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Solar an attractive industry for prospective employees despite pandemic, worker shortage

Solar an attractive industry for prospective employees despite pandemic, worker shortage

May 26, 2021 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many truths to the forefront. Racial tensions have come to a head, roles previously considered low-skill or unskilled are now recognized as essential, and pain points across the American healthcare industry have been exposed for all to see. As vaccinations become more widespread and theRead More

Residential solar installers more confident in business than ever despite COVID impact

Residential solar installers more confident in business than ever despite COVID impact

March 29, 2021 at 11:23 am 1 comment

Despite the pandemic, installers reported an all-time high in industry confidence in the sixth annual Solar Installer Survey conducted by EnergySage and NABCEP. Over 650 residential and commercial installers across the country participated in this year’s survey, and over half of respondents reported that their businesses were negatively impacted as aRead More

Fourth Wave Energy to spin-off GeoSolar Plus into separate publicly traded company

Fourth Wave Energy to spin-off GeoSolar Plus into separate publicly traded company

February 2, 2021 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

Fourth Wave Energy, a Silicon Valley based climate change solutions company, will be spinning-off its smart home technology subsidiary, GeoSolar Technologies (GST), forming two separate and independent publicly traded companies. As part of the spin-off agreement with Fourth Wave, GST will receive all commercial rights to the GeoSolar Plus technologyRead More

SPI Energy acquires customer contracts from Petersen-Dean (filed for Chapter 11 last year)

SPI Energy acquires customer contracts from Petersen-Dean (filed for Chapter 11 last year)

January 11, 2021 at 3:53 pm 1 comment

SolarJuice American, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SPI Energy Co., acquired the consumer contracts of Petersen-Dean, Inc., one of the largest full-service, privately-held roofing and solar companies in the US. Petersen-Dean was generating $300 million to $400 million in sales annually with favorable profit margins prior to COVID-19. “OurRead More

Financing Trends: Four signs solar is still strong despite the pandemic

Financing Trends: Four signs solar is still strong despite the pandemic

November 5, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Financing is the lifeblood of solar projects, and the key to a sustainable energy future. If you want to understand the health of the solar market and where it’s headed, the state of financing is a good place to start, especially in a year with as much disruption and uncertaintyRead More

SunPower spin-off Maxeon hypes new line of bifacial solar panels for large-scale plants

SunPower spin-off Maxeon hypes new line of bifacial solar panels for large-scale plants

July 27, 2020 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

Maxeon Solar Technologies, the planned spin-off from SunPower Corp., is bursting out of the gate with a new line of bifacial SunPower Performance 5 panels for large-scale power plant applications. Performance 5 panels will be commercialized and begin delivery in the fourth quarter of 2020. Among the first products toRead More

Nexamp helping to source PPE for hospitals, donating to local food banks

Nexamp helping to source PPE for hospitals, donating to local food banks

April 28, 2020 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Nexamp, a Boston-based clean energy company and owner/operator of community solar farms across the country, is launching two new philanthropic initiatives to help communities respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Nexamp is working through Feeding America to contribute funds to food banks serving those struggling with the economic impact of COVID-19.Read More

GlobalData: Despite layoffs amid pandemic, Sunrun outlook remains positive

GlobalData: Despite layoffs amid pandemic, Sunrun outlook remains positive

April 13, 2020 at 9:42 am 1 comment

Following the announcement that Sunrun, the largest residential solar installer, is reported to have laid off around 100 of its employees, Somik Das, Power Analyst at GlobalData, sent this commentary: “COVID-19 will present Sunrun with a harrowing period over the next few quarters. Going ahead, the company wants to focusRead More

DNV GL report shows how U.S. solar industry succeeds in spite of federal government regulations

DNV GL report shows how U.S. solar industry succeeds in spite of federal government regulations

December 20, 2019 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

The transition from carbon-intensive generation to clean and renewable energy is picking up the pace in the United States, finds DNV GL’s latest Energy Transition Outlook report. However, unlike many other regions, the transition is being driven sub-nationally by cities, states, and corporations due to the lack of supportive federalRead More

SPI recap: Solar politics, corporate influence, diversity and system innovation stand out in 2019

SPI recap: Solar politics, corporate influence, diversity and system innovation stand out in 2019

October 1, 2019 at 11:55 am 1 comment

Solar Power International is an untamable beast for us trade publication writers. Hundreds of exhibitors with new products and services, tracks and tracks of educational sessions and a ton of on- and off-the-record tidbits from casual conversations. Plus, beers start pouring around noon. So, yeah. I jotted down as muchRead More