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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.

Searching AHJs for solar permitting? Check this free, crowd-sourced registry

Searching AHJs for solar permitting? Check this free, crowd-sourced registry

October 20, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Every little step in residential solar project planning and design can add hours, days or more to the time that customers sit around and wait for installation to begin. High-volume system integrators reduce the wait by automating manual processes, one step at a time. But think about the time and moneyRead More

Mosaic debuts two new solar loans with market-low interest rates

Mosaic debuts two new solar loans with market-low interest rates

October 20, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

At a time when homeowners could most use a break, residential solar financing powerhouse Mosaic is launching two new solar loan products—a 0.99 percent APR 20-year loan and a 1.99 percent APR 25-year loan. These are the lowest rates in the market and Mosaic’s solar partners can offer them. “We can offerRead More

LG solar module updates: Beefed up specs, slicker microinverter integration

LG solar module updates: Beefed up specs, slicker microinverter integration

October 20, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

LG hosted a virtual press briefing last week to give us the scoop on their beefed up, high-efficiency residential and C&I solar modules. We’re talking more power, a better temperature coefficient and maybe the best AC module design you’ll find. Here are the updates. LG’s AC module gets key in-houseRead More

Boston Solar partners with Generac to install PWRcell battery systems in Massachusetts

Boston Solar partners with Generac to install PWRcell battery systems in Massachusetts

October 19, 2020 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Boston Solar, one of the top solar installers in Massachusetts, announced a partnership with Generac to offer PWRcell solar batteries. Generac, a company renowned for making home backup generators, recently introduced an innovative PWRcell battery storage system. This power backup option is free of fossil fuels and combines with solar energy.Read More

Electriq Power’s residential battery system now certified for automated demand response

Electriq Power’s residential battery system now certified for automated demand response

October 19, 2020 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

The PowerPod residential battery system from Electriq Power received a Certificate of System Conformance from the OpenADR Alliance, which is the industry standard for automated demand response. This OpenADR 2.0b certification will enhance PowerPod capabilities, enabling Electriq Power to seamlessly integrate with energy aggregators and participate in today’s dynamic energy marketplace. “Residential batteryRead More

New York-based roofing company to install GAF Energy’s roof-integrated solar

New York-based roofing company to install GAF Energy’s roof-integrated solar

October 19, 2020 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

New York-based Frank J Tucek & Sons is the first roofing company in its region to offer roof-integrated solar for homeowners via GAF Energy. From Manhattan’s brownstone cornices to the wood roof restoration of the Jacob Blauvelt House Museum for the Rockland County Historical Society, the Tucek family has been serving theRead More

FireRaptor update: First-ever AFCI certification with Fronius PRIMO inverter range

FireRaptor update: First-ever AFCI certification with Fronius PRIMO inverter range

October 19, 2020 at 10:47 am 0 comments

The IMO FireRaptor is the first ever NEC2017 and NEC2020 compliant module level rapid shutdown product tested and certified for AFCI interference under UL’s PVRSS certification with the Fronius PRIMO inverter range. This means FireRaptor is the first NEC 2017 & 2020 Module Level Rapid Shutdown product to be testedRead More

Panasonic energy storage installers can now offer 100 percent financing deal

Panasonic energy storage installers can now offer 100 percent financing deal

October 16, 2020 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

Panasonic and Service Finance Company announced PowerOn, a new home energy storage financing program exclusively for Panasonic EverVolt Certified Installers that enables them to offer 100% financing to homeowners who buy a complete energy storage system including EverVolt battery storage and Panasonic brand solar modules, or EverVolt battery storage. TheRead More

SMA Smart Connected now available in Canada (here is what it does)

SMA Smart Connected now available in Canada (here is what it does)

October 14, 2020 at 11:58 am 0 comments

Hey Canada, you can now detect and evaluate events in solar systems automatically and initiate remediation or repair activities via SMA Smart Connected, the proactive service package from SMA Solar Technology AG. Originally launched in 2017, customers in Canada can now access all the benefits of Smart Connected, which isRead More

Sunnova expands solar and battery storage business to three more states in eastern U.S.

Sunnova expands solar and battery storage business to three more states in eastern U.S.

October 14, 2020 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International Inc. is on the move again, expanding its solar plus battery storage service offerings in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Connecticut. This means the Sunnova SunSafe solar plus battery storage service and +SunSafe add-on battery service is available in 19 U.S. states and territories. Across America, power outagesRead More