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Intersolar North America, Energy Storage North America launch Solar + Storage Webinar Series

Intersolar North America, Energy Storage North America launch Solar + Storage Webinar Series

January 14, 2021 at 9:36 am 0 comments

Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the newly combined flagship solar + storage events, have partnered with Strategen to launch “Solar + Storage: Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Promise,” a free webinar series designed to educate and energize solar + storage professionals ahead of its inaugural collaborative conferenceRead More

Everest Solar Systems changes name to K2 Systems

Everest Solar Systems changes name to K2 Systems

January 13, 2021 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

Everest Solar Systems opened its doors in the U.S. in 2012, and just a few short years later opened a second office in Mexico. Now in 2021, they are changing their name to K2 Systems. Why? Well, Everest has always been a part of K2 Systems, a solar racking manufacturerRead More

Largest on-site craft brewery solar project now live via Duke Energy, REC Solar

Largest on-site craft brewery solar project now live via Duke Energy, REC Solar

January 13, 2021 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

Duke Energy and Firestone Walker Brewing Co. have completed one of the largest on-site solar arrays in the craft beer industry ­­­– a 2.1-megawatt solar array and 281-kilowatt solar carport on 9.7 acres in Paso Robles, Calif. The arrays will generate the majority of the brewery’s energy, which is enough toRead More

Pine Gate Renewables brings 8 solar projects online in Michigan

Pine Gate Renewables brings 8 solar projects online in Michigan

January 13, 2021 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

Consumers Energy, Pine Gate Renewables and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., announced five new solar energy projects in Genesee County and three in Saginaw County are now online and providing clean, renewable electricity for Consumers Energy customers. The eight sites were built and are operated by Pine Gate Renewables andRead More

Lightsource bp secures innovative ‘proxy generation’ PPA for 153-MW Briar Creek solar farm

Lightsource bp secures innovative ‘proxy generation’ PPA for 153-MW Briar Creek solar farm

January 13, 2021 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

Lightsource bp has secured a proxy generation power purchase agreement (pgPPA) with the Capital Solutions unit of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), in partnership with Nephila Climate. The pgPPA is for electricity generated by Lightsource bp’s 153 megawatt Briar Creek solar farm, located in Navarro County, Texas. What’s aRead More

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SunPower installs solar system at Philadelphia Flyers training facility

January 13, 2021 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Through an agreement with SunPower, Comcast Spectacor, owner of the Wells Fargo Center arena and the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, completed the installation of a 1.06-MW solar system at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone at Voorhees in New Jersey. Comcast Spectacor has also introduced an electric Zamboni iceRead More

STAG Industrial continues nationwide rooftop solar rollout with help from Sherin and Lodgen

STAG Industrial continues nationwide rooftop solar rollout with help from Sherin and Lodgen

January 13, 2021 at 11:17 am 0 comments

Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP’s Renewable Energy Group represented STAG Industrial, Inc. in connection with rooftop solar leasing for two solar installations – its first in Illinois and fifth in Massachusetts. The projects are part of community solar programs and will provide low-cost renewable energy to local homesRead More

Aptos Solar, NEP team up on high-powered AC solar solution

Aptos Solar, NEP team up on high-powered AC solar solution

January 13, 2021 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Aptos Solar Technology, a provider of high-efficiency solar module technology, and Northern Electric Power (NEP), a global manufacturer of microinverters, have joined forces to deploy high-performance AC solutions to the U.S. solar market. The two Silicon Valley based-companies have entered a collaborative partnership in which the design and engineering of theirRead More

CIT leads $69 million financing for 130-MW solar portfolio, owned by Strata Solar

CIT leads $69 million financing for 130-MW solar portfolio, owned by Strata Solar

January 13, 2021 at 9:33 am 0 comments

CIT Group Inc.’s Power and Energy business led a $69 million financing for a portfolio of solar facilities owned and operated by Strata Solar LLC, a solar and storage energy service provider based in North Carolina. The 23 operating solar assets in the portfolio, a majority of which are located in NorthRead More

SinglePoint to acquire solar lead generator EnergyWyze

SinglePoint to acquire solar lead generator EnergyWyze

January 12, 2021 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

SinglePoint Inc. is looking to acquire EnergyWyze LLC, a firm focused on customer-centric lead generation in the solar energy industry. Under the terms of the letter of intent, SinglePoint will acquire EnergyWyze’s assets and business relationships, including an extensive database of validated leads, to form a premier solar lead generation engine.Read More