Sunverge Achieves Key Energy Storage Milestone

Sunverge Achieves Key Energy Storage Milestone

February 23, 2015

Leading Supplier of Distributed Energy Storage Solutions Surpasses 4MWh of Installed Capacity Sunverge Energy today announced it has reached a milestone in system deployments, having surpassed 4MWh of energy storage capacity installed and under management. Introduced in 2011, sales and deployments of Sunverge’s Solar Integrated System (SIS) have grown exponentially dueRead More

With the addition of Renusol GmbH and Renusol America to its portfolio, Cincinnati-based RBI Solar, already a leader in ground mount solar, expands into the roof mount market. Pictured here is a completed RBI Solar project in White River Junction, Vermont. It is a 2.54 MW ground mount array with 10,270 solar modules.

Residential, Europe on RBI Solar’s Radar Following Renusol Acquisition

January 22, 2015

Already a leader in utility and commercial ground-mount solar solutions, RBI Solar recently made a big move to become a leader in the roof mount realm as well. The company had two choices: work internally to develop mounting solutions or acquire a company already in that business. Through a EuropeanRead More

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Borrego Solar Begins Long Island Installation

February 21, 2015

Borrego Solar Systems Inc. is about to commence construction of a 3.9 megawatts (MW) (DC) wholesale distributed generation (WDG) solar PV system in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Located in Calverton, New York, on private industrial zoned land, the project will supply energy to PSEG-Long Island as a resultRead More

Vivint Solar Expanding in Northern California

Vivint Solar Expanding in Northern California

February 5, 2015

Those interested in solar industry related job opportunities in Northern California will be happy to hear that Vivint Solar, a leading provider of residential solar systems is expanding its operations in that region. The company scheduled a recruiting event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. PST onRead More

Washington Gas Energy Systems Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies in Georgia

Washington Gas Energy Systems Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies in Georgia

December 16, 2014

Washington Gas Energy Systems Inc. just announced the completion of 20 solar projects, totaling more than 15 megawatts, that will produce renewable energy for Georgia Power. The company held ribbon cutting ceremonies at their sites in Donalsonville and Richland, Ga. on Thursday, Dec. 11, and another event in Greenville, Ga. onRead More

Phono Solar Commissions 1.94-MW Project for Texas School District

Phono Solar Commissions 1.94-MW Project for Texas School District

November 19, 2014

Phono Solar, a Bloomberg-rated Tier 1 PV Module Maker, today announces the commissioning of the Pflugerville School District solar project. The 1.94-MW project will achieve approximately $1 million in savings after accounting for the cost of the solar panels and eliminate more than 51,300 tons of carbon pollution over the systems’ lifetime.Read More

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Borrego Solar Begins Long Island Installation

February 21, 2015

Borrego Solar Systems Inc. is about to commence construction of a 3.9 megawatts (MW) (DC) wholesale distributed generation (WDG) solar PV system in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Located in Calverton, New York, on private industrial zoned land, the project will supply energy to PSEG-Long Island as a resultRead More

Canadian Solar Expands Project Pipeline with $265 Million Acquisition

Canadian Solar Expands Project Pipeline with $265 Million Acquisition

February 3, 2015

Canadian Solar Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement with Sharp Corporation to acquire solar energy developer Recurrent Energy LLC, for approximately $265 million. Once completed, the acquisition of Recurrent will increase Canadian Solar’s total solar project pipeline by approximately 4.0 GW to 8.5 GW, and its late-stage project pipelineRead More

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

SMA America Inverters Power Largest PV Plant in Honduras

November 5, 2014

SMA’s decentralized inverter solutions have been selected for the largest PV plant in Honduras. The 24-MW Pavana Solar Park in Choluteca will feature a decentralized system design with 880 Sunny Tripower 24000TL-US three-phase, transformerless inverters and 22 SMA Cluster Controllers for advanced system monitoring and control. The power plant, designedRead More

RoboSolar

RoboSolar

November 10, 2014

Alion Energy uses robot technology to drive down the cost of brownfield solar installations. Robots in the solar industry are still a bit of a novelty out in the field, but Alion Energy of Richmond, Calif., has just rolled out its second generation robotic panel placement unit — the RoverRead More

Solectria Renewables Celebrating 10th Anniversary

Solectria Renewables Celebrating 10th Anniversary

February 3, 2015

In the last 10 years, Solectria Renewables LLC has grown from four employees to almost 200 and has become one of the largest photovoltaic inverter manufacturers in North America. The Lawrence, Massachusetts-based company is celebrating its 10th anniversary in February. Ten years ago, Solectria co-founders Anita Worden, James Worden, AybikeRead More

