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Solar Saves Lives campaign launches to power Puerto Rico’s critical energy infrastructure

Solar Saves Lives campaign launches to power Puerto Rico’s critical energy infrastructure

November 9, 2017 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

The Solar Foundation is partnering with the Clinton Foundation, major humanitarian organizations, and a wide range of solar energy companies to mount an industry-wide relief effort to help restore electricity in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The new effort, Solar Saves Lives, will organize deliveries of solar andRead More

JinkoSolar breaks PERC solar cell efficiency record, debuts new mobile solutions

JinkoSolar breaks PERC solar cell efficiency record, debuts new mobile solutions

November 9, 2017 at 1:27 pm 0 comments

At the China International Industry Fair (CIIF), JinkoSolar announced that it has broken its own world record for P-type monocrystalline PERC solar cell efficiency by achieving that of 23.45 percent. The record was independently validated by the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Photovoltaic and Wind Power System Quality Test Center. ThisRead More

SunLink is the top energy company on Deloitte list of fastest growing tech companies

SunLink is the top energy company on Deloitte list of fastest growing tech companies

November 9, 2017 at 11:52 am 0 comments

The Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America, listed SunLink Corp. as the fastest growing energy technology company. SunLink grew 226 percent during the period identified. “The Deloitte 2017 North America Technology Fast 500Read More

SB Buzz Podcast: Discussing rail-less mounting with Ecolibrium Solar

SB Buzz Podcast: Discussing rail-less mounting with Ecolibrium Solar

November 9, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

We ventured out to Boulder, Colo., to discuss rail-less solar mounting with Chris Berg and Jonah Coles of Ecolibrium Solar. Because it is Colorado, the Ecolibrium office was located like 50 feet from a brewery, Asher Brewing Co., so that seemed like a good place to chat. Click to listenRead More

New platform from Rocky Mountain Institute to better educate solar energy buyers

New platform from Rocky Mountain Institute to better educate solar energy buyers

November 8, 2017 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

Rocky Mountain Institute’s (RMI’s) Business Renewables Center (BRC) just launched a new software-based educational platform to help buyers of renewable energy better understand the transaction process for procuring wind and solar power — The Buyers Roadmap. “We set out to create an online learning experience for those who want to takeRead More

Editor’s Choice Solar Projects of the Year: 6 projects that didn’t win, but we thought were cool

Editor’s Choice Solar Projects of the Year: 6 projects that didn’t win, but we thought were cool

November 8, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

Innovation Urban Health Plan “Solar Wall” Bronx, N.Y. | 37 kW What to do in a crowded city with little to no roof space to add solar. Why not try something completely different? New York City solar installation leader Quixotic Systems designed an innovative solar solution in the heart ofRead More

Solar Builder Project of the Year C&I: Worcester Greenwood Landfill

Solar Builder Project of the Year C&I: Worcester Greenwood Landfill

November 8, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

How’s this for timing: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt made headlines, as we were writing this, for proudly proclaiming that he would get rid of the tax credits for the solar industry. Let that marinate as we tout the virtues of our Commercial & Industrial Project of the YearRead More

Solar Builder Project of the Year Utility-Scale: Lamesa Solar Facility

Solar Builder Project of the Year Utility-Scale: Lamesa Solar Facility

November 8, 2017 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Sure, utility solar projects don’t quite strum the heart strings like solar installs that support the work of food banks or schools. Their size and scale inspire awe but not “awwwww.” But these energy-generating behemoths are booming right now, and they play a huge role in driving the conversation forRead More

Merced City Schools adding a 1.5-MW solar portfolio via PCI Solar, NextEra Energy

Merced City Schools adding a 1.5-MW solar portfolio via PCI Solar, NextEra Energy

November 7, 2017 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

PCI Solar, in partnership with NextEra Energy, has begun construction on a solar portfolio for Merced City Schools District (MCSD) in California. MCSD secured grant funding through the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39), and released a Request for Proposal to provide solar shade structures at nine of theirRead More

Dynamic Energy Solutions completes 326-kW rooftop PV project

Dynamic Energy Solutions completes 326-kW rooftop PV project

November 7, 2017 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

Dynamic Energy Solutions completed a 326-kW rooftop solar PV project at C.H. Powell Company‘s facility in Canton, Mass. C.H. Powell Company provides professional global logistics services to facilitate international trade between its clients and their worldwide trading partners. The company specializes in export and import customs services to offer aRead More