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9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

September 22, 2017

1. No rest for the weary: Briefs on possible remedies are due on Sept. 27th. The ITC hearing will follow on Oct. 3. After the president chooses a remedy in January, it will be imposed 15 days later. More details on the timeline here. 2. It is not inevitable that tariffsRead More

Solar FlexRack selected for Superfund solar site in Vermont

Solar FlexRack selected for Superfund solar site in Vermont

September 21, 2017

The Elizabeth Mine Solar Project on the Superfund site in Strafford and Thetford, Vermont, selected Solar FlexRack’s FlexRack Series B3P-X fixed tilt system to support the 7-MWdc PV plant. The project is being developed by Greenwood Energy, Brightfields Development and Wolfe Energy and installed by Conti Solar (the turnkey EPC contractor).Read More

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

September 21, 2017

Tigo, a pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, is always announcing new products and partnerships. Here are the latest: Three new Duo covers These three new “Duo” covers are  add-on / retrofit solutions for its TS4 platform: TS4-R-O-Duo (Optimization), TS4-R-S-Duo (Safety), and TS4-R-M-Duo (Monitoring). The TS4-R-X-Duo brings smart moduleRead More

ITC finds ‘serious injury’ in solar trade case

ITC finds ‘serious injury’ in solar trade case

September 22, 2017

It happened: In a clean sweep 4-0 decision, the International Trade Commission (ITC) found injury to the domestic crystalline silicon solar cell industry based on a petition brought by Suniva and SolarWorld. If you’d like a rehash of what this could mean, here are some links: The Section 201 tradeRead More

EnerBank to offer ‘PowerLoans’ to lower solar install payments for homeowners

EnerBank to offer ‘PowerLoans’ to lower solar install payments for homeowners

September 19, 2017

Need some new financing options for your customers? EnerBank USA introduced its 12 and 20-Year PowerLoan with an optional re-amortization feature for Solar PV projects. Annual percentage rates (APRs) for 12-Year PowerLoan is 1.99%, 2.99%, and 3.99%; 20-Year PowerLoan APRs are 4.99% and 5.99%. Minimum and maximum loan amounts are $15,000Read More

 
Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

September 20, 2017

Soltec is supplying complete tracker equipment to the 13-MW Eagle Point solar PV plant located in the state of Oregon by leading project developer Cypress Creek Renewables. “Our trackers require the fewest piles per megawatt and keep earth grading operations to a minimum, preserving the site’s wetlands and fragile ecosystem,”Read More

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

September 21, 2017

Tigo, a pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, is always announcing new products and partnerships. Here are the latest: Three new Duo covers These three new “Duo” covers are  add-on / retrofit solutions for its TS4 platform: TS4-R-O-Duo (Optimization), TS4-R-S-Duo (Safety), and TS4-R-M-Duo (Monitoring). The TS4-R-X-Duo brings smart moduleRead More

9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

September 22, 2017

1. No rest for the weary: Briefs on possible remedies are due on Sept. 27th. The ITC hearing will follow on Oct. 3. After the president chooses a remedy in January, it will be imposed 15 days later. More details on the timeline here. 2. It is not inevitable that tariffsRead More

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9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

September 22, 2017 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

1. No rest for the weary: Briefs on possible remedies are due on Sept. 27th. The ITC hearing will follow on Oct. 3. After the president chooses a remedy in January, it will be imposed 15 days later. More details on the timeline here. 2. It is not inevitable that tariffsRead More

ITC finds ‘serious injury’ in solar trade case

ITC finds ‘serious injury’ in solar trade case

September 22, 2017 at 11:40 am 0 comments

It happened: In a clean sweep 4-0 decision, the International Trade Commission (ITC) found injury to the domestic crystalline silicon solar cell industry based on a petition brought by Suniva and SolarWorld. If you’d like a rehash of what this could mean, here are some links: The Section 201 tradeRead More

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

September 22, 2017 at 11:14 am 0 comments

At Solar Power International 2017, we grabbed a few minutes of Standard Solar President and CEO Scott Wiater’s time (along with some beers) to chat about the general vibe at SPI this year. The solarcoaster makes sure that each and every SPI has its own weird vibe, but the contrastRead More

Keep Watch: How the PV monitoring landscape is evolving

Keep Watch: How the PV monitoring landscape is evolving

September 21, 2017 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Monitoring systems have become an integral and ubiquitous component to any well-functioning PV project for years now. As the industry has matured, monitoring ecosystems have evolved from OEM-provided, HMI-style interfaces reminiscent of traditional Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems to modern web apps slinging the latest tech buzzwords. However,Read More

Solar FlexRack selected for Superfund solar site in Vermont

Solar FlexRack selected for Superfund solar site in Vermont

September 21, 2017 at 10:41 am 0 comments

The Elizabeth Mine Solar Project on the Superfund site in Strafford and Thetford, Vermont, selected Solar FlexRack’s FlexRack Series B3P-X fixed tilt system to support the 7-MWdc PV plant. The project is being developed by Greenwood Energy, Brightfields Development and Wolfe Energy and installed by Conti Solar (the turnkey EPC contractor).Read More

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

September 21, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

Tigo, a pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, is always announcing new products and partnerships. Here are the latest: Three new Duo covers These three new “Duo” covers are  add-on / retrofit solutions for its TS4 platform: TS4-R-O-Duo (Optimization), TS4-R-S-Duo (Safety), and TS4-R-M-Duo (Monitoring). The TS4-R-X-Duo brings smart moduleRead More

Vivint Solar signs deal with ChargePoint to offer EV charging solution

Vivint Solar signs deal with ChargePoint to offer EV charging solution

September 21, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Vivint Solar announced a strategic agreement with ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, to offer ChargePoint Home charging solutions and custom installations directly to residential customers. This is only a few months after Vivint’s deal with Mercedes-Benz. Vivint Solar will work with ChargePoint and other strategic collaboratorsRead More

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

September 20, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Soltec is supplying complete tracker equipment to the 13-MW Eagle Point solar PV plant located in the state of Oregon by leading project developer Cypress Creek Renewables. “Our trackers require the fewest piles per megawatt and keep earth grading operations to a minimum, preserving the site’s wetlands and fragile ecosystem,”Read More

How Complete Solar doubled its revenue, installs in a year through partnerships

How Complete Solar doubled its revenue, installs in a year through partnerships

September 20, 2017 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

  Stop thinking about Section 201 for a second and let’s celebrate a solar industry success story sent our way from Complete Solar.  The San Mateo, Calif.-based residential solar company says it has doubled its revenue and installations year-over-year after adopting a partner-based business model targeting the residential solar market andRead More

Watch: Solar Optimum adds 780-kW SunPower system across Laguna Woods Village

Watch: Solar Optimum adds 780-kW SunPower system across Laguna Woods Village

September 19, 2017 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

SunPower Elite Dealer Solar Optimum is helping Orange County’s premier senior living community Laguna Woods Village embrace energy efficiency by installing an aggregate total of approximately 780 kW DC, producing 1,337,333 kWH, offsetting the common area load that the community was paying high Southern California Edison electricity bills for. ThisRead More

 
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