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Chicago steps up: City buildings to run on 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

Chicago steps up: City buildings to run on 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

April 19, 2017 at 11:20 am 0 comments

A group of Chicago’s political leaders jointly announced their commitment to move their buildings’ electricity use to 100 percent renew-able energy by 2025 this week. When implemented, Chicago will be the largest major city in the country to have a 100 percent renewable energy supply for its public buildings. “AsRead More

IGS Solar partners with financial group to work on new portfolio of solar projects

IGS Solar partners with financial group to work on new portfolio of solar projects

March 29, 2017 at 8:02 am 0 comments

Financial services group ORIX USA formed a partnership with IGS Solar (IGS), a turnkey commercial and residential solar provider. Together, ORIX and IGS will develop, acquire and operate a nationwide portfolio of commercial and industrial solar energy generation products across the United States. Committed to growing its renewable energy businessRead More

Ross Solar Group cornering the car dealership solar install market in the Northeast

Ross Solar Group cornering the car dealership solar install market in the Northeast

February 24, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

The Ross Solar Group is planning to install a third record-setting solar project for Gengras Motor Cars at the dealership group’s Chrysler / Dodge / Jeep / Ram facility on Connecticut Blvd., in East Hartford, Conn. The SunPower Helix Roof Solution, a fully integrated commercial solar power platform, will featureRead More

Wunder Capital expands mid-sized commercial solar loan program

Wunder Capital expands mid-sized commercial solar loan program

February 20, 2017 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

Following the successful launch of its Term Loan product last spring (here is an in-depth Q&A we did with them at the time), Wunder Capital has announced an expansion to the scope of project types that are eligible for financing. Wunder, a financier in the small to mid-sized commercial solarRead More

Yaskawa-Solectria debuts commercial Rapid Shutdown Combiner for three-phase string inverters

Yaskawa-Solectria debuts commercial Rapid Shutdown Combiner for three-phase string inverters

February 15, 2017 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Yaskawa – Solectria Solar, just introduced its Commercial Rapid Shutdown Combiner for three-phase string inverters. This Commercial Rapid Shutdown Combiner offers a complete solution to NEC 2014 & 2017, Article 690.12, requiring commercial rooftop PV installations to de-energize DC conductors outside the PV array boundary. The Commercial Rapid Shutdown Combiner’s designRead More

Are solar-powered data centers just a PR stunt? What the numbers say

Are solar-powered data centers just a PR stunt? What the numbers say

February 2, 2017 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

In 2016, we’ve heard a lot of news about solar powered data centers, 100 percent renewably powered data centers, net-zero data centers and other similarly worded constructions that make companies sound good. However, those who actually know how much energy a data center guzzles every day are surely skeptical aboutRead More

Apple, NV Energy agree to 200-MW solar PPA

Apple, NV Energy agree to 200-MW solar PPA

January 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

NV Energy and Apple have reached an agreement to build 200 MW of additional solar energy in Nevada by early 2019. The projects will support Apple’s renewable energy needs for its Reno data center. In the coming weeks, NV Energy will file an application with the Public Utilities Commission of NevadaRead More

Details on solar PPA deal for Brandeis University coming in spring 2017

Details on solar PPA deal for Brandeis University coming in spring 2017

January 17, 2017 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Four solar project partners — Competitive Energy Services, Kenyon Energy, Borrego Solar Systems and AEW Capital Management — developed a collaboration with Brandeis University on a solar energy system that will directly reduce Brandeis’ electricity costs. The system is expected to be operational in spring 2017. Under the program, BrandeisRead More

Some solar carport install cost basics from RBI Solar

Some solar carport install cost basics from RBI Solar

January 12, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Whether you’re looking to maximize your parking lot, make a visible commitment to sustainability, or take advantage of local clean energy incentives, your carport options are as varied as the reasons for going solar. As mentioned in our Park-onomics feature, your preferences and needs will determine how your structure looks andRead More

Ten K partners with CleanFund to offer PACE financing to its customers

Ten K partners with CleanFund to offer PACE financing to its customers

January 10, 2017 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

PACE financing is only going to gain steam over the years, which we discussed in this feature last year. Ten K Solar, a leader in commercial rooftop PV systems, is behind this thinking too, as it just partnered with CleanFund to provide PACE financing to Ten K’s growing pipeline of projects.Read More

 
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