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Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

August 21, 2017

The Home Depot will be adding PV systems at 50 of its stores as part of a continued alternative energy portfolio expansion. The average store roof, at approximately 104,000 square feet, will accommodate 1,000 panels, and the project is estimated to reduce electricity grid demand by 30 to 35 percent annually at eachRead More

Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

August 21, 2017

The Home Depot will be adding PV systems at 50 of its stores as part of a continued alternative energy portfolio expansion. The average store roof, at approximately 104,000 square feet, will accommodate 1,000 panels, and the project is estimated to reduce electricity grid demand by 30 to 35 percent annually at eachRead More

Chilicon Power debuting combo solar monitoring, home security unit at SPI

Chilicon Power debuting combo solar monitoring, home security unit at SPI

August 16, 2017

Chilicon Power has modified one of its core products to function as both a solar monitoring unit and a home security center. The Cortex Gateway communicates with home and office devices through existing wiring, eliminating the need for costly re-wiring. Inside the Monitoring System The multi-rate monitoring technology allows installers to programRead More

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Tennessee denies request to lift cap on solar system size in GPP program

August 17, 2017

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has decided against making a widely supported improvement to its small scale solar energy program, Green Power Providers (GPP). TVA’s GPP program allows homeowners, businesses, municipalities, and other property owners to invest, install and safely interconnect solar energy systems to the grid and be compensated byRead More

Details on how Sunwealth’s Solar Impact Fund looks to scale commercial solar

Details on how Sunwealth’s Solar Impact Fund looks to scale commercial solar

August 17, 2017

Sunwealth is an innovative clean energy investment firm looking to bring commercial solar to scale with its Solar Impact Fund. The fund offers investors two compelling ways to invest – via tax equity or a bond offering – in the vastly untapped commercial solar asset class. Sunwealth seeks to createRead More

 
Ecolibrium Solar makes list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

Ecolibrium Solar makes list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

August 18, 2017

Ecolibrium Solar, maker of simple racking solutions for commercial and residential solar, was named to the 36th annual Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. Inc. Magazine ranked Ecolibrium Solar the 443rd fastest-growing private company in the country. To make the list, Ecolibrium Solar grew 989 percent overRead More

Solar microinverter market to increase 15 percent over next decade

Solar microinverter market to increase 15 percent over next decade

August 17, 2017

The global solar microinverters market is expected to witness a CAGR of 15.3% and reach nearly $2 billion by 2026 according to the Global Solar Micro Inverters Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2026. The increasing awareness toward the benefits of energy storage devices and enhanced regulatory structuresRead More

Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

August 21, 2017

The Home Depot will be adding PV systems at 50 of its stores as part of a continued alternative energy portfolio expansion. The average store roof, at approximately 104,000 square feet, will accommodate 1,000 panels, and the project is estimated to reduce electricity grid demand by 30 to 35 percent annually at eachRead More

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Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

August 21, 2017 at 11:56 am 0 comments

The Home Depot will be adding PV systems at 50 of its stores as part of a continued alternative energy portfolio expansion. The average store roof, at approximately 104,000 square feet, will accommodate 1,000 panels, and the project is estimated to reduce electricity grid demand by 30 to 35 percent annually at eachRead More

Lowe’s Canada launches solar installation services for homeowners

Lowe’s Canada launches solar installation services for homeowners

August 21, 2017 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Solar Brokers Canada, a large residential solar provider in Canada, its affiliate Green Lion Eco Group, a solar engineering and project management company, and Lowe’s Canada, which operates more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, have come together to form Lowe’s Solar, an exclusive partnership to provide solar energy installation servicesRead More

Lots of people have opinions to share on the 201 trade case. Here are a few.

Some final thoughts on the 201 trade case while we await the ITC’s decision

August 21, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

The International Trade Commission (ITC) held its 201 trade case hearing last week, and now the world sits back and waits to see what the ruling is. While we wait, a few solar industry CEOs made sure to send around their own views on the case. Many start with theRead More

Ecolibrium Solar makes list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

Ecolibrium Solar makes list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

August 18, 2017 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Ecolibrium Solar, maker of simple racking solutions for commercial and residential solar, was named to the 36th annual Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. Inc. Magazine ranked Ecolibrium Solar the 443rd fastest-growing private company in the country. To make the list, Ecolibrium Solar grew 989 percent overRead More

SolAmerica Energy completes 1.35 MW for MTU America

SolAmerica Energy completes 1.35 MW for MTU America

August 18, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

MTU America (a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce) held a ceremony on August 9 in Graniteville, South Carolina, to celebrate a 1.35 MW (DC) ground-mounted solar array installed on a 7-acre site. SolAmerica Energy of Atlanta designed and installed the system and will maintain the project for MTU America. The project will generateRead More

Details on how Sunwealth’s Solar Impact Fund looks to scale commercial solar

Details on how Sunwealth’s Solar Impact Fund looks to scale commercial solar

August 17, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Sunwealth is an innovative clean energy investment firm looking to bring commercial solar to scale with its Solar Impact Fund. The fund offers investors two compelling ways to invest – via tax equity or a bond offering – in the vastly untapped commercial solar asset class. Sunwealth seeks to createRead More

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Tennessee denies request to lift cap on solar system size in GPP program

August 17, 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has decided against making a widely supported improvement to its small scale solar energy program, Green Power Providers (GPP). TVA’s GPP program allows homeowners, businesses, municipalities, and other property owners to invest, install and safely interconnect solar energy systems to the grid and be compensated byRead More

Photo of Sunpower's new testing facility

New PV module testing guidelines published by CSA Group

August 17, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

North American testing, certification and standards development organization CSA Group sent word about the development of C450 – currently available as an Express Document (EXP450) – new guidelines that help to address the lack of uniform testing requirements in the Photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing industry. To best ensure the levelRead More

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ForeFront Power to develop solar canopy portfolio across nine California schools

August 17, 2017 at 8:44 am 0 comments

ForeFront Power and Los Altos School District (LASD) in California announced the development of 1.4 MW of solar canopy systems across nine schools. LASD selected ForeFront Power through a competitive process to provide the turn-key solar power systems. The solar portfolio is expected to save the District over $175,000 annually and upRead More

Solar microinverter market to increase 15 percent over next decade

Solar microinverter market to increase 15 percent over next decade

August 17, 2017 at 8:23 am 0 comments

The global solar microinverters market is expected to witness a CAGR of 15.3% and reach nearly $2 billion by 2026 according to the Global Solar Micro Inverters Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2026. The increasing awareness toward the benefits of energy storage devices and enhanced regulatory structuresRead More

 
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