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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.

Sunnova to be exclusive PPA provider for Generac’s PWRcell energy storage system

Sunnova to be exclusive PPA provider for Generac’s PWRcell energy storage system

February 17, 2020 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International formed a strategic partnership with Generac Power Systems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of energy technology solutions and other power products. In addition to leveraging both companies’ extensive dealer and installer networks, the partnership will make Sunnova the exclusive Lease and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) providerRead More

How King County, Wash., overcame income, language barriers to install 11 new home solar systems

How King County, Wash., overcame income, language barriers to install 11 new home solar systems

February 17, 2020 at 10:10 am 0 comments

For many families, solar can seem beyond reach because of upfront costs, home prices, or language barriers. To overcome these obstacles over the summer of 2019, Spark Northwest and Homestead Community Land Trust launched Solarize the Land Trust, holding workshops in King County, Wash. Here, homeowners could learn about solar, financing andRead More

Vision Solar kicks off aggressive 2020 growth plan with new Northeast HQ, expansion into Massachusetts

Vision Solar kicks off aggressive 2020 growth plan with new Northeast HQ, expansion into Massachusetts

February 13, 2020 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Penn.-based Renewable energy provider Vision Solar will be expanding into Massachusetts and opening a new Northeast headquarters. The company’s Massachusetts launch marks a major milestone in its aggressive growth plan for 2020 as Vision Solar prepares for $200 million in annual sales and expansion into three additional states this year. The company willRead More

SunPower earnings show big bump in residential solar in Q4, issues with commercial deal execution

SunPower earnings show big bump in residential solar in Q4, issues with commercial deal execution

February 13, 2020 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Despite missing its earnings forecast targets and not meeting analyst expectations, SunPower still had a pretty solid 2019. It is still figuring out the mechanics of spinning off its PV manufacturing business late last year, but the company’s full-year 2019 earnings report shows a big bump in its residential solarRead More

Sunnova to bundle roof replacements along with home solar + storage financing

Sunnova to bundle roof replacements along with home solar + storage financing

February 5, 2020 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International is launching a product to bundle financing for roof replacements with a Sunnova solar or solar + battery storage system under a single loan or finance agreement. The new product will allow customers to work with a single Sunnova dealer who will coordinate both the installation ofRead More

Three ways inverter-agnostic solar PV monitoring can improve your solar installation services

Three ways inverter-agnostic solar PV monitoring can improve your solar installation services

February 4, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

We are hosting a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. called Uncovering Hidden Value in Your Solar Fleet. It was pitched to us by Solar-Log as info that will help solar installers minimize plant down-time, identify critical performance errors, reduce truck rolls and even find cost-effective retrofits. CouldRead More

Webinar: Uncovering hidden value in your solar fleet

Webinar: Uncovering hidden value in your solar fleet

January 31, 2020 at 11:18 am 0 comments

What: Revamping or retrofitting performance monitoring on existing plants often means a truck-roll and associated costs for the installers. Can a business case be made for professional solar plant monitoring or solar plant monitoring retrofit? Is the retrofit worth it for the plant owner? In Uncovering Hidden Value in Your SolarRead More

Solar Energy International partners with Generac to help educate its dealers on solar installations

Solar Energy International partners with Generac to help educate its dealers on solar installations

January 30, 2020 at 9:52 am 0 comments

Generac Power Systems is partnering with the Solar Energy International (SEI) to provide online and in-person training programs for the company’s dealers and installers interested in expanding into the solar industry. The partnership provides incentive for Generac dealers and installers to gain professional training and education in solar energy throughRead More

REVIA Hybrid Solar Roofing Tiles.

Details on a new solar roofing system debuting at the 2020 International Roofing Expo

January 30, 2020 at 9:30 am 0 comments

  F-Wave LLC, a roofing provider founded by roofing industry veterans in search of a better shingle, is looking to innovate the solar roof in the same way. The Texas-based company is introducing its new REVIA Hybrid Solar Roof Tiles at the International Roofing Expo Feb. 4-6, and the companyRead More

Takeaways from the 2020 State Solar Power Rankings Report (where does your state rank and why?)

Takeaways from the 2020 State Solar Power Rankings Report (where does your state rank and why?)

January 28, 2020 at 8:09 am 0 comments

Solar Power Rocks (SPR) is one of our favorite sites — a comprehensive resource of state and national solar policy, incentives and financial estimates. Its super cool 2020 State Solar Power Rankings Report is now availabile and the main takeaway to me is that while residential solar hit a recordRead More