Ten more solar installers added to Premium ranks of Panasonic Residential Solar Installer Program

Ten more solar installers added to Premium ranks of Panasonic Residential Solar Installer Program

February 15, 2019

Panasonic Solar Group announced its cross-country expansion of the Panasonic Residential Solar Installer program with the addition of 10 Premium installers located across Panasonic’s three main regions. Over the past six months, Panasonic has promoted more than 16 installers across the country to premium status, enabling more homeowners access toRead More

Pine Gate Renewables connects 57-MW solar tracker site in South Carolina

Pine Gate Renewables connects 57-MW solar tracker site in South Carolina

February 13, 2019

Pine Gate Renewables, a national utility-scale solar developer, owner, and operator, energized its Peony solar project in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, last week. Peony is a 57-MW site spanning 334 acres. It can generate more than 97,400 MWh per year, equivalent to powering over 9,300 homes. Project partner NARENCO, a leadingRead More

Energy Toolbase, AMS team up on AI-driven energy storage platform

Energy Toolbase, AMS team up on AI-driven energy storage platform

February 11, 2019

Energy Toolbase adds AMS to its offering, providing a unique solution for developers to design and deploy distributed energy resources with Energy Toolbase’s software-as-a-service for design, and AMS’s AI platform for operations. This effort enables distributed energy developers to run energy storage simulations and financial analyses on Energy Toolbase, basedRead More

Illinois’ solar energy policy (and job growth) is an example for other Midwest states

Illinois’ solar energy policy (and job growth) is an example for other Midwest states

February 13, 2019

Illinois outpaced 48 states in solar jobs growth in 2018, adding 1,308 jobs in a single year, according to The Solar Foundation’s latest National Solar Jobs Census. The 37 percent increase moves Illinois ahead of other Midwest states in solar employment and established the state’s solar workforce as the 13th-largestRead More

Solect Energy renews partnership with New England’s largest energy buying group

Solect Energy renews partnership with New England’s largest energy buying group

February 13, 2019

Solect Energy, a full-service commercial-scale solar developer and installer in Massachusetts and PowerOptions, the largest energy-buying group in New England, renewed their multi-year partnership this week. Solect will continue to lead PowerOption’s Small Systems Solar program, which provides savings and certainty for local communities, state owned buildings and not forRead More

 
APA Solar Racking reduces component count in its new TITAN Series Racking System

APA Solar Racking reduces component count in its new TITAN Series Racking System

January 31, 2019

APA Solar Racking is launching its new TITAN Series Racking System, developed over the past several years with structural engineers, professional engineering firms and installers to be highly optimized and installer friendly. The TITAN series is a 3-rail system that features an asymmetrical clamping design. This means 25 percent fewerRead More

Need for Speed: Inside the upgrades to the most powerful microinverter on the market

Need for Speed: Inside the upgrades to the most powerful microinverter on the market

February 11, 2019

Today’s solar systems require a more robust communication architecture to manage significantly more data points and in-field software updates, and this need was the driving force behind APsystems’s newest microinverter. Despite being the most powerful microinverter you’ll find on the market, the QS1 debuted rather quietly at Solar Power InternationalRead More

Ten more solar installers added to Premium ranks of Panasonic Residential Solar Installer Program

Ten more solar installers added to Premium ranks of Panasonic Residential Solar Installer Program

February 15, 2019

Panasonic Solar Group announced its cross-country expansion of the Panasonic Residential Solar Installer program with the addition of 10 Premium installers located across Panasonic’s three main regions. Over the past six months, Panasonic has promoted more than 16 installers across the country to premium status, enabling more homeowners access toRead More

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Ten more solar installers added to Premium ranks of Panasonic Residential Solar Installer Program

Ten more solar installers added to Premium ranks of Panasonic Residential Solar Installer Program

February 15, 2019 at 9:20 am 0 comments

Panasonic Solar Group announced its cross-country expansion of the Panasonic Residential Solar Installer program with the addition of 10 Premium installers located across Panasonic’s three main regions. Over the past six months, Panasonic has promoted more than 16 installers across the country to premium status, enabling more homeowners access toRead More

