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Ameren Missouri to boost wind, solar energy investment by $1 billion

Ameren Missouri to boost wind, solar energy investment by $1 billion

September 25, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation, updated its renewable energy commitment with most of the focus going to wind, to the tune of at least 700 MW of wind generation by 2020, representing an investment of approximately $1 billion. But in addition, the company also plans to add 100Read More

FINAL ROUND: Vote here for the 2017 Solar Builder Project of the Year

FINAL ROUND: Vote here for the 2017 Solar Builder Project of the Year

September 25, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

  The two-week Round 1 voting scrum has ended and we have our Project of the Year Finalists from the three categories of C&I, Utility-scale and Solar + Storage! Check them out below and think about them carefully because, now, it’s time to choose THE Project of the Year. YourRead More

9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

9 notes from SEIA’s call in response to the solar trade case outcome

September 22, 2017 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

1. No rest for the weary: Briefs on possible remedies are due on Sept. 27th. The ITC hearing will follow on Oct. 3. After the president chooses a remedy in January, it will be imposed 15 days later. More details on the timeline here. 2. It is not inevitable that tariffsRead More

ITC finds ‘serious injury’ in solar trade case

ITC finds ‘serious injury’ in solar trade case

September 22, 2017 at 11:40 am 0 comments

It happened: In a clean sweep 4-0 decision, the International Trade Commission (ITC) found injury to the domestic crystalline silicon solar cell industry based on a petition brought by Suniva and SolarWorld. If you’d like a rehash of what this could mean, here are some links: The Section 201 tradeRead More

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

SB Buzz Podcast: Standard Solar CEO talks trade case, Gaz Metro deal, new tech at SPI 2017

September 22, 2017 at 11:14 am 0 comments

At Solar Power International 2017, we grabbed a few minutes of Standard Solar President and CEO Scott Wiater’s time (along with some beers) to chat about the general vibe at SPI this year. The solarcoaster makes sure that each and every SPI has its own weird vibe, but the contrastRead More

Solar FlexRack selected for Superfund solar site in Vermont

Solar FlexRack selected for Superfund solar site in Vermont

September 21, 2017 at 10:41 am 0 comments

The Elizabeth Mine Solar Project on the Superfund site in Strafford and Thetford, Vermont, selected Solar FlexRack’s FlexRack Series B3P-X fixed tilt system to support the 7-MWdc PV plant. The project is being developed by Greenwood Energy, Brightfields Development and Wolfe Energy and installed by Conti Solar (the turnkey EPC contractor).Read More

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

New stuff from Tigo: three Duo covers, partnership with SMA

September 21, 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

Tigo, a pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, is always announcing new products and partnerships. Here are the latest: Three new Duo covers These three new “Duo” covers are  add-on / retrofit solutions for its TS4 platform: TS4-R-O-Duo (Optimization), TS4-R-S-Duo (Safety), and TS4-R-M-Duo (Monitoring). The TS4-R-X-Duo brings smart moduleRead More

Vivint Solar signs deal with ChargePoint to offer EV charging solution

Vivint Solar signs deal with ChargePoint to offer EV charging solution

September 21, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Vivint Solar announced a strategic agreement with ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, to offer ChargePoint Home charging solutions and custom installations directly to residential customers. This is only a few months after Vivint’s deal with Mercedes-Benz. Vivint Solar will work with ChargePoint and other strategic collaboratorsRead More

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

Soltec supplies 13 MW of solar trackers to PV plant in Oregon

September 20, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Soltec is supplying complete tracker equipment to the 13-MW Eagle Point solar PV plant located in the state of Oregon by leading project developer Cypress Creek Renewables. “Our trackers require the fewest piles per megawatt and keep earth grading operations to a minimum, preserving the site’s wetlands and fragile ecosystem,”Read More

How Complete Solar doubled its revenue, installs in a year through partnerships

How Complete Solar doubled its revenue, installs in a year through partnerships

September 20, 2017 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

  Stop thinking about Section 201 for a second and let’s celebrate a solar industry success story sent our way from Complete Solar.  The San Mateo, Calif.-based residential solar company says it has doubled its revenue and installations year-over-year after adopting a partner-based business model targeting the residential solar market andRead More

 
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