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Schneider Electric receives inverter approval from Dubai authority

Schneider Electric receives inverter approval from Dubai authority

October 2, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Schneider Electric Solar Business has been listed as an approved PV Inverter Manufacturer for Dubai Electric and Water Authority’s (DEWA) solar rooftop and net metering program, Shams Dubai. This program is one of DEWA’s smart initiatives, which supports government visions of using renewable energy to foster economic growth and toRead More

SunLink brings on new chief financial officer

SunLink brings on new chief financial officer

October 2, 2015 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

SunLink Corp. announced Ken Schwarz has joined the company as chief financial officer. With decades of successful high-growth company leadership and proven financial and operational expertise, he joins SunLink during a phase of rapid growth for the company — including several new product introductions, expanded service offerings, a recent acquisition andRead More

New from SnapNrack: A Junction Box and Trunk Cable Clamp

New from SnapNrack: A Junction Box and Trunk Cable Clamp

October 2, 2015 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

SnapNrack, a manufacturer of solar panel mounting solutions, just announced a new Junction Box and Trunk Cable Clamp that will further enhance the company’s wire management solutions. SnapNrack says this UL-listed Junction Box will save installation time and cost over current solutions while improving safety and reliability over the life of the system.Read More

NEXTracker ships self-powered solar trackers to big SunEdison project in Latin America

NEXTracker ships self-powered solar trackers to big SunEdison project in Latin America

October 1, 2015 at 5:44 pm 1 comment

NEXTracker, designer and manufacturer of advanced single axis PV trackers, completed a 110 MW DC shipment of its Self-Powered Tracker (SPT) to SunEdison’s Quilapilún power plant in the Santiago metropolitan region of Chile. Once completed, the project will be SunEdison’s largest in South America and the first such project in aRead More

FirstEnergy announces RFP for Ohio-compliant solar energy credits

FirstEnergy announces RFP for Ohio-compliant solar energy credits

October 1, 2015 at 3:32 pm 1 comment

  Ohio is kind of lagging behing the rest of the country when it comes to solar energy, but maybe the shade is shifting a bit. FirstEnergy Corp. announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) to purchase both Ohio-compliant Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) and Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for itsRead More

North Carolina hits 1 GW of solar capacity (we start slow clap)

North Carolina hits 1 GW of solar capacity (we start slow clap)

October 1, 2015 at 11:20 am 3 comments

North Carolina’s growing clean energy industry reached a new milestone this week with the NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a leading 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to shaping the state’s clean and efficient energy future, reporting installed solar capacity officially exceeds 1 GW. The state, whose solar industry accounts for moreRead More

Florida commercial solar boost: Demeter Power Group, Renew Financial partner

Florida commercial solar boost: Demeter Power Group, Renew Financial partner

September 30, 2015 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

A lot is going on with Renew Financial that could provide a big boost to commercial solar deals in Florida. First, Renew entered into a strategic alliance with Demeter Power Group, a Florida-based leader in financing of solar installations for small- and medium-sized businesses. Demeter specializes in financing commercial projectsRead More

PSE&G landfill solar farm named New Jersey Renewable Energy Project of the Year

PSE&G landfill solar farm named New Jersey Renewable Energy Project of the Year

September 29, 2015 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

The New Jersey Association of Energy Engineers (NJAEE) has selected Public Service Electric and Gas Company’s (PSE&G’s) Kinsley Solar Farm as its 2014 renewable energy project of the year. The award was presented at the NJAEE annual awards gala held in Woodbridge, NJ. The 11.18-MW DC Kinsley Solar Farm is locatedRead More

University of Maryland gets $50,000 grant for solar cooling system project

University of Maryland gets $50,000 grant for solar cooling system project

September 29, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The Dominion Foundation presented the University of Maryland with a $50,000 educational grant — part of Dominion’s Higher Educational Partnership — that was one of 40 awarded to colleges and post-secondary schools to fund projects in energy, environmental studies, engineering and workforce development. Maryland’s project, “Design of Efficient Solar Cooling System with HighRead More

Coronal-Panasonic invest in solar PV EPC Blue Oak Energy

Coronal-Panasonic invest in solar PV EPC Blue Oak Energy

September 29, 2015 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

According to Marathon Capital, Blue Oak Energy received a joint investment from Panasonic Eco Solutions and Coronal Group. Blue Oak Energy is a design, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company focused exclusively on solar PV systems. Coronal and Panasonic previously established an exclusive strategic relationship to jointly develop, finance and operate commercial andRead More