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Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

January 16, 2019

Vermont’s largest solar canopy to date, built by a public-private partnership for the Science Museum on the Burlington waterfront, has commenced generation of electricity. The 156 kWp solar carport at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain employs innovative two-sided panels that capture reflected light as well as the directRead More

Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

January 16, 2019

Vermont’s largest solar canopy to date, built by a public-private partnership for the Science Museum on the Burlington waterfront, has commenced generation of electricity. The 156 kWp solar carport at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain employs innovative two-sided panels that capture reflected light as well as the directRead More

Grid Neutral: How this DC transformerless inverter brings affordable off-grid power to the grid

Grid Neutral: How this DC transformerless inverter brings affordable off-grid power to the grid

January 14, 2019

The latest advancements in solar + storage systems have been a departure from the history in this category — mainly, doomsday preppers and hippies getting off the grid, man. No, the solutions of tomorrow are grid-tied but built to reduce a home’s dependency on the grid, using time of useRead More

New York is doubling its solar goal to 6 GW installed by 2025

New York is doubling its solar goal to 6 GW installed by 2025

January 16, 2019

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state is doubling the NY Sun solar goal to 6 GW by 2025, extending the state’s existing incentive program and launching a new round of large-scale solar awards. This all lines up with the Million Solar Strong New York campaign launched byRead More

Mercom: Solar sector sets record for project acquisitions in 2018 as total corporate funding drops

Mercom: Solar sector sets record for project acquisitions in 2018 as total corporate funding drops

January 10, 2019

Mercom Capital Group’s annual report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in 2018 shows a 24 percent drop in total global corporate funding compared to the $12.8 billion raised in 2017. “2018 was a year filled with uncertainties which started with Section 201 tariffsRead More

 
The Horne Brothers solar  division operates more than 35 pile drivers with the Vermeer PD10 pile driver representing the majority of its fleet.

Pile On: Horne Brothers Construction explains the dramatic growth of its solar division

January 16, 2019

The solar division of Horne Brothers Construction is hitting its stride in today’s hot market. Based in Fayetteville, N.C., the division has expanded from around 30 employees to over 400 in just three years. The highly specialized company handles everything from driving piles and installing racking and modules to landRead More

New standard emerging for grid operators to communicate with DER smart inverters

New standard emerging for grid operators to communicate with DER smart inverters

January 14, 2019

A collaborative team published a new Application Note to help grid operators communicate with distributed energy resources (DER) and enhance use and value of energy storage and solar generation connected to smart inverters. Led by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the group includes the DNP Users Group, the MESA StandardsRead More

Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

January 16, 2019

Vermont’s largest solar canopy to date, built by a public-private partnership for the Science Museum on the Burlington waterfront, has commenced generation of electricity. The 156 kWp solar carport at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain employs innovative two-sided panels that capture reflected light as well as the directRead More

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Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

Check out the largest solar canopy in Vermont, operated by Encore Renewable Energy

January 16, 2019 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

Vermont’s largest solar canopy to date, built by a public-private partnership for the Science Museum on the Burlington waterfront, has commenced generation of electricity. The 156 kWp solar carport at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain employs innovative two-sided panels that capture reflected light as well as the directRead More

Improve Your Accuracy with the Vermeer PD10

Improve Your Accuracy with the Vermeer PD10

January 16, 2019 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Using a Vermeer PD10 with precise ground drive control, operators can spend less time installing each pile. Learn more.

The Horne Brothers solar  division operates more than 35 pile drivers with the Vermeer PD10 pile driver representing the majority of its fleet.

Pile On: Horne Brothers Construction explains the dramatic growth of its solar division

January 16, 2019 at 10:40 am 0 comments

The solar division of Horne Brothers Construction is hitting its stride in today’s hot market. Based in Fayetteville, N.C., the division has expanded from around 30 employees to over 400 in just three years. The highly specialized company handles everything from driving piles and installing racking and modules to landRead More

New York is doubling its solar goal to 6 GW installed by 2025

New York is doubling its solar goal to 6 GW installed by 2025

January 16, 2019 at 9:26 am 0 comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state is doubling the NY Sun solar goal to 6 GW by 2025, extending the state’s existing incentive program and launching a new round of large-scale solar awards. This all lines up with the Million Solar Strong New York campaign launched byRead More

After some drama, California’s major utilities have published updated Interconnection Capacity Analysis maps

After some drama, California’s major utilities have published updated Interconnection Capacity Analysis maps

January 14, 2019 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

California has just taken a major step forward in bringing clean local energy online. The Clean Coalition played a major role in this progress as a leading advocate for streamlining the interconnection of distributed energy resources (DER) to the electric grid. On Dec. 28, 2018, California’s major utilities, Pacific GasRead More

Clean Coalition identifies 500 MW of large-scale commercial rooftop solar potential in San Diego

Clean Coalition identifies 500 MW of large-scale commercial rooftop solar potential in San Diego

January 14, 2019 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

The Clean Coalition has released a Solar Siting Survey that highlights the significant level of commercial-scale solar that may be generated within the City of San Diego. The Solar Siting Survey was conducted as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Solar Energy Innovation NetworkRead More

New standard emerging for grid operators to communicate with DER smart inverters

New standard emerging for grid operators to communicate with DER smart inverters

January 14, 2019 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

A collaborative team published a new Application Note to help grid operators communicate with distributed energy resources (DER) and enhance use and value of energy storage and solar generation connected to smart inverters. Led by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the group includes the DNP Users Group, the MESA StandardsRead More

Grid Neutral: How this DC transformerless inverter brings affordable off-grid power to the grid

Grid Neutral: How this DC transformerless inverter brings affordable off-grid power to the grid

January 14, 2019 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

The latest advancements in solar + storage systems have been a departure from the history in this category — mainly, doomsday preppers and hippies getting off the grid, man. No, the solutions of tomorrow are grid-tied but built to reduce a home’s dependency on the grid, using time of useRead More

Mercom: Solar sector sets record for project acquisitions in 2018 as total corporate funding drops

Mercom: Solar sector sets record for project acquisitions in 2018 as total corporate funding drops

January 10, 2019 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Mercom Capital Group’s annual report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in 2018 shows a 24 percent drop in total global corporate funding compared to the $12.8 billion raised in 2017. “2018 was a year filled with uncertainties which started with Section 201 tariffsRead More

Solar stories: CertainTeed’s Kate Collardson on her solar installer career, advice for other women

Solar stories: CertainTeed’s Kate Collardson on her solar installer career, advice for other women

January 10, 2019 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Even from a young age, Kate Collardson was dedicated to saving the planet. “When people would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I said I wanted to be a naturalist,” Collardson said. “To me, that meant someone who cares about the environment and works toRead More