Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

October 19, 2020

To help meet the City of Austin’s goal to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity generation by 2035, Austin Central Library (ACL) is utilizing energy management technology from Apparent, Inc. to gain 30 percent higher utilization out of one of downtown’s largest solar arrays. Apparent’s cloud-based, intelligent grid operating system (igOS)Read More

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

October 19, 2020

To help meet the City of Austin’s goal to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity generation by 2035, Austin Central Library (ACL) is utilizing energy management technology from Apparent, Inc. to gain 30 percent higher utilization out of one of downtown’s largest solar arrays. Apparent’s cloud-based, intelligent grid operating system (igOS)Read More

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

October 19, 2020

To help meet the City of Austin’s goal to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity generation by 2035, Austin Central Library (ACL) is utilizing energy management technology from Apparent, Inc. to gain 30 percent higher utilization out of one of downtown’s largest solar arrays. Apparent’s cloud-based, intelligent grid operating system (igOS)Read More

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

October 14, 2020

A group of leading solar and renewable energy companies and trade organizations have launched an initiative, Renewables Forward, to take action and develop concrete steps to increase workforce diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. Leaders from across the industry have come together to share experiences, evaluate best practices and makeRead More

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

October 19, 2020

Corporate buyers are increasingly interested in solar energy, and analytics firm GlobalData says this will be a key driver of projects adding more than 100 MW of capacity, more so than state-level renewable portfolio standards (RPS). GlobalData’s analysis suggests that, in terms of projects where individual plant capacities exceeded 100 MW,Read More

 
New York-based roofing company to install GAF Energy’s roof-integrated solar

New York-based roofing company to install GAF Energy’s roof-integrated solar

October 19, 2020

New York-based Frank J Tucek & Sons is the first roofing company in its region to offer roof-integrated solar for homeowners via GAF Energy. From Manhattan’s brownstone cornices to the wood roof restoration of the Jacob Blauvelt House Museum for the Rockland County Historical Society, the Tucek family has been serving theRead More

FireRaptor update: First-ever AFCI certification with Fronius PRIMO inverter range

FireRaptor update: First-ever AFCI certification with Fronius PRIMO inverter range

October 19, 2020

The IMO FireRaptor is the first ever NEC2017 and NEC2020 compliant module level rapid shutdown product tested and certified for AFCI interference under UL’s PVRSS certification with the Fronius PRIMO inverter range. This means FireRaptor is the first NEC 2017 & 2020 Module Level Rapid Shutdown product to be testedRead More

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

October 19, 2020

To help meet the City of Austin’s goal to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity generation by 2035, Austin Central Library (ACL) is utilizing energy management technology from Apparent, Inc. to gain 30 percent higher utilization out of one of downtown’s largest solar arrays. Apparent’s cloud-based, intelligent grid operating system (igOS)Read More

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Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

Apparent improved solar array utilization at Texas’ Austin Central Library by 30 percent

October 19, 2020 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

To help meet the City of Austin’s goal to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity generation by 2035, Austin Central Library (ACL) is utilizing energy management technology from Apparent, Inc. to gain 30 percent higher utilization out of one of downtown’s largest solar arrays. Apparent’s cloud-based, intelligent grid operating system (igOS)Read More

Electriq Power’s residential battery system now certified for automated demand response

Electriq Power’s residential battery system now certified for automated demand response

October 19, 2020 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

The PowerPod residential battery system from Electriq Power received a Certificate of System Conformance from the OpenADR Alliance, which is the industry standard for automated demand response. This OpenADR 2.0b certification will enhance PowerPod capabilities, enabling Electriq Power to seamlessly integrate with energy aggregators and participate in today’s dynamic energy marketplace. “Residential batteryRead More

New York-based roofing company to install GAF Energy’s roof-integrated solar

New York-based roofing company to install GAF Energy’s roof-integrated solar

October 19, 2020 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

New York-based Frank J Tucek & Sons is the first roofing company in its region to offer roof-integrated solar for homeowners via GAF Energy. From Manhattan’s brownstone cornices to the wood roof restoration of the Jacob Blauvelt House Museum for the Rockland County Historical Society, the Tucek family has been serving theRead More

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

GlobalData: Corporate buyers are driving 100+ MW solar plant segment

October 19, 2020 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Corporate buyers are increasingly interested in solar energy, and analytics firm GlobalData says this will be a key driver of projects adding more than 100 MW of capacity, more so than state-level renewable portfolio standards (RPS). GlobalData’s analysis suggests that, in terms of projects where individual plant capacities exceeded 100 MW,Read More

Solar price declines will continue in 2020s led by solar module improvements, declining capex

Solar price declines will continue in 2020s led by solar module improvements, declining capex

October 19, 2020 at 11:18 am 0 comments

The global solar industry has experienced tremendous growth in the past decade as the annual demand for solar rose year after year while the cost of solar declined significantly, driven by much cheaper solar modules. Can those price declines continue into the 2020s? New research from Wood Mackenzie says yes,Read More

FireRaptor update: First-ever AFCI certification with Fronius PRIMO inverter range

FireRaptor update: First-ever AFCI certification with Fronius PRIMO inverter range

October 19, 2020 at 10:47 am 0 comments

The IMO FireRaptor is the first ever NEC2017 and NEC2020 compliant module level rapid shutdown product tested and certified for AFCI interference under UL’s PVRSS certification with the Fronius PRIMO inverter range. This means FireRaptor is the first NEC 2017 & 2020 Module Level Rapid Shutdown product to be testedRead More

Panasonic energy storage installers can now offer 100 percent financing deal

Panasonic energy storage installers can now offer 100 percent financing deal

October 16, 2020 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

Panasonic and Service Finance Company announced PowerOn, a new home energy storage financing program exclusively for Panasonic EverVolt Certified Installers that enables them to offer 100% financing to homeowners who buy a complete energy storage system including EverVolt battery storage and Panasonic brand solar modules, or EverVolt battery storage. TheRead More

Home Depot agrees to PPA for a big chunk of solar + storage with Enel

Home Depot agrees to PPA for a big chunk of solar + storage with Enel

October 14, 2020 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

Enel, through its U.S. renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, started construction of the 284 MW1 Azure Sky solar + storage project, its second hybrid project in North America that integrates a renewable energy plant with utility-scale battery storage. The project is another milestone in the company’s commitment, announcedRead More

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

Top solar organizations launch Renewables Forward, a diversity and inclusion initiative

October 14, 2020 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

A group of leading solar and renewable energy companies and trade organizations have launched an initiative, Renewables Forward, to take action and develop concrete steps to increase workforce diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. Leaders from across the industry have come together to share experiences, evaluate best practices and makeRead More

Barrette Outdoor Living adds over 2 MW of solar power at Florida facility

Barrette Outdoor Living adds over 2 MW of solar power at Florida facility

October 14, 2020 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Barrette Outdoor Living has completed the installation of a rooftop solar array on their 200,000 square foot aluminum fence and railing manufacturing facility in Brooksville, Florida, making it the largest privately-owned solar project in Florida at the time of contract. The 2.35 megawatt direct current system was designed and installedRead More