Pine Gate Renewables connects 57-MW solar tracker site in South Carolina

Pine Gate Renewables connects 57-MW solar tracker site in South Carolina

February 13, 2019 at 9:25 am 0 comments

Pine Gate Renewables, a national utility-scale solar developer, owner, and operator, energized its Peony solar project in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, last week. Peony is a 57-MW site spanning 334 acres. It can generate more than 97,400 MWh per year, equivalent to powering over 9,300 homes. Project partner NARENCO, a leadingRead More

Illinois’ solar energy policy (and job growth) is an example for other Midwest states

Illinois’ solar energy policy (and job growth) is an example for other Midwest states

February 13, 2019 at 9:11 am 0 comments

Illinois outpaced 48 states in solar jobs growth in 2018, adding 1,308 jobs in a single year, according to The Solar Foundation’s latest National Solar Jobs Census. The 37 percent increase moves Illinois ahead of other Midwest states in solar employment and established the state’s solar workforce as the 13th-largestRead More

Vermeer PD10R Pile Driver

Vermeer PD10R Pile Driver

February 13, 2019 at 8:30 am 0 comments

  The PD10R pile driver is designed to be operated by a full-function wireless remote. Learn more.

Solect Energy renews partnership with New England’s largest energy buying group

Solect Energy renews partnership with New England’s largest energy buying group

February 13, 2019 at 8:25 am 0 comments

Solect Energy, a full-service commercial-scale solar developer and installer in Massachusetts and PowerOptions, the largest energy-buying group in New England, renewed their multi-year partnership this week. Solect will continue to lead PowerOption’s Small Systems Solar program, which provides savings and certainty for local communities, state owned buildings and not forRead More

Total U.S. solar jobs decline again with Trump’s tariffs cited as the main reason

Total U.S. solar jobs decline again with Trump’s tariffs cited as the main reason

February 12, 2019 at 7:27 am 1 comment

The U.S. solar industry employs 242,343 workers as of 2018, a decline of nearly 8,000 jobs (3.2 percent) compared to 2017, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2018 released today by The Solar Foundation. This marks the second year in a row that solar jobs have declined after seven yearsRead More

Solar Power Northeast takeaways: Solar’s Catch-22 options for navigating politicians, utilities and the public

Solar Power Northeast takeaways: Solar’s Catch-22 options for navigating politicians, utilities and the public

February 11, 2019 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

The Northeast is a mature solar market already, but how can it keep on growing from here? Solar Power Northeast in Boston last week offered some ideas, but to me, mostly highlighted the complex utility-politician-public dynamic that leads to a lot of Catch 22 solutions. See if you can followRead More

Pennsylvania public cyber school adds solar to support one-third of its consumption

Pennsylvania public cyber school adds solar to support one-third of its consumption

February 11, 2019 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Commonwealth Charter Academy (CCA), a Pennsylvania public cyber school, partnered with a Pennsylvania renewable energy developer to install more than 1,000 solar panels at CCA’s Capital Campus. As part of the school’s commitment to improving sustainability and to minimizing its carbon footprint, CCA worked with Solar Renewable Energy LLC toRead More

Energy Toolbase, AMS team up on AI-driven energy storage platform

Energy Toolbase, AMS team up on AI-driven energy storage platform

February 11, 2019 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Energy Toolbase adds AMS to its offering, providing a unique solution for developers to design and deploy distributed energy resources with Energy Toolbase’s software-as-a-service for design, and AMS’s AI platform for operations. This effort enables distributed energy developers to run energy storage simulations and financial analyses on Energy Toolbase, basedRead More

Smappee Infinity delivers new energy efficiency insights for consumers, solar installers

Smappee Infinity delivers new energy efficiency insights for consumers, solar installers

February 11, 2019 at 11:10 am 0 comments

Smart energy monitoring manufacturer Smappee has debuted its new energy management system Smappee Inifinity at this week’s E-World 2019 in Essen, Germany. Tailored for Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) and OEM customers, Smappee Infinity provides in-depth, real-time energy insights to make informed and impactful decisions on energy use. Public awareness ofRead More