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Here’s how a new program will fund more multifamily solar projects in California

Here’s how a new program will fund more multifamily solar projects in California

January 16, 2018 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

Multifamily housing is one of the most complicated segments for the solar industry given the competing interests of tenants and owners. California, usually the first state to do everything in solar, is trying to make this easier with a new program. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved of aRead More

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This new partnership will help nonprofits go solar

January 9, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

CollectiveSun, the only company dedicated exclusively to helping nonprofits and tax exempt organizations fund solar projects, is teaming up with EnergySage, an online comparison-shopping marketplace for solar. This collaboration creates a powerful new solution that allows nonprofits and tax exempt entities to seamlessly navigate the solar purchasing and financing process. The CollectiveSun-EnergySageRead More

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Drive more commercial solar projects with these new documents from SEIA

January 3, 2018 at 11:14 am 0 comments

Commercial solar has a ton of potential, and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) wants to make that potential clearer for customers and investors, today making two documents available to spur investment. The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with PropertyRead More

Pennsylvania retirement community expands solar PV capacity to 2 MW

Pennsylvania retirement community expands solar PV capacity to 2 MW

January 2, 2018 at 10:11 am 0 comments

Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, Pa., is in the midst of constructing a 2 MW solar system, adding to an existing 1 MW solar array. Once the project is complete in February, after more than a decade of investing in clean energy, the not-for-profit continuing care retirement community will produce 23-25Read More

Largest solar rooftop project in Illinois installed atop IKEA distribution center

Largest solar rooftop project in Illinois installed atop IKEA distribution center

December 13, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

The largest solar rooftop project in Illinois is now complete, sitting atop IKEA’s Midwest distribution center in Joliet, Ill. Combined with arrays atop the Chicago-area IKEA stores in Bolingbrook and Schaumburg, this third project will make IKEA the owner of three of the state’s largest solar rooftop installations. The distribution center’sRead More

H&H Solar completes largest solar project in Iowa

H&H Solar completes largest solar project in Iowa

December 11, 2017 at 9:49 am 0 comments

H&H Solar completed two of their latest solar energy projects in Iowa. For both projects, H&H Solar provided the design, engineering, construction and final installation. The West Dubuque project, now the largest and most powerful solar energy location in Iowa, is a 5 MWdc ground mount installation sitting on a 22Read More

Solect Energy launches commercial energy storage division

Solect Energy launches commercial energy storage division

December 4, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Solect Energy, one of Massachusetts’ top commercial-scale solar developers with over 400 installed projects, is now launching an energy storage division. In launching the new division, Solect has signed an agreement with NEC Energy Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, to sell NEC’s DSS (Distributed Storage Solution) product lineRead More

Number of schools using solar energy has doubled in three years — here’s why

Number of schools using solar energy has doubled in three years — here’s why

November 29, 2017 at 11:35 am 0 comments

Schools and solar are a perfect match. This is no longer just a theory either, with 5,489 K-12 schools in the United States now using solar energy — a number nearly double the total solar capacity that was installed at schools in 2014, according to a major new report by TheRead More

Vermont’s World Learning School adds 196-kW solar system via Sunwealth financing

Vermont’s World Learning School adds 196-kW solar system via Sunwealth financing

November 20, 2017 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Sunwealth helped finance a solar project for the World Learning School for International Training (SIT) campus in Vermont, which originally wasn’t financially feasible. “We have always been interested in renewables, but they can be cost prohibitive for organizations like ours,” said Kote Lomidze, Chief Financial Officer at World Learning. “Partnering with SunwealthRead More

Why sale leasebacks? How this PPA solution gets commercial solar projects financed

Why sale leasebacks? How this PPA solution gets commercial solar projects financed

November 16, 2017 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

An increasing number of solar developers are realizing they can use sale-leaseback financing to take advantage of tax incentives for solar installations, and in turn, reduce costs, conserve cash, increase profitability and enhance their brands. Reducing energy costs is a major consideration for many businesses and government entities because theyRead More