, Ga. onRead More

Phono Solar Commissions 1.94-MW Project for Texas School District

Phono Solar Commissions 1.94-MW Project for Texas School District

November 19, 2014

Phono Solar, a Bloomberg-rated Tier 1 PV Module Maker, today announces the commissioning of the Pflugerville School District solar project. The 1.94-MW project will achieve approximately $1 million in savings after accounting for the cost of the solar panels and eliminate more than 51,300 tons of carbon pollution over the systems’ lifetime.Read More

Miasole Introduces the Roofing Industry’s First Flexible Large Format Solar Module

Miasole Introduces the Roofing Industry’s First Flexible Large Format Solar Module

January 12, 2015

Miasole, a company of Hanergy introduces their new FLEX 01-W PV (210-watts) module for TPO roof systems. The Miasole FLEX W module is the roofing industry’s first flexible large format solar module for low slope commercial roofing. The FLEX module’s high performance self-adhesive provides a roofer friendly simple peel-n-stick installation systemRead More

Nautilus Solar Secures $39 Million Financing from Rabobank

Nautilus Solar Secures $39 Million Financing from Rabobank

January 12, 2015

Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, recently closed a $39 million non-recourse construction and term facility from Rabobank, a leading financier of renewable energy projects in North America. The credit facility will support the construction of a solar photovoltaic (PV) portfolio of distributed generation projects located in the province of Ontario. “RabobankRead More

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

November 5, 2014

SMA’s decentralized inverter solutions have been selected for the largest PV plant in Honduras. The 24-MW Pavana Solar Park in Choluteca will feature a decentralized system design with 880 Sunny Tripower 24000TL-US three-phase, transformerless inverters and 22 SMA Cluster Controllers for advanced system monitoring and control. The power plant, designedRead More

RoboSolar

RoboSolar

November 10, 2014

Alion Energy uses robot technology to drive down the cost of brownfield solar installations. Robots in the solar industry are still a bit of a novelty out in the field, but Alion Energy of Richmond, Calif., has just rolled out its second generation robotic panel placement unit — the RoverRead More

AET Creates Rayport-I for String Inverter Mounting

AET Creates Rayport-I for String Inverter Mounting

January 21, 2015

Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” With a reputation as a leading provider of solar mounting solutions and more than 30 years product development and engineering experience, it is no surprise that Detroit-based Applied Energy Technologies (AET) dug deep intoRead More

Array Technologies Supplies 28 MW of Solar Trackers to California Project

Array Technologies Supplies 28 MW of Solar Trackers to California Project

November 20, 2014

Array Technologies Inc. (ATI) and construction powerhouse White Construction Inc. signed a tracker supply agreement for more than 28 MW of Array Technologies’ leading DuraTrack HZ single-axis solar tracking system earlier this year. The DuraTrack HZ structure features a customized 120° range of motion and holds roughly 94,340 high performanceRead More

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Exosun Expands Its Operations In Solar Tracking And Opens A subsidiary in South Africa

Exosun Expands Its Operations In Solar Tracking And Opens A subsidiary in South Africa

January 26, 2015 at 11:01 am 0 comments

Exosun, leading provider of solar tracking technologies for utility-scale ground-mounted solar plants, is pleased to announce the expansion of its international presence with the opening of a subsidiary in Cape Town.  Exosun South Africa (Pty) Ltd’s local team will provide sales, engineering support, as well as training on installation andRead More

Bright Future for Nation’s Capitol Office Building, Launches Largest Solar Array of It’s Kind

Bright Future for Nation’s Capitol Office Building, Launches Largest Solar Array of It’s Kind

January 26, 2015 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Astrum Solar and The Tower Companies recently flipped the switch on a newly-installed photovoltaic (PV) system at the The Millennium Building, in Washington D.C. The project, a first of its kind in Washington, D.C., will help improve the district’s environmental footprint and reduce the building’s operating costs. Both Tower Companies andRead More

NEXAMP Flips The Switch On 4.4 Megawatt Solar Installation

NEXAMP Flips The Switch On 4.4 Megawatt Solar Installation

January 23, 2015 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

 Nexamp, a leading provider of solar energy, today announced the completion of a 4.4 MW solar project in Charlton, Massachusetts. The project, which achieved commercial operations at the end of December, marked the 21st megawatt of solar power commissioned by the company in the Commonwealth in 2014. Among the manyRead More

Milbank Advises Investec in $195 Million Financing for Residential Solar Power Provider Sunrun

Milbank Advises Investec in $195 Million Financing for Residential Solar Power Provider Sunrun

January 23, 2015 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Innovative financing solution with lower interest rates and longer tenors adds structured finance to the mix of monetizing options available to solar developers In its latest project finance transaction in the renewables sector, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP advised Investec Inc. as lead arranger of a $195 million back-leverageRead More

With the addition of Renusol GmbH and Renusol America to its portfolio, Cincinnati-based RBI Solar, already a leader in ground mount solar, expands into the roof mount market. Pictured here is a completed RBI Solar project in White River Junction, Vermont. It is a 2.54 MW ground mount array with 10,270 solar modules.

Residential, Europe on RBI Solar’s Radar Following Renusol Acquisition

January 22, 2015 at 11:58 am 0 comments

Already a leader in utility and commercial ground-mount solar solutions, RBI Solar recently made a big move to become a leader in the roof mount realm as well. The company had two choices: work internally to develop mounting solutions or acquire a company already in that business. Through a EuropeanRead More

AET Creates Rayport-I for String Inverter Mounting

AET Creates Rayport-I for String Inverter Mounting

January 21, 2015 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” With a reputation as a leading provider of solar mounting solutions and more than 30 years product development and engineering experience, it is no surprise that Detroit-based Applied Energy Technologies (AET) dug deep intoRead More

Magnum’s MLT4000S Solar Hybrid Portable Light Tower

Magnum’s MLT4000S Solar Hybrid Portable Light Tower

January 19, 2015 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Developed in cooperation with the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), Magnum’s MLT4000S Solar Hybrid Light tower offers a greener, more efficient way to illuminate construction jobsites. During the day, a solar-panel array charges the light tower’s batteries for nighttime operation. If cloudy or inclement weather prevents the batteries fromRead More

SunEdison Successfully Raises Funds For First Wind Acquisition

SunEdison Successfully Raises Funds For First Wind Acquisition

January 16, 2015 at 11:13 am 0 comments

SunEdison Inc., a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, recently announced that it had raised a total of $590 million dollars to fund the acquisition of First Wind. SunEdison raised $190 million of proceeds through the secondary offering of SunEdison Semiconductor shares. As previously announced, theRead More

Groups Petition Hawaiian Utility: Don’t Let Merger Slow Down Solar Advances

Groups Petition Hawaiian Utility: Don’t Let Merger Slow Down Solar Advances

January 16, 2015 at 10:49 am 0 comments

Yesterday, a coalition of clean energy groups petitioned the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to complete its ongoing work to plan Hawaii’s energy future before considering the proposed acquisition of Hawaiian Electric Industries by the Florida-based NextEra Energy. The coalition includes Sierra Club, represented by Earthjustice, Blue Planet Foundation, Hawai‘i PVRead More

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Adds Board Members

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Adds Board Members

January 15, 2015 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) recently announced the addition of four members to its board of directors. The new members, all executives of market leading companies, joined the board to support the business group’s efforts to spur the growth of secure, clean, affordable energy in the United States. The new directorsRead More