Articles by: Chris Crowell

At its Jackson facility, 25 percent of the Seraphim workforce comprises military veterans, including the operations and production staff.

Seraphim USA looks to fill void in domestic module supply

October 17, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

  Being a large, vertically integrated manufacturer for cells and modules was a solid business practice at one point, and may be again, but that is not the case in the current market. As is often the case aboard this solar coaster though, when one or two companies dip, oneRead More

Ecolibrium Solar now a preferred supplier for Amicus Solar Cooperative

Ecolibrium Solar now a preferred supplier for Amicus Solar Cooperative

October 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Ecolibrium Solar just signed an agreement with Amicus Solar Cooperative as a preferred solar racking vendor for its member companies. Ecolibrium Solar was selected based on its successful relationships with Amicus members who use and prefer EcoFoot modular racking and for its strength as a company. Other factors include EcolibriumRead More

Details on Momentum Solar partnership with New Jersey Education Association

Details on Momentum Solar partnership with New Jersey Education Association

October 16, 2017 at 1:58 pm 0 comments

Momentum Solar, a top residential solar contractor, formed a partnership with the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) Hipp Foundation in an effort to increase solar education across the Garden State. As part of the deal, Momentum is donating a portion of their profits to Hipp for every new customer facilitatedRead More

SUNation Solar to handle all service operations for Level Solar

SUNation Solar to handle all service operations for Level Solar

October 16, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

NY-based SUNation Solar Systems, a provider of residential and commercial solar solutions throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens, has been chosen to take over all service operations by the Board of Directors of Level Solar, Inc. This includes financial administration, invoicing, billing and all phases of operations and maintenance / serviceRead More

This week’s sign that solar import tariffs are coming: DOE pushes to prop up coal plants

This week’s sign that solar import tariffs are coming: DOE pushes to prop up coal plants

October 16, 2017 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

In our upcoming Nov/Dec issue, we summarize everything about the International Trade Commission (ITC) injury decision and lay out the competing remedy suggestions from the petitioners and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) to set the stage as we await the official recommendation on Nov. 13. It’s an interesting exerciseRead More

California to standardize disclosures for solar contracts, protect solar customers

California to standardize disclosures for solar contracts, protect solar customers

October 16, 2017 at 11:13 am 0 comments

Gov. Brown signed AB 1070 (Gonzalez Fletcher) into law last week. The bill previously unanimously passed the California Assembly and Senate. AB 1070 creates new and important consumer protections measures, including standardized and simplified disclosures, for all residential solar customers. “CALSEIA greatly appreciates the efforts of Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher to protectRead More

Solar Builder’s Publishing House Launches Kids Construction Magazine

Solar Builder’s Publishing House Launches Kids Construction Magazine

October 16, 2017 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Benjamin Media Inc., owners of Solar Builder and other excellent trade publications (like Trenchless Technology and Compact Equipment), recently announced its latest project — Jobsite Juniors — a bi-monthly magazine designed to get kids excited about the construction industry, while teaching them all about the machines and people that make upRead More

SunModo offers rubber gasket to install between its solar awning panels

SunModo offers rubber gasket to install between its solar awning panels

October 16, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

SunModo is now offering an easy to install rubber gasket that fits snuggly between your solar panels. The company says eliminating these gaps protects the space below your outdoor living space from sunlight and rain by weather stripping between your PV Modules. If you are installing SunModo’s solar canopy, solar carport or solarRead More

Creative installations: Three solar project designs with aesthetics in mind

Creative installations: Three solar project designs with aesthetics in mind

October 16, 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

With the right customer, a new PV system can be more than just a way to reduce an electric bill and even become an aesthetic calling card. As we prep our Project of the Year issue, we thought we’d share a few of these concepts. New Hope Community Church InstalledRead More

SB Buzz Podcast: SunLink VP on tech, data, diversity and the path forward for solar

SB Buzz Podcast: SunLink VP on tech, data, diversity and the path forward for solar

October 16, 2017 at 8:30 am 0 comments

We sat down, with mimosas in hand at 9 a.m. on the last day of Solar Power International, with Kate Trono, VP of Products for SunLink, for an in-depth discussion on the role that data and technology will play in the future of solar and (hopefully) the grid. At someRead More

 
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