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Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

Home Depot to add rooftop solar systems to 50 store locations

August 21, 2017 at 11:56 am 0 comments

The Home Depot will be adding PV systems at 50 of its stores as part of a continued alternative energy portfolio expansion. The average store roof, at approximately 104,000 square feet, will accommodate 1,000 panels, and the project is estimated to reduce electricity grid demand by 30 to 35 percent annually at eachRead 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

PG&E to fund $10.3 million in new multifamily rooftop solar projects

PG&E to fund $10.3 million in new multifamily rooftop solar projects

July 31, 2017 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is making $10.3 million available for the Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program, which offers rebates for affordable solar energy to families in disadvantaged communities across Northern and Central California. Supported by the MASH program, solar energy can lower monthly energy costs for tenants, improveRead More

Nautilus Solar installing portfolio of commercial solar projects for Kilroy Realty

Nautilus Solar installing portfolio of commercial solar projects for Kilroy Realty

May 22, 2017 at 7:56 am Comments are Disabled

Kilroy Realty Corp., a West Coast REIT, and Nautilus Solar Energy LLC, a national solar project development and asset management company, are breaking ground on a portfolio of commercial solar developments spread across 9 of Kilroy’s class A office properties located between Southern and Northern California. The decision to developRead More

Legend Solar co-founders Shane Perkins and Shaun Alldredge pull the cover off of a temporary sign atop the Museum of Ancient Life in the newly renamed Legend Solar Building Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Lehi, Utah. Legend Solar and Thanksgiving Point unveiled a new ten-year partnership agreement during an Earth Day event held at the Museum of Ancient Life in the Legend Solar Building Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Lehi, Utah.

Details of Legend Solar’s project agreement with Thanksgiving Point nonprofit

May 16, 2017 at 7:50 am Comments are Disabled

In a continued effort to think green, conserve energy and create a more enjoyable environment for guests, Thanksgiving Point reached an agreement with Utah’s Legend Solar to equip the Museum of Ancient Life with a 1,500 solar panel array. The solar installation will provide a savings of $1.5 million inRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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

 
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