Omnidian raises new capital to grow its residential solar PV performance guarantee program

Omnidian raises new capital to grow its residential solar PV performance guarantee program

June 26, 2019

Omnidian, a nationwide provider of residential and C&I solar system protection plans and performance guarantees, secured a capital raise of $15 million led by IA Capital. With this injection of capital, Omnidian will continue to grow its Elite Dealer Program, which allows residential solar dealers to offer its comprehensive system protectionRead More

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

June 25, 2019

NV Energy continues to work toward its long-term goal of serving its customers with 100 percent renewable energy, announcing the addition of nearly 1,200 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic generation to be built in the state, along with 590 megawatts of battery storage. The renewable energy will come in theRead More

Hong Kong certifies Hanergy Thin Film Power Group as a ‘sustainable product supplier’

Hong Kong certifies Hanergy Thin Film Power Group as a ‘sustainable product supplier’

June 25, 2019

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has been certified as a ‘Sustainable Product Supplier,’ and its thin-film solar tile product, Single-glass Triple-arch HanTile, has been recognized as ‘Sustainable Product’ under the ‘Fostering Sustainable Consumption for Hong Kong Business and Community’ program organized by Business Environment Council Ltd. (BEC). Business Environment CouncilRead More

California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program starts accepting applications July 1

California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program starts accepting applications July 1

June 25, 2019

California’s new Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program, the nation’s largest investment in low-income residential solar for tenants, will begin accepting applications on July 1, 2019. The SOMAH program provides property owners with financial incentives for installing solar PV systems on housing serving low-income and disadvantaged communities throughout theRead More

California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program starts accepting applications July 1

California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program starts accepting applications July 1

June 25, 2019

California’s new Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program, the nation’s largest investment in low-income residential solar for tenants, will begin accepting applications on July 1, 2019. The SOMAH program provides property owners with financial incentives for installing solar PV systems on housing serving low-income and disadvantaged communities throughout theRead More

 
Tesla Solar Roof System issued ESR-4074 by ICC Evaluation Services to affirm its compliance with building codes

Tesla Solar Roof System issued ESR-4074 by ICC Evaluation Services to affirm its compliance with building codes

June 20, 2019

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a member of the International Code Council of companies and the experts in building product evaluation and certification, issued ESR-4074 to Tesla, Inc. for their Tesla Solar Roof System. This report provides evidence that the Tesla Solar Roof System is in compliance with code requirements ofRead More

GlobalData: Solar PV inverters market to decline at annual rate of 13.2 percent by 2023

GlobalData: Solar PV inverters market to decline at annual rate of 13.2 percent by 2023

June 17, 2019

The global solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters market is set to decline at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.2% and reach $3.04 billion in 2023, primarily due to a sharp drop in inverter prices and slowdown in solar PV installations, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.Read More

Omnidian raises new capital to grow its residential solar PV performance guarantee program

Omnidian raises new capital to grow its residential solar PV performance guarantee program

June 26, 2019

Omnidian, a nationwide provider of residential and C&I solar system protection plans and performance guarantees, secured a capital raise of $15 million led by IA Capital. With this injection of capital, Omnidian will continue to grow its Elite Dealer Program, which allows residential solar dealers to offer its comprehensive system protectionRead More

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Omnidian raises new capital to grow its residential solar PV performance guarantee program

Omnidian raises new capital to grow its residential solar PV performance guarantee program

June 26, 2019 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Omnidian, a nationwide provider of residential and C&I solar system protection plans and performance guarantees, secured a capital raise of $15 million led by IA Capital. With this injection of capital, Omnidian will continue to grow its Elite Dealer Program, which allows residential solar dealers to offer its comprehensive system protectionRead More

California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program starts accepting applications July 1

California’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing program starts accepting applications July 1

June 25, 2019 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

California’s new Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program, the nation’s largest investment in low-income residential solar for tenants, will begin accepting applications on July 1, 2019. The SOMAH program provides property owners with financial incentives for installing solar PV systems on housing serving low-income and disadvantaged communities throughout theRead More

Hong Kong certifies Hanergy Thin Film Power Group as a ‘sustainable product supplier’

Hong Kong certifies Hanergy Thin Film Power Group as a ‘sustainable product supplier’

June 25, 2019 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has been certified as a ‘Sustainable Product Supplier,’ and its thin-film solar tile product, Single-glass Triple-arch HanTile, has been recognized as ‘Sustainable Product’ under the ‘Fostering Sustainable Consumption for Hong Kong Business and Community’ program organized by Business Environment Council Ltd. (BEC). Business Environment CouncilRead More

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

NV Energy reveals plans for 1.2 GW of new solar projects it is building in Southern Nevada

June 25, 2019 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

NV Energy continues to work toward its long-term goal of serving its customers with 100 percent renewable energy, announcing the addition of nearly 1,200 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic generation to be built in the state, along with 590 megawatts of battery storage. The renewable energy will come in theRead More

Vermeer PD10 Pile Driver

Vermeer PD10 Pile Driver

June 25, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

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

FYI: Russelectric’s Emergency Power System offers redundant PLC controls, manual backup capability

FYI: Russelectric’s Emergency Power System offers redundant PLC controls, manual backup capability

June 24, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

Russelectric, a manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems, now offers an Emergency Power System that provides backup power during a utility power loss. The paralleling switchgear systems offer redundant programmable logic controller (PLC) controls and manual backup capability. Trusted by the largest critical facilities in the world,Read More

Maine’s new target: 80 percent renewable electricity by 2030, 100 percent by 2050

Maine’s new target: 80 percent renewable electricity by 2030, 100 percent by 2050

June 24, 2019 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Maine passed a pair of bills to both solidify its solar energy market and spur its development. The first, LD 1711, (which we previewed here) is all about creating a predictable, competitive market for solar in the state. The second, LD 1494, changes the state’s renewable portfolio standard and setsRead More

Solar module manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS joins SEIA board of directors

Solar module manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS joins SEIA board of directors

June 24, 2019 at 11:27 am 0 comments

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced the addition of Hanwha Q CELLS, a leading international solar manufacturer is joining SEIA’s board of directors effective immediately. “Hanwha Q CELLS is at the forefront of the solar industry’s cutting-edge innovation, manufacturingRead More

IEEFA report shows utility-scale storage has some serious momentum

IEEFA report shows utility-scale storage has some serious momentum

June 24, 2019 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Momentum is gaining around an industry shift toward utility-scale battery storage systems nationally, finds a report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The report – Advances in Electricity Storage Suggest Rapid Disruption of U.S. Electricity Sector – details upstart storage and storage-expansion projects in Arizona, California,Read More

Pennsylvania would save $300 million a year if just 10 percent of its generation came from solar

Pennsylvania would save $300 million a year if just 10 percent of its generation came from solar

June 24, 2019 at 11:01 am 0 comments

A new report commissioned by Community Energy, Inc. finds that transitioning 10 percent of Pennsylvania’s electric generation to solar would decrease the state’s wholesale electric costs by $619 million annually, while costing less than half that amount to make the transition, and would lower wholesale electric prices across the multi-stateRead More