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Intersolar and ees North America will feature two new pavilions for storage, promising startups

Intersolar and ees North America will feature two new pavilions for storage, promising startups

February 23, 2018

Intersolar and ees North America 2018 will be debuting two new California Pavilions, hosted in partnership with the California Solar & Storage Association (formerly CALSEIA), and an expanded Powerhouse Pavilion, hosted in partnership with Oakland-based incubator Powerhouse. The three exhibition pavilions provide a platform for emerging companies and promising start-upsRead More

First Solar awarded 200-MW project via Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative

First Solar awarded 200-MW project via Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative

February 22, 2018

First Solar is set to proceed with the development and construction of a 200-MWac solar power plant in Twiggs County, Ga. First Solar was awarded the installation as part of a 525 MWac RFP for Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI). “This is a tremendously exciting opportunity for FirstRead More

SMA America further simplifies its Power+ MLPE inverter solution

SMA America further simplifies its Power+ MLPE inverter solution

February 21, 2018

With speed as a top priority for solar professionals in today’s market, SMA has revealed an improved Power+ Solution, which builds on SMA’s MLPE solution to provide even more speed and simplicity. The UL-listed Power+ Solution, which the company claims is the fastest residential PV system to install, is currentlyRead More

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

February 23, 2018

The New Jersey Legislature is nearing passing Senate Bill 877 that would modify the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Solar Renewable Energy Credit obligation to require 5.1 percent of New Jersey’s electricity to come from solar by 2021 (up from 4.1 percent). It also would establish a community solar programRead More

Rethinking the grid: Southern Co. is building renewable, energy efficient communities with this Smart Neighborhood initiative

Rethinking the grid: Southern Co. is building renewable, energy efficient communities with this Smart Neighborhood initiative

February 21, 2018

This may be a glimpse into the future: Southern Co. and its Alabama Power and Georgia Power subsidiaries have announced a Smart Neighborhood initiative that will provide customers with state-of-the-art home construction, distributed energy resources – including solar and battery energy storage – and smart home appliances and technologies. TheRead More

 
Global solar tracker shipments up 32 percent, another 30 percent increase expected

Global solar tracker shipments up 32 percent, another 30 percent increase expected

February 23, 2018

Solar trackers continue to take more market share in large-scale PV design, and the #TrumpTariffs may even encourage more tracker deployment, in order for more conservative investors who traditionally installed fixed-tilt under pre-tariff pricing look to boost long-term project value. Even before accounting for that possibility, according to new dataRead More

SMA America further simplifies its Power+ MLPE inverter solution

SMA America further simplifies its Power+ MLPE inverter solution

February 21, 2018

With speed as a top priority for solar professionals in today’s market, SMA has revealed an improved Power+ Solution, which builds on SMA’s MLPE solution to provide even more speed and simplicity. The UL-listed Power+ Solution, which the company claims is the fastest residential PV system to install, is currentlyRead More

Intersolar and ees North America will feature two new pavilions for storage, promising startups

Intersolar and ees North America will feature two new pavilions for storage, promising startups

February 23, 2018

Intersolar and ees North America 2018 will be debuting two new California Pavilions, hosted in partnership with the California Solar & Storage Association (formerly CALSEIA), and an expanded Powerhouse Pavilion, hosted in partnership with Oakland-based incubator Powerhouse. The three exhibition pavilions provide a platform for emerging companies and promising start-upsRead More

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Intersolar and ees North America will feature two new pavilions for storage, promising startups

Intersolar and ees North America will feature two new pavilions for storage, promising startups

February 23, 2018 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Intersolar and ees North America 2018 will be debuting two new California Pavilions, hosted in partnership with the California Solar & Storage Association (formerly CALSEIA), and an expanded Powerhouse Pavilion, hosted in partnership with Oakland-based incubator Powerhouse. The three exhibition pavilions provide a platform for emerging companies and promising start-upsRead More

