Legend Solar expands, opens office Portland

Legend Solar expands, opens office Portland

April 28, 2016

Legend Solar says it’s opening its newest office in the city of Portland, a metropolitan area well known for its focus on sustainability through public transportation, water power and solar energy. The company is an Elite Dealer for solar panel manufacturer SunPower and recently received the “Residential National Rising Star”Read More

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

April 27, 2016

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) just launched a new designation program that will recognize leading solar cities and counties as well as empower new communities to advance through no-cost technical assistance. A core component of the technical assistance program — named SolSmart — areRead More

New York starts construction on first community solar project

New York starts construction on first community solar project

April 28, 2016

New York’s solar rise continues as the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of Public Service (DPS), EnterSolar and Clean Energy Collective (CEC) started construction on the first Shared Renewables community solar project in New York State. This project advances the goals ofRead More

SEPA: Top 10 solar utilities of 2015 ranked

SEPA: Top 10 solar utilities of 2015 ranked

April 12, 2016

Southern California Edison connected 1,258 new MW of solar power to the grid in 2015, more than any other utility in the United States, according to the annual utility solar market survey conducted by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), formerly the Solar Electric Power Association. Edison was one ofRead More

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

April 27, 2016

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) just launched a new designation program that will recognize leading solar cities and counties as well as empower new communities to advance through no-cost technical assistance. A core component of the technical assistance program — named SolSmart — areRead More

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

April 27, 2016

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) just launched a new designation program that will recognize leading solar cities and counties as well as empower new communities to advance through no-cost technical assistance. A core component of the technical assistance program — named SolSmart — areRead More

Legend Solar expands, opens office Portland

Legend Solar expands, opens office Portland

April 28, 2016

Legend Solar says it’s opening its newest office in the city of Portland, a metropolitan area well known for its focus on sustainability through public transportation, water power and solar energy. The company is an Elite Dealer for solar panel manufacturer SunPower and recently received the “Residential National Rising Star”Read More

JinkoSolar wins three big PV projects in Mexico

JinkoSolar wins three big PV projects in Mexico

April 13, 2016

JinkoSolar Holding Co. won three solar PV projects totaling 188 MWac in Mexico as part of the country’s first long-term electricity auction since the implementation of energy reforms. JinkoSolar will develop and build the solar power plants. Two of the projects are located in Yucatán and one in Jalisco. They areRead More

 
U.S. roof market: Tiles trending up, reroofing to rebound, more

U.S. roof market: Tiles trending up, reroofing to rebound, more

April 27, 2016

US demand to grow 3.9% per annum through 2019 US demand for roofing is projected to rise 3.9 percent annually to 252 million squares in 2019, valued at $21.4 billion. This will be a rebound from the 2009-2014 period, spurred by strong advances in building construction activity. Roofing demand fellRead More

SMA debuts residential rapid shutdown system to use with Sunny Boy

SMA debuts residential rapid shutdown system to use with Sunny Boy

April 20, 2016

SMA’s much-anticipated Rapid Shutdown System is now available for immediate shipping to the North American residential PV market. Engineered for use with SMA’s Sunny Boy inverter line with Secure Power Supply—including the new 5.0-US and 6.0-US models—this simple, reliable and cost-effective solution achieves all requirements for 2014 NEC 690.12 rapidRead More

JinkoSolar’s 1,500-volt Eagle PV module now ready for delivery

JinkoSolar’s 1,500-volt Eagle PV module now ready for delivery

April 28, 2016

1,500-volt systems are coming sooner rather than later, which obviously will require new products. JinkoSolar Holding Co., a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, is ready with its solution, having just received UL 1703 certification for its 1,500-volt Eagle PV modules. Following this certification, the modules are now immediatelyRead More

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Legend Solar expands, opens office Portland

Legend Solar expands, opens office Portland

April 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Legend Solar says it’s opening its newest office in the city of Portland, a metropolitan area well known for its focus on sustainability through public transportation, water power and solar energy. The company is an Elite Dealer for solar panel manufacturer SunPower and recently received the “Residential National Rising Star”Read More

Mosaic raises $200 million to further grow residential solar business

Mosaic raises $200 million to further grow residential solar business

April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Mosaic, a provider of affordable solar financing solutions for homeowners, closed a reported $200 million warehouse facility with Germany’s DZ BANK acting as administrative agent and lead lender. NY Green Bank is participating in the syndicate to further expand residential solar opportunities within New York State. Guggenheim Securities, LLC actedRead More

JinkoSolar’s 1,500-volt Eagle PV module now ready for delivery

JinkoSolar’s 1,500-volt Eagle PV module now ready for delivery

April 28, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

1,500-volt systems are coming sooner rather than later, which obviously will require new products. JinkoSolar Holding Co., a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, is ready with its solution, having just received UL 1703 certification for its 1,500-volt Eagle PV modules. Following this certification, the modules are now immediatelyRead More

New York starts construction on first community solar project

New York starts construction on first community solar project

April 28, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

New York’s solar rise continues as the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of Public Service (DPS), EnterSolar and Clean Energy Collective (CEC) started construction on the first Shared Renewables community solar project in New York State. This project advances the goals ofRead More

U.S. roof market: Tiles trending up, reroofing to rebound, more

U.S. roof market: Tiles trending up, reroofing to rebound, more

April 27, 2016 at 7:37 pm 0 comments

US demand to grow 3.9% per annum through 2019 US demand for roofing is projected to rise 3.9 percent annually to 252 million squares in 2019, valued at $21.4 billion. This will be a rebound from the 2009-2014 period, spurred by strong advances in building construction activity. Roofing demand fellRead More

AllEarth Renewables to donate portion of sales to help fight discriminatory N.C. law

AllEarth Renewables to donate portion of sales to help fight discriminatory N.C. law

April 27, 2016 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

Kudos to AllEarth Renewables, which will be donating a portion of every tracker sale in North Carolina to the repeal effort of HB 2, the state’s new discriminatory law. HB 2 overturned protections for LGBT people and sanctioned discrimination across North Carolina. Until the discriminatory law is repealed, AllEarth will donateRead More

Intersolar North America expands conference offerings, tours, networking opportunities

Intersolar North America expands conference offerings, tours, networking opportunities

April 27, 2016 at 10:21 am 0 comments

Intersolar North America this year will feature an expanded conference program, including four conference tracks and access to the co-located ASES conference SOLAR 2016. Over the course of three days, conference speakers will discuss the key technologies in the areas of solar and energy storage, financial tools and legislative actionsRead More

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

New SolSmart program to cut ‘red tape’ for communities looking to boost solar installs

April 27, 2016 at 8:19 am 0 comments

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) just launched a new designation program that will recognize leading solar cities and counties as well as empower new communities to advance through no-cost technical assistance. A core component of the technical assistance program — named SolSmart — areRead More

Solarrus Corporation acquires Power Factors

Solarrus Corporation acquires Power Factors

April 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

  Solarrus Corp., an independent service provider in the North American solar, electric vehicle and battery energy storage industries, acquired Power Factors — a provider of hardware-agnostic software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for performance monitoring, asset management and optimization. This acquisition gives Solarrus a software platform for monitoring and managing renewable energy assets. Power Factors co-founders SteveRead More

ComEd launches new solar rebate proposal in Illinois

ComEd launches new solar rebate proposal in Illinois

April 26, 2016 at 3:24 pm 0 comments

As part of its commitment to driving the clean energy future Illinois’ consumers want, ComEd announced a new rebate proposal designed to jumpstart solar in Illinois. The proposal, which is part of a series of solar initiatives ComEd supports, will help reduce the up-front costs of installing solar panels forRead More