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Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

November 19, 2018

Record low costs and consumer demand are driving growth in American wind and solar energy. However, outdated wholesale market rules are preventing the two technologies from further reducing prices for consumers, according to a new report, Customer-Focused and Clean: Power Markets for the Future. With major grid operators in PJMRead More

Pearl Homes' Hunters Point Net-Zero Energy home using the sonnen intelligent energy management system.

Sonnen partners with homebuilder to develop Net-Zero-Plus community in Florida

November 19, 2018

Sonnen has partnered with Pearl Homes, the U.S. leader in LEED residential development, to bring the vision of solar + storage, home automation and homebuilding to life, resulting in a ‘Net-Zero-Plus and Climate-Positive’ community. The network of homes, dubbed ‘Hunters Point — Pearl Homes Community and Marina,’ is the firstRead More

SolarEdge’s EV-charging inverter named Product of the Year in the BIG Awards for Business

SolarEdge’s EV-charging inverter named Product of the Year in the BIG Awards for Business

November 15, 2018

  SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in smart energy, won the New Product of the Year Award in the Energy Category of the 2018 BIG Awards for Business for its EV-charging inverter (above). Founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world, the BusinessRead More

Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

November 19, 2018

Record low costs and consumer demand are driving growth in American wind and solar energy. However, outdated wholesale market rules are preventing the two technologies from further reducing prices for consumers, according to a new report, Customer-Focused and Clean: Power Markets for the Future. With major grid operators in PJMRead More

KDC Solar to construct 5-MW solar project for glass manufacturer in New Jersey

KDC Solar to construct 5-MW solar project for glass manufacturer in New Jersey

November 19, 2018

KDC Solar is kicking off construction on a 5.5 megawatt solar power system located in the Bridgeton and Fairfield Townships, New Jersey. The solar project will supply electricity to the adjacent Ardagh Group glass manufacturing facility, producing approximately 7.5 million kilowatt hours of renewable electricity in its first year. DebtRead More

 
Renewable energy needs steel, but is steel green? New report calls for reduction in steel industry carbon footprint

Renewable energy needs steel, but is steel green? New report calls for reduction in steel industry carbon footprint

November 19, 2018

Green energy sources like solar are the best energy solutions for the planet, but they also aren’t perfect. Example: At the largest conference in the U.S. dedicated to green building, Mighty Earth released a new report pointing out the enormous carbon footprint of steel used in green construction. The globalRead More

SolarEdge’s EV-charging inverter named Product of the Year in the BIG Awards for Business

SolarEdge’s EV-charging inverter named Product of the Year in the BIG Awards for Business

November 15, 2018

  SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in smart energy, won the New Product of the Year Award in the Energy Category of the 2018 BIG Awards for Business for its EV-charging inverter (above). Founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world, the BusinessRead More

Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

November 19, 2018

Record low costs and consumer demand are driving growth in American wind and solar energy. However, outdated wholesale market rules are preventing the two technologies from further reducing prices for consumers, according to a new report, Customer-Focused and Clean: Power Markets for the Future. With major grid operators in PJMRead More

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Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

Wind Solar Alliance report shows how outdated wholesale market rules prevent price reductions

November 19, 2018 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

Record low costs and consumer demand are driving growth in American wind and solar energy. However, outdated wholesale market rules are preventing the two technologies from further reducing prices for consumers, according to a new report, Customer-Focused and Clean: Power Markets for the Future. With major grid operators in PJMRead More

Pearl Homes' Hunters Point Net-Zero Energy home using the sonnen intelligent energy management system.

