Schneider Electric debuts a PV Hybrid solution to pair with diesel generation

Schneider Electric debuts a PV Hybrid solution to pair with diesel generation

June 24, 2016

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation and a global leader in solutions for solar and energy storage power conversion chain, announced the launch of a PV Hybrid solution, developed in cooperation with DEIF, a global leader in diesel controllers. Designed for grid-tied and off-grid power generation,Read More

Michigan’s Consumers Energy completes first solar power plant install

Michigan’s Consumers Energy completes first solar power plant install

June 15, 2016

Consumers Energy completed installation of its first solar power plant — a 17-acre array of 11,000 Michigan-made solar panels at Grand Valley State University that produces electricity for Michigan homes and businesses. “We are pleased to energize Michigan with new, renewable sources of energy,” said John Russell, president and CEORead More

Maryland PSC approves community solar pilot program

Maryland PSC approves community solar pilot program

June 17, 2016

The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved final regulations to establish a community solar pilot program in Maryland, with an emphasis on providing renewable energy benefits for low and moderate income customers. The regulations are expected to be published on July 8, 2016 in the Maryland Register and will becomeRead More

Solar groups trying to raise grid-supply cap in Hawaii

Solar groups trying to raise grid-supply cap in Hawaii

May 27, 2016

A notable group of solar industry installers and associations filed a request to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to increase the capacity for its grid-supply option. This grid supply option is one of two tariffs (the other being self-supply) that replaced net metering in the state; it provides customers theRead More

AET accounts for 145 mph winds in 5-MW installation in Puerto Rico

AET accounts for 145 mph winds in 5-MW installation in Puerto Rico

June 23, 2016

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) completed a 5 MW solar installation project with Rosendin Construction Puerto Rico, LLC in Juncos, Puerto Rico. The modules installed for the project are Hanwha Q Cells 300W. The project will bring power to a Medtronic Pharmaceuticals facility. “It is a privilege to be selected forRead More

Check out Austin’s largest rooftop solar array (via Freedom Solar)

Check out Austin’s largest rooftop solar array (via Freedom Solar)

June 21, 2016

Freedom Solar Power inaugurated the largest rooftop solar installation in Central Texas at the Strictly Pediatrics Surgery Center in Mueller at a festive celebration June 18. Comprised of nearly 2,500 high-efficiency solar panels from SunPower, the 812-kW system designed and installed by Freedom Solar Power includes two solar canopy structuresRead More

California’s Rule 21 decision finalized, IREC considers it a ‘big win’

California’s Rule 21 decision finalized, IREC considers it a ‘big win’

June 24, 2016

The long-awaited, unanimous Rule 21 decision by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) finally came to fruition this week and the Interstate Renewables Energy Council (IRCE) believes it comes with some very important wins for the energy customer who is interested in investing in distributed renewable energy. Most importantly, the CPUCRead 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

 
SnapNRack extends product warranty to 20 years, enters UL Data Acceptance Program

SnapNRack extends product warranty to 20 years, enters UL Data Acceptance Program

June 23, 2016

SnapNrack, owned by Sunrun, produces residential solar mounting solutions engineered to optimize material use and labor resources and improve overall installation quality and safety. SnapNrack residential solar mounting solutions are designed for composition shingle, tile, metal and flat membrane roof types, as well as ground systems. This week, the companyRead More

Schneider Electric debuts a PV Hybrid solution to pair with diesel generation

Schneider Electric debuts a PV Hybrid solution to pair with diesel generation

June 24, 2016

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation and a global leader in solutions for solar and energy storage power conversion chain, announced the launch of a PV Hybrid solution, developed in cooperation with DEIF, a global leader in diesel controllers. Designed for grid-tied and off-grid power generation,Read More

New England’s Amergy Solar, CertainTeed form partnership

New England’s Amergy Solar, CertainTeed form partnership

June 22, 2016

Utility cost savings and improved energy efficiency are now more easily accessible for Massachusetts homeowners thanks to a new partnership between New England-based Amergy Solar and CertainTeed. The companies have teamed up to offer reliable and efficient solar systems to homeowners seeking to offset their energy demand. Founded in 2009,Read More

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Schneider Electric debuts a PV Hybrid solution to pair with diesel generation

