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NRG brings 1 MW project online as part of shared solar mission

NRG brings 1 MW project online as part of shared solar mission

August 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

NRG Home Solar and NRG Renew just brought a new shared solar site online in Freetown, Mass. NRG says the 1-MW site will power approximately 160 households and furthers its mission to put customers first by providing broad access to clean energy. NRG Home Solar and NRG Renew have over 100Read More

DTE Energy to start 750 kW project in Romulus, Michigan

DTE Energy to start 750 kW project in Romulus, Michigan

August 4, 2015 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

DTE Energy, the largest developer of solar energy projects in Michigan, has begun construction of an array in Romulus that will operate by the end of the year. The new facility on Citrin Drive near I-94 and Middlebelt Road will comprise more than 2,700 solar panels on property owned byRead More

PG&E proposes smart energy reform to support rooftop solar in California

PG&E proposes smart energy reform to support rooftop solar in California

August 4, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

As utilities across the country get hip to the benefits of solar power, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) is an original early adopter and has interconnected more rooftop solar power than any utility in America. To further these goals, PG&E is proposing smart energy reform in support of sustainableRead More

GameChange releases Gen4 Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System

GameChange releases Gen4 Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System

August 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm 3 comments

You probably already know about previous versions of the Pour-in-Place. Well, GameChange has announced a newer edition, the Gen4 Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System, that will be available for shipping in Q4 2015. The latest innovation features: • Even faster install. • Up to 25% less concrete due to optimized ballast distribution.Read More

Prism Solar Technologies receives Qualification Plus Certificate from TÜV Rheinland

August 3, 2015 at 3:43 pm 1 comment

TÜV Rheinland is a globally recognized independent testing, inspection and certification company, and last week it announced that Prism Solar Technologies is the first PV module manufacturer to be certified to its Qualification Plus standard. Prism Solar produces bifacial solar modules designed to absorb reflected light in order to produce moreRead More

SunEdison is now the official solar energy partner of NASCAR

SunEdison is now the official solar energy partner of NASCAR

August 3, 2015 at 1:40 pm 1 comment

NASCAR announced SunEdison as the Official Solar Energy Partner of NASCAR Green. This new partnership builds on the expanded use of solar technology across the sport, particularly at race team shops and race tracks across the country. Over the next three years, SunEdison and NASCAR will embark on an effortRead More

SUNation Solar Systems completes 830 kW rooftop system on Long Island

SUNation Solar Systems completes 830 kW rooftop system on Long Island

August 3, 2015 at 9:33 am 1 comment

  Oakdale, N.Y.-based SUNation Solar Systems completed the construction and installation of the second largest, privately owned commercial rooftop solar project in Long Island through its contract with Perfume Center of America (PCA). Kulka Construction Corp. selected SUNation to build out the 830 kW system and install 2,674 solar panels onRead More

RBI Solar acquired by Gibraltar Industries

RBI Solar acquired by Gibraltar Industries

July 30, 2015 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

RBI Solar, Inc. is a turn-key supplier of solar mounting systems. As a specialist in ground mount, roof mount, landfill solar, and custom designed specialty solar structures, RBI Solar focuses on providing best-in-class racking systems, installation services and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators. Gibraltar Industries announced itsRead More

Poll: Voters in swing states support transition to clean energy

Poll: Voters in swing states support transition to clean energy

July 30, 2015 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

NextGen Climate was founded by investor and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013 and acts politically to support sustainable, pro-climate initiatives. To that end, the organization released polling data that shows an overwhelming majority of voters in key presidential swing states support transitioning to at least 50% clean energy by 2030.Read More

SolarCity says new service to cut solar costs for small, mid-size businesses

SolarCity says new service to cut solar costs for small, mid-size businesses

July 29, 2015 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarCity introduced a new solar energy service that it believes will make it possible for many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to pay less for solar electricity than they pay for power from their local utility for the first time. SolarCity will initially offer its SMB service to owner-occupied businessRead More