Array Technologies Supplies 28 MW of Solar Trackers to California Project

Array Technologies Supplies 28 MW of Solar Trackers to California Project

November 20, 2014

Array Technologies Inc. (ATI) and construction powerhouse White Construction Inc. signed a tracker supply agreement for more than 28 MW of Array Technologies’ leading DuraTrack HZ single-axis solar tracking system earlier this year. The DuraTrack HZ structure features a customized 120° range of motion and holds roughly 94,340 high performanceRead More

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Sunverge Achieves Key Energy Storage Milestone

Sunverge Achieves Key Energy Storage Milestone

February 23, 2015 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Leading Supplier of Distributed Energy Storage Solutions Surpasses 4MWh of Installed Capacity Sunverge Energy today announced it has reached a milestone in system deployments, having surpassed 4MWh of energy storage capacity installed and under management. Introduced in 2011, sales and deployments of Sunverge’s Solar Integrated System (SIS) have grown exponentially dueRead More

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Borrego Solar Begins Long Island Installation

February 21, 2015 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Borrego Solar Systems Inc. is about to commence construction of a 3.9 megawatts (MW) (DC) wholesale distributed generation (WDG) solar PV system in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Located in Calverton, New York, on private industrial zoned land, the project will supply energy to PSEG-Long Island as a resultRead More

SunLink Adds Cast-in-Place Foundation Option

SunLink Adds Cast-in-Place Foundation Option

February 20, 2015 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

A new cast-in-place foundation option marks the expansion of SunLink Corporation’s Ballasted GMS, PV racking system. This addition, officially launched Feb. 10, leverages off-the-shelf concrete forms and standard construction methods to pour concrete ballasts on site as opposed to the default construction method of shipping large pre-cast concrete ballast blocksRead More

Lockheed Martin Selects Advanced Roofing to Construct  Florida’s Largest Privately Held, Non-Utility Owned Solar Energy Array

Lockheed Martin Selects Advanced Roofing to Construct Florida’s Largest Privately Held, Non-Utility Owned Solar Energy Array

February 20, 2015 at 2:29 pm 1 comment

Lockheed Martin contracted Advanced Roofing and Advanced Green Technologies to design and build a massive 2.25 megawatt solar carport at the global security and aerospace company’s Mission Systems and Training facility in Clearwater, Florida. The project will be the largest private, non-utility owned solar array in Florida and is expectedRead More

Ecoppia Strengthens Water-Free Solar Panel Cleaning with Advanced Data

Ecoppia Strengthens Water-Free Solar Panel Cleaning with Advanced Data

February 16, 2015 at 4:43 pm 1 comment

Real-time and forecasted weather information from the Weather Channel regarding precipitation, cloudiness and air quality is now integrated into the Ecoppia E4 control system enabling more efficient plant operations and higher energy output. Ecoppia, a developer of robotic, water-free photovoltaic solar panel cleaning solutions, announced the launch of the advancedRead More

Progressive Paper

Progressive Paper

February 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

Snyder Paper’s Rooftop Solar Exemplifies Multiple Renewable Energy Ideals In a project that employs a range of renewable energy strategies, GEP Solar has constructed a 600-kW system on the rooftop of Snyder Paper Corp. in Hickory, N.C. Commissioned in October 2014, this net-metered system provides power directly to the facility,Read More

NCSEA 2014 Census Confirms State’s $4.8B Clean Energy Industry Continues to Lead

NCSEA 2014 Census Confirms State’s $4.8B Clean Energy Industry Continues to Lead

February 11, 2015 at 10:51 am 0 comments

Seventh-annual analysis highlights top business activities, sectors contributing to clean energy firms, revenue and employment growth in North Carolina The NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a leading 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to shaping the state’s clean and efficient energy future, announces results of its seventh-annual 2014 North Carolina Clean EnergyRead More

The Online Marketing Toolbox

The Online Marketing Toolbox

February 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Marketing and Customer Engagement in the Digital Age Before we even begin talking about online promotion it’s important that we define and really understand the meaning and purpose of marketing. What is marketing? Try to define it in one word. Many will answer sales, advertising or branding. However, marketing simplyRead More

NEXTracker Raises $25 Million of Growth Capital Financing

NEXTracker Raises $25 Million of Growth Capital Financing

February 9, 2015 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

Investment Enables NEXTracker to Fulfill Expanding Customer Orders for the Solar Industry’s Most Advanced Solar PV Tracker NEXTracker, Inc., designer and manufacturer of the world’s most advanced single axis PV trackers, today announced the completion of $25 million in equity and growth capital financing.  The funding round, which closed inRead More

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Prysmian Group Announces Successful Commissioning of BorWin2 and HelWin1 HVDC Grid Connections

February 9, 2015 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

Successful commissioning of BorWin2 and HelWin1 HVDC grid connections  Both contracts were awarded to Prysmian Group by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT  BorWin2 is the first offshore grid connection in operation with HVDC technology Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the successful commissioningRead More