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Mercom Capital Group: Top 5 Global PV projects funded in Q2 2017

Mercom Capital Group: Top 5 Global PV projects funded in Q2 2017

August 8, 2017 at 12:31 pm 0 comments

1. JinkoSolar, Marubeni Corporation, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority ReNew Power secured a $870 million financing package in financial agreements with a syndicate of international and local banks for the debt and equity funding of the 1,177 MW Sweihan independent solar power project in the Eastern Region of theRead More

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

August 7, 2017 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

Solar Gain’s Vice President of Commercial Operations Tim Graunke was looking for a new rooftop mounting solution at the 2016 Intersolar Conference in San Francisco. “We were about two months away from starting a major project,” Tim said. In the weeks following InterSolar, Graunke worked with Roof Tech Sales Director Tim VaughnRead More

BayWa commissions 28-MW Jacumba Solar Project in San Diego County

BayWa commissions 28-MW Jacumba Solar Project in San Diego County

August 7, 2017 at 1:51 pm 0 comments

BayWa r.e., a global renewable energy developer, wholesaler and energy solutions provider, announced t has commissioned the 28 -MW DC Jacumba Solar Project in San Diego County, Calif. BayWa r.e. acquired the project in late 2016, and in just seven months, completed the development and turn-key construction. The project wasRead More

Kingspan Energy installs 500 PV panels atop Ulbrich Shaped Wire

Kingspan Energy installs 500 PV panels atop Ulbrich Shaped Wire

August 7, 2017 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

Kingspan Energy has recently finished installing more than 500 solar panels on the roof at the North Haven, Conn., Ulbrich Shaped Wire, a division of Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals. The sustainability of solar energy along with the rising cost of electricity makes the cost of a solar-powered energyRead More

System designs like this squeeze as much energy out of your available space as possible.

Why energy density matters — and three ways to maximize it

August 7, 2017 at 9:55 am 0 comments

In previous generations of solar installations, the primary cost-driver was the electricity-generating modules. But in the past five years, as costs for the modules themselves have fallen, myriad other costs have become far more central to making the economics of projects work. The increasing financial burden of fixed-cost items likeRead More

Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

Political solar news roundup: Utah net metering fight, ITC case stalls Minn. PV plant, SEIA adds to board

August 7, 2017 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Utah rooftop solar installs in standstill The Utah rooftop solar rate debate is reaching its peak, and thus creating uncertainty in the local market. Last November, Rocky Mountain Power proposed charging solar rooftop customers installation fees and nearly triple monthly customer charges and peak-time usage, which the solar industry and solarRead More

Meet the new KnuckleHead Solar Support from Green Link

Meet the new KnuckleHead Solar Support from Green Link

August 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

Green Link will be premiering its new KnuckleHead Solar Support at the “Construct Show”, September 13-15, 2017, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI (Booth #411). The new head is designed to support solar arrays at a fixed 15-degree angle while also functioning as an elbow connector whichRead More

Fronius inverters now California Rule 21 compliant

Fronius inverters now California Rule 21 compliant

August 4, 2017 at 8:52 am 0 comments

Fronius USA received UL certification for California’s Rule 21 inverter requirements, which are required in California for new Net Energy Metering (NEM) applications from September 8. What’s Rule 21 again? Rule 21 refers to the generator interconnection requirements of each California Investor-Owned Utility (IOU). A years-long process has been underwayRead More

Details on new shared solar project for low-income customers from Con Edison

Details on new shared solar project for low-income customers from Con Edison

August 3, 2017 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) approved a large-scale solar project in New York City that will generate clean energy dedicated exclusively to saving low-income customers money on their utility bills while also protecting the environment. This is one of the first “shared solar” systems for low-income residentsRead More

Analyst: ‘Anyone’ can get into solar module manufacturing

Analyst: ‘Anyone’ can get into solar module manufacturing

August 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

With so much talk about the global module supply these days, and the merits of Suniva’s petition for domestic trade protection, this perspective from investor website Seeking Alpha is worth noting. The impetus for the post is Poland-based plastics manufacturer Hanplast jumping into solar panel manufacturing with a 100-MW panelRead More

 
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