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SolAmerica Energy completes 1.35 MW for MTU America

SolAmerica Energy completes 1.35 MW for MTU America

August 18, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

MTU America (a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce) held a ceremony on August 9 in Graniteville, South Carolina, to celebrate a 1.35 MW (DC) ground-mounted solar array installed on a 7-acre site. SolAmerica Energy of Atlanta designed and installed the system and will maintain the project for MTU America. The project will generateRead More

Details on how Sunwealth’s Solar Impact Fund looks to scale commercial solar

Details on how Sunwealth’s Solar Impact Fund looks to scale commercial solar

August 17, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Sunwealth is an innovative clean energy investment firm looking to bring commercial solar to scale with its Solar Impact Fund. The fund offers investors two compelling ways to invest – via tax equity or a bond offering – in the vastly untapped commercial solar asset class. Sunwealth seeks to createRead More

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Tennessee denies request to lift cap on solar system size in GPP program

August 17, 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has decided against making a widely supported improvement to its small scale solar energy program, Green Power Providers (GPP). TVA’s GPP program allows homeowners, businesses, municipalities, and other property owners to invest, install and safely interconnect solar energy systems to the grid and be compensated byRead More

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New PV module testing guidelines published by CSA Group

August 17, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

North American testing, certification and standards development organization CSA Group sent word about the development of C450 – currently available as an Express Document (EXP450) – new guidelines that help to address the lack of uniform testing requirements in the Photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing industry. To best ensure the levelRead More

ForeFront Power has more than a decade of renewable industry experience, serving business, public sector, and wholesale power customers around the world. Our team has developed over 800 MW of capacity across more than 1,000 projects, targeted on assisting public sector agencies and C&I firms to deliver the most impactful behind-the-meter, virtual, and wholesale solutions. (PRNewsfoto/ForeFront Power)

ForeFront Power to develop solar canopy portfolio across nine California schools

August 17, 2017 at 8:44 am 0 comments

ForeFront Power and Los Altos School District (LASD) in California announced the development of 1.4 MW of solar canopy systems across nine schools. LASD selected ForeFront Power through a competitive process to provide the turn-key solar power systems. The solar portfolio is expected to save the District over $175,000 annually and upRead More

Solar microinverter market to increase 15 percent over next decade

Solar microinverter market to increase 15 percent over next decade

August 17, 2017 at 8:23 am 0 comments

The global solar microinverters market is expected to witness a CAGR of 15.3% and reach nearly $2 billion by 2026 according to the Global Solar Micro Inverters Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2026. The increasing awareness toward the benefits of energy storage devices and enhanced regulatory structuresRead More

Solar projects out perform estimates, while wind projects under perform, says Fitch

Solar projects out perform estimates, while wind projects under perform, says Fitch

August 16, 2017 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

Fitch Ratings‘ analysis of rated wind energy projects across EMEA, the US and Latin America, as well as solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects across EMEA and the US shows electricity production from solar projects has tended to exceed initial independent estimates, while wind projects have more often underperformed against expectations.Read More

Watch the solar eclipse on SolarEdge’s monitoring platform

Watch the solar eclipse on SolarEdge’s monitoring platform

August 16, 2017 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

SolarEdge Technologies says it will be sharing a live broadcast tracking the total solar eclipse from its monitoring platform. The live view is possible with the company’s PV monitoring platform, which leverages its nearly 300,000 monitored solar energy systems across the United States to track the path of the totalRead More

EnSync shares insight on Hawaii solar + storage market

EnSync shares insight on Hawaii solar + storage market

August 16, 2017 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

The Hawaii solar +storage market is its own unique beast. Hawaiian Electric Company, the state’s energy utility, faces many modern grid challenges. It has the largest proportion of renewable and distributed energy out of any other utility in the country. In 2016, 26 percent of customer’s electricity demand came from renewableRead More

Energy regulation news round up: Massachusetts, Montana, Rhode Island and Idaho

Energy regulation news round up: Massachusetts, Montana, Rhode Island and Idaho

August 16, 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and the Department of Energy Resources updated the final regulations in the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program, which was mostly met with praise from the solar industry. Specifically, DOER eliminated the hard cap on adders, increased the competitive procurement ceiling price and made positive changesRead More

 
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