Schneider Electric debuts a PV Hybrid solution to pair with diesel generation

June 24, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation and a global leader in solutions for solar and energy storage power conversion chain, announced the launch of a PV Hybrid solution, developed in cooperation with DEIF, a global leader in diesel controllers. Designed for grid-tied and off-grid power generation,Read More

California’s Rule 21 decision finalized, IREC considers it a ‘big win’

California’s Rule 21 decision finalized, IREC considers it a ‘big win’

June 24, 2016 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The long-awaited, unanimous Rule 21 decision by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) finally came to fruition this week and the Interstate Renewables Energy Council (IRCE) believes it comes with some very important wins for the energy customer who is interested in investing in distributed renewable energy. Most importantly, the CPUCRead More

AET accounts for 145 mph winds in 5-MW installation in Puerto Rico

AET accounts for 145 mph winds in 5-MW installation in Puerto Rico

June 23, 2016 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) completed a 5 MW solar installation project with Rosendin Construction Puerto Rico, LLC in Juncos, Puerto Rico. The modules installed for the project are Hanwha Q Cells 300W. The project will bring power to a Medtronic Pharmaceuticals facility. “It is a privilege to be selected forRead More

Ameresco cuts ribbon on 18-MW solar facility at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick

Ameresco cuts ribbon on 18-MW solar facility at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick

June 23, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Ameresco Inc, an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, joined U.S. Army leadership and federal, state, and local officials for a ribbon cutting celebration to mark the completion of the large-scale 18.6-MW dc (15.0 MW ac) renewable energy solar facility located at the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick Army installationRead More

SnapNRack extends product warranty to 20 years, enters UL Data Acceptance Program

SnapNRack extends product warranty to 20 years, enters UL Data Acceptance Program

June 23, 2016 at 9:59 am 0 comments

SnapNrack, owned by Sunrun, produces residential solar mounting solutions engineered to optimize material use and labor resources and improve overall installation quality and safety. SnapNrack residential solar mounting solutions are designed for composition shingle, tile, metal and flat membrane roof types, as well as ground systems. This week, the companyRead More

ABB discusses power density of its 1,500-volt central inverter

ABB discusses power density of its 1,500-volt central inverter

June 22, 2016 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

ABB says its PVS980 central inverter increases the amount of incoming solar power connected to a single inverter by as much as 40 percent, which can be a big win for the economics of a solar installation. Thanks to its increased power, the PVS980 central inverter also allows operators toRead More

See Sollega’s new String Inverter Mount at Intersolar NA

See Sollega’s new String Inverter Mount at Intersolar NA

June 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

  Sollega will exhibit at Intersolar North America the week of July 12-14, 2016. The conference will take place in the beautiful city of San Francisco. Be sure to stop by our booth #9252 and see the company’s new string inverter mounting solutions as well as its FastRack510 ballasted flat roofRead More

New England’s Amergy Solar, CertainTeed form partnership

New England’s Amergy Solar, CertainTeed form partnership

June 22, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Utility cost savings and improved energy efficiency are now more easily accessible for Massachusetts homeowners thanks to a new partnership between New England-based Amergy Solar and CertainTeed. The companies have teamed up to offer reliable and efficient solar systems to homeowners seeking to offset their energy demand. Founded in 2009,Read More

New lightweight PV panel system for flat commercial roofs debuts from Beamreach Solar

New lightweight PV panel system for flat commercial roofs debuts from Beamreach Solar

June 22, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Beamreach Solar, formerly Solexel, just introduced Sprint — its new lightweight photovoltaic (PV) solar panel system for flat commercial roofs. Sprint’s light weight allows it to be installed on nearly all commercial roofs that cannot currently support heavy conventional solar panels which Beamreach says accounts for millions of commercial roofs aroundRead More

Check out Austin’s largest rooftop solar array (via Freedom Solar)

Check out Austin’s largest rooftop solar array (via Freedom Solar)

June 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Freedom Solar Power inaugurated the largest rooftop solar installation in Central Texas at the Strictly Pediatrics Surgery Center in Mueller at a festive celebration June 18. Comprised of nearly 2,500 high-efficiency solar panels from SunPower, the 812-kW system designed and installed by Freedom Solar Power includes two solar canopy structuresRead More