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January is Residential Solar Design Month

Here, residential solar installers will gain insight into the sales, design, installation and ongoing maintenance of residential solar projects.

R E Roofing is latest roofer to start offering GAF Energy’s solar roof

R E Roofing is latest roofer to start offering GAF Energy’s solar roof

August 11, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

R E Roofing, Santa Clara county’s leading roofing company, is the first roofing company in the San Jose area to offer roof-integrated solar for homeowners from GAF Energy. With a GAF Energy solar roof installed by R E, area residents can go solar and take advantage of industry-leading roofing expertiseRead More

Whoa: Generac now offering whole-home solar backup power (with no separate loads panel)

Whoa: Generac now offering whole-home solar backup power (with no separate loads panel)

August 10, 2020 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

When Generac Power Systems acquired Pika Energy last year, it was only a matter of time before the company promoted / built the solar + storage market as it did the home backup generator market. Looks like that time is now: Generac is rolling out new capabilities to its PWRcellRead More

Schneider Electric Solar debuts new energy management platform for residential, commercial

Schneider Electric Solar debuts new energy management platform for residential, commercial

August 10, 2020 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Digital technologies have been transforming energy management with in-depth analysis to help better decision-making, and automate or control operations intelligently at a site level. Schneider Electric Solar’s latest innovation in this arena, Insight, launched last week — a powerful yet simple energy management platform for residential and commercial users. It is available throughRead More

Installer insight: Florida’s Powerbill Solutions reviews the RT-APEX solar mount by Roof Tech

Installer insight: Florida’s Powerbill Solutions reviews the RT-APEX solar mount by Roof Tech

August 10, 2020 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Powerbill Solutions was founded in 2017 by Bryan Roddenbery and partner Greg Chentnik. The company’s mission to mitigate and eliminate high electricity bills for their customers along the Florida Panhandle. Headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, Powerbill offers design, engineering, and installation of residential and commercial photovoltaic systems, commercial solar water heatingRead More

Five things homeowners look for when searching for a solar contractor

Five things homeowners look for when searching for a solar contractor

August 5, 2020 at 9:18 am 0 comments

When a homeowner is considering a solar PV installation, they often keep certain points in mind when searching for the right contractor. Though some homeowners focus solely on the bottom line, most are savvy enough to know that other factors come into play if they want to have the bestRead More

Georgia Power launches new Customer-Connected Solar Program

Georgia Power launches new Customer-Connected Solar Program

August 4, 2020 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Georgia Power continues to grow renewable energy through its new Customer-Connected Solar Program (CCSP), a 25-MW Distributed Generation customer-sited program. Working with the Georgia Public Service Commission on the program design, the Commissioners gave their approval in May 2020. Georgia Power will purchase 100% of the solar energy generated, directlyRead More

The Pitch: How multi-module microinverters reduce solar system costs

The Pitch: How multi-module microinverters reduce solar system costs

August 4, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Soft costs comprise 64% of a solar PV system’s total cost, which means installation methods and component selection are crucial elements of solar installer’s business model. Today on the Pitch, Jason Higginson, senior director of marketing with APsystems, tells us how multi-module microinverters can be a competitive advantage for solarRead More

Longhorn Solar

Longhorn Solar teams with Texas-based digital retail energy provider Griddy

August 3, 2020 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

The retail energy provider app, Griddy, chose Longhorn Solar to be one of three partners for solar panel installation for its customers. Griddy is a digital platform that offers its members electricity service at wholesale prices—with a monthly membership fee. Currently, Griddy only provides services to Texas residents. Griddy recognizedRead More

Fourth Wave Energy to sell ‘complete home energy makeovers’ with this solar + geothermal system

Fourth Wave Energy to sell ‘complete home energy makeovers’ with this solar + geothermal system

August 3, 2020 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Fourth Wave Energy, a publicly traded climate solutions company, is preparing to launch GeoSolar Plus, a new smart home clean energy system that combines solar and geothermal into one installation. By drastically reducing energy loads through upgrading the building envelope (and household appliances), then combining solar with geothermal energy, residents willRead More

Sunrun signs deals with three California Community Choice Aggregators to combat PSPSs

Sunrun signs deals with three California Community Choice Aggregators to combat PSPSs

July 31, 2020 at 11:14 am 0 comments

Sunrun has secured exclusive partnerships with three Bay Area Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs), which collectively provide power for approximately one million homes. The partnerships are with East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), which supplies power to Alameda County; Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), which supplies power to Santa Clara County; andRead More