Articles by: SB Staff

Distributed Solar Development adds community solar portfolio via Oak Leaf Energy Partners

Distributed Solar Development adds community solar portfolio via Oak Leaf Energy Partners

July 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Distributed Solar Development has acquired a four-project, 7.9 MW community solar portfolio from Oak Leaf Energy Partners. Located in Arapahoe and Adams counties in the greater Denver area, the portfolio is DSD’s first third-party acquisition from a development partner as the company continues to expand its larger asset acquisitions strategy.Read More

Webinar: Simplify Residential Energy Storage Sales with Panasonic

Webinar: Simplify Residential Energy Storage Sales with Panasonic

July 7, 2020 at 8:05 am 0 comments

Wed., July 29 at 2 p.m. REGISTER HERE With some analysts estimating that one in four residential solar installations will include energy storage this year, this presentation will explore how to simplify the sales process and increase your attachment ratio for residential energy storage using Panasonic’s EverVolt. EverVolt can beRead More

Residential Storage Buyer’s Guide 2020

Residential Storage Buyer’s Guide 2020

July 7, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Residential storage is a fledgling, exciting space right now for solar installers looking to diversify their services or expand. From heavy-duty deep-cycle batteries all the way to full, future-proofed energy storage systems, there are a ton of options in the market to support a variety of customer and installer needs.Read More

Comparison: SunModo’s new NanoMount vs. EZ Roof Mount and SoloFlash

Comparison: SunModo’s new NanoMount vs. EZ Roof Mount and SoloFlash

June 29, 2020 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

SunModo (this month’s sponsor) has the most comprehensive collection of solar mounting and racking solutions, from residential rooftops to large-scale ground-mounts to carports and everything in between. Choosing among them can be daunting. For example, on residential shingle roofs, there is the EZ Roof Mount, which is a best seller,Read More

CCSA says Massachusetts clean energy regs will also cancel at least 80 solar projects in development

CCSA says Massachusetts clean energy regs will also cancel at least 80 solar projects in development

June 11, 2020 at 10:24 am 0 comments

The Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) released a comprehensive analysis revealing how new clean energy regulations in Massachusetts would have the unintended consequence of canceling nearly 80 solar energy projects at a time when COVID-19 is already causing long-lasting harm to many sectors of the local economy. Last summer,Read More

Check out this Net Zero home with a McElroy Metal roof, thin-film solar panels

Check out this Net Zero home with a McElroy Metal roof, thin-film solar panels

June 3, 2020 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

On a mission to construct a long-lasting, low-maintenance Net Zero post-frame home, Corbin Borkholder was careful about the products he selected, including a specific McElroy Metal roofing profile to host the solar laminate panels. Borkholder is a sales representative for Borkholder Buildings, a custom builder based in Nappanee, Ind., whereRead More

Residential Mounting and Racking Buyer’s Guide 2020: The How-To Edition

Residential Mounting and Racking Buyer’s Guide 2020: The How-To Edition

June 1, 2020 at 9:31 am 1 comment

For this year’s Residential Mounting and Racking Buyer’s Guide, we asked residential rooftop mounting and rail system providers to tell us exactly how one of their systems installs and what the advantages might be for certain roofs and solar installation companies. Here is what they had to say. SunModo’s NanoMountRead More

Peck Company Holdings adds 50 MW to its Maine solar pipeline

Peck Company Holdings adds 50 MW to its Maine solar pipeline

May 20, 2020 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Vermont-based EPC The Peck Company Holdings expanded its pipeline of solar project portfolios in Maine for up to 50 MWs capacity from a leading solar development company focused on community-scale, commercial & industrial-scale and small utility-scale solar PV systems. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to work in the fieldRead More

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: C&I solar demo — How to Utilize the Fronius Symo Advanced in Commercial Projects

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: C&I solar demo — How to Utilize the Fronius Symo Advanced in Commercial Projects

May 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The commercial and industrial (C&I) space is one of the most challenging environments for solar installations, however it can also be the most lucrative. Installers and designers must choose the best equipment when making a C&I solar investment. In this free, 1-hour educational webinar, get to understand the flexibility andRead More

COVID-19 update: Home solar sales still down, but process improvements show results

COVID-19 update: Home solar sales still down, but process improvements show results

April 27, 2020 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

The results of Solar Wakeup‘s poll of solar installers this week shows a continuation of lower sales levels compared to prior year numbers, but there is definitely some positive momentum coming through, or at least some evidence of companies that have adjusted better to the new reality. Here’s an overviewRead More