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Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

November 17, 2017

Hi-res aerial maps provide a lot of value to the solar industry when it comes to streamlining that initial proposal creation and design process. Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, released two new forms of aerial geospatial data services – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique imagery.Read More

C.H. Powell Company adds 326-kW rooftop solar array

C.H. Powell Company adds 326-kW rooftop solar array

November 13, 2017

Dynamic Energy Solutions LLC completed a 326-kW rooftop solar PV project at C.H. Powell Company’s facility in Canton, Mass. C.H. Powell is a global logistics services company. The solar system is expected to produce 415,000 kWh of electricity annually, which will offset nearly 80% of the facility’s annual usage. TheRead More

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

November 17, 2017

Hi-res aerial maps provide a lot of value to the solar industry when it comes to streamlining that initial proposal creation and design process. Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, released two new forms of aerial geospatial data services – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique imagery.Read More

New York Power Authority, DOE fund new solar power forecasting research

New York Power Authority, DOE fund new solar power forecasting research

October 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office has allocated $500,000 in matching funds to step up joint research with The New York Power Authority (NYPA) into solar power forecasting, which predicts the output from solar generation in order to maintain electrical grid stability and provide an uninterruptedRead More

Details on lifetime guarantee for solar system performance now available through Omnidian

Details on lifetime guarantee for solar system performance now available through Omnidian

November 17, 2017

Omnidian, a nationwide provider of comprehensive protection plans for investments in residential solar systems, is launching a third-party performance guarantee for the lifetime of a PV system. The performance guarantee is available for owners of individual home solar systems through Omnidian channel partners, such as lenders and installers. It isRead More

 
SB Buzz Podcast: Discussing rail-less mounting with Ecolibrium Solar

SB Buzz Podcast: Discussing rail-less mounting with Ecolibrium Solar

November 9, 2017

We ventured out to Boulder, Colo., to discuss rail-less solar mounting with Chris Berg and Jonah Coles of Ecolibrium Solar. Because it is Colorado, the Ecolibrium office was located like 50 feet from a brewery, Asher Brewing Co., so that seemed like a good place to chat. Click to listenRead More

Pared-down MLPE: How Empower Micro Systems does residential solar with two SKUs

Pared-down MLPE: How Empower Micro Systems does residential solar with two SKUs

November 15, 2017

In its early days, the U.S. residential solar market was dominated by high-volume buyers like Sunrun, Solar City and Vivint, which means they bought most of the equipment, with the remaining market being served through distribution channels. But big-time growth going forward in the residential solar segment will be drivenRead More

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

November 17, 2017

Hi-res aerial maps provide a lot of value to the solar industry when it comes to streamlining that initial proposal creation and design process. Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, released two new forms of aerial geospatial data services – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique imagery.Read More

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Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

November 17, 2017 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

Hi-res aerial maps provide a lot of value to the solar industry when it comes to streamlining that initial proposal creation and design process. Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, released two new forms of aerial geospatial data services – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique imagery.Read More

Recurrent Energy joins solar industry association board of directors

Recurrent Energy joins solar industry association board of directors

November 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, announced that Recurrent Energy, a leading utility-scale project developer, is now a member of SEIA’s Board of Directors. “This is a critical point in time for the U.S. solar industry and having the guidance,Read More

Details on lifetime guarantee for solar system performance now available through Omnidian

Details on lifetime guarantee for solar system performance now available through Omnidian

November 17, 2017 at 2:23 pm 0 comments

Omnidian, a nationwide provider of comprehensive protection plans for investments in residential solar systems, is launching a third-party performance guarantee for the lifetime of a PV system. The performance guarantee is available for owners of individual home solar systems through Omnidian channel partners, such as lenders and installers. It isRead More

Why sale leasebacks? How this PPA solution gets commercial solar projects financed

Why sale leasebacks? How this PPA solution gets commercial solar projects financed

November 16, 2017 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

An increasing number of solar developers are realizing they can use sale-leaseback financing to take advantage of tax incentives for solar installations, and in turn, reduce costs, conserve cash, increase profitability and enhance their brands. Reducing energy costs is a major consideration for many businesses and government entities because theyRead More

Pared-down MLPE: How Empower Micro Systems does residential solar with two SKUs

Pared-down MLPE: How Empower Micro Systems does residential solar with two SKUs

November 15, 2017 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

In its early days, the U.S. residential solar market was dominated by high-volume buyers like Sunrun, Solar City and Vivint, which means they bought most of the equipment, with the remaining market being served through distribution channels. But big-time growth going forward in the residential solar segment will be drivenRead More

C.H. Powell Company adds 326-kW rooftop solar array

C.H. Powell Company adds 326-kW rooftop solar array

November 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Dynamic Energy Solutions LLC completed a 326-kW rooftop solar PV project at C.H. Powell Company’s facility in Canton, Mass. C.H. Powell is a global logistics services company. The solar system is expected to produce 415,000 kWh of electricity annually, which will offset nearly 80% of the facility’s annual usage. TheRead More

Watch: Stellar Solar goes inside some of its residential installations on Solar Cribs series

Watch: Stellar Solar goes inside some of its residential installations on Solar Cribs series

November 13, 2017 at 11:32 am 0 comments

I don’t know about you, but we love a good solar installation story, which is why we enjoy this Solar Cribs YouTube series launched by Stellar Solar, San Diego’s oldest SunPower dealer and one of two Master Dealers in San Diego County. Above we have episode three, which features the storyRead More

Mohawk Valley Community College solar project complete thanks to New York state grant

Mohawk Valley Community College solar project complete thanks to New York state grant

November 13, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

EDF Renewable Energy Company groSolar completed a solar project at New York’s Mohawk Valley Community College. The MVCC Solar Project is another successful application of a net-metered project supported by a grant from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Electricity generated by the project will directly offset MVCCRead More

Rotor Clips facility in New Jersey adding 4-MW solar array via GEM Energy

Rotor Clips facility in New Jersey adding 4-MW solar array via GEM Energy

November 13, 2017 at 10:51 am 0 comments

  GEM Energy, of the Rudolph Libbe Group, is developing a 4-MW ground-mount solar array for Rotor Clip Company’s manufacturing operation in Franklin Township, NJ. The solar array is being designed now and construction is scheduled to begin in November, with commissioning planned for June 2018. The project includes anRead More

Nonconductive Tool Co. selling its Voltclaw hand tools in new combo pack

Nonconductive Tool Co. selling its Voltclaw hand tools in new combo pack

November 13, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Pulling, pushing, grabbing and bending wires is a major part of every professional electrician’s daily grind. To make it safer and easier on the widest range of wires, Nonconductive Tool Co. (NTC) announced a value-packed combo offer of its original Voltclaw-12 hand tool and its new Voltclaw Multi-Gauge tool forRead More