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One of Alabama’s largest private solar installations going live today

One of Alabama’s largest private solar installations going live today

March 23, 2017 at 8:27 am 0 comments

Alabama-based Life Data Labs, an animal nutrition and health products manufacturer, has completed work on one of the state’s largest private solar installations, powering all of their manufacturing facility mainly with solar energy. They are celebrating a “Generation Day” March 23 at 12 p.m., where company executives, company employees andRead More

JinkoSolar donating 620 kW of high-efficiency solar modules to GRID Alternatives

JinkoSolar donating 620 kW of high-efficiency solar modules to GRID Alternatives

March 22, 2017 at 8:01 am 0 comments

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. is partnering with everyone’s favorite nonprofit solar installer, GRID Alternatives. JinkoSolar will donate over 620 kW of high-efficiency solar modules to support GRID Alternatives’ work bringing solar power and job training to low-income communities across the country. JinkoSolar’s contribution will help GRID Alternatives meet its goal ofRead More

Portfolio of 10 solar facilities in Massachusetts financed by Cambridge Savings Bank

Portfolio of 10 solar facilities in Massachusetts financed by Cambridge Savings Bank

March 22, 2017 at 7:50 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Practice Group of Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP represented Cambridge Savings Bank in the development of a portfolio of 10 solar facilities by Kearsarge Energy in Massachusetts. The financing involved a master debt facility of up to $50.5 million for the construction and permanent financingRead More

Get hands-on with OutBack Power Technologies at one of these roadshow stops

Get hands-on with OutBack Power Technologies at one of these roadshow stops

March 22, 2017 at 7:40 am 0 comments

OutBack Power Technologies is going to be hitting the road with its Energy Express van this spring to showcase several of its energy solutions to help solar installers grow their businesses. Its first stop was this week at the 2017 NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) Continuing EducationRead More

Insight into new solar monitoring software used by Swinerton Renewable Energy

Insight into new solar monitoring software used by Swinerton Renewable Energy

March 22, 2017 at 7:23 am 0 comments

SOLV, a solar O&M service provider in America and a division of EPC contractor Swinerton Renewable Energy, has begun deployment of QOS Energy’s Qantum software to monitor and support the operations and maintenance of more than 1 GW of solar PV plants in the United States. What is Qantum? QantumRead More

REC Solar completes installation of Hawaii’s largest solar project

REC Solar completes installation of Hawaii’s largest solar project

March 22, 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

REC Solar completed the installation of 27.6 MW of solar at the Eurus WaianaeSolar Project. The utility-scale project, whose yearly energy output is equivalent to the electricity used by 11,000 homes, is owned and operated by Eurus Energy, an independent power producer and global developer of utility scale wind andRead More

Unirac bumps warranty to 25 years on several solar mounting systems

Unirac bumps warranty to 25 years on several solar mounting systems

March 21, 2017 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

Unirac, Inc. now has a new 25-year product warranty for Solarmount, Sunframe Microrail (SFM), Roofmount and Unirac Large Array (ULA) product lines. The new warranty took effect on February 28, 2017. “We seek to provide the most innovative industry-leading solutions to our customers. Unirac now has one of the longestRead More

Minnesota governor vetoes anti-solar net metering bill

Minnesota governor vetoes anti-solar net metering bill

March 21, 2017 at 12:48 pm 1 comment

The state legislature of Minnesota passed a bill that sought to make state utilities exempt from regulation by the Public Utilities Commission. The purpose here was to get them out of the current net metering rates and be able to impose fees that would harm the residential solar industry inRead More

Brussels-based chemical company one of the big REC buyers for 71-MW solar project in South Carolina

Brussels-based chemical company one of the big REC buyers for 71-MW solar project in South Carolina

March 21, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

Solvay, a Brussels-based multi-specialty chemical company has agreed to buy all the renewable energy certificates (RECs) for 15 years from the largest solar farm yet to be built in South Carolina. Weird? Well, this fits into the group’s global sustainability commitment. The agreement with Moffett Solar 1, a subsidiary ofRead More

Power optimizer for PV plants from Alencon Systems achieves ETL certification

Power optimizer for PV plants from Alencon Systems achieves ETL certification

March 20, 2017 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

Alencon Systems successfully gained ETL certification for its newest SPOT – String Power Optimizer and Transmitter – family of products. The ETL Mark from Intertek is proof that the product has been tested by an independent laboratory and meets the requirements of the applicable product safety standard. The new SPOTRead More

 
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