Sonnen partners with homebuilder to develop Net-Zero-Plus community in Florida

November 19, 2018 at 11:13 am 0 comments

Sonnen has partnered with Pearl Homes, the U.S. leader in LEED residential development, to bring the vision of solar + storage, home automation and homebuilding to life, resulting in a ‘Net-Zero-Plus and Climate-Positive’ community. The network of homes, dubbed ‘Hunters Point — Pearl Homes Community and Marina,’ is the firstRead More

Renewable energy needs steel, but is steel green? New report calls for reduction in steel industry carbon footprint

Renewable energy needs steel, but is steel green? New report calls for reduction in steel industry carbon footprint

November 19, 2018 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Green energy sources like solar are the best energy solutions for the planet, but they also aren’t perfect. Example: At the largest conference in the U.S. dedicated to green building, Mighty Earth released a new report pointing out the enormous carbon footprint of steel used in green construction. The globalRead More

Six more installers added to Panasonic Solar Premium Installer program

Six more installers added to Panasonic Solar Premium Installer program

November 19, 2018 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America announced a cross-country expansion of its Residential Solar Installer program, adding six Premium installers located across three regions, enabling more homeowners access to the Panasonic Solar Modules HIT portfolio. Launched in the U.S. in 2016, the Panasonic Solar Premium Installer program provides value-added benefitsRead More

KDC Solar to construct 5-MW solar project for glass manufacturer in New Jersey

KDC Solar to construct 5-MW solar project for glass manufacturer in New Jersey

November 19, 2018 at 10:21 am 0 comments

KDC Solar is kicking off construction on a 5.5 megawatt solar power system located in the Bridgeton and Fairfield Townships, New Jersey. The solar project will supply electricity to the adjacent Ardagh Group glass manufacturing facility, producing approximately 7.5 million kilowatt hours of renewable electricity in its first year. DebtRead More

How kWh Analytics is enhancing solar financing with its Solar Revenue Put

How kWh Analytics is enhancing solar financing with its Solar Revenue Put

November 19, 2018 at 9:59 am 0 comments

kWh Analytics is enhancing solar project financing via Solar Revenue Put, which has already enhanced over $250 million of solar assets, recently adding a portfolio of 4,000 projects totaling approximately 35 MW DC of capacity located in the Northeast U.S. “The history of the solar industry is one of relentlessRead More

Poll results show utilities losing ground to third-parties in consumer preference for new energy services

Poll results show utilities losing ground to third-parties in consumer preference for new energy services

November 19, 2018 at 9:39 am 0 comments

Customer demand for new energy technologies like electric vehicle (EV) charging and solar power has more than doubled since 2017. Utilities across the country, with an eye on creating new revenue streams, are increasingly launching EV charging and solar power offerings to meet this growing demand. While many consumers viewRead More

Department of Energy awards funds to large-scale DNV GL study of bifacial solar module performance

Department of Energy awards funds to large-scale DNV GL study of bifacial solar module performance

November 19, 2018 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Bifacial PV modules have the potential to increase energy output by 5-10 percent annually in many locations. To achieve commercial viability, the products need to demonstrate their bankability. Common testing models, have begun to incorporate bifacial models. However currently only little validation data for bifacial PV modules exists, which alsoRead More

Canadian Solar ships 10 MW of its new bifacial solar modules to Neighborhood Power

Canadian Solar ships 10 MW of its new bifacial solar modules to Neighborhood Power

November 19, 2018 at 8:53 am 0 comments

Canadian Solar Inc. has delivered 10 MW of its bifacial PV modules, the BiKu CS3U-PB-AG that made its debut at Solar Power International in Anaheim this year, to Neighborhood Power for four solar power projects near Portland, Ore. This represents the first significant delivery of bifacial solar PV modules intoRead More

Freedom Solar Financial raises $7.5M to launch new commercial solar financing vehicle

Freedom Solar Financial raises $7.5M to launch new commercial solar financing vehicle

November 19, 2018 at 8:29 am 0 comments

Texas-based Freedom Solar Financial Services LLC has raised an initial round of $7.5 million in funding to finance commercial solar projects. This financing through Freedom allows companies to finance up to 70 percent of the cost of an entire solar installation and ensures that an investment in solar is cash-flow positiveRead More