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

February 23, 2018 at 9:56 am 1 comment

The New Jersey Legislature is nearing passing Senate Bill 877 that would modify the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Solar Renewable Energy Credit obligation to require 5.1 percent of New Jersey’s electricity to come from solar by 2021 (up from 4.1 percent). It also would establish a community solar programRead More

Global solar tracker shipments up 32 percent, another 30 percent increase expected

Global solar tracker shipments up 32 percent, another 30 percent increase expected

February 23, 2018 at 9:37 am 0 comments

Solar trackers continue to take more market share in large-scale PV design, and the #TrumpTariffs may even encourage more tracker deployment, in order for more conservative investors who traditionally installed fixed-tilt under pre-tariff pricing look to boost long-term project value. Even before accounting for that possibility, according to new dataRead More

First Solar awarded 200-MW project via Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative

First Solar awarded 200-MW project via Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative

February 22, 2018 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

First Solar is set to proceed with the development and construction of a 200-MWac solar power plant in Twiggs County, Ga. First Solar was awarded the installation as part of a 525 MWac RFP for Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI). “This is a tremendously exciting opportunity for FirstRead More

SMA America further simplifies its Power+ MLPE inverter solution

SMA America further simplifies its Power+ MLPE inverter solution

February 21, 2018 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

With speed as a top priority for solar professionals in today’s market, SMA has revealed an improved Power+ Solution, which builds on SMA’s MLPE solution to provide even more speed and simplicity. The UL-listed Power+ Solution, which the company claims is the fastest residential PV system to install, is currentlyRead More

Solar Installer Survey: Two-thirds will absorb solar tariff costs instead of passing to customers as confidence climbs

Solar Installer Survey: Two-thirds will absorb solar tariff costs instead of passing to customers as confidence climbs

February 21, 2018 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Solar installer confidence continues to climb nationwide, according to the third annual Solar Installer Survey, released by EnergySage and NABCEP. This is the largest and most comprehensive business climate survey of solar companies nationwide. With nearly half of the 590 respondents stating they are more confident in the solar industryRead More

Rethinking the grid: Southern Co. is building renewable, energy efficient communities with this Smart Neighborhood initiative

Rethinking the grid: Southern Co. is building renewable, energy efficient communities with this Smart Neighborhood initiative

February 21, 2018 at 10:06 am 0 comments

This may be a glimpse into the future: Southern Co. and its Alabama Power and Georgia Power subsidiaries have announced a Smart Neighborhood initiative that will provide customers with state-of-the-art home construction, distributed energy resources – including solar and battery energy storage – and smart home appliances and technologies. TheRead More

Sponsored: Top 5 ways to become 24 hours of sun on the new Fronius website

Sponsored: Top 5 ways to become 24 hours of sun on the new Fronius website

February 21, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Fronius USA redesigns their web presence to help connect people with 24 hours of sun, a vision of the future where 100% of our energy is made by renewable energy. Here are the top 5 new features of Fronius.com: Easy navigation: same bankable company, all new modern sleek design AllRead More

PetersenDean now offering solar + storage solution via SolarEdge, LG Chem

PetersenDean now offering solar + storage solution via SolarEdge, LG Chem

February 21, 2018 at 9:50 am 0 comments

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, the nation’s largest privately held solar and roofing company, has joined forces with SolarEdge and LG Chem to offer homeowners an affordable path to solar ownership and energy storage. SolarEdge will supply an intelligent inverter solution to manage PV production, consumption and both on-grid and backup storageRead More

This California bill expands access to solar energy generated by already-developed sites

This California bill expands access to solar energy generated by already-developed sites

February 21, 2018 at 9:39 am 0 comments

The California Legislature is being commended again for its support of solar energy, passing a bill last week to make it easier for businesses, schools, nonprofits and municipalities to access solar. In turn, this will help generate thousands of new jobs and millions of dollars of investment in the state.Read More